Introduction to Agile

Introduction to Agile

Price of course: $249.00
Estimated length: 10 hours
Access Time: 180 days
Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 10
  • Leadership: 4
  • Strategic & Business Mgmt: 3
  • Technical: 3
IACET CEUs: 1

Course Description

This introductory-level course explores the methodologies and practices of Agile development and explains the key concepts and principles that form the foundation of Agile project management. This self-paced course contains vocabulary games, flashcards, and interactive exercises to supplement and enhance your understanding of Agile concepts, as well as video segments from Agile experts to help you become a more proficient Agile practitioner.

The information in this course is also included in MindEdge's Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep course as that course's introductory modules, which also offers additional material to prepare students for the Project Management Institute®'s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define Agile development and differentiate it from traditional Waterfall practices
  • Identify the similarities and differences among several Agile methodologies
  • Describe the stages of the Agile development cycle and identify the factors that promote project success
  • Understand the nuances of leading and working with Agile teams
  • Apply best practices from organizations that have successfully incorporated Agile methodologies into their business activities

Key Features

Expert-supported Mobile-friendly
Games & Flashcards Accessible
Audio-enabled in app Badge and credit-awarding
Real-world case studies

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Notes

Learners who successfully complete this course will be awarded 10 PDUs/contact hours. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course, and scoring a minimum of 70% (14 points out a possible 20 points) on the course assessment.

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% (14 points out of a possible 20 points) to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2013.

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

  • PMP®/PgMP®
    • Technical: 3
    • Leadership: 4
    • Strategic/Business: 3
    • TOTAL: 10
  • PMI-RMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 4
    • Strategic/Business: 3
    • TOTAL: 7
  • PMI-SP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 4
    • Strategic/Business: 3
    • TOTAL: 7
  • PMI-ACP®
    • Technical: 3
    • Leadership: 4
    • Strategic/Business: 3
    • TOTAL: 10
  • PfMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 4
    • Strategic/Business: 3
    • TOTAL: 7
  • PMI-PBA®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 4
    • Strategic/Business: 3
    • TOTAL: 7