Getting Started with Agile and Design Thinking
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Start Date: 07 Jan, 2019
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Get an introduction to agile product development and design thinking so you can build better digital products.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Discover how to create useful digital products using agile and design thinking.


Despite everyone’s good intentions, hard work and solid ideas, too many projects end up creating unneeded, unusable, and unsellable products. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. Agile and design thinking offer a different and effective approach to product development, one that results in valuable solutions to meaningful problems.


In this course, you’ll learn how to determine what’s valuable to a user early in the process, to frontload value, by focusing your team on testable narratives about the user and creating a strong shared perspective.


This course is for people interested in developing digital products, who are using agile methods and have some experience working in the digital space.


For people interested in receiving professional development units (PDUs), as a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Registered Education Provider, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business has been approved by PMI to issue 25 PDUs for this course.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

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