This module covers the knowledge and skills required to establish an agile organization running agile projects. It discusses the differences of traditional project life cycles with that of agile project life cycles and the strengths of each life cycle. This module also covers the common agile techniques used in most agile approaches as well as how the role of the project manager changes when running agile based projects. By completing this module, participants will have the skills necessary to run projects that are considered agile.
This module is a combination of asynchronous learning activities (pre-recorded sessions, research, and online quizzes) and synchronous learning (case discussions and presentations) to enable optimal student learning and engagement.
*This module is credited to the Diploma in Project Management.
Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5
24 contact hours
6 hours synchronous | 18 hours asycnhronous
At the end of the module the participant will be able to:
Describe the Agile Manifesto and how the need for agile projects came about
Distinguish the different project life cycles and the advantages and disadvantages of each
Discuss the paradigm shift in getting into an agile mindset
Apply Agile Practices in his/her organization
Apply various techniques in measuring the performance of Agile Projects
Describe the different considerations in making an agile-ready organization
The nature of Agile and the Agile Manifesto
Risks and Uncertainty in projects
Mixing Agile Approaches
Creating an Agile Mindset
Backlog Preparation and Refinement
Agile Project Challenges
Enabling the organization to be Agile-ready
Organizational Change Management and Culture
Erwin Ong has 11 years Academe and 10 years industry experience. He has 4 years Project Management experience related to R&D, Innovation, and Lean Transformation projects. He is currently working as R&D Manager in Nokia and teaching MTM and BA/MBA subjects in UP Diliman. He has a degree in BS ECE, MS CS, & MBA. He is also PMP certified.
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