This one day training will introduce the fundamental principles of Agile and practices of Scrum. Attendees will participate in many hands-on activities that will help them practice the theory they learn.
What is Agile? Agile is a set of principles and values as defined by Agile Manifesto (www.AgileManifesto.org) The term Agile is sometimes used as an umbrella term that cover many product development frame work such as Scrum, XP (eXtream Programming) etc., . Scrum is one of the Product development frameworks that follow the principles of Agile. A brief overview of Scrum can be found here (http://www.scrumalliance.org/pages/what_is_scrum)
In this session, the attendees will learn the Principles and Values of Agile and will explore in detail the practices of the Scrum Framework. During the one day session, the trainer will share his years of experience in coaching teams to become Agile using the Scrum framework. Practical tips on what works and what doesn't, how to create an environment for hyper productive team, etc will be shared during this class. Attendees will learn the concepts & practices that they can take to their teams, and organization to make a difference right away. You will learn how to lead development teams towards Agile by creating and managing a product vision and product backlogs, planning releases and sprints, monitoring progress, and conducting retrospectives. .
Whether you're an C-level executive, executive, manager, project manager, programmer, tester, analyst, productmanager, or someone interested in working on or with a Scrum team, this course is suited for you. You will leave with solid knowledge of how and why Scrum works in one project and in the enterprise, through practical, hands-on exercises and small-group discussion you will be prepared to plan your first sprint immediately after this class.
Introduction to Agile Principles
Why practice Agile?
Introduction to Scrum Process framework
Scrum roles and responsibilities (Product Owner, Scrum Master, TeamLeads)
Scrum Ceremonies (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Retrospective)
Scrum Artifacts (Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog)
Introduction to User Stories (Requirements) and Estimating techniques
User Stories and Requirements.
Relative Sizing techniques to estimation your project.
Planning and Monitoring a Project
Agile Project / Release Planning and Sprint Planning
Monitoring Progress of your project - sprint & release burndown
Scrum and Large Projects
Other Agile approaches (e.g Kanban)
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