Learn best practices for using the Agile framework to build better products faster and more efficiently.
Explore opportunities for professional growth in various industries and sectors with the Agile Development specialization. Qualify for highly sought after tech roles in top UAE companies.
In the Foundational Phase, you will be introduced to The Agile Mindset and how it sets the tone for "being" Agile versus just "doing" Agile. Students will learn to leverage the Agile Manifesto as the foundation for all Agile Frameworks, identify the practical differences between Agile and Waterfall approaches, and master characteristics of three of the more popular Agile Frameworks being utilized across all industries: Scrum, Kanban, and XP. Students will then take a deep dive into Agile Teams and Governance and apply best practices to deliver immense business value.
The Nanodegree Program Phase allows you to learn how to build products that deliver continuous value to customers using an Agile approach to software development. By the end of this program, you will be able to differentiate between Scrum, Kanban, and XP, create an environment that fosters high performing teams, and manage iteration planning using Agile techniques. Students will also be able to create a release plan for a Minimum Viable Product, create metrics that show project status, and effectively communicate progress both within and outside of the development team.