This course gives practical experience in Agile project management. Review the basics of Agile Scrum practices and understand how to complete an Agile project. The course begins with the history of Agile development and ends with a review of the specific behaviors expected of an Agile Scrum Master.
Participants are encouraged, to submit a description of a project they wish to use for comparison to an Agile project. After leaving this class, participants will be able to recite a basic overview of Agile and Scrum, including the definition of roles, basic practices, comparisons to waterfall (traditional) development and basic Scrum techniques.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Understand the basics of Agile program management.
- Describe each Scrum role: Team Member, Product Owner and Scrum Master.
- Compare traditional and agile project estimating and planning.
- Display understanding of the Scrum framework.
- Hear why the Scrum Master role can be the most satisfying (and most difficult) job on a project.
- Review and understand the critical characteristics a Scrum Master must have to succeed.
- Discover how conflict resolution plays a critical role in Scrum.
- Practice Scrum meetings including; Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Burndowns, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
- Achieve the first step in Scrum-Alliance recognized certifications, enabling them to advance to higher levels of recognition.
- Those who need to know the basics of Agile for participation on an Agile team.
- Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Project Team, Product Owners and Organizational Managers.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Entry-Level Project Manager Certificate (6 CEUs) : Entry-Level Project Manager Certificate