Project managers, product owners, Scrum Masters, product development team (architects, designers, coders, testers) and management personnel (product managers, engineering managers, test managers, quality managers, directors, vice presidents etc.). Anybody who wants to be successful in applying Scrum to complex development projects large and small.
None required. However, participants will be required to complete simple pre-work before the course.
By the end of the course, participants should be able to articulate the following:
The Agile Approach – The most important goal, ice breaker game, why projects fail, phase-gate model, Agile Manifesto, incremental & iterative development.
Scrum at a High Level – The origin of Scrum, Scrum as a framework, elements of Scrum, Scrum overview, Scrum principles, and characteristics of a Scrum team.
The Scrum Roles – The product owner, team and Scrum Master roles, selforganization.
The Scrum Artifacts – Working with requirements, potentially shippable product increment, definition of done, product backlog, sprint backlog, product backlog refinement, creating the initial product backlog, estimation, planning poker, velocity and release planning, progress tracking.
The Scrum Ceremonies – Sprint, sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, sprint retrospective.
Scrum Simulation – Experience the practice of delivering value incrementally and iteratively in a simulation game.
Implementing Scrum – Organizational impediments, common pitfalls, getting the most out of Scrum.
28-29 July 2018