Dates :: September 22 - 24, 2014
Times :: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Class Size Limit :: 20
Registration Fee :: $1,495
Location :: University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) campus
Colorado Springs, Colorado
* Register by August 21, 2014 for an early-bird discount of $100 off per participant
* Volume discounts available. Contact Shawna with OPED at (719) 255-5215 for more information
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This high-impact training program is designed to examine the fundamentals behind practices and techniques many successful teams use to get the most out of Agile adoption.
Participants will be inspecting Lean, Scrum, Extreme Programming, and Kanban to identify their best practices and application. As every industry has varying delivery processes, you will learn how to combine traditional project management with Agile methods and frameworks to create the best of both worlds for your teams and customers.
This unique three-day program is for both new and seasoned Agile practitioners in the Information Technology industry. Recommended participants include: Executives, managers, key product decision-makers, teams developing innovative products, quality assurance engineers, project managers, developers, IT professionals, and change agents responsible for leading Lean-Agile change initiatives in a large software enterprise.
APPLICATION OF LEARNING
An engaging combination of discussion, group interaction, case studies and real world focused material will allow attendees to apply the skills they are acquiring. Maximum knowledge retention will be facilitated through unexpected and engaging methodologies. Participants will learn not only how to apply Agile value and principles, but will gain the experience necessary to immediately implement Agile practices within teams and organizations.
PDUs, CEUs, & CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Participants will receive 21 Professional Development Units (PDUs), 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and a Certificate of Completion from UCCS.
PROGRAM FEES INCLUDE
Agile Values, Principles and Applications
Lean Practices and Continuous Value Flow
Bridging Traditional Project Management and Agile Practices
PROGRAM FACILITATOR :: Somnath (Som) Ghosh, MBA, PMP, ACP, CSP, SPC
Somnath Ghosh is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile transformation coach/trainer with over 17 years of strategic consulting experience in software development, Agile enablement, and change management. As a coach, he guides organizations to achieve dramatic improvement in the efficiency of software delivery. His training techniques bridge traditional project management with Lean-Agile techniques.
Mr. Ghosh is the Managing Director of Corporate IT Solutions, Inc. providing project management services and expertise as an independent consultant for financial application implementations. Somnath has consulted for various prominent clients while working as a Project Manager and Lead for big 5 consulting groups like BearingPoint and Deloitte and for Oracle Corporation. In addition to project management of Procure-to-Pay and Order-To-Cash implementations, Mr. Ghosh's area of expertise is Sales Incentive Compensation in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) arena.
Som quoted, "I am proud to be an Agile coach and trainer and am always amazed at what teams can do given the right training, leadership and sponsorship. It gives me a lot of satisfaction to leverage my experience and help teams self organize and transform into high performing teams." Som's recent clients include Capital One, Staples, General Motors, Time Warner Cable, and ViaSat, among others.
For more about Som: www.corporateitsolutionsinc.com
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Shawna Rogers, Director