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Project Management Fundamentals | Agile

Dr. Ben Hamilton | 17-18 July 2017 |  Malaysia

  • Are you a Leader who want to be armed with accessible and adaptable Agile know-how(s)?

  • Handling projects? Want to go beyond techniques to bring innovation, responsiveness, and quality to project in any situation?

  • Do you want to Increase Productivity and Profitability? 

Register now with our Introductory Rate of ONLY SG$ 900.00 instead of SG$ 1,385.00

Project Management Fundamentals | Agile

Dr. Ben Hamilton

17-18 July, 2017 | Malaysia

Training Outline:

Project Management Fundamentals |Agile goes beyond techniques to bring innovation, responsiveness, and quality to project in any situation. This tailored course will introduce participants to principles, processes and practices that can be applied in any sector. The PMF | Agile course intends to address the needs of those working as a Project Manager | Business Analyst | Senior Manager | etc. in a project-focused environment (E.g. Software Development ) who want to be armed with accessible, adaptable Agile know-how(s) and focuses on equipping them with the knowledge to deliver Agile Projects in organizations requiring NOT only Standards but rigor, visibility around Project Management and be able to offer alternatives to waterfall, or traditional sequential development.

The training is delivered by highly experienced IT Agile Business Transformation Expert, with participation by the delegates being integral to the learning process.



Agile is Not a methodology - The Agile movement seeks alternatives to traditional project management. Agile approaches help Project Managers | Teams | Organizations respond to unpredictability through incremental, iterative work rhythms and pragmatics feedback. It is simply flexible and interactive Project Management approaches that will fast track results for any business.

Course Outline:

The Big Picture: 

  • Agile originated in the IT / Software Development sectors. However, agile has grown in popularity throughout all industries as a way to efficiently manage projects with potentially changing requirements.

  • Scrum is a form of Agile. Other forms include Crystal, FDD, XP and DSDM, so get ready as your instructor will cover as many as of these forms of Agile during this 2 days course if time permits.

  • Certification is a great advantage for agile project manager, but not essential. This course is tailored in response to a demand for non-certified agile training option.

Outcome & Qualification:

  • A Practical, Relevant Agile Toolkit – give you skills that are effective in everyday project management

  • Solid, Marketable Skills – Adding weight and credibility to participant competence as a project manager

  • Increased Productivity and Profitability – Agile methods applied correctly will always give in top productivity, which in turn leads to better profitability.

Day 1

Introductions and personal objectives

Agile Framework

  • Why Agile?

  • Origin & Context

  • Agile Principles

  • Forms of Agile: Scrum, XP, FDD, DSDM, etc.

Value-Driven Delivery

  • Chartering

  • Value Stream Mapping

  • Prioritization Schemes: Simple Prioritization, MoSCow, Kano Analysis, Monopoly Money

Stakeholder Engagement

  • The Gulf of Evaluation

  • Wireframes

  • Personas

  • User Stories

  • Facilitation Methods

Boosting Team Performance Practices

  • Servant Leadership

  • Empowered Teams

  • Personal & Team Motivation

  • Daily Stand-Ups

  • Team Space


Day 2

Recap of Day 1

Adaptive Planning

  • Agile Planning

  • Time-boxing

  • Minimally Marketable Feature

  • Agile Collaborative & Innovative Games

Problem Detection & Resolution

Cycle Time

  • Failure Modes

  • Fast Failure

  • Team Problem Solving

Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

  • Retrospectives

  • Process Tailoring

  • System Thinking

  • Process Analysis


  1. Minimum 2 years Project / General People Management experience

  2. Minimum 1 Year working on Project teams with PMI or any agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the first point.

Audience: This course is tailored and ideal for Project Managers, Business Analysts, Subject Matter Experts, Senior Level Managers | Leaders and those in the PMO or related functions as a qualified team expertise.

Duration: 2 Full Day Course – Participants will be educated about the essentials of effective Agile Project Management including framework, forms of Agile like Scrum, Crystal, XP, … Engagement, etc.

About the Trainer

Dr. Ben Hamilton

Agile Interim Executive Professional | Coach | Mentor


Dr. Ben Hamilton has over 35 years’ of international experience, visionary, dynamic, goal / profit oriented agile Senior-level Business Strategist | IT professional | Entrepreneur | Out of the box pragmatic thinker, polyglot, trained, certified corporate hands-on coach & trainer experienced as CEO, COO, VP Business Development, Agile Business | People transformation and Innovator for fortune 100 companies like ANZ, IBM, GE and Amadeus with over decades that includes years of experience across areas of International Business Performance | Excellence, Strategic Management, Innovation | Knowledge Management, CRM, ERP, Software Development Integration & Sociability (SDLC), Enterprise BPM, Business Development, BI, BPO, ISMS, ITSM, Service Delivery | Operations, PMO, Project |Program | Product Management, Vendor | Supplier Management, Incident | Change Management, People | Process Management, Training and Education.


He demonstrated excellence in Humanize Leadership, People and Project Management with solid strategic planning, clear-cut scoping, executing, validating, controlling, monitoring, delivering high value product / service that match customer’s quality requirements (PMP, Agile, Six Sigma, Lean Startup, NLP, ISO 9001, ISMS ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certified) conform to time, budget constraints, based on existing barriers / resources, align with the overall vision, mission, objective of the initiative by utilizing agile mind-set approach to drive continuous creativity, maximizing efficiencies / productivity, delivery, improvement, revenue growth, reaching beyond customer satisfaction and exceed the needs of the marketplace in IT, Banking, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Airlines, hotel industries and associated markets. In addition, avoids scope-creep by balancing business | tech-side and customer needs with realistic professional commitment and common sense while leading projects to successful completion that exceeds expectation. Does all that better than others because of his 48 countries life / business experience complemented with a true network and collaboration experience where he had opportunities to “Learn & Earn” from top life and business experts real days lessons.


Laurels and Awards 

  • 2012 Excellence Awards for Outstanding Performance (Presented by President | CEO of Amadeus Corporate) 

  • 2011 Best Innovation & Quality Excellence for Management Style (Presented by President of Amadeus Asia) 

  • 2005 Leadership Award for Excellence Program Management & Demonstrating high values (Presented by President | CEO of GE Corporate) 

  • 2000 DWS Business Solution Consultant of the Year for Professionalism, Work quality, Reliability and Client Relations 

  • 1999 Best Overall Achievement for Software Quality & Software Engineering Project [IBM-GSA] 

  • 1998 Outstanding Achievement for Customer, Process & Information – IT Services [IBM & Telstra]

"Dr. Ben Hamilton is a highly accomplished and innovative speaker, corporate expert trainer, mentor, business & life coach with high integrity, key leadership, negotiation experience, specifically in dealing with difficult situations & people – wealth of knowledge specialising in negotiation strategies, communication, human & organisational development, leadership, and presentation. He is also results-oriented visionary leader with proven success in various domains and industries. His expertise, vision, skills provides significant value and delivers an efficiency improvement to a variety of business sectors including my company. I have found it a pleasure to know, collaborate and benefit from his wisdom through my interaction with him at personal and professional levels. I highly recommend him and look forward to his next Negotiation Sparring!" - Dean Justice, Creative Director,

"I highly recommend him for his knowledge of leadership, HR and ability to deliver values by combining conceptual and practice together, and ability to see end-to-end to ensure the value is delivered. This quality is very rare." -  Wan T Lee, Free Lance, On-line Marketing

"Dr. Ben was extremely professional; personable and very successfully engaged our team including management team. He is a great facilitator, as on 2nd day of the workshop we all hardly noticed his input in the sense that we were able to simply find our own ways and express ourselves in the comfort of a safe haven with his gentle guidance and thought provoking direction. I would certainly with no hesitation recommend Dr. Ben’s work for these reasons as a great one-2-one or group coach, who has a logical, effective and engaging way of achieving results for a company or an individual." - Juthaporn Uppachit

"He is reliable, trustworthy and has the highest professional standards." - Bill Lawler

"Ben seems charged with an indefatigable supply of energy and motivation." - Vivek Manige

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  • Please note that trainers and topics were confirmed at time of publishing, however, CTS may necessitate substitution, alterations or cancellations. CTS reserves the right to change or cancel any part of its published programmed due to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Registrations should be made 3-4 weeks prior to event date

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  • Cancellation 3 weeks prior to event date or no shows are liable to pay the full course with no refund, however you may substitute delegates at any time

  • Participants are required to attend at least 80% of the course program prior receipt of Certificate.

  • Force Majeure: Should for any reason outside the control of CTS, the trainer changes his dates or event cancels due to the act of terrorism, extreme weather conditions, industrial action or epidemic, CTS shall reserve the rights to replace the trainer or reschedule the event but the client hereby indemnifies and holds CTS harmless from and against any and all costs, damages and expenses, which are incurred by the client.

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