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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Agile Software Development by University of Minnesota

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About the Course

Software industry is going crazy on agile methods. It is rapidly becoming the choice for software development where requirements are unpredictable or is expected to change over time. This course will help you gain knowledge on what is agile? Why agile is better suited for these situations? We will also cover some of the most common agile frameworks like scrum and XP in depth. Prerequisite: You need basic knowledge of software development process and software development methodologies. After completing this course, you will be able to : 1) Demonstrate the ability to participate effectively in agile practices/process for software development. 2) Explain the purpose behind common agile practices. 3) Ability to apply agile principles and values to a given situation. 4) Ability to identify and address most common problems encountered in adopting Agile methods. Project: You will also be given opportunity to apply what you learn in this course. You will be given fictional case studies, where after studying the case study, you will have to exercise some of the practices, techniques, etc that team members of an agile team members are expected to know....

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Jul 14, 2019

One of the best course for Agile software methodology in order to understand each role and responsibility. It also describes the definition of the terms which are widely being used in Agile framework


Jan 23, 2022

One of the best course for Agile software methodology in order to understand each role and responsibility. It also describes the definition of the terms which are widely being used in Agile framework

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By Deepen S P

Jun 2, 2020

This is the must do course for all IT professionals. The training and trainer both are awesome. Totally recommend it to everyone.

By Thenmozhi S

Dec 20, 2021

The trainer explains the concepts very fluently. It is like a story listening and very useful. One of the best training I had.

By Harini D

Sep 3, 2020

Thanks a lot to instructor, it was really a detailed course, which will help in learning more about agile and it's frameworks.

By Jorge G

Jun 7, 2020

It is a useful course with quality content and a comprehensive method to motivate learning. Congratulations, professor Mittal!

By Vijaya M

Dec 24, 2020

Thankyou so much Coursera for providing such interactive trainings! Wellversed and in better shape to understand Agile!

By Sunita P

Jul 12, 2020

Course contents are up to date. Exercise and training delivery is remarkable. I recommend others to enroll this course.

By Gagan P

Sep 30, 2020

It is additional bonus for both Employees and student to make their skills and knowledge in the growth of his career.

By Darshan G

Feb 8, 2022

The cream quality of knowledge and crisp explanations along with really good examples makes this course worth taking.

By Pranav S D

Apr 30, 2022

Good Explanation with good animation makes very easy to understanding, also all points are covered in this course.

By Alan G

Dec 27, 2020

Great course, it covers many aspects that you must know in practically every Software Development project nowadays

By Samrat S

Aug 11, 2020

Practical course, with lot of real life examples and comprehensive theory.

Assignments were also quite challenging.

By Yeimi P

Jun 30, 2020

The instructor is excellent. I found very useful the examples and tips that the instructor included in the slides.

By R B

Nov 18, 2020

Explained in detailed and helped me to implement agile values and priniciples in day to day working environment.

By Sumeet S

Jul 21, 2020

Very well explained and finely taught by the trainer, which made me understand most of the course quite smoothly.

By Pavani S

May 27, 2020

Thanks Coursera,Team and mainly my capgemini organization for giving a chance to learn course and improve skills.

By Colm O

Jul 5, 2021

Very good course. Clear and concise with usable examples to help match customer needs to correct methodologies.

By Meenakshi M

Aug 18, 2020

Very useful course people to understand what happens in this IT world.Done this course for my career development

By Lydia B

Jul 12, 2021

An easy to understand course with multiple exercises to do the flexibility of finishing the course at our phase

By Shadiyar A

Dec 3, 2020

Course was very exciting and interesting to complete despite the fact that it was completed almost half a year.

By ramesh b p

Jan 17, 2022

Agile is an useful and informative course which help us to develop ourselves in the software working platform.

By Kasthuri V

Apr 18, 2022

Great Platform for Agile Beginners. Learn, complete the modules and Certified by University of Minessota.

By Rakesh P

Nov 12, 2021

One of the best course for Agile software methodology in order to understand each role and responsibility.

By Shradha W

Jun 16, 2020

Very nice training. Explained the details nicely and with very good examples. Loved it and learned a lot.

By Dhiraj A T

Apr 23, 2022

This is one of the best course i have ever done. Its very informative and hand on real based assignments.

By Rakshit D

Jan 31, 2021

Very good course covering all aspect of agile methodologies in practice for any small to large projects.