Introduction to Agile
Access Time: 180 Days
The Introduction to Agile course explores the methodologies and practices of Agile development and explains the key concepts and principles that form the foundation of Agile project management. This self-paced course contains vocabulary games, flashcards, and interactive exercises to supplement and enhance your understanding of Agile concepts, as well as video segments from Agile experts to help you become a more proficient Agile practitioner.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Define Agile development and differentiate it from traditional Waterfall practices
- Identify the similarities and differences among several Agile methodologies
- Describe the stages of the Agile development cycle and identify the factors that promote project success
- Understand the nuances of leading and working with Agile teams
- Apply best practices from organizations that have successfully incorporated Agile methodologies into their business activities
The information in this course is also included in our Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep course as that course's introductory modules; the Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep course continues with additional material to prepare students for the Project Management Institute®'s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam.
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Note: Learners who successfully complete this course will be awarded 10 PDUs/contact hours. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course, and scoring a minimum of 70% (14 points out a possible 20 points) on the course assessment.
Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of general project management practices.
Level/Prerequisites: Introductory/No Prerequisites
Estimated Time to Complete: 8-10 hours
Ask the Expert: This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
Required Material: This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.
Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% (14 points out of a possible 20 points) to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.
Trademark and Service Mark Information: Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Intellectual Property Information: Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2013.
- Read all course materials and complete all course activities
- You must complete the course with all required test scores of 70% or greater