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MGT6505

Agile Project Management

This course focuses on the values, principles, frameworks, and methods that comprise the agile project management body of knowledge.  Topics include the origins, philosophy, and practice of agile project development including value-driven product delivery systems, stakeholder and team performance; adaptive planning; problem detection and resolution; guided continuous improvement; and ethical leadership, in the agile project context. Students in this course evaluate influential agile project research and appraise the project management tools, techniques, knowledge, and skills necessary for successful value delivery.

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

  • Evaluating and appraising influential research from the agile project domain.
  • Discussing the history, origins, and benefits of Agile and agile project management.
  • Comparing the advantages and disadvantages Adaptive, Predictive, and Hybrid approaches to project value delivery.
  • Defending the value proposition of principle-based project delivery systems.
  • Differentiating among agile project management lifecycles, frameworks, and methods.
  • Selecting the components of value driven delivery in the agile project management context.
  • Evaluating components of the Stakeholder Performance Domain in the agile project management context.
  • Evaluating components of the Team Performance Domain in the agile project context.
  • Planning a proactive and adaptive development approach for the creation of project deliverables.
  • Explaining risk, ambiguity, and complexity associated with problem detection and resolution¬† in adaptive/agile projects.
  • Evaluating the components of guided continuous improvement in the agile project context.
  • Adapting ethics and moral leadership in the agile project development approach.

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