Agile and Scrum Awareness

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Overview

This course including a practical exercise provides an introduction to Agile and an introductory view of the principles of the leading Agile methods; including Scrum, eXtreme Programming and Lean Software Development.

Agile has caught the attention of business leaders in the UK and globally as a means of managing change, reducing time to market, eliminating waste and attracting and retaining customers. Agile has matured beyond the confines of software development and is being applied by organisations seeking to improve their way of working. The question is - how do organisations best approach this seemingly chaotic topic to address their challenges? We explore the drivers and business value of Agile, introduce valuable practices into the core DNA of your business and highlight cultural and operational changes required for sustainable and effective agility.

Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand why the Agile values, principles & practises work, the Agile lifecycle, the cultural aspects and have an appreciation of how Agile might work for you.

Audience

This course is suitable for anyone with no prior knowledge of Agile, that is considering, evaluating or involved in a move towards Agile Project Management and Delivery to replace or to augment their current processes.

Prerequisites

This is an introductory course suitable for people who need to understand the impact of Agile on their business, their operations and their team. This course focuses on the values and principles of Agile. Aimed at people with no prior knowledge of Agile, an understanding of project management and/or software development is beneficial, but no technical knowledge is required.

Syllabus

  • What Agile is and where it came from
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Deming Cycle
  • Key attributes of the leading Agile methods, Scrum, XP
  • Introduction to roles, responsibilities & resource requirements
  • Key Ceremonies & Artefacts
  • Introduction to the concept of User Stories
  • The importance of Quality
  • Principles of testing in Agile projects
  • Communication, collaboration and culture
  • Introducing Agile to your organisation

Training provider

Teaching mode: Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 1 day
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