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Classroom IBM


Available dates

Mon01Feb 21 TO Mon01Feb 21


Tech Data ILO UK
Connection details will be communicated separately
Instructor Led


Tue04May 21 TO Tue04May 21


Tech Data ILO UK
Connection details will be communicated separately
Instructor Led




Please note that as of version 6.0.6, the IBM Rational Team Concer (RTC) has been renamed to IBM Engineering Workflow Management (EWM)

The RTC Administration for Agile Project Managers course is designed to provide students with the knowledge to configure Rational Team Concert project areas so that the core IBM practices for agile development and change and release management can be effectively adopted by the project team. Topics include planning projects, teams, and iterations to support agile projects; release and iteration planning; managing work items; and customizing Rational Team Concert queries and reports to provide project status and measure progress.


Project Managers


  • Understand basic software development principles
  • Understand basic Agile project planning principles


Upon completion of the RTC Project Administration for Agile Project Managers course, students will be able to:

  • Define how CLM is used
  • Understand project planning, with a focus on Agile methods
  • Configure a project timeline
  • Manage releases and iterations
  • Create and manage work items
  • Manage reports and dashboards

Course Outline

  • Introduction to CLM
    • Collaboration across the lifecycle
      • The Rational solution for CLM
      • CLM products, applications and capabilities
      • Lifecycle projects
      • Collaboration and work items
      • Project dashboards
      • Rich hovers and comments
    • Common planning
      • Real-time planning
      • Release and iteration planning
    • Lifecycle traceability
      • Traceability relationships
      • Linkages
      • Gaps and managing impact
    • Rational reporting
      • Flow of information
      • Report results
  • Understanding Project Areas
    • Process templates
      • Template overview
      • FPM template
      • Scrum template
    • Project area elements
      • Terminology
      • Project area architecture
      • Project area elements
      • Access control
      • Process control
      • Roles
      • Team areas
      • Work item categories
      • Timelines and iterations
    • Setting up a project area
      • Adding members
      • Managing a team area
      • Assigning a process role to team members
      • Sending invitations
      • Creating work item categories
  • Planning in Rational Team Concert
    • Planning overview
      • Two-level planning
      • Agile planning
    • Creating a project timeline
      • Defining project timelines and iterations
    • Release planning
      • Considerations
      • Initial planning
      • Planning best practices
      • Prioritizing requirements
      • Initial scheduling
      • Creating the initial backlog
    • Iteration planning
      • Iteration plans
      • Creating the spring backlog
      • Adding work items
      • Iteration planning
    • Working with plans
      • Creating work items in the plan
      • Managing plans
      • Configuring plan data
      • Plan editing
    • Managing work items
      • Work item types
      • Creating useful work items
      • Managing work items and plans
    • Reviewing progress
      • Monitoring progress
      • Schedule view
      • Taskboard view
      • Tracking time and resource allocation
      • Recent events
      • Burndown tracking
  • Managing Reports
    • Reports overview
      • Team reports
      • Reports in the web client
      • Reports in the team artifacts view
      • Viewing a report
      • Report resources
      • Creating reports
      • Formatting reports
      • Publishing and importing reports
      • Scrum report templates
      • Editing report parameters
    • Configuring Dashboards
      • Dashboard overview
      • Adding pages and widgets
      • Configuring widgets
      • Configuring dashboard templates


What do I need to bring with me to my public class?

All required learning materials and equipment are provided in the classroom.





When do public training course fees have to be paid?

For public training classes payment must be received no later than three business days prior to the first day of class in order to remain in the class and confirm your seat. Failure to provide payment by this date may result in removal from the class, and/or late cancellation fees applied. You can submit payment in the form of a Purchase Order or credit card.





On-site (private) Course Pricing:

To find out more about On-site training e-mail us at enablement@agilesolutions.co.uk or call one of our offices.





What is the cancellation policy?

Requests for cancellations or date transfers need to be received at least ten (10) business days prior to the event start date in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation or reschedule request is received less than ten (10) business days before the start date, the penalty of 100% of the cost of the course will be applied, resulting in no amount of the fee being refunded. Refunds will not be allowed for “no-shows” in our public training or IVA courses. This cancellation policy is strictly enforced.





What happens if Agile Solutions needs to cancel or reschedule a course?

Agile Solutions reserves the right to cancel events for any reason at any time. Cancellation liability for Agile Solutions, if Agile Solutions cancels the course, is limited to the return of course payment ONLY. Agile Solutions will not reimburse registrants for any other costs including but not limited to any travel cancellation fees or penalties, including airfare and hotel costs. PLEASE NOTE: If your registration status is either “Approved”, or “Pending Payment” you have not been confirmed for the class and it is recommended that you do not make any travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation e-mail letting you know the class and registration is confirmed.





How will I know if my course has been rescheduled?

Agile Solutions reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a course due to low enrollment or if necessitated by other circumstances. Agile Solutions will contact you via e-mail or phone to inform you of the change of schedule. Once you have been notified you may reschedule or receive a full credit. Agile Solutions shall not be liable for any other costs including but not limited to any non-refundable travel arrangements if a course is rescheduled or cancelled.