Agile MBA

What is the Agile MBA™?

The Agile MBA is a free course that provides upskilling in Agile and Scrum to prepare you to successfully navigate the complex, knowledge-based world. By taking the Agile MBA, you’ll be joining a community of Job Hackers around the world and be able to leverage the knowledge you gain to obtain Scrum certifications such as the Professional Scrum Master I as well as take advantage of valuable networking opportunities and job placement assistance.

Our class material is based on years of real-world Agile and Scrum experience across multiple industries. To learn more about the topics covered and how to enroll, scroll down. 

If you think a free course won’t be worth your time, feel free to check out our reviews on SwitchUp, where we have a 4.98/5 rating.

What Topics Are Covered?

Week 1

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Understanding Problem Types
  • Relative Estimation

Week 2

  • Scrum – The What and Why
  • Scrum – The How

Week 3

  • Test-Driven Development & Behavior-Driven Development
  • Technical Debt

Week 4

  • Product Development Flow
  • Queues, Batch Sizes, and Work in Progress
  • Why Proper Sequencing is Crucial

Week 5

  • Systems Thinking
  • Theory of Constraints
  • The Cobra Effect
  • Holistic (Throughput) Accounting

Week 6

  • Human Factors
  • Cognitive Illusions and Biases
  • Motivations
  • Psychological Safety
  • Peopleware

When is the Next Course?

The Agile MBA runs for six weeks four times a year – once each quarter.

Our current course is running from May 28th – July 5th! Fill out the form below to stay informed on when we are starting enrollment for our third quarter.

Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-9:00am (Pacific) online anywhere in the world via Zoom. For those who enroll, sessions are recorded in case you miss a class.

When is the Next Course?

The Agile MBA runs for six weeks four times a year – once each quarter.

Our current course will begin May 28th! Fill out the form below to stay informed on when we start enrollment.

Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am-9:00am (Pacific) online anywhere in the world via Zoom. For those who enroll, sessions are recorded in case you miss a class.

FAQs

There are no prerequisites to enroll in the Agile MBA™. The course is open to individuals all around the world at any stage of their careers. The average age of our students is 40+.

Enrollment is opened up a few weeks before the start of each course. In order to receive the link to the enrollment form, you should first fill out the particpant sign up form further down on this page.

Participants who attend at least six sessions will receive a certificate of completion.

All classes are recorded in case you have to miss a class and will be provided in our Slack workspace for the length of the course. Please note that you will only receive a certificate of completion if you attend at least six out of the twelve classes.

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