AGILE AND SCRUM TRAINING COURSES
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Upcoming Agile and Scrum Training Courses
Online Self-Paced Agile Training
Kanban is a popular agile approach that is simple yet powerful. The Kanban Application and Mastery course will help you to get started quickly with Kanban and then grow your Kanban skills.
The Agile For Practitioners Training is an in-depth course that will teach participants the principles and values of Agile, popular agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and (XP)
Onsite Agile Training and Scrum Certification Courses
Bring agile training onsite! Any of the following courses can be scheduled as onsite agile training course.
The Agile, Scrum and Kanban training for teams is a hands-on agile training workshop delivered to entire Scrum teams including the Product Owner and the Scrum Master.
This introductory course provides an overview of Agile for stakeholders who work closely with or are impacted by Agile Teams.
The Professional Scrum Master II course is an advanced course which helps students to understand the stances that characterize an effective Scrum Master and servant-leader.
The Professional Scrum Developer training is a hands-on course where you will experience how to deliver quality software using Scrum with Agile and DevOps practices.
The Professional Scrum Product Owner certification course covers the Scrum Framework and focuses on the role of the Product Owner. Get your certification as a Product Owner with this training course.
The Professional Scrum Product Owner – Advanced (PSPO-A) Training focuses on helping experienced practitioners expand their ability to establish a solid vision, validate their hypotheses, and ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders.
In this 2-day hands-on course, students with some Scrum experience will learn how to integrate modern UX practices, (UX is more than UI) into the way they are working in Scrum and how to work most effectively within Scrum Teams.
Professional Scrum Foundations is an introductory Scrum training course that provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum. The course is a mix of instruction and team-based exercises
This 2-day hands-on workshop uses a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises to help leaders who work directly with agile teams understand how to best support, guide, and coach their teams to improve their agile capabilities.
The focus of the 2-day Certified Agile for Leadership course is cultural, with an outlook towards Being Agile. We look at topics such as leadership, organizational structure, culture, and organizational growth.
The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training is a two-day, entry-level course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer. The CSM course covers the basics of the Scrum Framework.
The Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) course is designed to cover all the basics of Scrum and also provide a large amount of material devoted to the Product Owner role.
Disciplined Agile Scrum Master is a nine-lesson, instructor-led course that shows you how to use Disciplined Agile (DA) to improve your team’s way of working.
Disciplined Agile (DA) is a process-decision toolkit that provides straightforward guidance to help people, teams, and organizations to streamline their processes in a context-sensitive manner.
Agile Training Courses from Northwestern University
Through our partnership with Northwestern University, we offer the following four Agile Training courses that lead to achievement of the Northwestern Certificate in Agile Practices.
Agile for Practitioners is an in-depth, workshop-style course that will teach participants the principles and values of Agile, and help them…
Agile frameworks empower teams with flexible tools to manage timelines, deliverables, and budgets, and still meet stakeholder needs. Participants will learn the mindset, values…
The purpose of the Supporting an Agile Transformation Course is to provide managers, project managers, agile practitioners and other leaders an understanding…
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Planning for Your Agile and Scrum Training
Agile training is instruction in the four Agile Values and 12 Agile Principles so that participants can understand and apply the Values and Principles to develop a product or execute a project. Agile training usually provides guidance on how to use a specific agile approach with the most common being the Scrum Framework.
If you are trying to adopt or use agile, then yes you need training. Some people question the value of Agile Training or try to cut corners on training when adopting Agile and Scrum. Don’t do it! Surveys on Agile failures frequently cite the lack of agile expertiseas a common cause.
If your teams lack expertise or have inconsistent experience, training is a necessity. People need to speak a common language and avoid thrashing. Read more about the value of Agile Training and what happens when you don’t train people in Yes You Do Need Agile Training.
Need help thinking through the details of training for more than one team or as part of an agile transformation? See How to Develop Your Agile Training Plan for details on who, how, what and when for Agile and Scrum Training for your organization.
Most people find that a mix of general Scrum and agile training and targeted role-based training is most effective. For example, Vitality Chicago provides Agile Training that is targeted to new Agile Teams, Managers and Leaders, and Stakeholders that are impacted by agile teams.
Agile and Scrum Certification Training is big business and there are a dizzying array of offerings for certification. Discover the differences in the introductory agile certifications with our concise guide to certification – Agile Training, Guide to the Best Agile Certification.
For organizations new to Agile and Scrum, we strongly recommend that the Scrum Masters be Scrum certified. Agile and Scrum Certification can demonstrate competency, boost confidence, or help you to get a promotion or better job. Vitality Chicago offers both Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Training and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training.
In addition to Scrum Master certification, we also provide Scrum certification for Product Owners including the Professional Scrum Product Owner Training (PSPO) and the Certified Scrum Product Owner Training (CSPO).
We also provide the Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training from the Scrum Alliance.
Speaking of Agile Certification Training, are you interested in getting an agile certification quickly and painlessly? Maybe it’s possible! Determine what it would take in our guide – Get Your PMI-ACP Agile Certification Without Hardly Trying.
For people looking to dive deeper into specific topics or broaden their agile expertise, we offer advanced Agile Training Courses through our partnership with Northwestern University. This includes our flagship course Agile for Practitioners which leads to the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification.
For a lighthearted look at training, consider our guide to informative AND entertaining agile training – What Makes Agile and Scrum Training Effective.
Scrum Master Certification is the most popular agile certification, with Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Professional Scrum Master (PSM) being the two most popular.
Our public courses start at $1,300 per attendee for Scrum Master Certification (PSM or CSM) and can go as high as $2,200 per attendee for the Certified Agile Leadership (CAL).
Onsite private courses average $7,000 per day depending on the course and the number of attendees.
Trainers for the Scrum Certification Courses are either Certified Scrum Trainers by Scrum Alliance or Professional Scrum Trainers from Scrum.org. All other trainers have experience and certifications appropriate for each course.
Yes, the course price includes the certification fee.
You can check our training schedule at the top of this page for upcoming courses.
We have self-paced online training courses that include some instructor-led sessions. Participants can join from any location and complete the work on their own schedule.
We also have remotely-delivered training that is instructor-led and delivered via Zoom. Participants can join from any location.