University of Alberta
Software Product Management Specialization
University of Alberta

Software Product Management Specialization

Create Better Software using Agile Practices. Master Agile development and effective interactions to drive the making of great software products

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Kenny Wong

Instructor: Kenny Wong

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Specialization - 6 course series

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Master Agile software development practices.

  • Confidently interact with clients and manage a team of developers.

  • Practice and apply management techniques to industry-inspired scenarios.

  • Share your experiences and learn from the insights of others as part of a software product management community.

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Specialization - 6 course series

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4.7

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Beginner level

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2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 6 course series

Introduction to Software Product Management

Course 14 hours4.6 (7,583 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Relate software product management to better software products

  • Recognize the role of a software product manager

  • Reflect on how Agile principles will improve your own projects

Skills you'll gain

Category: Software Metric
Category: Agile Software Development
Category: Software Project Management
Category: Software Metrics

Software Processes and Agile Practices

Course 28 hours4.7 (5,226 ratings)

What you'll 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'll gain

Category: Agile Software Development
Category: User Story
Category: Software Requirements
Category: Use Case

Client Needs and Software Requirements

Course 312 hours4.8 (3,096 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create clear requirements to drive effective software development

  • Visualize client needs using low-fidelity prototypes

  • Maximize the effectiveness of client interactions

  • Adapt to changing product requirements

Skills you'll gain

Category: Software Development
Category: Agile Management
Category: Program Evaluation And Review Technique (PERT)
Category: Agile Software Development

Agile Planning for Software Products

Course 412 hours4.8 (2,008 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create effective plans for software development

  • Map user requirements to developer tasks

  • Assess and plan for project risks

  • Apply velocity-driven planning techniques

Skills you'll gain

Category: Scrum (Software Development)
Category: Agile Software Development
Category: Software Product Management
Category: Software Project Management

Reviews & Metrics for Software Improvements

Course 58 hours4.7 (1,625 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Apply techniques to measure and visualize project progress

  • Integrate Agile review practices to increase project visibility

  • Reflect on lessons learned in software projects through retrospective exercises

  • Improve project and process quality through ongoing measurement

Skills you'll gain

Category: Lean Software Development
Category: Scrum (Software Development)
Category: Agile Software Development
Category: Software Development Process

Software Product Management Capstone

Course 619 hours4.8 (973 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Draw upon practical management experience in a simulated setting

  • Apply Agile practices and techniques to conquer industry-inspired challenges

  • Practice interaction with a realistic simulated client

  • Advance your career as a confident software product management professional

Skills you'll gain

Category: Agile Software Development
Category: Software Product Management
Category: Software Project Management

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Kenny Wong
University of Alberta
12 Courses407,128 learners

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