Agile Solutions for Greater Innovation

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Agile Solutions for Greater Innovation

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Agile Solutions for Greater Innovation
The course Agile Solutions for Greater Innovation is an online class provided by The University of Maryland through edX. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn how to deliver greater value through Agile solution targeting and theory of constraints that unleash your team’s innovative potential.

Course description

Innovation differentiates companies in the products produced, and the impact those products have on their customer’s lives. In this course, you will learn how innovation and speed are tightly linked, and the benefits of better targeting and solutioning in achieving faster benefits delivery. Faster delivery leads to faster feedback for learning; and faster learning leads to higher quality solutions at speed. But beyond the emphasis on fast iterative development, you will also learn about the practices that create structure and space for innovation in Agile that are missing from traditional management. These paradigm shifts include: Delivering business value, not technical scope with User Stories Using Cross-functional teams and user stories to gather accurate requirements  Leveraging constraints to derive creative capability solutions. Applying Test-Driven Design (TDD) to deliver better designs with less designing By following best practices of Agile, including timeboxes, constraint-based thinking processes, and empathetic problem solving, you’ll learn how to provide a sustainable innovation environment for your teams.Upon successful completion of this course, learners can earn 10 Professional Development Unit (PDU) credits, which are recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI). PDU credits are essential to those looking to maintain certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Prerequisites & Facts

Agile Solutions for Greater Innovation

Course Topic

Business and Management, Engineering, Philosophy and Ethics

University, College, Institution

The University of Maryland

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Agile Solutions for Greater Innovation

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The University of Maryland you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (125.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Business and Management, Engineering, Philosophy and Ethics