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Course, academic year 2020/2021
  
Agile Project Management - AM501018
Title: Agile Project Management
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: both
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 2/2 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D.
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (08.02.2021)
The aim of the course is to present currently used agile approaches in alignment with the international standards and uses. The course presents an overview of the agile approaches and delves deeper into the most common ones, such as Scrum, Kanban, DSDM. Upon completion of the course the students will be able to use basic tools of multiple approaches, be productive members of agile project teams. The course is aligned to international standards and examinations.
Literature
Last update: Kačín Radovan Ing. (09.02.2021)

Recommended:

  • Stanford d-school bootcamp bootleg.
  • Scrum Guide.
  • David J Anderson and Andy Carmichael. Essential Kanban Condensed.
  • Emerson Taymor. Agile Handbook.

Additional:

  • Peter Measey. Agile Foundations.
  • Robert Wysocki. Effective project management: traditional, agile, extreme.
  • Henrik Kniberg. Lean from the trenches.
Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (08.02.2021)

Zápočet: průběžné kvizy, průběžná písemná zkouška (midterm exam), individuální práce

Zkouška: závěrečná písemná zkouška (final exam), zpracování týmového projektu za použití agilního přístupu včetně několika průběžných prezentací

Syllabus
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (08.02.2021)
  • Why Agile matters. Difference to waterfall. When to use which approach.
  • Design Thinking Process. Selected design tools (Empathy map, Point of view, Persona)
  • Family of Agile Approaches. Origins of agile. Agile manifesto. Rationale and Benefits. Empirical and defined process. Agile simulation.
  • Design Thinking Process in detail. Empathize. Define. Ideate. Prototype. Test. Other versions of the Design Thinking lifecycle.
  • Combining Agile and Design Thinking.
  • Scrum. Scrum Guide. Roles. Ceremonies. Artefacts.
  • Kanban
  • Other agile approaches. DSDM, XP (Extreme Programming), PRINCE2Agile, Design Sprint.
  • Scaling Agile. SAFE, LESS (Large Scale Scrum)
  • Combining Agile and Operations. DevOps. Dual track agile.
  • Complementary fields to Agile. Business Analysis. Product management. Lean Startup. User Experience/Interaction Design, Testing.
  • Implementing Agile
  • Company visit/Guest lectures from the industry. Current topics of implementation „Being agile“ vs. „Doing agile“.

Note: Scrum part of the course is based on suggested learning outcomes by the Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org, leading bodies in the field

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (08.02.2021)

Credit: quizzes, midterm exam, individual work

Exam: final written exam (final exam), elaboration of a team project using an agile approach, including several continuous presentations

 
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