Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.
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.
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 will meet the education training hours and will help you 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.
Winter 2022 Schedule
Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Christopher Yang
No refunds after December 20, 2021
(Optional) Book: Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products by Jim Highsmith
©2009 Addison-Wesley Professional
(Optional) Book: Agile Practice Guide by Project Management Institute
©2017 Project Management Institute
Book: The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile: Principles and Practices for an Adaptive Approach by Charles G. Cobb
Project Management Case Studies by Harold Kerzner
UCLA Course Reader
ISBN 9789891814071, 9780318005959
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.