Lean Agile Fundamentals

About the Program

The Lean Agile fundamentals course introduces participants to the fundamentals, principles and practices of Agile and Lean based methodologies for the IT industry. Lean principles originating from manufacturing and adapted for use in software development are investigated. The course provides a framework for planning and execution in a Lean-Kanban framework and compares this framework with other modern agile frameworks. The benefits of transitioning from a waterfall or Scrum methodology are also examined. Kanban key practices such as eliminating waste, work visualization, limiting work in process, flow, gathering and use of metrics for improvement, and scaling Kanban to the enterprise are explored in detail and reinforced with hands on exercises.

Upon completion attendees will have a solid understanding of Lean-Kanban concepts and methodologies and positioned to help facilitate their organizations' move forward with Lean-Kanban principles and methodologies in the IT industry.

Career Potential

This course is appropriate for all Information Technology team members and business analysts, including Scrum Master/agile coach; project managers; team leads; development managers; product managers; architects; developers, testers; and CIO and CTO executives involved in Agile transitions.

Meet the Instructors

Howard Meyers is an instructor in the Project Management Certificate program as well as for the Lean Agile Fundamentals Course. He is an Agile Coach and ScrumMaster on multiple Kanban software product development Scrum teams. He also provides Agile Coaching for implementing Kanban practices for product development teams.
Robert Marini is an Agile Coach, PMP®, Certified Scrum Master and Educator proficient in Agile Scrum, Kanban, and Lean traditional project management practices with a passion for getting work done, improving processes and eliminating waste.

Course Offerings

Lean Agile Fundamentals (BUSAD 5000)

Dates:  TBD
Times:  6:30pm-9:30pm
Room:  TBD
Cost:    $395

Please contact Erica Kunkel at [email protected] if you are interested in this course.