cpmgt311 | undergraduate

Agile Project Management With Scrum Methodology

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This course provides students with an understanding of agile management as it relates to the agile project manager utilizing scrum methodology. Students will apply the scrum development framework to deliver rapidly improved outcomes within an organization. Scrum practices will be discussed in detail, including self-organizing teams, Scrum roles, sprint planning, tracking, and tools for defining and measuring progress.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Sprint Execution, Review, and Retrospective

    • Evaluate potential issues within the sprint process.
    • Determine best practices used in agile/Scrum development.
    • Establish an effective collaboration framework to ensure stakeholder engagement.
    • Perform sprint execution, review, and retrospective.

    Introduction to Agile Principles

    • Describe Scrum framework and agile principles.
    • Describe best practices for leveraging ambiguity and uncertainty in Agile Project Management.
    • Evaluate constraints and tradeoffs that can affect quality assurance.
    • Demonstrate methods used to manage risk, budget, quality, vendors, and contracts.

    Agile Process Components and Artifacts

    • Define product backlog, epics, features, user stories, estimation, and velocity.
    • Identify technical debt, its causes, and strategies to manage it effectively.
    • Describe methods used to gather requirements and document user stories.
    • Apply agile project management tools and techniques.

    Agile Roles and Responsibilities

    • Identify common resources used in agile practices.
    • Distinguish between various roles in an agile project development team.
    • Compare project sponsor, product owner, and product manager roles.
    • Establish strategies to empower the team and assure agile development.

    Agile Planning and Estimating

    • Describe Scrum planning principles and practices, including backlog grooming.
    • Differentiate between portfolio planning, product planning, release planning, and sprint planning.
    • Determine product acceptance criteria used to evaluate task performance.
    • Determine the significance of burn-down/burn-up charts in managing technical debt.
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