"In a few short courses, I learned how to adapt to and lead change in an organization."

Susan George

Professional Sequence in Agile Management

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.


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. Please allow 3–5 business days for the registration to appear in your student account.

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 $2,550 (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.

Additional Information

Advisory Board

Jim Highsmith
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