Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
DAU-0310
Organization Course Number:
DAU-0310
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
14 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 1 Project Management
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to instill a common understanding of all functional roles and dependencies in developing and producing capabilities using agile processes and best practices. Course will explore what it takes to perform a successful agile transformation across an organization. There will be a skills and knowledge assessment via a hands-on exercise where students will demonstrate their mastery of these skills. The course graduate will be able to: Create a Product Vision; Create a Product Road map; Write a User Story; Participate in an Iteration/Sprint Planning Meeting; Ability to recommend agile cultural mindset changes needed for success; Create a Sprint Backlog that ensures security and quality testing (software assurance) are embedded in each Sprint iteration; and interpret agile metrics.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand effectiveness and benefits of Agile methodologies for the DoD
  • Identify the attributes needed for Agile methodologies to succeed
  • Make decisions about DoD agile products, processes and practices
  • Create user stories that can be used by development teams to create warfighter products
  • Create team effort estimations that can be used to plan software development
  • Understand effectiveness and benefits of Agile methodologies for the DoD
  • Create team effort estimations that can be used to plan software development
  • Create metrics to measure scope and progress in Agile software development
  • create roadmaps, release and iteration plans
  • create acceptance criteria
  • demonstrate how to plan an agile project by creating a product roadmap, release burnup, sprint plan, and sprint Burndown
  • Identify the attributes needed for Agile methodologies to succeed
  • Make decisions about DoD agile products, processes and practices
  • Create user stories that can be used by development teams to create warfighter products

General Course Topics:

  • Agile processes and best practices
  • Product vision and roadmap
  • User story
  • Agile cultural mindset
  • Sprint backlog
  • Software assurance
  • Agile metrics
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Practical Exercises

Minimum Passing Score:

80%
Supplemental Materials