Strategic Agile Management for Business

EMIB / Executive Master in International Business


Jose Cobo

Ph.D in Management Science

Academic Director of the Specialized Master
in International Project Management

Course Objectives

Strategic Agile Management for Business

  • Recognize and state the values and core principles of Agile Methodology
  • Differentiate the main development methods under the Agile umbrella
  • Distinguish characteristics of Agile and waterfall work environment
  • Recognize when to use and not to use Agile methodologies, as well as which steps to take in order to adopt Scrum in a project for the first time
  • Have a clear understanding of the roles, meetings and artifacts of technical Scrum and interpret them from a pragmatic approach
  • Contrast Scrum and Kanban concepts
  • Explain different frameworks for scaling Agile to the organization
  • Discuss about the Project Manager’s role and abilities in Scrum, playing as a Product Owner and Scrum Master
  • Know some facilitation techniques such as inception and team retrospectives
  • Construct a Scrum board, applying the basic concepts of Scrum to a real project

Course Contents

Strategic Agile Management for Business

  • Agile Management Overview - Values and Principles
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Agile Adaptive Planning

Course Credits

Strategic Agile Management for Business

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