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Make Agile's Most Powerful Tools Work for You


This course provides an overview of the tools used in Agile methods of project management. Program and project managers who need to understand the balance and necessity of organizational stability and agility as they lead teams will learn to practice interactive, lean, and Agile methods. Commonly used terms will be explained and participants will dive deeper into the most common practices. Understanding organizational stability and agility is an essential skill for all project managers.

Go beyond the ‘text’ of books available on the subject and be able to:

  • Identify important historical artifacts associated with Agile methods
  • Define common terms used in Agile
  • Explain the most commonly practiced methods for Agile
  • Apply the impact of key events and artifacts in the practice of the most widely used methods
  • Describe the important leadership differences between classical and Agile project management
  • Evaluate your work environment to implement Agile methods
  • Articulate the value of Agile methods to those not familiar

This course will provide 27 education hours. To receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s), submit your UCSD transcript to the Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Instructor Spotlight: Mark Rushton.

Note: No pre-requisite required. For questions about this course, please contact ProjectManagement@ucsd.edu.


Course Number: BUSA-40860
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project ManagementSoftware Quality Assurance

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