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Agile Project Management

Ended Nov 2, 2023

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Full course description

Location Live Online

Full Schedule Every week on Tuesday and Thursday, starting on 10/17/23, and ending on 11/2/23, from (6:00 PM to 8:00 PM) EST

Tuesday : Oct. 17, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) EST
Thursday : Oct. 19, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) EST
Tuesday : Oct. 24, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) EST
Thursday : Oct. 26, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) EST
Tuesday : Oct. 31, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) EST
Thursday : Nov. 2, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) EST

Instructor Shane Wentz, Ph.D.
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Shane got his start as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in the US Army in 2009 as the Army rolled out the largest deployment of Lean Six Sigma in the world. He received his lean six sigma black belt and later master black belt certification and immediately began putting it to use by teaching, coaching, and leading enterprise-level projects. In 2011 he was recognized by the Secretary of the Army for the best Enterprise Level Army project while he was the Director of the Army’s Human Resources Command Continuous Improvement program.

Shane then made the plunge to the private sector as the Director of Business Excellence, North America Region, for Siemens Rail automation. He then joined Nike as a lean master, overseeing the lean program for Japan and Korea as well as rolling out lean to various North American Nike business segments. Shane then moved to Memphis and became the Director of Lean and Quality for Nike’s Memphis Distribution Network. He then joined Radial (formerly eBay Enterprises) as their Global Director of Continuous improvement for their network of 23 distribution centers and call centers across North America and Europe; developing and deploying the Radial Continuous Improvement System, leveraged by leaders across the organization to drive a culture of continuous improvement.

Shane and his wife Susie are owners of A Change in Latitude Consulting (ACIL). They are a certified small business woman-owned (SBWO) and Small Business Disabled Veteran Owned (SBDVO) consulting firm. ACIL leverages continuous improvement to enhance the bottom line of private and public sector organizations and get them closer to their “true north” by building a culture of continuous improvement that smashes silos, increases employee engagement, and optimizes organizational processes.

Shane is passionate about continuous improvement and shows his passion through various posts and articles on LinkedIn, speaking at Operational Excellence conferences, being a guest on the Just in Time Café ( and the Manufacturing Leaders Podcast, and training thousands of people in continuous improvement. Shane is an advocate of people being at the core of continuous improvement and works with leaders of organizations to ensure continuous improvement is leveraged to smash silos and increase employee engagement; resulting in enhanced company performance.


Rounding out the series of project management courses in the USF Office of Corporate Training and Professional Education, this course builds upon the two previous courses (Foundations of Modern Project Management and Leading Projects through Execution) to give you valuable skills related to the exciting world of “agile project management”. In this course, you will examine the seven steps of the agile process, how the agile process encourages accountability, teamwork, and organization from team members and how to be a project manager in an agile environment.

The class will consist of live online lectures in addition to applying practical applications learned throughout the course in the form of elements of a project.