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University of Colorado Boulder

Agile Project Management

University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera

Overview

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The goal of this third course in the Project Management Specialization examines the philosophy and process of managing projects using Agile project management. Students in this course will learn the Agile philosophy and process including the Scrum framework, sprints, and user stories. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to distinguish between predictive and agile project management methodologies and understand the benefits of delivering value early in an engineering project. This course can be taken for academic credit as part of CU Boulder’s Master of Engineering in Engineering Management (ME-EM) degree offered on the Coursera platform. The ME-EM is designed to help engineers, scientists, and technical professionals move into leadership and management roles in the engineering and technical sectors. With performance-based admissions and no application process, the ME-EM is ideal for individuals with a broad range of undergraduate education and/or professional experience. Learn more about the ME-EM program at https://www.coursera.org/degrees/me-engineering-management-boulder. Logo image courtesy of Alex Lion, available on Unsplash at https://unsplash.com/photos/qOvxHjOrx4k

Syllabus

  • Agile Project Management
    • In this module, you will learn how this course is structured and assessed. You will also explore the history of Agile project management and how it differs from other project management methodologies. We will explore the values and principles of Agile and examine different agile frameworks.
  • The Agile Process
    • In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of the Agile Sprint and the Scrum Process including the roles of teams and the tools they use.
  • The Agile Organization
    • In this module, you will learn to apply agile values and principles within an organizational context.

Taught by

Christy Bozic, PhD, PMP

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