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Waterfall Project Management Courses

  • Understand the historical context behind the Waterfall Method
  • Understand the V-Model coping strategies
  • Learn to manage Software Projects in a Waterfall context
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Overview

Introduction

This course introduces you to how the Waterfall model and how it is used in a project management setting.

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites, but it would be good to have knowledge of project management.

Who should attend?

  • This course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in using the waterfall method and how people have traditional tried to dealing with its shortcomings.

What will you learn?

  • The course aims to give you an overview of the waterfall approach, enabling you to decide what might suit them in your environment.

Course Outline

Introduction to Waterfall

Historical Context

  • Winston Royce
  • Background in manufacturing processes

Waterfall stages

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design
  • Implementation
  • Verification
  • Maintenance

Waterfall challenges

  • Handling change
  • Distance between business knowledge and implementation
  • Storing risk to late in the lifecycle
  • Prioritisation of scope

Summary of reactions to Waterfall model

  • Embrace – Waterfall approaches, eg SSADM
  • Cope – V-Model
  • Adapt – Incremental
  • Reject – Agile
  • Enhance – Lean

V-Model coping strategies for Waterfall delivery

Early verification and validation

  • Cost of finding late
  • Reviews and inspections
  • Static analysis

V-Model test stages

  • Unit/Unit integration
  • System
  • System Integration
  • Acceptance

V-Model benefits

  • Increased end-user involvement in verification
  • Early risk mitigation

Adapting Waterfall with Incremental Approaches

Types of Incremental approaches

  • Pre-planned 
  • Parallel, RAD
  • Evolutionary, RUP

Incremental delivery principles

  • Product increments
  • Proto-typing
  • Timeboxing

Benefits of incremental delivery

  • Increased user involvement in decision making
  • Early return on investment
  • Reacts to change 

Rejecting the Waterfall model in favour of Agile

Agile Essentials

  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles

Introduction to Scrum, the most popular Agile framework

  • Iterative delivery
  • Collaborative working
  • Just in time documentation
  • Adaptive planning

Benefits of Agile

  • Increased user involvement throughout process
  • Empowered development team
  • Rapid return on investment
  • Greater ability to react to change
  • Reduce nugatory development

Enhancing Waterfall with Kanban Delivery

Lean and Kanban 

  • History of Lean delivery 
  • History of Kanban
  • Principle of reducing waste

Introduction to Kanban

  • The Kanban board
  • Managing work-in-progress

Benefits of Kanban

  • Greater ability to react to change
  • Rapid return on investment
  • Reduce nugatory development
FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue for 8.30am

  • What are the timings of this course?

    The course starts at 9am and finishes at 5pm

  • Are there pre-requisites for this course?

    There are no pre-requisites, but it would be good to have knowledge of project management.

  • What does The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

    What does The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

  • What is the experience of the instructor delivering my course?

    All of our instructors have over ten years of experience.

  • Are there any hidden costs?

    No, there are no hidden costs.

  • What exam do I need to take?

    There are no exams.

What's Included?
  • Materials
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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