Agile methodologies: introduction

Course Dates: 10/01/24 - 31/01/24
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)
A practical introduction to Agile project management methodologies.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Agile methodologies: introduction
  • Course Code: CEN14
  • Dates: 10/01/24 - 31/01/24
  • Time: 18:00 - 21:00
  • Taught: Wed, Evening
  • Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
  • Location: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)
  • Tutor: Kate Scott

Course Code: CEN14

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Wed, eve, 10 Jan - 31 Jan '24

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course is designed to equip participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to effectively manage projects using Agile methodologies.
Students will explore both the SCRUM and Kanban methods of project tracking and how to apply each. They will cover the purpose of elements such as daily stand-ups, progress visualisation, Agile metrics and the importance of collaboration and communication in Agile squads.

You can choose to attend this course either live online or in person.
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• Introduction to Agile Methodologies – what is Agile project management
• Scrum Framework
• Kanban Methodology
• Agile Estimation and Planning
• Agile Execution and Monitoring
• Agile Collaboration and Communication
• Agile Adaptability and Continuous Improvement
• Scaling Agile.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Understand and use Agile methods of project management to set up, track, and measure a project.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is an introduction to the area. There are no pre-requisites.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught step by step through using presentations, demonstrations, and by completing practical exercises. There is no homework.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Students are free to ask the tutor for advice on related courses.

Kate Scott

Kate is an experienced digital marketer and UX (user experience) designer, who's worked in Australia, Hong Kong, and the UK. She's spent much of her career in large tech and telecommunications firms, working with the human end of cutting edge technologies. She has a Masters degree in UX Design from the University of Technology, Sydney and was trained by IBM in enterprise design thinking, Agile project management, Agile for marketing and Agile for AI projects. She's taught at the University of Hong Kong, and for Surf Lifesaving Australia - and suggests not getting bitten by a blue-ringed octopus.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.