Agile

Agile Project Management with SCRUM


Overview

Duration:  2 days

Overview

This exciting and practical training will provide you a broad understanding of Agile and Scrum. During the workshop we learn how to manage and execute Scrum processes within real-world project environments. We will walk you through a hands-on simulation of a complete scrum project, from start to finish. It is designed for all personnel who will be involved in the Scrum process, including Project Managers, Product Owners, Program Managers, PMO Directors, Software developers, executives and QA.

You will learn how to

  • Define the Scrum process
  • Detail the Scrum roles, ceremonies and artifacts
  • Identify the requirements for making Scrum work
  • Estimate using story points
  • Facilitate an effective retrospective
  • Create a product using the Scrum process 

Method
 (Hands on workshop, learning by doing) including:

  • Pair activities
  • Team exercises
  • Whole team challenges
  • BYOS – learning activity
  • Experience Agile – team using Scrum to create a real product

 

Who Should Attend

Among those who would benefit from this workshop are:

  • Individuals wishing to learn more about the latest in project management and how to apply it to their work environments;
  • Project Managers, Product Owners, Program Managers, PMO Directors and staff who manage projects and processes;
  • Software development, QA, and Product Management personnel who will do the hands-on work in a Scrum process;
  • Executives interested in integrating Scrum processes with the business to improve product development. 

Outline

  • Introduction
  • Agile project management history
  • Agile overview and benefits of Agile
  • Introduction to Scrum roles, ceremonies and artifacts
  • User stories, estimating and task decomposition
  • Sprints planning, forecasting and scoping
  • The stand up
  • Tracking Sprint progress
  • Managing releases
  • Distributed organizations
  • Meetings and time boxing
  • Retrospectives done right