Agile Project Management Professional Award

Lean-Agile Project Management Professional Award

Early and continuous delivery of value

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Award Description

Customer-focused project management

Jumpstart your career for today's rapidly changing organizations with a specialization in Lean-Agile project management methodologies. In this short specialization program, you will learn the current knowledge and practices of Agile product life-cycle management (APLM), including Lean-Agile principles, systems thinking, Scrum and Kanban methodologies, and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe©) for Lean Enterprises.

Your new knowledge and skills—including effective customer collaboration, adaptive planning, and leading cross-function teams—will be the essential elements for implementing shorter iterative development cycles with more frequent product releases with higher quality for delighted customers.

Lean-Agile Project Management Professional Award objectives

  1. Apply Lean-Agile principles and mindful practices within the context of the project team and the larger organization;
  2. Originate and evolve iterative release plans, from concept to cash, based on rapid delivery of business value, using stakeholder collaboration, and empowered cross-functional teams practicing real-time continuous improvement; and
  3. Succeed within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe©) for Lean Enterprises to achieve organizational-level agility by leading knowledgeably and effectively with enterprise-wide Lean-Agile teams.

Cost: $3,000
Required Credits: Total required: 4 courses or 6 units. Take 2 core courses (3 units) and 2 elective credit courses (3 units).
Duration: A student can complete this professional award in 6 months.


Course Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
1. Prerequisite Course "Role of the Project Manager" or equivalent work experience.
Role of the Project Manager 1.5
2. Two Required Courses
Achieving Organizational Agility using the Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe© 1.5
Agile Project Management Using Scrum 1.5
3. Two Elective Courses Required
Agile Product Life-Cycle Management (APLM) 1.5
Extreme-Agile Project Management 1.5
Lean-Agile Project Management: Achieving Business Value 1.5
4. Enroll in the Award Completion Fee to request your Award once all other requirements have been met.
Lean-Agile Project Management Professional Award Completion Fee None

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