Lean Agile Fundamentals

Lean Agile Fundamentals

Adapted from manufacturing principles and practices, lean software development focuses on eliminating waste and non-value added activities for the delivery of customer value. 


BUSAD 5000: 7 hours (.7 CEUs) (7 PDUs)
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (lunch included)
Cost: $695 ($100 discount if registered by Jan. 30)

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This one-day course gives an in-depth introduction on how to apply lean thinking to software development processes. With an emphasis on practical application of concepts, this class includes several hands-on exercises that lead participants through the steps of how to set up, operate, and continuously improve a Lean-Kanban system. Kanban key practices such as eliminating waste, work visualization, limiting work in process, managing flow, gathering and use of metrics for improvement, and scaling Kanban to the enterprise are explored in detail and reinforced with hands on exercises.   

Penn State is a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). PMPs earn 7 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for all information technology professionals 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.

Prerequisite(s) include completion of the Penn State Great Valley’s Agile Business Analysis course or a working knowledge of Agile principles and practices.  

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded based on a standard of one unit per ten (10) hours of classroom contact.

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

Customized Programs

Companies and organizations can have this program conducted at Penn State Great Valley or elsewhere. Program content can be customized to meet the needs of the company. Call 610-648-3281 for information.

PMI is a mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.