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Agile Programming and Devops UCA

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

Based on the observation that project management is now a must have for any manager who wants to evolve in his career, this course will allow auditors to appropriate the keys to answer to a request for proposal, to manage and to deliver the project with Agile Scrum Methdology. Project management involves mastering the tools of the digital age, the fundamentals of the human dimension, an understanding of financial issues and the adoption of effective behaviors at the right time. At the end of this training, you will have acquired the operational fundamentals of project management and will be able to :

  • respond to a request for proposal
  • understand and apply Agile SCRUM methodology
  • deliver a project taking into account devops approach

It's the fifth academic course of the master e-MBDS.

Course duration and workload

This is a weekly course over 4 weeks. Each monday, short video sequences will be offered to participants. MCQs will evaluate the knowledge at the end of each week.

The weekly MCQs will be used to your self trained.

At the end of the 4 weeks, a supervised exam will be proposed to pass the certificate.

Plan to spend 4h per week + 1h of supervised exam are necessary.


This self-contained course is integral part of the MBDS Master Graduate Program in Computer Science at the university of Nice – Sophia-Antipolis, in France. Suitable for professionals and students, it is however open to everyone aiming to understand AGILE and SCRUM methodologies.


AGILE PROGRAMMING is organized into 4 weekly modules :

  • MODULE - 1 Project basics and How to perform a succesfull bid ?
    • Who is the project manager ?
    • IT Project basics and Reminders
      • Vocabulary
      • Financial reminders
      • IT projects Basics
    • RFP reception and keys for a successful bid
      • Request For a Proposal
      • To bid or not to bid ?
      • Purchase drivers
    • Sizing, Costing, Margin and sell price
      • Sizing of the delivery technical effort
      • Sizing of the global delivery effort
      • Management and warranty fees
      • Delivery cost evaluation
      • Sell price evaluation according to the target margin
  • Module n°2 : SCRUM Agile IT project delivery
    • What is Agility ?
    • What is Scrum ?
    • Scrum Agile framework
    • Scrum Agile Roles and Responsabilities
    • Scrum Agile user stories
    • The user stories
    • Scrum Agile Estimation
    • Scrum Agile Planfication
    • Scrum Agile Management
    • Scrum Agile Meetings
  • Module n°3 : SWOT and communication
    • Strengths
    • Weakness
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
    • How to organize your tasks ?
    • How to manage different people ?
    • How to communicate with different people ?
  • Module n°4 : Devops – What, Who, Where, When, Why ?
    • What is devops
      • To develop
      • To deploy
      • To run
      • To automatise
    • Technical constraints
      • Container Agnostic
      • Service discovery
      • Secret Management
      • Logging
      • Monitoring
      • High availability
      • Load Balancing
      • Auto scaling
      • Self healing
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
    • Minikube by Google

Course Staff


Teacher in project management

University Côte d'Azur

(formerly University of Nice Sophia Antipolis)

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  2. Classes Start

    Jan 06, 2020
  3. Classes End

    Feb 17, 2020
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