Management  |  Format: Flash

Thinking Agile: How to Use Agile Principles in Business Leadership

Course Overview
You've probably heard the buzzword Agile everywhere in the business world, around the virtual water cooler all the way up to the corporate boardroom. Once practiced in the dark arts of software development, Agile has become a trending style across business operation and planning, particularly in project and team management. But it's more than a buzzword or trend - Agile is a new way of solving age-old business problems.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Define the Agile mindset using the Agile manifesto and principles
  • Identify the current business trends that have led to increasing Agile adoption
  • Recognize how to apply key Agile principles to project and team management
  • Determine which Agile process would best apply to common leadership scenarios
    Catalog Number: 99HES01
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: Joshua Hester
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Management Services
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Nov 14, 2017 / Jan 23, 2022