At a Glance
As a product manager, project manager, or business analyst, how can you work with in an agile environment to deliver what your customers want, when they want it?
This course introduces the concept of agile and explores the typical roles and activities found in an agile environment:
- Become comfortable with agile specific terminology
- Discover Predictive, Iterative and Adaptive planning approaches for agile
- Learn how to better understand your customer’s needs through tools and techniques such as product vison statements, personas and journey maps
- Experience the scrum framework in action using a case study
- Understand how a BA adds value in an agile environment
- The evolution of Agile and how it fits into today’s organizations
- Brief introduction to the Scrum framework
- Using decomposition for planning and prioritizing
- Gathering and managing stakeholder priorities with participatory decision-making
- Creating effective journey maps and user stories
- Initiation and execution of projects using an agile approach
- Describe the various planning approaches in an agile environment
- Explain the importance of decomposition for developing minimum viable products
- Describe the scrum framework including typical team roles and responsibilities
- Develop a user story and explain how to prepare user stories for development by the agile team
- Work collaboratively to identify and outline a minimum viable product
Earn 40 CDUs.
This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Business Analysis.
The format of this course is online. Prior to 4pm PST on the start date of the course, an email will be sent to all registered students containing instructions on how to access the online Learning Management System. You should expect to spend 6 to 10 hours per week during the 6 weeks of the course.