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IS 590 AM - Advanced Problems in IS - Agile Mgmt Prac Inf Intnse Pro

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Variety of newly developed and special topics courses on different aspects of the information sciences intended to augment the existing curriculum, offered as sections of IS 590. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated. Class Schedule Information: Class materials fee or field trip fee may be required.

Special Instructions:

4 hours. [Agile management practices in information-intensive professions] This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to agile management practices and frameworks that are used in a broad range of information-intensive sectors (corporate, government, and cultural heritage). The course explores the roots of modern agile management practices including iterative and incremental development (IID), continuous improvement (CI), statistical process control (SPC), new product development (NPD), plan-do-study-act (PDSA), and total quality management (TQM) among other process management techniques. Students will work in teams to incubate and iterate on a project idea in order to develop experience and understanding of agile management practices. By the end of the course, students will have understanding and hands-on experience working with agile management practices and frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban among others. All other students need department approval. Email

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4 hr

Term(s): Fall


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