Course Summary
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22.5 hours (1 week)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Project Management or Business Management


The course objective is to give the participants the opportunity to select a project for agile development; determine the readiness of the organization, team, customer and project manager; and work through the life cycle of an Agile project.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize the variant Agile methodologies
  • Select which projects are suitable for an Agile environment
  • Define user stories and how to elaborate and define test cases to assure the customer's requirement
  • Plan releases, estimate iterations by providing story point estimates for each feature and determine the team's velocity
  • Plan for risks
  • Determine when a project should be terminated
  • Identify traditional project management
  • Describe the Agile movement
  • Describe the characteristics of an Agile project
  • Categorize the phases of project management
  • Describe the basic skills needed for project management
  • Determine the readiness of an organization, team, customer and project manager
  • Provide status reports to management through burn down charts, iteration tables, agile earned value management and so on
  • Adapt changes based on the customer's request and effectively enhance the process to manage those changes

General Topics:

  • Introduction to agile project management, traditional approach versus agile approach, developing the agile environment, envisioning the agile project, building an iteration, and managing iteration changes
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

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

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials