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About the Course

While agile has become the de facto standard for managing digital innovation teams, many wonder if they’re doing it ‘right’. Twitter is full of jokes about how teams say they do agile but don’t ‘really’ do it. The reality is that getting the most out of agile is less about observing specific procedures and more about how a team focuses and measures their progress. Rather than just boring you with an accounting of agile methodologies, this course focuses on helping you better charter your team’s focus, definition of success, and practice of agile. While learning about agile mainstays like Scrum, XP, and kanban, you’ll also learn to help your team ask the right questions about how they’re working and facilitate good answers on how agile can help. This course is supported by the Batten Institute at UVA’s Darden School of Business. The Batten Institute’s mission is to improve the world through entrepreneurship and innovation:

Top reviews

Nov 12, 2018

I have learned new things about agile practices and it worth the time to take the course. Sometimes I had the impression that some subject are vague, but overall the course rised to the expectations

Dec 11, 2019

This course was Excellent. The Instructor is very engaging and kept my attention through all of the 4 weeks of class. The Assignment was extremely helpful in applying the learning to a project.

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By Thilek S

Feb 11, 2018

Learned lots about an agile team and how to manage it. Definitely an useful course to take.

By Sergio F G M D

Apr 12, 2021

Muy buen curso la verdad, vale la pena tiene mucha información y es realmente interesante.

By Jorge F M R

Dec 8, 2020

Muy bien planteado buenas dinamicas y planteamientos diferentes a otros cursos de agilidad

By Remo S

Nov 9, 2019

This course was very useful for my job! I will apply several techniques in my current job!

By Karl G

Sep 6, 2017

Learned a lot. I am applying this material to non-programming new products, and it works.

By Jane

Jan 1, 2019

Fantastic overview and applicable processes which I can immediately use IRL with my team.

By Alexandra

Aug 21, 2017

I like it so much! perfect course, cool professor, very interesting special information))

By Cayetano G O

Oct 7, 2020

A lot of information, I learned a lot regarding Agile business canvas and management

By Tanmaya P

Jul 14, 2020

Very practical insights regarding managing a geographically scattered Agile team !

By Sybren R

Dec 18, 2017

Great course, lots of good insights. Even for seasoned Agile professionals a must!

By David F T M

Jan 8, 2020

Good explanations, examples, cases of use. Right video length, content and exams.

By Rosanna I P S

Jul 12, 2020

I truly loved the course. IT is an amazing way to introduce yourself on scrum.

By Patrick T R

Jan 31, 2020

Really like the emphasis on a single-threaded domain to use across this class!

By Mohammed B Z

Oct 12, 2018

Very useful and thorough covering the main jobs and methods of agile to know !

By Mark T

Aug 5, 2016

Excellent ideas and practice for managing an Agile Team. Highly recommended.

By Alexander M

Dec 2, 2017

Great course.

A lot of relevant info, but a bit repetitive at some points.

By Edqar A

May 14, 2018

Grate course for Managing an Agile team with real cases and case studies.

By Mike C

Dec 2, 2020

Great instructor, also liked the interviews from people in the industry.

By Pedro R

Feb 20, 2020

Great course! Good Case studies, Good insights about managing with agile

By Daniele D

Jan 29, 2021

Insightful, well structured, good refresh of fundamentals. Recommended.

By Edel F

Mar 16, 2018

Really enjoyed this course and it has already added benefit to my job.

By Nicola Z

May 8, 2018

one of the most useful course i ever view. Really really interesting.

By William R

Feb 15, 2021

Good course about getting your team/company/department into agile.

By Diego A J B

Nov 28, 2020

Helps to understand how to work with different agile methodologies


Nov 2, 2020

Very well organized!! Very infomative! I learned a lot of things!