Nowadays, a significant part of the projects takes place in dynamic environments, with a high innovation component, so that changes are not seen as a threat but as an opportunity for development and learning.
Agile methodologies are already a reality and a requirement in the current business fabric, and its domain is a competitive need for the Project Managers of the 21st century. Growing is the number of projects that demand an 'agile approach' of management, as the predictive or waterfall framework is not effective; Therefore, the present Master in Agile Methodologies and Product Development deepens the agile development of new products through high performance teams oriented to innovation, regardless of the sector or market.
The practical application of the fundamentals or principles of "agile" will guide to a large extent the master's program that will include gamification, as well as the study or case analysis as a key methodology to understand the agile dynamics in true business environments, the same as those come the assistants to the master.
Reasons for the Master in Agile Methodologies and Product Development of EAE Business School
- Scrum Master
Prepare for the Scrum Master Certification (European Scrum).
- Agile Certified Practitioner
Prepare for the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification of the Project Management Institute.
- Project Sever and Sharepoint
Both Microsoft solutions will be used for 'Knowledge Management', 'Project Portfolio Management (PPM)' and 'Project Management Office (Agile PMO)'.
- Agile methodologies
Master's assistants already familiar with the Predictive Methodologies "'waterfall" will see their training and experience complemented by a deepening in Agile Methodologies that will significantly increase their versatility in the workplace.
- Predictive methodologies
On the other hand, the assistants to the master without previous experience in Project Management, will have the opportunity to know the Agile Reference Framework, being able to quickly access to jobs in which specific prior training in Agile Methodologies is required.
- Advisory Board
The master's degree curriculum is developed jointly with the Advisory Board of the Operations area, formed by 25 professionals from companies such as Pepsico, Nike, DHL, Danone, Accenture, Fujitsu, Grupo Planeta, Mango or Grupo Puig, among others.
- Major Minor
EAE has launched for the first time in Spain the North American methodological system based on Major and Minor, which replaces the traditional method of electives choice.
- EAE in the Rankings
In the Top 90 world of best masters of Project Management (ranking QS Global Masters 2018). In the European Top 35 of the best masters of Project Management (Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2016-2017).
Requirements and Admission
The people who successfully complete the program will obtain the title of Master in Agile Methodologies and Product Development by EAE Business School . In addition, participants who meet the established academic requirements will obtain the master's degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (if the program is carried out in Barcelona) or the Rey Juan Carlos University (if the program is carried out in Madrid).
In order to obtain the qualifications granted by universities, it is necessary to comply with the requirements that both institutions request.
The fundamental objective of our admission process is to ensure the suitability of the candidates, through their professional trajectory and academic curriculum. All participants should get the most out of this learning experience, through a context in which it is possible to develop a long-term relationship with classmates, teachers and alumni.
To start the admission process it is necessary to fill in the corresponding form, so that the profile of the candidate can be evaluated by our Academic Committee. If the resolution of the Admission issued by the Academic Committee to the Master in Agile Methodologies and Product Development is positive, the candidate will be able to formalize their enrollment to this Master.
The Career Careers Service of EAE Business School is responsible for creating new job opportunities that guide and accompany the student, with an analysis of their profile, to achieve their professional goals and adjust their expectations and interests to the labor market.
The Careers Department also organizes events to promote employability such as the Online Employment Forum; the Bank of Opportunities with more than 6,000 job offers published per year; or the International Talent Program, aimed at students seeking international development and visibility in multinational companies, with workshops and interviews with headhunters from different parts of the world. EAE also participates in the employability programs of brands with great projection such as L'Oreal, Banco Sabadell, Leroy Merlin, Kyocera, Schneider Electric, IBM, among others, to which students have access.
The Master in Agile Methodologies and Product Development prepares students for the following roles and positions of responsibility:
- Director of Innovation
- Head of Development of New Product
- Project Director (PMO)
- Project Sponsor
- Product Manager
- Product Owner
- Scrum Master
- Agile Coach
- Kanban Lead
- Business Analyst / Business Analyst
- Responsible for Product Innovation
Some data of our Employment Report 2017:
- 93% of students find work before six months after the end of the program
- 34% increased their salary up to 30% one year after completing the master
- 67% of students have achieved a job opportunity through some of the available routes through EAE Business School
- 74% accept a new profession offer after graduation