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Agile New Product Development for Manufacturers

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn how to leverage the agile project management methodology within the context of new product development for manufacturers.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you should know
  • Course outline
1. What Is Agile Project Management for New Product Development?
  • Business pressure on manufacturers: Part 1
  • Business pressure on manufacturers: Part 2
  • The iterative approach of agile: Part 1
  • The iterative approach of agile: Part 2
  • The mechanics of agile
  • The role of the project manager
  • Project team member roles
  • Agile compared to waterfall: Part 1
  • Agile compared to waterfall: Part 2
  • Chapter one summary
2. Which Type of New Product Development Projects Work Best with Agile?
  • Where agile works best
  • Converging on a solution
  • Modularized work in agile
  • Agile fosters collaboration
  • Agile fosters collaborative teams
  • Agile fosters creative teams
  • Agile and Stage-Gate
  • Chapter two summary
3. How to Start Using Agile for New Product Development
  • Find your customer-focused project
  • Prepare your team
  • Prepare your organization
  • Chapter three summary
4. Expanding and Formalizing the Use of Agile for New Product Development
  • Building momentum for agile
  • Creating an agile framework
  • Gaining executive involvement
  • Fostering communities of practice
  • Supporting organizational change
  • Chapter four summary
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Mark Hechel

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