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.

Earn a SAIT micro-credential

This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- (80%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.

Learner Outcomes

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

  • choose agile, hybrid, or predictive approaches to achieve optimal project outcomes
  • select the appropriate strategies to create an effective agile team and environment
  • select the agile team role to be responsible for project activities
  • apply design thinking techniques to create an empathy map and user persona
  • develop a user story map and prioritized product backlog
  • show project and sprint progress on a burnup and burndown charts.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Agile Project Management
Lecture - In Person
W, Th
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Aug 28, 2024 to Aug 29, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $559.00
Potential Discount(s)
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

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

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