Training

To enable your organisation to gain best value from it’s resources they need to be equipped with skills to help them work efficiently. Well trained staff can achieve more, in less time, as they have the knowledge to deliver results for your organisation.

IT-Howzat can work with your organisation to deliver both certified qualifications and bespoke training in a variety of Project and Change Management areas, to help your organisation gain best value from their current staff.

We offer a range on non-accredited courses which can be run as standard, or tailored courses. As a agile trainer, to supplement the accredited Agile Project Management qualification we also offer a range of short non-accredited courses. These are ideal to expand skills over a period of time, allowing for knowledge to be embedded in the workplace.

  • Agile Introduction Day:

    Heard of Agile but not know much about it? Looking to introduce your staff to agile approaches? This course provides a introduction to agile, including a focus on Agile Project Management and Scrum – suitable for any level of staff who are likely to be working on an agile development. Includes a focus on behaviors and mindsets that change when working in a more iterative manner, along with practical exercises. 1 day course.

  • BCS Agile Foundation:

    Currently work in a waterfall manner? Looking to introduce your staff to agile approaches? This course provides a introduction to to a range of agile approaches along with some common practises and techniques – suitable for any level of staff who are likely to be working on an agile development. Includes a focus on behaviors and mindsets that change when working in a more iterative manner, along with practical exercises. 2 day course (with or without certification).

  • Introduction to Project Management:

    Bespoke training course, tailored to suit your companies Project Management approach. Typically these can be based on a traditional (or waterfall) approach, or an iterative (agile) approach including an Introduction to Scrum. This course is ideal for junior project managers, team leaders, operational mangers taking on Project Management roles and new senior staff taking on roles such as Project Sponsor or a senior stakeholder. 1 day training course.

  • User Stories:

    Why do stories help with requirements? Introduction to user stories with practical exercises to enable delegates to practice writing user stories, and their associated acceptance criteria. 1 day training course.

  • Estimation & Planning:

    How might we plan incremental agile developments? Do we use projects of a operational product approach? This course considers these needs along with their plannning differences and similarities. We also look at a range of techniques commonly used within agile teams to help them estimate be that at portfolio, user story or task level. 1 day training course.

  • Introduction to Kanban:

    Practical training course enabling delegates to learn about using Kanban to support them when developing products (or processes). Looking into how techniques from the manufacturing world of Lean6Sigma can support other industries as well. 1 day course.

  • Stakeholder engagement:

    Overview of stakeholder engagement activities, to support transformation or change projects. These skills are of particular benefit when working on Agile projects where there are multiple deliveries, and on larger programmes of change.

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    If you are interested in any of the above courses then Contact Us to discuss exact requirements and prices. Course costs are dependent upon the numbers of attendees and location. We can combine any of the short courses, or if you would like to discuss a particular area of development for your staff then why not call us, 0141 628 2323, to see what we can offer.

    In addition to the courses above, we work closely with a small selection of training organisations as an affiliate -therefore if you are looking for other courses such as SaFE, Agile Programme Management, Agile Business Analysis or more traditional approaches such as PRINCE2® or MSP® then please get in touch as we will be able to support you.

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    To view a selection of images showing Training in Action – taken on courses delivered by our lead trainer Jude Paterson, check out our Training gallery.