AGILE for Project Management

Course Description

The Agile approach advocates the notion that the project team should create the project plan rather than the project manager. The methodology works closely with the customer or the end user throughout and focuses on evolving solutions to problems. The close relationship with the customer means that these consequences can be discussed at an early stage in order to continually reflect their needs, both in terms of work-ability and possible cost/ budget implications.

This interactive, one-day training seminar will prepare you to understand how to implement projects using the Agile Project Management methodology. It will detail the main concepts of an Agile project including ‘Prioritisation’ and ‘Timeboxing’ as well as dealing with requirements, project creep and over-runs.

You will learn:

  • The case for Agile and where it differs from other Project Management methodologies

  • Product Delivery v’s Agile Project Management?

  • Agile Project Management Principles

  • Agile Building Blocks: Processes, Processes & Products

  • Key Technique: Prioritisation and Timeboxing

  • Pulling it all together - a worked example

Who is this suitable for?

  • Those looking to work in a project focused role and gain a good understanding of the Agile PM process

  • 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 is an APMG accredited AgilePM & PRINCE2 Trainer, experienced project & programme manager and independent project management consultant.  Over the last 5 years, Dave has worked with Capita Learning & Development, Perpetuum Training and CITI as an associate trainer; prior to that he held a part-time role as Lead Trainer for Tribal Consulting Group.   Dave also provides general Project Management training which can be tailored to suit an organisation’s specific needs.

He has been working in projects for 20 years, and for the last 15 has been using structured project management methodologies to deliver large IT projects.  As a trainer that also delivers “real projects in the real world” Dave’s training style is to overlay the text book theory with case studies and “war stories” from his current delivery portfolio – a valuable step in ensuring that what is learned in the classroom remains relevant to the modern workplace.  His energetic and lively style keeps the course interactive, engaging and enjoyable.

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