Unit Description

This unit aims to provide students with a sound understanding of critical Agile concepts to improve and transform organisational operational models that enable improved competitive performance within a modern business context. You will evaluate the differences between Agile and traditional project management methodologies within a modern business environment and develop an Agile framework that can be deployed to achieve your organisation’s desired outcomes.


There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine how the Agile Principles have been enacted in popular Agile frameworks.
  • Evaluate the critical differences between Agile methodologies and traditional project management approaches within a modern business environment.
  • Identify and evaluate key factors within a business context to determine appropriate application of Agile methodologies to achieve preferred business outcomes.
  • Demonstrate a high order of analytical skills by comparing common Agile frameworks and their suitability for varying business scenarios.
  • Critique the utilisation of Agile methodologies in the changing digital economy.
  • Develop an Agile framework for deployment within a modern business context to achieve critical business objectives.
  • Create flexible and creative approaches in the application of knowledge and skills to new scenarios, to resolve problems and to think rigorously and independently.

Graduate Attributes

AIM Business School has identified a set of attributes that positively impact graduates’ success in business as a manager and leader and these are taught, developed, and assessed to varying degrees in this unit. These Graduate Attributes are:

  • Strives for intellectual rigour
  • Understanding the changing global context
  • Manages for success
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Develops mastery of business and management disciplines
  • Strives to be a continuous adult learner

Assessment Tasks

The successful completion of The Agile Business Future relies on the submission of three assessments:

  • Assessment Task 1: Business Case for Agile Pilot (35%)
  • Assessment Task 2: Preparing for Agile Ways of Working (50%)
  • Assessment Task 3: Engagement and Participation (15%)