Scaled Agile

Learn how to extend Agile methods to multiple teams to ensure a collective approach to company-wide goals.

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Scaled Agile

399 enrolled on this course

  • 7 weeks

  • 3 hours per week

  • Digital certificate when eligible

  • Introductory level

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Understand scaling in an Agile environment

On this seven-week course, you’ll be introduced to scaling in an Agile environment to help you bring Agile methods to different teams within your organisation.

Scaling Agile creates a collaborative approach across teams to work more efficiently toward the same company goal.

You’ll learn how to identify and discuss scaling challenges in an organisation before understanding how to strategise ways to address and overcome these challenges.

Explore Agile scaling frameworks

Building on your knowledge of Agile frameworks, you’ll explore specific scaling frameworks such as Scrum@Scale, DaD, SAFe, LeSS, and Nexus.

You’ll compare and contrast these frameworks and methodologies before gaining hands-on experience as you learn how to apply them.

Discover the best practices for applying a scaled Agile framework

Using real-world examples, you’ll gain insights into best practices and lessons learned when applying a scaling framework.

With this knowledge, you’ll be able to explore the role of managers and scaling coaches in a scaled Agile environment.

Learn how to advocate for the use of scaling Agile practices

Finally, you’ll learn the strategies you can use to advocate for the use of scaling Agile practices in your organisation.

Guided by a collection of industry experts, you’ll create scaling Agile journals with resources and plans for future use.

When would you like to start?

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Compare and contrast Agile scaling frameworks and methodologies.
  • Identify and discuss scaling challenges in an organization and strategize ways to address/overcome these challenges.
  • Recognize the manager’s role in a scaled Agile environment.
  • Discuss strategies to advocate for the use of scaling Agile practices in an organization.
  • Identify a coaching stance that aligns with a specific role or project’s needs.
  • Create scaling Agile journals with resources and plans for future use.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for those with an understanding of Agile who are looking to scale the practices to larger teams.

It will be most beneficial for programmers or project managers.

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Who will you learn with?

Agile IT Project Manager for Medical Devices managing several mobile applications.

Consultant focused on improving organizations ability to deliver value effectively using tools such as Agile, Lean, Systems Coaching (ORSC), Business Process Improvement/BPM, and Design Thinking

Who developed the course?

University of California, Irvine

Established in 1962, the University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (UCI DCE) has served the lifelong learning needs of individuals, organizations, and the community on a local, regional, and global scale.

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    Irvine, USA
  • World ranking

    Top 100Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

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