MGT6505

Agile Project Management

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EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

This course focuses on the values, principles, frameworks, and methods that comprise the agile project management body of knowledge. Students in this course evaluate seminal literature and evaluate agile project management tools, techniques, knowledge, and skills.  Topics include the origins, philosophy, and practice of agile project management, value driven product delivery, stakeholder engagement, team performance practices, adaptive planning, problem detection and resolution, and continuous improvement in the agile project context.

 

PREREQUISITE: 

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COURSE COMPETENCIES: 

UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN: 

  • Identifying and evaluating seminal literature in the agile project management domain.
  • Identifying and evaluating influential research regarding agile project management.
  • Discussing the history and origins of agile project management.
  • Application of the Agile Manifesto values and principles.
  • Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and Agile approaches to project management.
  • Discussing the value proposition for agile projects.
  • Identifying and evaluating agile project management frameworks and methods.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the components of value driven delivery in the agile project management context.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the components of stakeholder engagement in the agile project management context.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the components of team performance in the agile project management context.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the components adaptive planning in the agile project management context.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the components of problem detection and resolution in the agile project management context.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the components of continuous improvement in the agile project management context.
  • Using process tailoring to formulate an agile project management approach for an organization.
  • Understanding universal ethical principles, anchored in an agile project management perspective.

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