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What you will learn

  • Distinguish between different process models for organizing software production.

  • Gauge the applicability of process models for a software development project.

  • Apply the fundamentals of Agile software development and management practices.

Skills you will gain

Lean Software DevelopmentAgile Software DevelopmentSoftware Development ProcessScrum (Software Development)

Learner Career Outcomes

31%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Greek

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1: Introduction to Processes

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 39 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Introduction to Software Processes and Agile Practices2m
2.1.1: Processes and Practices5m
2.1.1A: Processes and Practices5m
2.1.1B: Processes and Practices5m
2.1.2: Software Engineering Activities5m
2.1.2A: Software Engineering Activities5m
2.1.2B: Software Engineering Activities5m
7 readings
Meet your presenters: Morgan Patzelt10m
Meet your presenters: Bradley Poulette10m
Meet Your Facilitators10m
Course Resources: Software Processes and Agile Practices10m
Course Map: Software Processes and Agile Practices10m
Reading: Differentiating Phases, Activities and Tasks10m
Module 1: Supplemental Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Process Models

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2.2: Spiral Model8m
2.2.3: Unified Process8m
2.2.4: Prototyping14m
2.2.5: Continuous Delivery11m
1 reading
Module 2: Supplemental Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3: Agile Practices

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
2.3.2: Extreme Programming14m
2.3.2B: Extreme Programming8m
2.3.3: Scrum15m
2 readings
Discussion: Difficulties Adopting Scrum10m
Module 3: Supplemental Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 4: Other Practices

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 48 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
2.4.1A: Agile Variations and Lean Software Development9m
2.4.1B: Agile Variations and Lean Software Development8m
2.4.1C: Agile Variations and Lean Software Development4m
2.4.2: Kanban16m
2 readings
Module 4: Supplemental Resources10m
Acknowledgements10m
2 practice exercises
Module 4 Assessment (Graded)30m
Course Final Assessment (Graded)30m

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About the Software Product Management Specialization

In this Software Product Management Specialization, you will master Agile software management practices to lead a team of developers and interact with clients. In the final Capstone Project, you will practice and apply management techniques to realistic scenarios that you will face as a Software Product Manager. You will have the opportunity to share your experiences and learn from the insights of others as part of a Software Product Management...
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