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5507. Agile Project Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to MBA and MSBAPM students, others with consent. Corequisite: OPIM 5270.

Grading Basis: Graded

Foundations of the agile revolution as Lean Six Sigma theories cross over from manufacturing to software, product design, startups, and innovation. Dissects the types of organizations where Agile will work, and where it won't. Recognition of Personas, and their impact on development and product design. Leadership components required at the transformation level, product owner level, scrum master level, and sprint team level. Test Driven Design and Extreme programming theories underscore the new attributes away from traditional project management. Introduction of agile metrics and the management decisions required when risk or conflict begin to derail an Agile effort. Leverages Trello or Jira, two of the most popular Agile Project Management software packages used in companies today.

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