This unit is available for these qualifications:
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.
- 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.
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
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%)