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​​This hands-on course follows on from COMP 2831 and begins with an in-depth overview of the goals of Agile, followed by hands-on Scrum implementations. Students will practice how to implement primary agile methods within the Scrum Framework. COMP 2833 assumes that all participants have strong English communication and interpersonal skills. In class exercises include: self-directed teams, writing of user stories, Agile estimating with relative sizing, co-location, metric reporting and test-driven development. Topics include: Scrum, and Lean/Kanban. Participants will experience the roles of Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner, and Developer, both real-time in class and also online with a dispersed agile team. As an added bonus, this course helps students prepare to challenge the Professional Scrum Master™(PSM 1) certification exam from Scrum.org (additional cost). COMP 2833 is a required course in the Computer Systems Certificate (CSC) and an elective in the Applied Software Development (ASD) Associate Certificate. It is the prerequisite for the follow-on COMP 2836 - Agile Product Owner course in the Agile Development Associate Certificate from BCIT Computing. Upon completion, successful students will have gained significant experience forming and working in Agile teams.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Cost

$699.00 - $700.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below are two offerings of COMP 2833 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 63473

Duration

Thu Apr 13 - Thu Jun 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 63473
  • $699.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Apr 13 - Jun 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Edward Rubuliak

Course outline

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Cost

$699.00

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week synchronously online for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 65322

Duration

Wed May 03 - Wed Jul 19 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65322
  • $699.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Jul 19 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
May 03 - Jul 19 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$699.00

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. This section is reserved for Full-time CST & CIT students. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week synchronously online for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2023

Below are two offerings of COMP 2833 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 42145

Duration

Tue Sep 12 - Tue Nov 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42145
  • $700.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Sep 12 - Nov 28 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Edward Rubuliak

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$700.00

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week synchronously online for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted. This course is eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant/. Students will register for the course themselves, and then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment (if eligible).
Status

CRN 47295

Duration

Wed Sep 13 - Wed Nov 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47295
  • $700.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Sep 13 - Nov 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Edward Rubuliak

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$700.00

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week synchronously online for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted. This course is eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant/. Students will register for the course themselves, and then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment (if eligible).
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • ​Explain and apply the core values of the Agile Manifesto.
  • Implement key Agile methods: Scrum, and Lean/Kanban.
  • Learn how to use a Lean/Kanban approach when operating exclusively in a product maintenance mode in both local and remote environments.
  • Explain the difference between a traditional Project Manager and an Agile Project Leader.
  • Communicate and collaborate in a dispersed online Agile team utilizing Scrum team standards.
  • Deliver a product developed interactively based on Agile Management Frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • Explain and implement key agile practices such as user stories, agile planning, agile metric reporting, and self-directed teams.
  • Implement and practice client/team collaboration techniques.
  • Create Agile requirements based on the five stages of the development of an agile "User Story".
  • Implement User Story Mapping and User Story Splitting.
  • Implement an Agile estimating technique (planning poker).
  • Define and Manage Product Backlogs.
  • Plan Iterations (Sprints) while conducting Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews & Retrospectives.
  • Track and Report project progress using a Scrum Board and Project Burn-Down Chart.
  • Set a strategy to transition a traditional organization to an Agile organization.
  • Implement formats for lean documentation and Agile presentations.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Agile Scrum Methods (COMP 2833) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced .NET Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Advanced Java Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Agile Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Applied Software Development (ASD)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  5. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Computer Systems
    Diploma Part-time

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