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Managing Projects in Agile with Scrum

Agile is a Project Management framework that is used as a means for managing change. Agile employs  an iterative and incremental approach to all projects that reaps rewards with better quality products and a quicker time to market. Agile empowers your teams to work in a self organised way using all the planning tools that Agile provides.

This two day course gives delegates a complete introduction to Agile, gives an overview of the leading Agile methods that  include Scrum, eXtreme Programming, and Lean Software Development. The training is delivered using  practical exercises that demonstrate the skills required to manage an Agile project.

The following is covered:

  • What is Agile
  • How do we use Agile and Scrum
  • What makes up the Scrum framework

Learning Objectives

This course enables the delegates to understand what the roles are in Agile, the planning and feedback that assists the Development Team to realise the project goals. It also looks at how an Agile project is managed.

Pre-Requisites

The intended audience for this course is anyone interested in working in an Agile environment.
Potentially working as a Product Owner or Scrum Master or Team members – this could be Project Managers, Team Leaders, Development Managers, Testers, Developers, Business analysts etc.

Course Content

  • We look at how to work within an Agile environment in a Scrum Team.
  • With the need to be flexible, trusting, empowered what does this mean to the ScrumTeam?
  • How should they work together, how does this work with the Scrum Master, Product Owner,  Project Management, Customers, Client management etc.
  • How does an empowered Scrum Team work together.
  • We look at the Agile and Scrum way of working that is flexible, iterative, adaptive and has minimum work in progress. It empowers your team to work in an adaptive and flexible environment.
  • Roles: Product Owner, Scrum Master and Team
  • Ceremonies: Release planning meeting, Sprint planning meeting, Sprint, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective
  • Artifacts: Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Release Burndown and Sprint Burndown

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