ENG320 Agile Product DevelopmentIstanbul Okan UniversityDegree Programs Computer Engineering (English)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Computer Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: ENG320
Course Name: Agile Product Development
Course Semester: Fall
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 5
Language of instruction: EN
Course Requisites:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: Yes
Type of course: Compulsory
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET TEVFİK ÇOBANOĞLU
Course Lecturer(s):
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: Students are expected to abide by the rules of scholastic honesty. Any form of scholastic dishonesty is a serious academic violation and will result in a disciplinary action.Violations of scholastic honesty include, but are not limited to cheating, plagiarizing, fabricating information or citations, facilitating acts of dishonesty by others, having unauthorized possession of examinations, submitting work of another person or work previously used without informing the instructor, or tampering with the academic work of other students.
Course Content: Introduction – Product Development
Product Development Lifecycle, Lean & Agile History
Agile Product Management, Manifesto
Project Presentations – Team Sprint Review 1
Agile Frameworks – Kanban vs Scrum, KATA-Workshop
Scrum Rituels, Accountabilities, Planning, Daily, Review, Retro.
Sprint Planning, Agile Metrics, Estimation, Story Point and Fibonacci Series
Team Building and Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Scrum at Large - Retrospective – “X-Chain” Technique
Agile Leadership


Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
1) Students are expected to abide by the rules of scholastic honesty. Any form of scholastic dishonesty is a serious academic violation and will result in a disciplinary action.Violations of scholastic honesty include, but are not limited to cheating, plagiarizing, fabricating information or citations, facilitating acts of dishonesty by others, having unauthorized possession of examinations, submitting work of another person or work previously used without informing the instructor, or tampering with the academic work of other students.
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
3 - Competences
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
Field Specific Competence
Learning Competence
Communication and Social Competence

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction and design thinking  Tools for brainstorming  Customer need analysis and factor analysis Ulrich, K. and Eppinger, S.; Product Design and Development; McGraw Hill; ISBN: 978-0-07-802906-6; ; Chapter 3, Chapter 5, Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Chapter 9
2) Product life cycle; Innovation diffusion; Crossing the chasm  Disruptive innovation; The innovator’s dilemma Christensen, C.M.; The Innovator's Dilemma; Harvard Business Review Press; ISBN: 978-1-63-369178-0
3) Network effects and standards  Product specifications Ulrich, K. and Eppinger, S.; Product Design and Development; McGraw Hill; ISBN: 978-0-07-802906-6; Chapter 6
4) Product architecture and modularity  Mass customization and platforms Ulrich, K. and Eppinger, S.; Product Design and Development; McGraw Hill; ISBN: 978-0-07-802906-6; Chapter 10, Chapter 11
5) Agile development: Scrum; Kanban; Prototyping Ulrich, K. and Eppinger, S.; Product Design and Development; McGraw Hill; ISBN: 978-0-07-802906-6; Chapter 14, Chapter 19
6) Forecasting and business case development  Marketing strategy and cluster analysis/ discriminant analysis  Pricing and conjoint analysis  Go-to-market plans Ulrich, K. and Eppinger, S.; Product Design and Development; McGraw Hill; ISBN: 978-0-07-802906-6; Chapter 18
7) Contemporary topics in NPD: Open innovation; User innovation; Crowdsourcing; Free innovation  Continuous innovation and creating a culture of innovation Merchant, B.; The Secret Origin Story of the iPhone; The Verge, 13 June 2017  May, M. E.; The Rules Of Successful Skunk Works Projects; Fast Company, 9 October 2012
8) Homework presentations lecture notes

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products 2nd Edition
by Jim Highsmith (Author)
References: Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products 2nd Edition
by Jim Highsmith (Author)

Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

Learning Outcomes

1

Program Outcomes
1) Sufficient knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering related to their branches; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) The ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3) The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions include such issues as economy, environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety, social and political issues, according to the nature of design.)
4) Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering applications; ability to use information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for examination of engineering problems.
6) The ability to work effectively in disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; individual work skill.
7) Effective communication skills in Turkish oral and written communication; at least one foreign language knowledge.
8) Awareness of the need for lifelong learning; access to knowledge, ability to follow developments in science and technology, and constant self-renewal.
9) Professional and ethical responsibility.
10) Information on project management and practices in business life such as risk management and change management; awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainable development.
11) Information on the effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety in the universal and social dimensions and the problems of the times; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Sufficient knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering related to their branches; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) The ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3) The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions include such issues as economy, environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety, social and political issues, according to the nature of design.)
4) Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering applications; ability to use information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for examination of engineering problems.
6) The ability to work effectively in disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; individual work skill.
7) Effective communication skills in Turkish oral and written communication; at least one foreign language knowledge.
8) Awareness of the need for lifelong learning; access to knowledge, ability to follow developments in science and technology, and constant self-renewal.
9) Professional and ethical responsibility.
10) Information on project management and practices in business life such as risk management and change management; awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainable development.
11) Information on the effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety in the universal and social dimensions and the problems of the times; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Expression
Brainstorming/ Six tihnking hats
Individual study and homework
Lesson
Homework
Q&A / Discussion
Case Study

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Written Exam (Open-ended questions, multiple choice, true-false, matching, fill in the blanks, sequencing)
Homework
Individual Project
Presentation
Tez Sunma

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 5 % 20
Homework Assignments 2 % 25
Midterms 1 % 25
Final 1 % 30
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 70
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 30
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 20 1 20
Presentations / Seminar 2 1 2
Homework Assignments 3 1 3
Quizzes 6 1 6
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 1 1
Total Workload 33