Agile For Teams (Self-paced)

The self-paced Agile for Teams Course covers the Agile Values and Principles, key agile terms and practices, and how to use Kanban and the Scrum Framework. Learn at your own pace and hit the ground running as a member of an agile team.

Course Summary

Agile for Teams is a self-paced online training course based on our popular instructor-led training course. Participants include agile team members, Product Owners, and Scrum Masters.

The main benefit of the online approach is that participants have the flexibility to take the course and complete the exercises on their own schedule and from wherever they want.

Following the training, participants will be ready to roll up their sleeves and hit the ground running with agile ways of working.

Course Outline

  • Overview of Agile
  • Common Agile Concepts and Practices
  • Mastering the Scrum Framework
  • (optional) Using Kanban
  • Creating Your Product Backlog
  • Creating Effective User Stories
  • Estimating Work and Forecasting Completion
  • Planning in Agile
  • Agile Tools, Templates and Resources

Key Learning Outcomes

Following this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize what Agile means and how it differs from traditional approaches
  2. Describe the benefits of Agile approaches
  3. Understand the common terms and practices associated with Agile frameworks
  4. Understand the roles on an Agile team and what is expected of each role
  5. Plan and initiate an agile project
  6. Understand the events in Scrum and what happens in each
  7. Create a product backlog
  8. Demonstrate how to create effective user stories
  9. Estimate work accurately and forecast completion dates with predictability

Who Should Attend

This course is best suited to those individuals who are new to Agile and want to get up to speed quickly. This includes programmers, business analysts, architects, testers, Scrum Masters, and Product Owners. Key team stakeholders such as project managers, managers, and subject matter experts will also benefit from attending.

Additional Details

Groups get all the benefits of in-person training while working at their own pace:

  • Everyone hears the same message and learns common Agile & Scrum terminology
  • Online training allows everyone to take the training on their own schedule
  • Group rates are extended for groups as small as 5
  • Larger groups get a weekly touchpoint with a live instructor

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