Introduction to Principles of Agile

Course Code: BMGT-1078

Course Description

A quick overview of all things Agile starting with the Agile Manifesto (4 Values and 12 Principles) and learning the fundamental principles and practices behind some of the most popular Agile Methodologies that have made the Agile movement so successful in the world of Software Development and Project Management. The class will focus on the following Agile Methodologies - Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, and Kanban, but also briefly look at others like Dynamical Systems Development Method (DSDM), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Test Driven Development (TDD), Crystal, and Unified Process (UP). In the 6th edition of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) that was released by Project Management Institute (PMI) on 9/6/2017, the concepts of process tailoring and Agile are discussed in every knowledge area. This class will take the lessons learned from applying Agile in the Software Development field and discuss how to apply Agile principles in the Project Management field. Everyone from individual contributors to executives that is looking to quickly ramp up on Agile will find this one day overview very beneficial. No text book necessary. All materials required for the class will be provided. Suggested prerequisites: Exposure to any type of project in the following environments - corporate, small business/entrepreneurial, non-profit, educational, and public sector is helpful. This course is best for any professional who has worked on projects and is interested in learning more about Agile.


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