Agile Methodologies with Scrum and Kanban

MGMT X 446.1

Learn the principles and practices of popular SCRUM and Kanban. Build the skills necessary to be a member of a high performing, continuously improving and self-organizing scrum team.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
In Person
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Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Distinguish the characteristics and benefits of agile and traditional methods to managing projects
  • Describe Scrum and Kanban as the two key agile/lean methods for schedule management
  • Define the key roles, responsibilities, processes, and artifacts associated with agile methods
  • Understand how agile methods can help organizations adapt to changing conditions and meet business needs

About this course:

The use of Agile is quickly becoming the new norm. This course covers SCRUM and Kanban as the most popular agile and lean processes for enabling fast delivery of projects while shifting culture to teamwork, collaboration and continuous improvement. Students will gain the skills to apply the agile steps to their projects by practicing with iterative and incremental scheduling techniques and SPRINTS. Students explore how agile trends and emerging practices are different than predictive, waterfall scheduling models and traditional life cycle development approaches. This course meets the education training hours for and helps students gain knowledge towards the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. It also provides foundational knowledge for the Certified Scrum Professional–ScrumMaster (CSP-SM)® and Professional Scrum Master (PSM)® certifications. In addition, this course helps students gain knowledge towards the PMP® Exam by PMI® and qualifies for the required 35 Contact Hours or PDU’s to apply for or maintain an existing PMP® certification.
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Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
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Monday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Nadya Ichinomiya
397199
Fee:
$999.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

No meeting May 27, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: March 31, 2024

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from February 05, 2024 to April 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland
Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business by David J. Anderson
(Optional) Project to Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework by Mik Kersten
(Optional) Turn the Ship Around! A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders by L. David Marquet
(Optional) Multipliers, Revised and Updated: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Apr 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon Apr 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon Apr 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon Apr 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon Apr 29, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon May 6, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon May 13, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon May 20, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon Jun 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Mon Jun 10, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
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This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Nareg Tovmassian
397200
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: March 31, 2024.

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from February 05, 2024 to April 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process by Kenneth S. Rubin
Kanban and Scrum - Making the Most of Both by Henrik Kniberg & Mattias Skarin
(Optional) Scrum and XP from the Trenches by Henrik Kniberg

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Nadya Ichinomiya
398497
Fee:
$1,050.00
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Location: To Be Announced , UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

No meeting September 2, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Jun. 23

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from April 29, 2024 to June 30, 2024
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products by Jim Highsmith
(Optional) Book: Agile Practice Guide by Project Management Institute
MGMT X 446.1 by Harold Kerzner
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jun 24, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Jul 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Jul 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Jul 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Jul 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Jul 29, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Aug 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Aug 12, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Aug 19, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Aug 26, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Lecture
Mon Sep 9, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
To Be Announced
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Nareg Tovmassian
398498
Fee:
$1,050.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Jun. 23

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from April 29, 2024 to June 30, 2024
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products by Jim Highsmith
(Optional) Book: Agile Practice Guide by Project Management Institute
MGMT X 446.1 by Harold Kerzner
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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