ITM 467 Agile Project Management
3 credit hours
Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called sprints to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service. Organizations with an Agile mindset have a distinct advantage in this rapidly changing world. They shorten time to market, improve product quality and create more value for customers.
This course is designed to teach students to identify and manage products that are suited for the Agile approach. These projects are typically ambiguous in scope, such as initiatives launched in the IT field. Students will learn the Agile Manifesto, and the different agile methodologies, including Scrum, Extreme Programming, Crystal, and Lean Development. Special attention is given to the Scrum ceremonies, such as sprint planning meeting, daily standup, spring review meeting, sprint retrospective, and grooming the prioritized product backlog. Students will learn the similarities and differences between Waterfall and Scrum projects.
Course is Offered: Uncertain
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