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Agile Certification Course

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

₹8000 – ₹9500

Bombay Management Association & QA Agility Technologies are happy to announce the next batch of certification course on ‘Agile Project Management Methodology’ for 2 days after the earlier successful batch held in April 2018.

Course Synopsis

This workshop provides everything that you need to get started with Agile and Scrum. Scrum

is one of the largest and fastest growing Agile project management methodology. In addition to

Scrum, the workshop will also focus on Lean and Kanban concepts on which modern Agile is based.

Agile provides a totally different way to plan and manage projects and the results show tremendous

productivity gains.

Course Objectives

The objective of this workshop is to introduce agile in the practical manner and then discuss,

experience & discover different agile frameworks and methodologies. This agile course introduces thekey concepts, methods and tools used in Agile Project Management. The session will be customisedenabling you to practically explore the adoption and adaption of agile for your own role, projects andworking environment.

At the end of the course you will have applied agile to your own role and projects and have a tangibleset of tools to take away and immediately implement.

Agile Thinking – key concepts and principles of agile project management

Agile Method – key features of an agile project model and its delivery methods

Agile Practices – key tools used to manage an agile project

The key objectives of the workshop are:

  • Understand what Agile is.
  • To understand the difference between traditional project planning and management methodsand Agile methods
  • To understand the benefits of Agile
  • The familiarize the participants with the Agile values & principles
  • Introduction to different Agile methodologies

Who should attend?

  • Anyone involved in defining project strategy
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Execution Team
  • Maintenance and support staff


High Level Course Content

Agile Methodologies – An overview Agile Planning – Release and Sprint Plans
Agile history Scrum Group Exercise (Lego)
Agile Manifesto and Agile Principles Definition of Ready and Definition of Done
Agile Myths and anti-patterns Kano Analysis and Cost of Delay
Agile in action (penny game) Testing in Agile
Incremental vs Iterative Agile Tracking and Control
Incremental & Iterative Agile Metrics
Prominent Agile Methodologies Agile in distributed teams
Agile and traditional Project Management Lean and Kanban
Scrum Methodology Overview of Kanban
Scrum Basics Kanban Group Exercise
Scrum Roles Cultural aspects of Agile
BYOS Group Exercise Challenges in Introducing Agile
User Stories and Acceptance Criteria Advantages of Being Agile
Prioritization and Estimation Continuous Learning & Closure


Sample Feedback from Participants of last workshop:

  • “Lots of activities are planned to understand the concept of program. Good examples were given by the trainer.”
  • “Came to know how agile is important for current project Management.”
  • “Doubt Clarification. Practical examples in the industry were used.”


Trainer Profile

Valerian D’Souza has over 27 years of global IT experience working with organizations such as Maersk India P. Ltd., Forbes Gokak Ltd., P&O Containers India P. Ltd. and Arjuna Information Management. His experience mainly lies in the area of Business Analysis, Project Management, Training. He is a Core Committee member of DevOps++ Alliance and Agile Testing Alliance.

A highly talented and accomplished IT Management professional with extensive skills and experience in Shipping and Domain knowledge. He has ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical personnel. He is knowledgeable in all financial and resource management aspects of shipping. He was in charge of IT training and requirement gathering at Maersk. He went to Singapore to train in QIPM (Quality Improvement Process-Management) from Phil Crosby Associates.  He was in the QIT (Quality Improvement Team) as Step sponsor.  He was also in-charge of implementing the QES (Quality Education System) across the organization. He handled QES training for Parent company employees to be held in India. Excellent presentation and communication skills give him the ability to train and motivate cross-cultural teams in optimizing their performance levels. Valerian specializes in testing specially on the new age testing concepts in agile and DevOps.

He has been training for major MNCs and public courses since 1992, during this time he has trained on Basic computer principles, Systems Analysis & Design, Business Communication for Diploma in Computer Studies (DCS) and Diploma in Computer Management, Cambridge University levelCourses and Systems Analysis & Design for Corporate level Batches (Indo German Chamber of Commerce).  He has conducted several trainings in both corporate and public domains for ISTQB, CP-DOF, CP-BAT, CP-MAT and specializes in Agile and DevOps related trainings.

For more details, contact:

Colonel A R Khadar from BMA on M: +91 8939924315, email: [email protected]

Landline of BMA: +91-22-22047650 / 9698

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October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am
October 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
₹8000 – ₹9500
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