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Agile Project Management

XCAG 1001 - Agile Certified Practitioner

In the 21st century world where customers expect to see value delivered frequently, the marketplace demands that companies pivot and change rapidly, and competition for skilled employees is tight, organizations and employees are turning to Agile philosophies to improve projects, product delivery and the work environment. This course is interactive and designed to provide a foundational understanding of Agile concepts and practices. Topics include: the history and benefits of Agile; understanding Lean and Agile principles; discussion of the practices behind the multiple methods of delivering in an Agile environment, projects in an Agile environment and hands-on exercises on planning, writing stories, release planning, estimating, executing and monitoring. The course is designed to provide a deeper understanding of concepts and practices through classroom exercises and experiential knowledge. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting.

CEU Hours: 2.1

Contact Hours: 21

Course Outline

1.	The History and Value of Agile Software Development
2.	Organizational Culture Considerations with Agile
3.	Understanding the Different Types of Agile
4.	Describing the Different Roles
5.	The New Way to Collect and Document Requirements
6.	Grooming and Planning
7.	Testing, Quality, and Integration
8.	Tracking and Reporting
9.	Agile beyond IT
10.	Agile Framework
11.	Value-Driven Delivery
12.	Stakeholder Engagement
13.	Boosting Team Performance Practices
14.	Adaptive Planning
15.	Problem Detection and Resolution
16.	Continuous Improvement
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
21686 004 MTW---- 08:00-03:59 PM 08/08/16-08/10/16 RC 250 Faculty 13 of 14
23311 005 MTW---- 08:00-03:59 PM 10/03/16-10/05/16 RC 232 Faculty 14 of 14
Clinic Courses (CLI) provide practical application and are offered on or off campus. Instructors supervise/direct student in a simulated or on-site setting.
Face-to-Face Courses (F2F) take place in a classroom. Based on JCCC's Statement of General Education. Students in all classes, including face-to-face classes, are expected to use technology appropriate to the course content and as needed to access web-based course materials. Face-to-face classes typically require access to computer equipment (either at home or in college labs provided for student use) and computing skills utilizing standard office, business and web browsing applications.
Hybrid Courses (HYB) combine face-to-face classroom instruction and the convenience of online web-based learning, resulting in a reduction of the amount of time spent in the face-to-face classroom and a significant increase of time spent studying online materials. Students registered in hybrid courses must attend class meetings as listed in the JCCC Schedule of Classes.
Internships (INT) provide experience to students for on-the-job training with cooperating businesses, agencies, and organizations. The number of hours for each internship varies.
Lab Courses (LAB) are face-to-face classes where students perform tasks as directed by faculty. Faculty members monitor the activity and provide individual and/or group instruction/assistance
Media Courses (MED) deliver all or a portion of instruction through either cable broadcast or pre-recorded video lessons. The videos are available in DVD format from the Billington Library.
Online Courses (ONLNE) use the Internet and a Learning Management System (D2L) to deliver course materials and to facilitate student-instructor, student-content, and student to student interaction. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer hardware and software applications and the Internet.
Continuing Education Online Courses (CEONL) and materials are delivered via the Internet. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer applications and Internet navigation. For more information about this course and other online learning options visit CE Online.
Private (PLV) lessons for credit are available from beginning to advanced in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwind and percussion. Lessons are scheduled by arrangement with private music instructors.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Travel Courses (TRV) may require in-class activities as well as traveling to a destination. Students will be responsible for the cost of the travel as well as the course costs.
Seats Open is an approximation of the number of seats available and may not represent the actual number of seats open at the time of registration.
This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit the JCCC Registrar to learn more.