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Introduction to Agile

 
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About This Course

This introductory-level course explores the methodologies and practices of Agile development and explains the key concepts and principles that form the foundation of Agile project management. This self-paced course contains vocabulary games, flashcards, and interactive exercises to supplement and enhance your understanding of Agile concepts, as well as video segments from Agile experts to help you become a more proficient Agile practitioner.

Features

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Fully accessible
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported

Topics

  • Agile development
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Declaration of Interdependence
  • Waterfall vs. Agile
  • Versions of Agile
  • Lean Software Development
  • Agile project management
  • Agile product development
  • Agile cycle
  • Iteration planning
  • Lean software development
  • Criticisms of Agile
  • Daily stand-ups
  • Scope creep
  • Conflict management
  • Product backlog
  • Agile transitions
  • Closing Agile projects

Outcomes

  • Define Agile development and differentiate it from traditional Waterfall practices
  • Identify the similarities and differences among several Agile methodologies
  • Describe the stages of the Agile development cycle and identify the factors that promote project success
  • Understand the nuances of leading and working with Agile teams
  • Apply best practices from organizations that have successfully incorporated Agile methodologies into their business activities

Certifications

  • CAPM®/PMP®/PgMP® — 10 credits

    • Technical PDUs — 3 credit(s)
    • Leadership PDUs — 4 credit(s)
    • Strategic/Business PDUs — 3 credit(s)
  • PfMP® — 7 credits

    • Technical PDUs — 0 credit(s)
    • Leadership PDUs — 4 credit(s)
    • Strategic/Business PDUs — 3 credit(s)
  • PMI-ACP® — 10 credits

    • Technical PDUs — 3 credit(s)
    • Leadership PDUs — 4 credit(s)
    • Strategic/Business PDUs — 3 credit(s)
  • PMI-PBA® — 7 credits

    • Technical PDUs — 0 credit(s)
    • Leadership PDUs — 4 credit(s)
    • Strategic/Business PDUs — 3 credit(s)
  • PMI-RMP® — 7 credits

    • Technical PDUs — 0 credit(s)
    • Leadership PDUs — 4 credit(s)
    • Strategic/Business PDUs — 3 credit(s)
  • PMI-SP® — 7 credits

    • Technical PDUs — 0 credit(s)
    • Leadership PDUs — 4 credit(s)
    • Strategic/Business PDUs — 3 credit(s)

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