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Agile management is a framework of values, principles and practices that allows managers at all levels to plan work, engage teams and respond quickly to changing market conditions and business environments. In this practical program, learn how to apply an Agile approach to better involve your customers, embrace change, facilitate human interaction and achieve results. Explore how to use the intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery and purpose to accelerate and improve performance. Learn to leverage the most current systems-based thinking to craft a value strategy with a culture, currency and language around value so you can successfully create and effect change to solve problems and bring improved performance and productivity to your organization.

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Courses

Required CoursesYou should begin with Agile Management: Principles and Practices BUS ADM X486.1. (Note: Agile Management for Project Managers BUS ADM X498.6 may be substituted for BUS ADM X486.1 on request.)
Course Number Course Title Units / CEUs Delivery Options Status
BUS ADM X486.1 Agile Management: Principles and Practices 2 Classroom Not Available
BUS ADM X498.8 Agile Management Mastery 2 Not Available
Electives
Course Number Course Title Units / CEUs Delivery Options Status
BUS ADM X486.5 Introduction to Agile Management 1 Not Available
BUS ADM X469 Advanced Quality Methods for Agile Management 1 Not Available
BUS ADM X486.6 Agile Change Management and Transformation in Organizations 2 Classroom Available
BUS ADM X498.6 Agile Management for Project Managers 2 Not Available
BUS ADM X486.2 Coaching Agile Teams 1 Not Available
BUS ADM X498.5 Emergent Strategies: Business Planning in Agile Management 1 Not Available
BUS ADM X483.9 Lean Using Kanban 1 Classroom Available
BUS ADM X411.9 Managing Change and Ambiguity in the Workplace 1 Classroom Not Available
BUS ADM X474.6 Project Chartering 1 Not Available
BUS ADM X472.9 Retrospective Facilitation 1 Not Available
BUS ADM X474.7 Value Innovation for Lean/Agile Management 1 Not Available

Course availability is subject to change. Courses offered in both online and classroom environments are interchangeable; if both delivery options are available, you may choose either option.

To enroll, click on a course title above and choose a section. You may enroll in individual courses without registering for a certificate or program.

Prerequisites for Admission

There are no prerequisites for the Professional Sequence in Agile Management, but a bachelor's degree is recommended.

Curriculum Requirements

The curriculum consists of 2 required courses and a minimum of 2 semester units of electives for a total of 6 semester units (90 hours of instruction). Only 1 semester unit of continuing education units (CEUs) can be applied as electives.  Candidates must pay a nonrefundable program registration fee.

You must take all courses for a letter grade. To receive the Award of Completion, you must maintain an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average, with a grade of C or better in each course. All coursework must be completed within five years of registering for the program. You should be able to complete the program in about a year.

How to Register

By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register online for the Professional Sequence in Agile Management, complete these two steps:

  1. Submit the online registration, and complete your student account profile if you are a new student.
  2. Pay the nonrefundable registration fee through your shopping cart.

You may also send the mail-in registration form with your credit card information or personal check.

You should register for the program before you complete your second course in the curriculum.

Estimated Cost

Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The program has an estimated cost of $2,250 (not including course materials or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.

Certificate and Award Request

Once you have completed the program coursework, notify UC Berkeley Extension that you have completed the curriculum and request your Award of Completion. Send an email to extension-business@berkeley.edu or call (510) 642-4231. After your records have been reviewed, verified and approved, your award will be sent to you in the mail. The review of your records is usually completed within six to eight weeks after you request the award.

Advisory Board

Jim Highsmith
Director
Cutter Consortium's Agile Practice
Original Signer of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development

Ainsley Nies
Project Management and Agile Consultant

Patricia Reed
Senior Director and Agile Expert
Delivery Management Services
Gap Inc.

Ted Young
Tech Lead and Agile Coach
Guidewire Software Inc.

Eric Zellhart, CPA
Independent Consultant