Introduction to Agile Project Management

Course Description

The application of Agile techniques represents the biggest change in project management approach in recent decades: what started as a cutting-edge manifesto for improving software development in 2001 is now driving mainstream methodologies, that are in use every day, in every organisation, in all types of project.  Agile is here to stay, and its popularity is rapidly increasing; it’ll soon be the De Facto approach for most organisations.

This interactive, one-day workshop introduces the Agile concepts, explains how it’s different to traditional project management methodologies, offers a brief insight into the tools, techniques and mindset behind it, and allows you to test the theory in a classroom environment.  It will also debunk some of the popular misconceptions about what “Agile delivery” means, to make sure that those attending have a proper and modern understanding of the concepts and their application in the workplace. 

You will learn:

  • The case for Agile and how it differs from traditional Project Management methodologies
  • The difference between Product Delivery and Project Management in an Agile world
  • An overview of Agile concepts and terminology
  • An introduction to 2 key Agile techniques: Prioritisation and Timeboxing
  • Pulling it all together – examples and exercises to explore “hands on” use of Agile tools

Who is this suitable for?

  • Organisations that have heard of Agile, and wonder if it’s something they should be doing
  • Traditional project managers looking to better understand the value of an Agile methodology
  • Individuals who are considering further investment in formal Agile project management training and certification
  • Businesses that are dealing with “Agile suppliers” or “Agile customers”, and aren’t really sure what it means
  • Individuals who are looking to improve their project management skills, with a particular focus on AgilePM

  • Organisations looking to better understand the values of an Agile project management methodology


  • All the materials will be provided including  after-course support
  • Lunch and refreshments- We cater for any dietary requirements
  • Your Chamber Train Certified Logo: This will be e-mailed to you upon completion of the course and you can then upload it on your Linked in account, your websites, your e-mail signatures, and other relevant marketing material, to show that you have taken part in one of the Chamber Train professional courses.

  • Parking: Discount available at a nearby car park. Details to be passed upon demand.


Dave Tyler has worked in project management for over 20 years.  As a trainer and consultant that also delivers ‘real projects, for real clients, in the real world’ Dave’s training style is to overlay classroom theory with current and relevant experiences from the corporate workplace. 

Dave has spent time in both public and private sector environments, working with a wide range of organisations and industries including Estee Lauder, NATS, Raytheon, HP, The Pensions Regulator and Capita PLC, and recently acted as a consultant to a global training provider to support their development of a new Enterprise Agile product.

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Members: £199 + VAT
Non Members: £249 + VAT
Duration: 1 Day
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester. M3 3WD
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