About Agile Learning Solutions

Overview

Co-led by experienced training industry experts Barbara A. Carkenord and Sonja L. Almlie, our Agile practice is among the fastest-growing divisions of the company. New products and classes are being added on a regular basis, and currently include the following courses and hands-on workshops:

  • Agile Fundamentals and Tools
  • Managing Agile Requirements
  • High-Performing Teams
  • Managing Small Projects
  • Project Communication
  • PMI-ACP® Certification Prep
  • ScrumMaster Certification Prep
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Virtual Teams
  • And More

Courses can also be customized by request.

Learning Modes

Agile training is offered by RMC in four different modes of learning—including traditional classroom training, live online instruction, e-Learning, and self-study (books and software). Blended learning options are also available for teams with remote or co-located members.

Corporate, Organizational and Government Discounts

Discounted programs and packages are available for corporations, government agencies and other organizations looking to train groups of agile practitioners on the same topic areas. Discounts begin with as few as five (5) students, and can be applied to any of the four learning formats. RMC is also on the Federal GSA Schedule. Please contact our Student Support Department at (952) 846-4484 or via email at info@rmcproject.com for more information on group discounts.

About Our
Agile Practice Leaders

Barbara A. Carkenord
PMI-ACP®, PMP®, CBAP®

Barbara has over 25 years of business analysis, project management and agile experience. She has an MBA from the University of Michigan, and holds multiple project management, business analysis and agile certifications. Barbara is also a best-selling author, a frequent speaker at industry conferences and chapter events, and actively involved with both the IIBA and PMI. She possesses detailed knowledge and experience in many tools and techniques, and develops and delivers training using proven techniques and real-world experience. Barbara's areas of expertise include software design, quality assurance, and project management.
 

Sonja L. Almlie
PMI-ACP®, CSM, PMP®

With over 20 years of experience, Sonja offers a wide range of real-world experience managing projects in IT, web technology, process optimization, usability and marketing. She has served as adjunct faculty at The University of St. Thomas' Center for Business Excellence, and has taught Advanced Certificate courses in Time Management, Communications Management, Requirements & Charter, Procurement Management, Systems Thinking and The Project Management Office. Sonja brings extensive industry-specific experience in the financial services, non-profit and transportation sectors. Sonja holds multiple professional certifications, as well as a certificate in Project Management from The University of St. Thomas.