Mastering Agile Scrum (2-Day Workshop)

Workshop Overview

The course is designed for individuals who want to familiarize themselves with Agile Scrum and begin using this new methodology for planning and executing their projects. The course is based upon the best practices of Agile Scrum as suggested by the Scrum Alliance.

The program is an instructor led classroom session with self-paced learning through hands-on practice, which is highly interactive by means of practical exercises and case studies.

The course duration is 2 (two) days, and covers all aspects of Scrum Planning, Scheduling, Burn down charts, User Stories, Planning Poker, Velocity and its usage, Remote management of Agile Scrum, Working with distributed team in Agile, Roles in Agile Scrum (Product Owner, Scrum Master and Project leam)

Who Should Attend

The course is targeted at individuals who want to use Agile Scrum to manage projects effectively should enroll in this course, including:

  • New Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners
  • Project Team Leads
  • Team Member
  • Customer Interfacing resources
  • PMO Staff
  • Manager of Project Managers

There are no pre-requisites, and anybody in the above role, in any industry or domain can attend this two-day course.

Prior experience of using any variant of Agile would be an added advantage.

What You Will Learn

At the end of the workshop you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Agile Scrum
  • Issues with Traditional project management
  • Complete Overview of Agile Scrum
  • Understanding different roles in Agile Scrum
    • Product Owner
    • Scrum Master
    • Project Team
  • Product Roadmap
  • Release Planning
  • Concept of Sizing in Agile Scrum
  • Affinity Estimation
  • Ideal day Estimation
  • Velocity and its usage in Scrum Planning
  • Understanding Planning Poker
  • Usage of Product Backlog
  • Understanding the concept of estimation in a fixed price, fixed scope and fixed schedule
  • 3 Levels of Planning in Agile
  • Sprint Reviews
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Product Backlog Grooming
  • Using Agile Scrum in Fixed bid projects
  • Distributed Teams and Agile Scrum
  • Product Owner and Team in different location
  • Scrum of Scrum
  • Managing the project using Burn down chart
  • Release Burn Down Chart
  • Sprint Burn Down Chart
  • Understanding requirements in Agile scrum
  • Writing user stories
  • Sizing user stories
  • Pair Programming
  • Technical Debt
  • Collective Code Ownership
  • Testing Driven Development
  • Refactoring
  • Continuous Integration