Learn the Agile mindset, Scrum methods and a set of values and principles that will enhance your project management skills and help improve your organization’s work performance.

This 2-day course will provide you with in-depth training on Agile and Scrum concepts and practices to take your knowledge to the next level. The course incorporates educational components of the Scrum Alliance’s Certified Scrum Master (CSM®) and Certified Product Owner (CSPO®) teachings, and also includes Lean and Kanban training elements.


Format: Live-Online

Hours: 14

Credits: 1.4 CEUs

When: Apr. 13 - 14, 2023

Cost: $999 w/materials

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Gain perspectives and insights on the current state of the industry
  • Develop an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset
  • Know how to apply Scrum best practices
  • Broaden your knowledge of product management and ownership practices
  • Incorporate Lean and Kanban into your Agile practices
  • Understand the principles of Agile leadership and how to successfully implement Agile in an enterprise environment

Course Outline:

  • State of the Industry
  • The Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Scrum
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Events
    • Scrum Artifacts
  • Agile Leadership
    • Servant Leadership
    • Self-Managing Teams
    • Agile Facilitation
    • Team Norms
  • Product Driver Approach
    • Product Vision
    • Product Roadmap and Release Planning
    • User Stories
    • Estimating
  • Lean and Kanban
    • Understanding Value
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Kanban Board
    • Measuring Flow
  • Agile Metrics and Reporting
    • Burn Down Charts
    • Burn Up Charts

Who Should Attend?

  • Aspiring or existing Agile team members, including Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Development Team members
  • Project managers wanting a deep understanding of Agile practices
  • Managers and leaders planning or executing an Agile transformation
  • Business and technology team members that work closely with Agile teams or projects


Note: Agile was created to help software project teams deliver “good” software more quickly. This course will benefit project team members (project managers, developers, and testers) working in Agile organizations or organizations planning an Agile transformation. Current Agile team members wanting formal training will gain a deeper understanding of the Agile mindset and practices.

Agile practices can help non-technology teams work more effectively, too. Anyone working in a knowledge-work field will learn how to employ Agile practices such as empowered teams and iterative delivery to improve their projects or operations.

Course Information

Course Number: 


Course Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2023 to Friday, April 14, 2023
Course Date Info: 

Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Course Format:
Live-Online, Instructor-led sessions

Course Fee(s): 

$999 (includes materials)

Alan ZuckerAlan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP, Founding Principal Project Management Essentials, LLC

Alan Zucker has over 25-years of experience leading projects and project management organizations in Fortune 100 companies. He is an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University and is a senior instructor with several national, professional development organizations.

Alan has a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and a master’s certificate in IT Project Management from the George Washington University. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Agile Professional (PMI-ACP) through the Project Management Institute. He also holds multiple Agile certifications from the Disciplined Agile Consortium, Scrum Alliance, and Scaled Agile.

In 2016, Alan founded Project Management Essentials to provide advisory consulting and training in project management, Agile transformation to clients across the United States. He is also a keynote speaker and thought leader and is regularly featured in the industry press and as a podcast guest. He also publishes monthly articles on project management, agile, and leadership.