Basics of Agile and Scrum

Flexible Agile Methodology Certificate for Project Managers in Software Development

Agile and Scrum project management systems help teams create highly engaged collaboration, smoother workflows, reduced time to market, and better products. Through this Basics of Agile and Scrum Certificate, you will learn to implement an iterative methodology for software development projects. You’ll also be able to compare and contrast Agile and Scrum with the more conventionally used waterfall methodologies, picking the right method for the right project. Develop the skills to fast-track projects and leverage iterative processes to reduce cost of ownership, increase productivity, and raise the quality of the product. 

Key Knowledge Areas in Agile and Scrum

Through our Basics of Agile and Scrum course, you will:

  • Identify when, where, and how to best implement Agile and Scrum practices in software development.
  • Recognize the most effective contexts to use Agile and Scrum, as well as pitfalls to avoid.
  • Apply Agile and Scrum to implement change within teams and across organizational levels.
  • “Speak” the language of Agile by exploring Agile in depth.
  • Utilize Agile practices across a range of settings.


  • Professionals who are relatively new to the Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Existing project managers looking to strengthen their role in managing and supporting key software development in alignment with iterative cycles and transformational approaches to optimize workflows

Course Requirements

This five-week, self-paced course includes guided learning with multimedia, interactive modules, and curated readings. Discussion posts are due on Mondays and all other deliverables are due on Saturdays. Expect approximately 5-6 hours of work per week.

First-time online learner? “Strategies for Success” is a one-week module that will familiarize you with our learning system before you begin your certificate program and ensure you are ready to participate. Required for all first-time, self-paced Bryant learners.

After successfully completing this course, you will receive the Basics and Agile and Scrum Certificate.

Course Format: Online, Self-Paced
Schedule: 5-week course, 5-6 hours/week
Begin the Sunday following enrollment
Tuition: $1995
CEUs: 3.0
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No matter how busy your schedule is, Bryant’s online, self-paced program gives you the flexibility you need.

Higher-Caliber Faculty

All of our online courses are taught by top-notch experts and Bryant faculty who are leaders within their field.

Interactive Learning

Spend 5-6 hours per week on guided learning, interactive modules, and curated reading.

Meet Your Instructor: Michael A. Collins, MS PMP, CSM

Michael Collins is a self-starter with over 21 years of hands-on experience in leading digital software development of multiple products, CRM systems, PPM systems, and ERP software. He is also a fintech integration expert. His extensive experience in delivery frameworks pairs well with his entrepreneurial spirit and ability to handle daily ambiguity. His Agile coaching experience includes teaching, assessing, ensuring optimal performance for both existing and new Scrum-based Agile teams, and DevOps integration.

Meet Your Instructor: Michael A. Collins, MS PMP, CSM

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