Course Description

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.

UCSB PaCE Project Management courses are taught by PMP Certified Instructors and have more than 35 hours of instructional time. Thus meeting the PMI Educational Requirements to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and qualifying for currently certified individuals to earn PMP Professional Development Units (PDUs).               

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Learner Outcomes

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

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5:30PM to 7:00PM
Jun 26, 2024 to Sep 04, 2024
Web-based Instruction
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Web-based Instruction
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (4 units) $685.00
Available for Credit
4 units
  • David O'Ferrell
Section Notes

Steps to Enroll

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Late Registrations Notice: 

Self-enrollment will be available until 11:59 PM PT of the second business day after the 1st class session (i.e. If the first class starts on Thursday, self-enrollment is open until the following Monday at 11:59 pm).  If you wish to enroll after that time, please contact PaCE Support at help@professional.ucsb.edu

Required Textbook(s):
Students are required to purchase the textbook(s) assigned by the instructor. The instructor will provide details to the class prior to the course start date.

No refunds after 07/07/24
A minimum $40 non-refundable administrative fee per course is charged for all drops. See the full Drop Policy here.