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.   NOTE: The enrollment deadline for this course is 11:59 pm PT on Sunday before the quarter begins.

Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks

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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Fall 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Nareg Tovmassian
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NOTE: The enrollment deadline for this course is 11:59 pm PT on Sunday before the quarter begins.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. 

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from July 31, 2023 to October 01, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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