Introduction to Agile Management Schedule

agile project management training

One 4-hour Session

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding of agile elements needed for planning to a budget and schedule
  • Functional management’s role in supporting agile teams
  • Facilitating strong team commitment for consistently achieving iteration goals
  • Agile project planning and estimating refinement
  • Methods for progress visibility
  • Leveraging agile management tools for excellent stakeholder communication
  • Leveraging agile methods for completing projects faster and with better outcomes

Course Outline

Agile Management Overview

  • Agile principles and frameworks
  • Agile goals and challenges
  • Differences between software and physical product agile development
  • Key elements needed for complex cross-disciplined projects
  • Agile organizational structures

Agile Roles, Teams and Responsibilities

  • Key agile roles
  • Agile team structures
  • Software roles vs. physical product development roles
  • Misconceptions about roles and agile activities
  • Autonomous teams & what that means for management and team members

Agile Project Management Fundamentals

  • Key agile project management concepts
  • Cross-disciplined agile planning & execution
  • Up-front agile planning elements
  • Iteration planning approaches
  • Agile leadership of sub-team details

Iteration Planning and Execution

  • Types of valuable iteration goals
  • Commitment to iteration objectives
  • Demonstrating visible progress
  • Necessary and desirable stakeholder engagement
  • Leveraging agile project management for rapid, optimal tradeoff decisions

Building a Culture for Agile Success

  • What is agile success?
  • Typical challenges to overcome
  • Identifying issues & prioritizing effort
  • Leadership roles & responsibilities for supporting success


Workshop Fee: $595 USD (10% discount for groups of 3 or more)

Early registration: $495 USD (see below for deadlines)

Click desired session dates to register.

August 6, 2024, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time – Workshop Leader: Gary Hinkle (bio) – Early registration deadline July 16, 2024

September 18, 2024, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time – Workshop Leader: Gary Hinkle (bio) – Early registration deadline August 28, 2024

October 24, 2024, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time – Workshop Leader: Gary Hinkle (bio) – Early registration deadline October 3, 2024

What’s included: Live instructor-led course, workshop materials, certificate of completion, facilitated action plan and 30 minutes of follow-up coaching.

Online sessions are limited to 12 participants. Contact us to discuss private online or onsite workshops for your team.

Technology & Logistics: This course is hosted with Microsoft Teams video communications. Participants will need to use a computer and webcam.

Professional Development Units: 4.5 PDUs

For PMI credit, report as courses from other third-party providers.

What Clients Say

“Auxilium’s agile approach helped our teams make faster progress with better collaboration. We didn’t expect results to come so quickly!”

Bo-Goran Johansson, Vice President, Epiroc

Gary has very effective programs and is an excellent facilitator. I would not hesitate to engage him or his company’s services again in the future.

Dennis Bonciolini, CTO/VP of Engineering, CyberOptics Semiconductor

Gary has a way of organizing and presenting complex ideas about project leadership that is easy to understand and inspirational. His teaching is based on experience and best practices. He distills concepts down to a practical core of recommendations that can be readily applied after the class.

Charlie Hyman, Engineering Manager, Sure Power Industries

I know Gary from his work as an engineering consultant at Niles Audio. During his tenure at Niles, Gary exhibited a very strong and deep knowledge of the engineering function and particularly the product development process.

Marcos Alonso, CFO, Niles Audio

Gary is one of those rare people that combines engineering expertise with exceptional administrative, people, and management skills. He adapted to unpredictable management decisions while leading diverse and often difficult personalities to achieve positive results.

Mike Anderson, President, SafeZone Technologies
A “10” in terms of content and presentation. I learned much in a short time.
Sushil Nema, Project Leader, Qorvo

I highly recommend Gary. He is a very skilled and professional trainer.

Suliman Abalkhail, Owner at Al-Arabia Conferences and Training

Let’s Make Things Happen

Contact us today for a complimentary consultation to discuss your group’s agile project management or engineering leadership development objectives.