ITE518 Agile Project Management (8)

This subject will introduce the principles and practices of Agile Project Management. Students will learn the background and origins of various Agile concepts and methodologies. Scrum will be examined in detail, as well as the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFeŽ). Students will also study the strengths and weaknesses of Agile, and the steps involved in managing an Agile project.


Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITE518. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in IT Masters relevant courses.

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 identify the strengths and weaknesses of Agile and leverage or mitigate them in the correct situations;
  • be able to create elements of an Agile project management plan and apply the practical decisions and management actions of an Agile project within context;
  • be able to understand stakeholder strategies and create engagement plans for the different people in an Agile project;
  • be able to interpret and apply various principles, phases and activities of the Scrum methodology; and
  • be able to implement SAFeŽ principles to larger projects.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Agile Core Principles
  • The Agile Model
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum: Core Concepts
  • Scrum: Planning
  • Scrum: Managing
  • Agile Tools
  • SAFeŽ: Agile in Enterprise
  • SAFeŽ: Agile Release Planning
  • SAFeŽ: Scaling Agile

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITE518 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
A theory debate - timed essay
A scrum project plan
Agile project delivery scenario
Agile project delivery scenario - learning summary

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.