Course Summary

The Agile and Scrum training for teams is designed as a hands-on training workshop delivered to entire teams at the same time, including the Product Owner and the Scrum Master. The benefits of this training approach is that it accelerates team development, the team benefits by using their actual sprint work in the course exercises, and the team can share their specific challenges and make decisions on improvements. There is also a significant team-building benefit of this training approach which accelerates team development. This course may be customized to your specific needs including the use of Kanban.

 

Who Should Attend

This course is optimized for new Scrum teams including the developers, architects, testers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners. Key team stakeholders such as managers and subject matter experts are also welcome to attend.

 

Course Outline
  • Agile Values and Principles
  • Overview of Scrum Meetings, Artifacts and Roles
  • Use of Kanban (optional)
  • Developing Your Team Vision and Charter
  • Creating an Initial Product Backlog
  • Planning for Your First Product Release
  • How to Create Effective User Stories
  • Sizing and Estimating in Scrum
  • Conducting Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives

 

Key Learning Outcomes
 
Following this training, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the benefits of Agile, Scrum and Kanban
  • Plan and initiate their first Scrum project
  • Create a product backlog and plan their overall project
  • Understand their role on an Agile team and what is expected of them
  • Develop a detailed plan for their first sprint
  • Develop working software in their first sprint
  • Close their first sprint with an effective sprint review and retrospective

Details
  • Designed to be delivered to complete teams, with up to 30 participants total 
  • Courses are delivered at your facilities with team members all in the same room 
  • This 2-Day course includes numerous hands-on exercises and workshops
 

"I absolutely recommend the Agile and Scrum for Teams course. Anthony is an excellent instructor and the curriculum is super understandable and useful. I also liked that it was specifically focused on our project." 

— Carma S. (April 2017)