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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Project Management

2022/2023
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 1 модуль

Преподаватель


Орлова Надежда Александровна

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is designed for students who are interested in agile approaches to project management. The course is aimed at the building knowledge about agile approach and its popular framework scrum to project management and develop team-building skills for working in demanding environments. Students can learn how to plan and coordinate project work using industry best practices, various project management tools: process visualization methods, special software, metrics for assess the effectiveness of project work. Much attention is paid to working with the project team, team launch methods, command state diagnostics, and tools to increase team productivity. Students are trained in specific project management tools at different stages of development, which they can integrate in practice in their team already in the learning process. During this course students work in collaboration with real startups and have a practice in teambuilding, communication with stakeholders and execution of works for an external corporative client The course is practice-oriented, involves the extensive use of interactive forms of training: workshops, facilitation, skill training and master classes.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Building knowledge about agile approach and its popular framework scrum to project management and develop team-building skills for working in demanding environments.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • be able to facilitate team meetings
  • be able to organize effective teamwork with task, velocity and performance tracking
  • influencing the motivation burnout in the project team, teamwork productivity
  • knows agile frameworks and approaches
  • knows frameworks for product development: CJM, USM, Persona, JTBD
  • knows scrum: events, roles, artifacts
  • knows team Facilitation Methods
  • be able to understand factors
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Sprint review
  • 3. Product Development
  • 4. Learning tools: Problem/Solving Interview
  • 5. Learning tools: Star Map. Lean Startup Canvas.
  • 6. Presentation
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class Participation
  • non-blocking Project Work
  • non-blocking Written Assignments
    Test consists of open-ended and multiple choice questions. The final test is taken only by those who want to get more than 8 points. The test can also be retaken if the student was absent for a valid reason. Score for the test: plus 2 points (if the test was completed without errors), plus 1 point - if no more than 2 errors were made in the test.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 1st module
    0.4 * In-class Participation + 0.4 * Project Work + 0.2 * Written Assignments
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Maximini, D. (2018). The Scrum Culture : Introducing Agile Methods in Organizations (Vol. Second edition). Cham: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1741933
  • Measey, P. (2015). Agile Foundations : Principles, Practices and Frameworks. London: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=821933
  • Moran, A. (2015). Managing Agile : Strategy, Implementation, Organisation and People. Cham: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=969008

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Crowder, J. A., & Friess, S. (2014). Agile Project Management: Managing for Success. Cham: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=835428
  • Schwaber, K., & Sutherland, J. V. (2012). Software in 30 Days : How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, and Leave Competitors in the Dust. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=443318