13 Jan 2021 17:00 - 20:00

Agile vs. Waterfall – how to choose the right approach?

Agile and Waterfall are the most popular project management approaches. We have all heard of them. Are they opposite? Can we combine them in a hybrid approach? How to choose the right one for our projects? These are part of the questions you will be able to answer after completing this training.

This training will cover a practical approach for assessing a project environment to choose the right project management approach. You will be given tips, sidebars, and case studies to better understand the key points and concepts for both approaches.

This training is especially designed for online delivery. Different tools and activities will be used in order to keep participants engaged and energized during the entire training.

Teodora Todorova

Teodora Todorova

Teodora has been in the software industry for 15 years – she started as a developer and went through almost all roles involved in software project implementation. As a project manager, Teodora has successfully applied both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

In her workshops Teodora uses an interactive approach for learning by doing. Apart from just sharing knowledge and going through pre-defined examples, she always engages the participants in activities with scenarios from their real-life experience. Applying the acquired knowledge and skills to known situations and scenarios during the workshop has proven to be a very effective way for deeper understanding and stronger engagement with the topics. This also leads to participants feeling more confident and being more effective in applying the knowledge and skills back at their workplace.

Teodora is a certified PMP®, PMI-ACP® and PSM®.

About the Course

There is no fit for all size when it comes to choosing the project management methodology for a project. Each project is different and each project needs a set of considerations to decide how to implement it. We can choose predictive or adaptive approach and why not both of them – a Hybrid.

This training is right for you if you want to know the similarities, differences, and factors to consider when choosing between agile or waterfall.

Choosing the right project life cycle is really important. It can be vital for project’s success. The wrong approach will affect your budget, your schedule and there is a big risk for failure of the entire project.

The course is aimed to give you practical guidelines when it comes to assessing project environment and choosing the right project management methodology.

After the training the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between traditional waterfall project management and agile approaches for project implementation.
  • Identify and assess the core factors to consider when choosing an agile or waterfall approach.
  • Distinguish between the different roles and their responsibilities in agile and waterfall projects.
  • Explain which key elements and factors are crucial for a successful project implementation.
  • Manage project constraints in different environments.
  • Identify traps in each approach

This training is especially designed for online delivery. Different tools and activities will be used in order to keep participants engaged and energized during the entire training.


The following topics will be covered:

  • Different Project Life Cycles
  • Essentials of Agile and Waterfall project management
  • Project factors to consider when choosing the project life cycle
  • Project Constraints and how to manage them in different Project Life Cycles
  • The roles and the responsibilities in the different project implementation approaches
  • Hybrid approaches

Book Your Seat

Once you submit your registration, we will get in touch with you to confirm your interest and attendance.


This workshop is part of the MultiTraining Cards program.

January 13, 2021
17:00 - 20:00

  • Online interactive workshop.
  • Fill the registration form if you are interested in this event and we will contact you to provide more information.

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