Advantages of Training Employees about Agile Project Management.
Agile Project Management training helps employees to learn how to manage complex projects with the framework of stages that can adapt to any rapid changes that may face the project. The following are the benefits of teaching employees Agile Project Management.
Agile training teaches how to speed up the completion of the projects through the use of continuous deployment and continuous integration practices. The costs of each step of the project are measured against the time it takes to complete the stage. The training equips the employees the skills and knowledge of using velocity, burn up and burn down charts to measure their work. Agile training replaces the complicated project milestones and Grant Charts approaches of evaluating the progress of the project with the simple scrum method. Agile training teaches the managers to apply the serum methodology of APM because it takes off the heavy workload from each team because the division of stages among teams to shorten the time of completion of the project.
Employees are equipped with skills and knowledge in the agile training to help them use the resources allocated to the project efficiently. The amount of resources that go to waste at each stage of the project is regulated. The employees are enabled to analyze how they are using the resources at each stage. The method helps the organization to forecast required resources for a project properly. Over budgeting wastes resources and make the project to cost more while under budgeting minimizes the resources thus hindering completion of the project within the estimated time.
Agile training enables the management to adopt APM projects which allow delegation of work. APM projects focus more on delegation of duties to increase output and the quality of the output. A scrum master oversees a team that is handling a specific stage of the project. The use of a project coordinator instead of a project manager enables the team members to make decisions on their own upon the agreement of the majority of the members. Team members who have adequate skills in a specific area can train those who have no or insufficient skills to perform the task. Project coordinators work together to deal with challenges their teams face so that the teams can achieve common goals. The project manager deals directly with the management so that the management releases enough resources for the project.
Agile training will help the company to reinforce team spirit and implement on the job training to save the costs of training new employees. It saves time too because training new employees of the job is costly. The new employees gain more skills and knowledge when each group is assigned to an expert who has the necessary skills and expertise in the tasks they are performing.
The training equips employees with skills to help them to review their work and determine the shortcomings or strengths they had to make that particular stage of the process either a success of a failure. The team is able to correct their flaws and contain the challenges they face at each level so that the project does not fail in the end.