Building on the concept of Agile project management as initially presented in other UCSB PaCE Project Management courses, this course will consist of a deep dive into the origins of the Agile approach, definition and application of the concepts and terms supporting it, and a close examination of the most common Agile types such as Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban. Several Agile PM software tools will be demonstrated, along with a section on how to introduce an “iterative development” practices into a workplace.
The course will present the methods, processes, definitions and activities required to manage, direct and complete a project using Agile methodology. The course will survey all common Agile types, providing a solid understanding of these practices and how to apply them appropriately in “real world” settings.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Direct and manage Agile project planning efforts
- Develop project road-mapping, release and sprint planning
- Conduct daily stand-up meetings
- Describe the origins and philosophy behind Agile practice
- Implement functional knowledge of all common Agile terms, processes, rituals and expected outcomes
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Project Management : Elective Courses (Choose 1)