City

Baku

Course

Project Management

Start of classes

June 1, 2020

Course format: online
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    Duration 6 weeks

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    Intensity 5 lessons a week

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    Class time 4 hours a day

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    Study grant Covers 85% of the course cost:
    The student pays 40$ month

Course description

The Project Management course is designed for professionals who want to move up the career ladder, expand their knowledge, and raise their qualifications. The unique course program not only includes theoretical material but also develops practical skills. You will receive insights on modern project management methods studying real cases.

The goal of our course is not to prepare you for international certification. Our goal is to prepare an Agile professional who can apply knowledge in projects of any scale, regardless of their quantity. You will learn about basic Agile concepts. Learn what Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and XP mean.

The course includes 5 releases using the Agile method. At the beginning of each release, you will study theoretical knowledge that will be useful in practice. Practical training is divided into three stages: Iteration, Release, Production. The course will teach you how to implement and scale projects of any complexity.

After graduation, you will have a job interview with an international company. You can be confident that the knowledge received here is enough to get you a successful job!

Profile of an Ideal Student
Don't hesitate to apply to the course if everything you see below is about you!
Your Soft Skills
  • Ability to listen and hear
  • Teamwork skills
  • Communication skills
  • Communication flexibility
  • High motivation
What You Know and Can Do
  • Intermediate English
  • Understanding what a project is
  • Experience in IT is an advantage
You are a perfect candidate if
  • You are analytic
  • You are goal-oriented
  • Knowledge is your priority
  • You want to be agile!

Course program

  1. 1. First Release
    • PM role and tasks in the team and in the organization.
    • Agile & Waterfall basics.
    • Agile principles, processes, and techniques.
    • Project initiation and closing.
    • Project roadmap.
    • Project demonstration, MVP.
    • Concept of communication.
    • Documentation and tools.
    • Project deadlines and tasks.
    • Performance evaluation.
    • Case studies.
  2. 2. Second release
    • PM and leadership.
    • Team interaction.
    • Team skills development.
    • Release Management concept.
    • Communication rules.
    • Scrum principles.
    • Extreme Programming (XP).
    • Work and task management in Jira Acceptance criteria.
    • GIT.
    • Documentation.
    • Project specifications.
    • Risk registry & management.
    • Case studies and usage: observation & interviews.
    • Key cases, Outlier cases, Local knowledge cases.
    • Prototyping.
  3. 3. Third release
    • Agile detalization.
    • Resource management Priorities.
    • Goal setting.
    • Project errors assessment.
    • Communication details.
    • Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, Waterfall Artifacts.
    • Mind map, Gantt chart.
    • Basics and principles of delegation.
    • Project Risk log creation.
    • Risk management tools.
    • Case studies details and types.
    • Risk monitoring.
    • Risk response strategies.
  4. 4. Fourth release
    • Complex projects.
    • Burnout.
    • Communication efficiency.
    • Working with external resources.
    • Projects with a short time frame.
    • Iteration and release planning.
    • Interconnected projects.
    • Knowledge application between teams.
    • Complex Gantt chart.
    • PM delegation.
    • Difficulties: leader and subordinates.
    • Reverse delegation.
    • The theory of inventive problem solving.
    • Case study practice.
    • Integration, Bitbucket, Git.
  5. 5. Fifth release
    • Project management trends.
    • Distributed team performance.
    • Integrated management of project changes.
    • Project cost management.
    • Scrum training, participation in a project-based hackathon.
    • Difference between continuous deployment and delivery.
    • Introduction to continuous integration.
    • Release management process in Jira.
    • Decomposition.
    • TDD, BDD.
    • How to conduct case studies, strengths.

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