Agile Project Management

Thursday, June 3

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



This one-day seminar introduces the principles of Agile project management for change-driven projects and compares them to standard project management frameworks for predictive projects.  Agile project management tools and techniques are discussed and compared to those of standard project management to distinguish between them.  The course bridges the gap between conventional project management knowledge and the emerging needs of a change-driven project management environment.


Course outline & outcomes:

  1. Introduction to predictive project management: what is a predictive project? What is its framework and processes?
  2. Introduction to Agile project management: what is agile project management? What are the types of change driven projects, why do we need agile project management?
  3. Discuss the principles and concepts of agile project management compared to conventional project management.
  4. Explain the role of the project manager in Agile projects compared to conventional projects
  5. Understand Agile tools for project management (this will include selected examples of agile tools in scheduling and risk management, amongst other project management process, such as Burn chats, Story Points, iterations, Project releases, time boxing, and developing story points.

Instructor’s Bio: Dr. M. Elbarkouky, PhD, PEng., PMP – Project Management Training Solutions LTD
Dr. Elbarkouky is an expert in project management and control.   He has more than 20 years of practical experience in his field of practice.  He managed and controlled many complex projects in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.   He has extensive experience of oil and gas, power plants, infrastructure, and building construction projects.  Dr. Elbarkouky has a Ph.D. in construction engineering and management from the University of Alberta.  He is also a Professional Engineer in Alberta and a Project Management Professional (PMP) of the PMI. He is the CEO of a project management training organization that is specialized in teaching professional and academic courses in project management, risk analysis, contract administration, scheduling, cost estimation, and project planning and control in Alberta, Saskatchewan, BC, Nunavut and NWT.

Please select the link below to register. Cost for NLCA Members: $275.00 plus hst; MNL Rate:$318.75 plus hst ; Non-Member Rate: $375.00 plus hst