Agile For non Software Projects



Dynamic Interactive Virtual Course


Traditional In-Person Workshop


  • 4 x 3 hour Virtual Session
  • 2 days in person

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In today’s world of fast-paced technology, continually changing requirements and project scope, the need for Agile Project Management has greatly increased. The foundation of Agile is the Agile Manifesto for Software Development. Lately, we have seen a trend to use Agile Principles for Marketing, Sales, Product Development and other non IT projects. The goal of this course is to acquaint participants with the concepts of agile development methods and the specifics of the Scrum management framework.

This course will contract Agile methods vs traditional waterfall project management. We will walk you through the Agile Scrum framework, which is one of the most popular Agile methodologies used.

This course will not only provide you with the Agile practical skills, concepts, and principles you can take we will also discuss implementing Agile practices. At the end of this course, participants will understand:

Agile Practices – what makes Agile projects “agile”

Scrum and how Scrum applies to the Agile Practices

Specific Agile practices which you can use to improve the execution of your projects

Practices which can be used in conjunction with Scrum for Non-IT projects


  • You’ll learn how to:

    • Describe the Agile project management process and its benefits
    • Identify the characteristics of a successful project
    • Importance of Agile development and project management
    • Determine what is Agile is and is not
    • Implement Agile methods
    • Agile versus Waterfall and the big paradigm shift
    • Agile characteristics, behaviors, approaches
    • Agile concerns and pitfalls



  • ntroducing Agile

    Overview of Agile

    Agile values and principles

    Overview of Scrum

    Scrum methodology

    Scrum terminology

    Scrum Framework

    Scrum roles

    Scrum meetings



    User stories

    Product backlog

    Planning Agile

    Estimating in Scrum

    Sprint planning session

    Release planning

    End of Sprint meetings

    Running a Sprint

    Conducting a Sprint

    Negotiating changes

    Tracking progress

    Closing the project

    Summary and Next Steps