Learn the Agile Methodology

Learn the Agile Methodology. Buy this course to learn agile & start making more money at your job.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 41 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2013 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • Internet connection

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome
Quick introduction to the Agile environment
Explanation of the Agile Development Life Cycle
Section 2: Lectures
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).
Learn the reasons to use Agile development, what the Agile Manifesto is and the Agile manifesto 4 Value Statements.
This lecture will take a deeper dive into the 12 Agile Manifesto Principles.
This lecture discusses Agile approaches, questions to consider and the Waterfall approach explained.
5 questions
Let's see how much you remember about the Agile Manifesto and it's principles.
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.
5 questions

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

This lecture discusses the common misconceptions of Agile.
4 questions
Let's make sure you understand the misconceptions of Agile section.

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.

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Instructor Biography

Natalie Disque, Online Training at its best

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! :)

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