Introduction to Software Product Management

Coursera Introduction to Software Product Management

Platform
Coursera
Provider
University of Alberta
Effort
1-2 hours/week
Length
2 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
This course highlights the importance and role of software product management. It also provides an overview of the specialization, as well as its goals, structure, and expectations. The course explains the value of process, requirements, planning, and monitoring in producing better software.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Relate software product management to better software products

  • Recognize the role of a software product manager

  • Reflect on how Agile principles will improve your own projects
Syllabus
Module 1: Software Product Management - The Discipline
Are you ready to start? Our starting point will be the goal of software product management, and that is to build better software. We will delve into the role of the software product manager, where you will hear from software industry representatives. This module will also cover the path which you will take through this specialization, which offers to prepare you for taking on a software product manager role.

Module 2: Foundations of Software Product Management
Welcome to the second half of Introduction to Software Product Management. In this module you will learn the philosophy, core values, and principles of Agile software development. The Agile philosophy has reshaped modern software development. Challenge yourself by thinking about how you would deliver a successful software product within the “triangle” of (a) meeting client needs, (b) delivering on schedule, and (c) staying within budget. This module will also preview software product management in four foundational areas: establishing a process, defining requirements, planning the work, and monitoring development. You’ll see the important role they play in producing better software.

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Kenny Wong
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