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Agile Fundamentals

Course Details

Name Agile Fundamentals
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Location:
Edinburgh
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Price:
£1114.00 +vat
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Course ID:
488913

Overview

Agile Fundamentals emphasises starting with an agile mind-set, not a single methodology or framework

Start your journey from mind-set to mastery.

The purpose of this immersive, two-day course is to help delegates to understand the agile mind-set. They will work in teams to produce a piece of work over the course duration. Delving into key concepts such as adaptive planning, value-driven development, team collaboration and frequent feedback for continuous improvement. The course also covers the history of agile and some widely applied frameworks and practices. Delegates come away with a solid understanding of core concepts as they prepare to embark on their agile journey.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in the course, delegates will be able to answer the following questions:

  •   What is agile?
  •   What are the benefits of using agile?
  •   What are the values and principals of agile?
  •   Can agile teams use a combination of agile frameworks and methods?
  •   How can agile teams estimate effectively?

Pre-Requisites

This course is suitable for anyone with no prior knowledge of agile who is considering, evaluating or involved in a move towards working in (or with) an agile environment.

Course Content

  •   History & mind-set
  •   Individuals & interactions
  •   Value-driven development
  •   Customer & user involvement
  •   Planning & adapting

Edinburgh

Description:

This Edinburgh training centre, situated at the Gyle, has excellent transport links and is close to Edinburgh airport. All delegates are provided with lunch on-site.

 
Venue's features:

  • Easy access from main travel routes
  • Spacious, comfortable air-conditioned classrooms
  • Drinks and snacks available
  • Internet access
  • Choice of hotels and accommodation available nearby
  • Compliance with Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) building access requirements.

Location:

Edinburgh Training Centre
32 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB

 

Directions:

Rail

There are two rail stations within 10-minutes walk of the centre:

Edinburgh South Gyle Station

Edinburgh Park

 

Driving


Directions from M8

From the M8 continue to the Hermiston Gait Junction, and take the slip road onto the A720
At the Gogar roundabout, take the third exit, passing the Gyle Shopping Centre on your left
Continue straight over the next roundabout. At the next roundabout take the third exit into the business park
At the mini roundabout take the first exit into South Gyle Crescent and follow the road around
The training centre is on your right

 

Directions from A90 ~ Forth Road Bridge

After leaving the Forth Road Bridge continue straight on to the A90
At the Barnton Junction move into the right lane
At the traffic lights go right onto the A902, and go straight across the next roundabout
Follow the road down to the traffic lights at the Maybury Junction and go right onto the A8. Comet and the Gyle Shopping Centre will be on your left
Take the slip road just before the Gogar roundabout, passing around the shopping centre
Continue straight over the next roundabout. At the next roundabout take the third exit into the business park
At the mini roundabout take the first exit into South Gyle Crescent and follow the road around
The training centre is on your right


Directions from A8 ~ Edinburgh Airport

Leave the airport and join the A8
Continue until the Gogar roundabout and take the second exit, passing the Gyle Shopping Centre on your left
Continue straight over the next roundabout. At the next roundabout take the third exit into the business park
At the mini roundabout take the first exit into South Gyle Crescent and follow the road around
The training centre is on your right


Car parking

Limited free car parking is available at the centre on a first come, first served basis.

 

Delegates should be familiar with the content and rationale in the agile manifesto (http://agilemanifesto.org/)

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