The Challenge of Egypt: Agile Project Management

The Challenge of Egypt: Agile Project Management

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This is not a course; rather it is a business simulation. Give us one day and you will learn what Agile is really all about because you will live it through this excellent experiential learning experience!

This simulation is about Agile. The focus is on teamwork and communication using Agile principles like: Sprints, Product Backlog, Sprint review, Deployment.

This simulation game can held in our virtual classroom with our expert facilitator or bring us onsite to your place for a face-to-face session.

Simulation Overview

The Project Management world is searching for new ways of managing projects. Lot’s of projects fail and millions of dollars are lost. Agile and Scrum seems to be the keywords in a world with fast changing customer demands and requirements. But, running Agile projects is completely different than running a traditional project.

This simulation is about Agile. The focus is on teamwork and communication using Agile principles like: Sprints, Product Backlog, Sprint review, Deployment.

About the Challenge of Egypt™

Scenario We are in ancient Egypt. The Pharaoh want’s the secure his afterlife and has a meeting with the High Priest. There is a workshop with a team of experts (Architects, Risk experts, Quarry experts, Nile expert and Construction workers), they interview the Pharaoh and they create this list of Products. Based on this the team will decide which products they can develop in the firsts sprints and step by step the team will develop all products. Even if the requirements of the Pharaoh change, the team will handle them all using agile principles.

Learning Outcomes

Objectives of the simulation can be customised to fit your organisation’s specific needs and learning objectives. But in general these are the main learning objectives and outcomes:

  • Explore Agile best practices and how to effectively use them in a Project environment
  • Increase Project performance and customer value
  • Understand project roles and dependencies in an agile setting
  • Get more out your Project Management training, translate theory into practice
  • Improve team work and identify improvements to the way you manage and run projects

    Who should attend

    This is a great team building experience! The 1 day simulation is designed for anyone at any level in IT software development, IT operations, and IT Service Management, and is especially beneficial for IT organisations who aim to better understand what Agile really means, and the culture changes needed to adapt, adopt and apply Agile.


      There are no prerequisites for the Agile Simulation Course. 

      We can run this workshop on the 3rd day of your Agile Certification Course, bringing all the concepts to life. 

      Exam & Certification

      There is no examination for this workshop. Candidates can benefit from the Agile Certification courses followed by this simulation workshop to instil the knowledge and put theory into action. 

      An amazing instructor who explained the content very clearly and at a very good pace. This was a good balance and approach to learning in a three day intensive period. I found the worked examples very practical and very relatable to the Defence industry sector I work in.

      Mary W.

      Satisfied Customer