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Improving Code and Reducing Risk Using Agile XP (Course Id 1891)

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Author : Colten Christensen, Author
Course Length : Pages: 31 ||| Review Questions: 12 ||| Final Exam Questions: 20
CPE Credits : 4.0
IRS Credits : 0
Price : $35.95
Passing Score : 70%
Course Type: NASBA QAS - Text - Technical - NASBA Registry
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Management Services - Management Services for Course Id 1891

Description :

Most CPAs find themselves performing many different financial activities throughout the week. Although most CPAs are not official project managers, the different financial activities such as audits, preparing financial statements, and preparing tax returns may be handled as individual projects. As a result, a project management methodology needs to be selected and in many cases improvements to achieve greater efficiency is desired. This course will describe the Agile Extreme Programming project management methodology.

Agile XP project management is a methodology that applies agile project management process with values, principles, and practices.  This course will describe the agile project management approach and compare it to a traditional project management approach.  This course will describe the four values and twelve agile principles. XP stands for extreme programming. This course will describe how XP works and improves how project teams write software.  This course will explain the values, principles, and practices for XP.  This course will describe how projects are planned and executed using XP.  Finally, this course will describe how XP teams improve.

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Release : 2021
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : None.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
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Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : QAS Self Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 20-Apr-2023
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
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NASBA QAS - Text - Technical - NASBA Registry - 1891

Keywords : Management Services, Improving, Code, Reducing, Risk, Using, Agile, XP, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify the project life cycle.
  • List the characteristic for a Waterfall project management method.
  • Recognize the four values for an agile method.
  • Identify the twelve agile principles.
  • Identify XP values, principles and practices.
  • Recognize how project planning is performed using XP.
  • Identify how XP teams improve their processes.
Course Contents :

Chapter 1 - Improving Code and Reducing Risk Using Agile XP

Course Learning Objectives


Selecting a Project Management Methodology

Project Management Methodologies

Traditional Project Management Methodology

Project Life Cycle

Project Management Process Groups

Initiating Process Group

Planning Process Group

Executing Process Group

Monitoring and Controlling Process Group

Closing Process Group

Traditional Project Management Exercise

Why Change Project Management Methodology

Why Agility Matters

The Agile Project Management Methodology

Agile Manifesto

The 12 Agile Principles

Twelve Agile Principles in Detail


Agile Project Management Exercise

Extreme Programming (XP)

Programming Practices

Integration Practices

Planning Practices

XP Team Practices

Resisting Changes

Embracing Change

Iterative Planning

Sharing Information



XP Values

XP Practices

XP Values

XP Principles

XP Planning

XP Principles and Practices

Feedback Loops


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