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Topics: Agile, IT Project Management, Scrum
Tertiary education and Agile
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In the new Agile world where change is rapid and constant is it worth to study for a tertiary degree? if continuous learning and up-skill as part of your job and 3-5 years make a huge difference in the market, by the time you finish Uni most of the staff that you learned may be outdated, especially the one technology related.
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In the agile world experimentation and continous learning is an integral part of the project work. In this respect, at least a reasonable part of needed education comes along as you proceed in the project.
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Feb 04, 2019 4:00 PM
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Thank you Peter. My view is that you need to build the a foundation of knowledge to have a better understanding of Agile. One big deficiency of some Agile practitioners is that they keep rediscovering the wheel.
Kanban, Lean, TOC, servant Leader, Team Dynamics are not new concepts.
I believe that any manager, PMs Included, must have a solid knowledge of finance and statistics, two of the weak areas of Scrum Masters.
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Feb 02, 2019 1:21 PM
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In the agile world experimentation and continous learning is an integral part of the project work. In this respect, at least a reasonable part of needed education comes along as you proceed in the project.
Thank you Peter. My view is that you need to build the a foundation of knowledge to have a better understanding of Agile. One big deficiency of some Agile practitioners is that they keep rediscovering the wheel.
Kanban, Lean, TOC, servant Leader, Team Dynamics are not new concepts.
I believe that any manager, PMs Included, must have a solid knowledge of finance and statistics, two of the weak areas of Scrum Masters.

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