Mastering Scrum Workshop (Scrum Alliance Authorized)
(2-Days Workshop)

Workshop Overview

The objective of this two day course is to impart the skills required for working as part of Agile Scrum teams. Participants learn the various activities involved in being a practitioner in an Agile SCRUM teams. The participants will get an introduction to Agile and Scrum, release and sprint planning, estimation techniques, developing user stories, sprint review, sprint retrospective and tracking progress in Scrum projects etc., The participants can effectively be part of Scrum teams in an organization after attending this course.

Agile project management is as radically different from traditional project management as agile processes are different from traditional methodologies. Rather than plan, instruct and direct, the agile project manager facilitates, coaches and leads. In this training the participants learn how to be a ScrumMaster and how to make a development team, a project, or an organization agile. The ScrumMaster is the person responsible for the proper execution of Scrum and all change within the engineering and overall Scrum teams.

Workshop Benefits

The course is intended to impart the skills required to effectively perform the role of individuals in SCRUM teams like Product Owner, SCRUM Master and SCRUM team members.  The participants will get an introduction to Agile and Scrum and specific aspects of Scrum Master role such as:

  • Team formation and leading Scrum teams successfully
  • Participation in transitioning an organization to Scrum.
  • Effectively perform Scrum Master’s role.

Workshop Content

  • Introduction To SCRUM
    • Concepts of Agile
    • Scrum Basics
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Ceremonies and Artifacts
  • SCRUM Methodology
    • Estimation techniques, Planning poker and Velocity
    • Product backlog and User stories
    • Sprint and  Release planning
    • Sprint Burn Down Charts
    • Release Burn Down Charts
    • Release Management
    • Tracking progress in Scrum and metrics
    • Sprint Review and retrospective.
  • Scrum Team dynamics
    • Collaboration, negotiations  and Team communication
    • Team Roles and Responsibilities
    • Empower Teams and Adaptive Leadership
    • Team challenges for Agile adoption
    • Managing distributed teams
    • Soft issues and Cultural diversity
    •  Transitioning teams to Scrum
  • Situational exercises
    • Exercise on writing User stories
    • Exercise on Estimation
    • Exercise on Sprint and Release planning

Who Should Attend

The target audience for the program is a mix of professionals across hierarchies involved in project management, product management, system and solution architecting.