Unleash your team’s potential: Master Scrum and the principles of Agile project management to deliver faster, more innovative solutions. After learning the basics of Agile, you’ll explore other frameworks to understand differences in scale, structure, and empowerment. Then you’ll dive into the science and essential principles to achieve the benefits of the Agile method: Speed, Innovation, Leadership, and Control. By the end of the series, students should be able to explain how Agile techniques address faults in traditional project management techniques, the tradeoffs of these approaches, and when it’s best to apply them to maximize value to the organization.
We’ve teamed with edX to empower professionals with the tools they need to master Agile Project Management on the job – all without having to be enrolled in a formal educational degree program.
Whether you’re delivering a small part of a project or portfolios of large multi-million-dollar government works; these principles ensure delivery success. This is why companies that embrace these principles continue to set record earnings and stock prices (e.g. AMZN, APPL, TSLA); and those that ignore them find themselves unable to compete.
Whether you’re delivering a small part of a project or portfolios of large multi-million-dollar government works, these principles scale and apply to all industries to achieve delivery success.
The certificate consists of five individual courses and when all five are successfully completed, the certificate will be issued (for verified learners – see cost information below). All courses are asynchronous which allows individual students to sign up and start the courses when they want and at their own pace. Students from all sides of the project management community will also be able to collaborate with others registered in the program. The list below identifies the five courses required to complete the Professional Certificate program.
Earn 50 PDUs for completion of all five (5) courses.
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Each course is free for the first four (4) weeks and it takes approximately ten (10) hours to complete. For a small fee, edX and UMD will issue a Verified Certificate which provides proof for an employer, school or other institution that the course was successfully completed by the student. To qualify for a Verified Certificate, participants complete all aspects of the courses which can include watching all videos, participating in discussion forms, and completing any required homework and exams with a passing grade.