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Agile and Scrum in a Day

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The Agile and Scrum in a Day training provides an understanding of Agile principles and teaches the practices that make Scrum effective for delivering projects. Exercises, demonstrations, facilitated discussions and more are interwoven throughout the course to illustrate the principles being taught.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have the confidence and understanding to socialize Scrum at their own organization and support teams in improving their processes. Additionally, this course counts for 7 PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs) / contact hours.

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Who Should Attend

Agile and Scrum in a Day is appropriate for all members of the project team including project managers, product managers, analysts, developers, testers and anyone interested in an introduction into Scrum and Agile concepts including senior managers and executives.

Course Outline

This course starts with an overview of the Agile and Scrum frameworks. From there, the curriculum includes:

  • Agile explained
  • Scrum overview & framework
  • Iterative and incremental development
  • Adaptability against predictability
  • Scrum roles
  • Requirements
  • Vision
  • Product backlog
  • User stories
  • Sprint planning
  • Release planning
  • Estimation
  • Scrum meetings
  • Technical practices
  • Metrics
  • Scrum and CMMI, PMBOK, & EVM*

* Time permitting

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