Agile project management is an iterative and incremental approach to planning and guiding project processes. In this program series, you will gain an understanding of the Agile Manifesto and its 12 Principles, learn the Lean principles of value and waste, and build a basic Kanban board and manage flow. Through hands-on exercises, you will explore Scrum roles, activities, and artifacts and develop a deeper understanding of the Agile mindset.
Update for fall 2020: Agile classes will be held online, live-streamed via Zoom. Learn a new skill while you are safe at home.
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NOVA and several industry partners are collaborating to host Free Virtual Career Exploration and Readiness Workshops for NOVA students. Jaslyn Harris, from Prism Inc., will talk about the value of information technology certifications and career trajectories.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Free Virtual Career Exploration and Readiness Workshops – Industry Certifications: 11:00am-12:00pm & 3:00pm-4:00pm
Registration is required at http://career.novastem.us/SpringWorkshops
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Strategies for Getting Hired by a Government Contractor
Learn about hiring practices, how to communicate, and how to get your resume noticed by Government Contractors in today’s virtual and online world. This program will be led by Alexandra McCargo, the President and CEO of Precision Collective, a management consulting company. Ms. McCargo has held several roles on both the direct and indirect sides of government contracting.
RSVP in Career Connection to get the Zoom webinar invitation. Login to Career Connection with your myNOVA credentials: https://nvcc-csm.symplicity.com/
Update: Unfortunately, the motorcycle training program at NOVA has been discontinued as of this summer. Please check with the DMV for other training providers. Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and healthy!
Co-sponsored by the Virginia Rider Training Program, DMV, and NOVA, this 15-hour course (10 hours on the range and 5 hours in the classroom) is for anyone who wants to learn to ride a motorcycle. You’ll learn the basic skills of motorcycle operation, effective braking, and obstacle avoidance, as well as safe riding strategies – skills normally acquired only after several years of trial-and-error riding. Successful completion of the Basic Rider Course provides you with a temporary State motorcycle license.
NOVA has partnered with JCPenney to offer a great opportunity for NOVA students to purchase professional attire with a special JCPenney discount. On March 29, 2020, students can save up to 60% off select men’s and women’s career dress apparel, shoes, and accessories when they use the extra* 30% off Suit-Up coupon available at the event. The event will occur at Springfield Town Center and Fair Oaks Mall from 6:00pm-9:00pm.
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