PMI Singapore Chapter

Virtual Workshop #2 in Hands-on Agile series: Building Products as a Member of an Agile Team

Virtual Workshop #2 in Hands-on Agile series: Building Products as a Member of an Agile Team

Workshop #2 in Hands-on Agile series: Building Products as a Member of an Agile Team (2 half-days over a weekend, virtual on Zoom)

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As a Project Manager, Business Analyst, or Team Member, do you want to learn more about Agile, but don’t yet have much hands-on experience?

We invite you to join us for a packed full-on Workshop #2 where you will gain hands-on experience building a product as a member of an Agile Team, as well as leading and participating in Agile ceremonies.

If you do not have formal Agile training, do not worry, we will cover the relevant basics. If you do have formal Agile training, this workshop will help you put into practice what you learnt and know already.

We invite all of the following participants to attend this workshop and experience the learning by practicing Agile:

  • Project Managers and Team Members interested in Agile but with little hands-on experience;
  • Anyone interested in Agile ways of working and would like hands-on experience;
  • Agile Practitioners who would like to participate in a collaborative workshop and share their knowledge and experience.

This is a standalone workshop for practitioners at all levels. You are welcome to join even if you missed Workshop #1.We will cover relevant Agile basics at the beginning of the session.

Learning Outcomes 

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the Agile lifecycle and ceremonies;
  2. Explain User Stories and how they can be used to define a product;
  3. Explain how to set up an Agile board and how it can be maintained in Jira;
  4. Create a simple digital product using a tool over multiple sprints.


Please reach out to Andrew Coates, MSc, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, SAFe4, TOGAF. 

Presentation and Discussion Method: 

  • This virtual workshop will be hands-on, working in teams in breakout rooms;
  • Zoom and Miro Board will be used;
  • We will go into Zoom breakout rooms, so please ensure that you have INSTALLED Zoom on your computer and login via the app, not through web browser. You can download the Zoom application here:
  • This session will also use Miro board, which you are recommended to access with Google Chrome browser;
  • Participating from a mobile device is not recommended because you might need to use a keyboard;
  • Make sure you have a stable internet connection.

About the Instructors:


Andrew Coates Andrew Coates

Client Solutions/ Agile Coach
Optimum Solutions 

Andrew Coates has over 20 years of Project and Programme Management experience, utilises the appropriate frameworks, methods, and industry best practices to lead teams, coach, and deliver systems that drive business value. Andrew’s early career as a traditional software project manager included work at Telus in Vancouver, Canada. He moved to Hong Kong in 2010, learning iterative development at both HSBC and the Hong Kong Jockey Club. He moved fully into agile with AXA Asia and Standard Chartered Bank, before relocating to Singapore in 2019. Today, Andrew works as an agile coach in the financial industry and volunteers as a Board Member with PMI Singapore Chapter.

Sanjay Rawat  Sanjay Rawat

Director of Professional Development
PMI Singapore Chapter

Sanjay Rawat is currently serving Director of Professional Development for the 2020-2021 PMI Singapore Chapter Board term. Sanjay is a Global Program Manager with 14 years of IT management & consulting experience. His experience is spread across various sectors such as EPC, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and BFSI, with a current focus on leading and delivering complex business transformations program resulting in significant and sustainable results. He is a seasoned PMO Professional with multi-industry experience in IT Governance, Business and Strategy Planning and Project-Portfolio Management. Currently, he is leading a multi-million dollar and multi-year program that is making organisations more resilient and modernised using GRC and cybersecurity technology.

Aish Prasad

Aish Prasad

Manager, Studio Technology
Lucasfilm Animation Singapore

Aishwarya Prasad is currently serving PMI Singapore Chapter as Assistant Honorary Secretary and co-leads of the Marketing and Communications Portfolio. She has 15 years of project management experience in domains ranging from Telecom, Banking, Outsourcing and Movie Special effects. Aishwarya is a certified PMP, a Professional Scrum Master, and has a Masters in Systems and Project Management. She currently leads the technology team in the Singapore studio of Lucasfilm Animation overseeing software development, infrastructure and IT operations projects.

Sebastian Sohn

Sebastian Sohn

Senior Manager, Financial Services
PWC South East Asia Consulting

Sebastian L. Sohn is a member of PMI Singapore Chapter and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) as well as a Professional Scrum Master I (PSM-I). He holds a Master’s degree in Management. As a Senior Manager with a Big-4 firm, Sebastian advises clients, mainly from the financial services industry, in strategic, regulatory and IT-related areas. During his more than 15 years in the financial services industry - 8 of which in management consulting - he has worked with over 30 clients in Europe, China, Singapore and Southeast Asia which includes 11 global Top-100 banks. He has worked in different types of traditional, agile and hybrid projects, supporting his clients with technical and methodological advice as well as managing PMOs of cross-functional and international projects.


Event Particulars:

Two weekend mornings at 9am - 1pm SGT * & participation is required in both:

Venue: Virtual video via ZOOM with team breakout rooms and collaboration on MIRO

PDUs: 7 = 5 Technical + 1 Strategic + 1 Leadership (where applicable, PMI ID to be included with registration)

Access Details: Will be emailed separately closer to the event

Registration Deadlines:

  • Everyone is welcome to join and we encourage you to become our Chapter Member:
  • Roster is already more than half way full and will close when we reach the strictly limited capacity (or at noon on 30 Oct 2020).


PMI Singapore Chapter members: please log in to benefit from member rate. If you'd like to become our chapter member for best discount, you can do so here. 

* Non-Chapter PMI Members and NTUC MembersPlease tick your discount accordingly on the registration page. For NTUC members, kindly respond to the registration confirmation email with a photo or screenshot of your membership/card for verification. We will refund you to match your discounted rate. Please note, we may need to charge the public rate if membership can't be confirmed. Thank you for your understanding.

Disclaimers: Registration is final, non-refundable, but transferrable. By registering to this event, you give permission to PMI Singapore Chapter to contact you with details of how to participate in this event. You will also be included in future communications from PMI Singapore Chapter.

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Event Properties

Event Date 31-10-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-11-2020 1:00 pm
Registered 30
Cut off date 30-10-2020 12:30 pm
Individual Price from 80 SGD
No. of Strategic PDUs 1
No. of Technical PDUs 5
No. of Leadership PDUs 1
Location Online Meeting