ITE518 Agile Project Management (8)


In this subject, students will analyse and apply the principles of the Agile project management approach. Students will also learn how to create and manage a successful Agile project, and to adapt the Agile method for use in creative or design projects. The key differences between Agile and other project management methodologies will also be investigated.

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Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in: Master of Management (Information Technology)
Master of Project Management
Master of Systems Development

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to compare and contrast the differences between Agile and other project management methodologies;
  • be able to justify the Agile approach;
  • be able to recognise the limitations of Agile, and devise strategies to mitigate these;
  • be able to create an Agile project management plan;
  • be able to apply the various principles and phases of the Agile project lifecycle;
  • be able to creatively adapt the Agile model for use on creative or design projects.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Agile definition and application
  • Agile principles
  • The Agile model
  • The envision phase
  • The speculate phase
  • Advanced release planning
  • The explore phase
  • The adapt and close phases
  • Scaling Agile upwards
  • Agile for creative projects


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.