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
- Apply Lean-Agile principles and mindful practices within the context of the project team and the larger organization;
- 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
- 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.
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.
|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|