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Course Description

Enhance your understanding of the Agile process and explore the extensive opportunities to practice implementing Agile best practices throughout a project’s life cycle. With this course, you’ll learn to effectively implement Agile practices that require a paradigm shift, which include a new mindset and new techniques. Learn about Agile concepts, such as the four primary principles (Theme/Initiatives, Epics, User Stories, and Tasks), the minimum viable product (MVP), project envisioning, team velocity, and estimating and prioritizing user stories. You’ll also explore how to manage risk, while employing effective techniques to identify key stakeholders and their success criteria, and the best practices for leading Agile teams.

In this course, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of all areas of Agile project management with a detailed exploration into developing an Agile team, including understanding client needs, creating user stories, estimating required resources, and prioritizing features. You’ll also improve your leadership skills with Agile coaching and collaboration techniques, including learning how to integrate with teams using different methodologies.

This course may be used toward educational prerequisites for attaining certifications or toward professional development units (PDUs) to maintain certifications with the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.

PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the overarching Agile project management life cycle and methodologies;
  • Differentiate between Agile, hybrid, and traditional methodologies to determine the appropriate approach needed to achieve project outcomes;
  • Explain the critical factors and complex concepts required to create effective agile teams and environments;
  • Measure, analyze, and control success in project delivery by using Agile concepts, tools, processes, and techniques;
  • Apply variety of Agile tools and techniques to provide a guidance and decision-making framework for self-organizing Agile teams to ensure their continuous alignment with organizational goals.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Agile Project Management
Type
Seminar
Days
T, W
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 11, 2022 to Oct 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 27, 2022 to Oct 07, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
May 27, 2022 to Oct 07, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 08, 2022 to Oct 11, 2022
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.   

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Agile Project Management
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
8:30AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Nov 30, 2022 to Dec 21, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 27, 2022 to Nov 26, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
May 27, 2022 to Nov 26, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 27, 2022 to Nov 30, 2022
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions will be held on Wednesdays, between November 30 and December 21 from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

Section Title
Agile Project Management
Type
Seminar
Days
Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Dec 01, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 27, 2022 to Nov 27, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
May 27, 2022 to Nov 27, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 28, 2022 to Dec 01, 2022
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Agile Project Management
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 13, 2023 to Mar 26, 2023
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Feb 23, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Feb 23, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 24, 2023 to Mar 13, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least seven (7) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Agile Project Management
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 03, 2023 to May 14, 2023
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Apr 13, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Apr 13, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 14, 2023 to May 01, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase.  This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least seven (7) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Agile Project Management
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jun 05, 2023 to Jul 16, 2023
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Jun 15, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Jun 15, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 16, 2023 to Jul 03, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase.  This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course.

 

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