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Agile Project Management

Professional Certificate in Agile Project Management

Professional Certificate in Agile Project Management

Classroom or Online Program


6 months


UCR Extension

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Not all projects come nicely packaged with a big red bow. In fact, many come with uncertainty, unknowns, and high rates of complexity and change, which can present problems for traditional project management approaches. That's where agile project management comes into play. In order to successfully manage and navigate high-risk projects, you need a style of management that focuses on continuous improvement, flexibility, fluidity, team input and communication. Using the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as a foundation, you will learn how to work collaboratively to manage a project and deliver the best possible outcome for your clients.

Designed For

  • Project managers
  • Program managers
  • Team leads
  • Supervisors
  • Others responsible for leading development teams

What You'll Learn

  • How to define a project's vision and scope
  • Methods for identifying stakeholders and users
  • Common agile methods used in the industry, including Scrum and Kanban
  • How to develop an agile team, and create strategies to manage change, impediments and interfacing with other teams

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in firms, corporations, government, or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • SCRUM master
  • Project procurement manager

Program Overview


12 Units

Real People. Real Results.

“UCR Extension offers a range of unique high-quality project management courses that give students, regardless of their level within an organization, the skills needed to succeed and thrive. I am applying all that I have learned to my current industry.”

Isrrael Mendoza

Transportation Network Engineer

Earning the Certificate

For more information see How to Earn a Certificate

Certificate Courses

Our certificate programs are designed to be flexible, allowing you the option to take just a few courses or to earn the complete certificate. If choosing to complete the certificate, we recommend you get the most out of your experience by following the suggested completion path below.

Quarter 1

Introduction to Agile Project Management

MGT X470.40

3 units

Agile Management Using Scrum and Kanban

MGT X470.50

3 units

Quarter 2

Agile Change Management and Organizational Transformation

MGT X470.60

3 units

Leading Agile Teams

MGT X470.70

3 units

Instructor Spotlight

“There's never been a better time to be a project manager. Project management skills and expertise are in demand globally. Through my course, you will learn how to lead projects effectively with greater agility and innovation.”

Michael P. Toothman

Executive Director
Project Driven LLC

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