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Software MetricAgile Software DevelopmentSoftware Project ManagementSoftware Metrics

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

54%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

22%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

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University of Alberta

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1: Right Product

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 63 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction to Reviews & Metrics for Software Improvements5m
5.1.1: Introduction to Monitoring6m
5.1.2: Sprint Review Meeting10m
5.1.3: User Studies9m
5.1.4: Industry Examples9m
5.1.4A: Industry Examples - Interview19m
7 readings
Meet your presenters: Morgan Patzelt10m
Meet your presenters: Bradley Poulette10m
Meet Your Facilitators10m
Course Resources: Reviews & Metrics for Software Improvements10m
Course Map: Reviews and Metrics for Software Improvements10m
Discussion: Other Methods of Usability Testing10m
Module 1: Supplemental Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1: Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Done Right

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
5.2.1A: Review Techniques10m
5.2.2: Monitoring Issues7m
5.2.3: Goal, Question, Metric (GQM)7m
5.2.4: Desirable Properties of Metrics13m
5.2.5: Other Metrics3m
5.2.6: Defect Analysis9m
1 reading
Module 2: Supplemental Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2: Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3: Managed Right

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
5.3.1A: Daily Scrum - Challenges8m
5.3.2: Velocity6m
5.3.3: Release Burndown Chart9m
5.3.3A: Release Burndown Chart - Changing Requirements7m
5.3.4: Iteration Burndown Chart12m
3 readings
Discussion: Daily Scrum10m
Reading: Release Burndown How-To Guide10m
Module 3: Supplemental Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3: Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 4: Project Retrospectives

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 49 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
5.4.2: Retrospectives Issues13m
5.4.3: Sprint Retrospective3m
5.4.4: Project Retrospective Exercises5m
5.4.4A: Project Retrospective Exercises - Readying8m
5.4.4B: Project Retrospective Exercises - Past4m
5.4.4C: Project Retrospective Exercises - Future4m
5.4.5: Course Summary2m
2 readings
Module 4: Supplemental Resources10m
Acknowledgements10m
2 practice exercises
Module 4: Assessment (Graded)30m
Course Assessment (Graded)30m

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