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Software Product Management Specialization

Create better software. Confidently interact with clients.

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  • Specialization via Coursera and University of Alberta
  • $474 for 6 months
  • 2 courses + capstone project
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Software Product Management
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☆☆☆☆☆ (0 Reviews)
Overview
Become an effective software product manager by mastering agile software development practices to confidently interact with clients and manage a development team
Credential Type
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Institution
Cost
$474
Duration
6 months

In this specialization you will master Agile software practices to lead a team of developers and interact with clients. In the final capstone project you will practice and apply management techniques to realistic scenarios that you will face in your career as a Software Product Manager. You will have the opportunity to share your experiences and learn from the insights of others as part of a Software Product Management community.

Incentives & Benefits

When you complete this Specialization, you’ll have hands-on experience applying Agile software development practices. You’ll be able to confidently interact with clients and manage a team of developers, and you’ll be connected to a vibrant community of software product managers from whom you can continue to learn.

What You'll Learn

  • Master Agile software development practices
  • Confidently interact with clients
  • Manage a team of developers
  • Apply management techniques to industry-inspired scenarios
  • Share your experiences and pull insights of others as part of a software product management community

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    ★★★★☆ (9) 4 weeks 26th Feb, 2018
    This course delves into a variety of processes to structure software development. It also covers the foundations of core Agile practices, such as Extreme Programming and Scrum. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: - Distinguish between different process models for organizing software production. - Gauge the applicability of process models for a software development project. - Apply the fundamentals of Agile software development and management practices.
    ★★★★☆ (7) 4 weeks 26th Feb, 2018
    This course covers practical techniques to elicit and express software requirements from client interactions. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: - Create clear requirements to drive effective software development - Visualize client needs using low-fidelity prototypes - Maximize the effectiveness of client interactions - Adapt to changing product requirements
    ★★★☆☆ (2) 4 weeks 26th Feb, 2018
    This course covers the techniques required to break down and map requirements into plans that will ultimately drive software production. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: - Create effective plans for software development - Map user requirements to developer tasks - Assess and plan for project risks - Apply velocity-driven planning techniques - Generate work estimates for software products
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