Learn the Agile Methodology
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Learn the Agile Methodology

Learn the Agile Methodology. Buy this course to learn agile & start making more money at your job.
3.8 (26 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
246 students enrolled
Created by Natalie Disque
Last updated 7/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 41 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Define what Agile software development is
  • Understand the 4 value statements of the Agile manifesto
  • Identify the 12 Agile Manifesto Principles
  • Compare Agile to Traditional (Waterfall) development processes
  • Deeper dive into the Agile approach - look at Scrum and XP
  • Describe how Agile and Traditional methodologies evolve
  • Explain the Program Du Jour Effect
  • Learn the trade-offs of using Agile versus not using Agile
  • Common Misconceptions of Agile
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Requirements
  • Internet connection
Description

In this course, you will learn the Basics of what Agile development is, whether you are a software developer or a project manager in charge of keeping development projects on track in an agile environment. This course offers an overview and history to get a basic understanding of all of the following:

  • The definition of Agile (as it applies to projects and software development)
  • The 4 Value Statements of the Agile Manifesto
  • Identify the 12 Agile Manifesto Principles
  • Compare Agile to Traditional (Waterfall) Development Processes
  • The Agile Approaches - Scrum and XP (Extreme Programming)
  • Description of how Agile and Traditional Methodologies Evolve
  • Explain the Program Du Jour Effect
  • Trade-Offs of Using Agile versus not Using Agile
  • Common Misconceptions of Agile

This course will NOT teach any type of code and is not meant to be technical in nature. Having a basic understanding of the software development life cycle is important.

Who is the target audience?
  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome
2 Lectures 14:19
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Lectures
7 Lectures 27:09
Lecture 1 Video - covers the basic definitions of Agile, both in and outside of the software development industry. Also provides definitions of Scrum and XP (Extreme Programming).
Define Agile, Scrum and XP
02:57

Learn the reasons to use Agile development, what the Agile Manifesto is and the Agile manifesto 4 Value Statements.
Agile Methodologies and the Agile Manifesto
01:51

This lecture will take a deeper dive into the 12 Agile Manifesto Principles.
The Agile Manifesto 12 Principles
05:32

This lecture discusses Agile approaches, questions to consider and the Waterfall approach explained.
Agile Approaches, Waterfall and Questions to Consider
02:09

Let's see how much you remember about the Agile Manifesto and it's principles.
Assessment 1
5 questions

This lecture will discuss the evolution of both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, what we can learn from both methodologies, balancing control with agility, and the Program Du Jour Effect.
Agile and Waterfall and Program Du Jour Effects
02:37

Let's see how much you have learned thus far...

Assessment 2
5 questions

This lecture discusses the common misconceptions of Agile.
Common Misconceptions of Agile
09:14

Let's make sure you understand the misconceptions of Agile section.

Assessment 3
4 questions

This lecture is supposed to be numbered "7" so no, you are not missing a lecture here. :)  This lecture is the wrap up of the course. It will discuss the trade-offs of using Agile versus not using Agile along with Key Lesson Learned on the topic.
Trade-offs and Key Lessons Learned
02:49
About the Instructor
Natalie Disque
4.2 Average rating
112 Reviews
3,549 Students
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I have been teaching online courses for universities since 2001 and greatly enjoy giving back my knowledge to those who seek it. I have my Masters in IT and my Bachelors in Business, my PMP certification, and have done consulting work for small to large firms for over 20 years. I specialize in Project Management, Business Analysis, Internet Marketing, and Quality Management. I hope you enjoy my courses on Udemy! :)