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Got your PMP? We are here to teach you Agile, for FREE. Our goal is to teach 300 PMPs in Connecticut the fundamentals of Agile.

Ready?

Upcoming dates:

June 15 and July 05 in Connecticut

Questions? Contact Us.

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See the FULL AGILE ASAP 1-DAY OUTLINE here.

You can REGISTER HERE.

Examine the FAQ ABOUT THIS CLASS here.

DIRECTIONS TO MICROSOFT FARMINGTON.

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The Big Idea from Agile Connecticut: Attend Agile ASAP™ Training for FREE if you are a PMP !

A learning value of $149, for FREE! -- IF you hold the PMI PMP credential!

 

That's right. The Agile Connecticut user group is offering FREE AGILE TRAINING to any PMI® PMP® (Project Management Professional) who wants to be trained in the fundamentals of Agile. PMPs can obtain that training in Connecticut ...for FREE.

This is high quality training and your PMI PMP credential is your passport.That's it !!

Others who DO NOT hold the PMP credential can attend this class for just $149.

If you are a PMP, your only cost is lunch. Lunch costs you $15 bucks. To attend for the $15 cost of lunch, you must bring proof of your up-to-date PMP certification and be ready and willing to learn about the fundamentals of authentic Agile project management.

This is an excellent 1-day course in Agile project management and you can attend for $149 if you are not a PMI PMP. This fee includes your lunch, the materials and the class itself.

All seating is FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. Dates fill up fast, so register early .

This interaction may or may not be very Agile. What makes something Agile ? What makes something not-Agile? Why is having fun at work so important?

 

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See the FULL AGILE ASAP 1-DAY OUTLINE here.

You can REGISTER HERE.

Examine the FAQ ABOUT THIS CLASS here.

DIRECTIONS TO MICROSOFT FARMINGTON.

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Background

The PMI announced a PMI certification for Agile on February 25, 2011. You can get the full scoop here:

Announcing PMI's Agile Certification- how to qualify

PMI Agile Certification FAQ

We are now offering the following class for any PMP that is new to Agile:

Any PMI-certified PMP can attend the AgileASAP 1-day fundamentals of Agile course for FREE every month in Connecticut, MA.

The idea here is to make excellent-quality Agile instruction available to all PMPs that have a genuine and authentic interest in Agile.

This course covers the fundamentals and more importantly, gives you a road map for navigating the large Agile learning curve. To be clear: we absolutely do not represent, not do we warrant that this training is fit for any particular purpose.

 

See the FULL AGILE ASAP 1-DAY OUTLINE here.

You can REGISTER HERE.

Examine the FAQ ABOUT THIS CLASS here.

 

Typical attendance at a monthly meeting of Agile Connecticut is about 25 to 35 people.

 

Why Is the Agile Connecticut User Group offering free training to PMPs?

The mission of Agile Connecticut is: to encourage & help the Greater Connecticut Agile community to become the an active, most innovative & vibrant Agile learning community.

We are doing this because training Connecticut-based PMPs in Agile, for free, is aligned with our stated intention.

Further:

We are doing this because: we want everyone to work in an open and participatory workplace, where everyone is engaged and committed. (Learn more about Agile Connecticut here.)

We are doing this because: we want Agile concepts and practices to spread, because Agile workplaces are open and opt-in, and feature very high levels of engagement and happiness at work.

We are doing this because: we want every PMP in the world to help create thriving, participatory Agile work places.

We are doing this because: we want want to help accelerate the adoption of genuine and authentic Agile values, including but not limited to:

Creating Collaboration

Engaging with People

Creating Working Software...Creating Actual Results

Embracing Change

Being Focused

Being Open

Being Committed

Being Courageous

Being Respectful

We are offering the class, for free, in Connecticut, to any verifyable PMP who is new to Agile. You can be from anywhere in the world. SIMPLY REGISTER, SHOW UP IN Connecticut THE DAY OF THE CLASS AND SHOW US YOUR PMP CREDENTIAL FROM PMI.

In this class, we show you how Agile practices like iteration, retrospectives and frequent inspection are the core of the Agile mindset. In this class we do questions and answers, teach, play games, engage in group exercises, and do retrospectives on the learning.

You get a full day of Agile immersion. All FOR FREE if you are a PMP. You exit the class with Agile knowledge and a roadmap for more learning. We provide the course and all materials.

This is a free class for PMPs offered each month. if you are a PMP, all you pay for is LUNCH.

Others new to Agile can also attend and must pay a small fee that includes the class, materials and lunch. Everything is included in one low price.

 

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See the FULL AGILE ASAP 1-DAY OUTLINE here.

You can REGISTER HERE.

Examine the FAQ ABOUT THIS CLASS here.

DIRECTIONS TO MICROSOFT FARMINGTON.

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The class contains everything needed for a PMP to get oriented around Agility.

These young people may be playing an Agile-simulation game. Why play games? How do games increase your learning? Why are games and simulations fun? Why is collaboration with others enjoyable and satisfying?

Agility is about respecting people, and continuously improving.

SUMMARY OUTLINE:

Students exit this class grounded in Agile fundamentals including iterative/incremental development, frequent inspection, collaborative roles, Agile estimating and planning, incremental delivery, conducting retrospectives, iteration and release planning, failing fast, deferring commitment, minimum marketable features, Agile roles and more ! This course contains everything you need to get started with Agile.

Agile Overview: What is the Agile mindset?

Agile Fundamentals: Iteration, Visual Management of Work, Structured Interactions, Frequent Experimentation, Examining Norms, Inspecting Frequently, Paying Explicit Attention, Managing Boundaries

Agile in Depth: Scrum Explained, 3 Roles, 3 Ceremonies, 3 Artifacts, 3 Best Practices

Developing a Product Backlog: How to Create a Product Backlog with User Stories

Planning and Estimating: User Stories, Story Points, Planning Poker

Iterative Execution: Learning from Iterative Experience- Exercise

Inspecting and Adapting: Retrospecting and Adjusting- Exercise

Creating Collaboration: Involving Everyone with Collaboration- Exercise

This 1-day, fast-paced course contains everthing you need to GET GOING NOW with Agile.

 

Agile is about learning about the work, with others, through collaboration. Come and find out why.

 

REGISTRATION and GROUND RULES

Registration is required. You must be a PMP to register. You can view dates and register here:

 

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See the FULL AGILE ASAP 1-DAY OUTLINE here.

You can REGISTER HERE.

Examine the FAQ ABOUT THIS CLASS here.

DIRECTIONS TO MICROSOFT FARMINGTON.

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The ground rules are as follows:

1. The class includes the course of instruction, materials and lunch. Students are required to bring pen, pencil and a 3-hole pad for notes. Dress is casual.

2. PMI PMPs may register for $15 which covers the cost of the lunch. Other pay $149 which includes lunch.

4. PMPs receive complimentary admission when they provide proof of a valid PMI PMP credential on the day of class. Note: All PMP-credentialed students MUST provide proof of their up-to-date and valid PMP credential information to attend for free.

5. Seating is limited and you must register in advance.

6. By attending, all students are acknowledging that that we do not warrant or otherwise represent that the course as described is fit for any particular purpose.

7. Others without the PMP credential that wish to attend may register at the $149 price.

8. All students receive printed takeaway materials.

Students exit this class grounded in Agile fundamentals including iterative/incremental development, frequent inspection, collaborative roles, Agile estimating and planning, incremental delivery, conducting retrospectives, iteration and release planning, failing fast, deferring commitment, minimum marketable features, Agile roles and more ! This course contains everything you need to get started with Agile.

 

 

Got your PMP? We are here to teach you Agile, for FREE. Our goal is to train 300 PMPs in the Connecticut area. Questions? Contact Us.

 

 

Agility is about respecting people, and continuously improving.

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