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Today, many organizations are finding themselves leading Agile teams - only to find that the tools and techniques applied when using a traditional project management approach no longer work as effectively or at all. In order to do more than survive in this iterative development environment, today's leadership must employ additional project management and business analysis tools and techniques to effectively lead their teams and deliver their projects. This course will explore what an organization needs to know to successfully transition to Agile.Scrum is an incremental, iterative Agile framework for project management and software development - where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams. This disciplined project management process involves:A leadership philosophy that encourages teamwork, self-organization and accountabilityA set of engineering best practices intended to allow for rapid delivery of high-quality softwareA business approach that aligns development with customer needs and company goalsParticipants will learn what it takes to manage an Agile Scrum framework. Your role in an agile project will look much different as you form and coach a self-directed team, facilitate continuous collaboration with your clients, manage and deliver business value to your clients early and regularly throughout the project.
No prerequisites - This course is suitable for executives and senior-level management who are interested in learning more about Agile. Having an understanding of project management and business processes is helpful and recommended.
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for executives, senior managers, and project managers.
- Introduction - Fundamentals of Agile
- Assembling the team - Scrum Roles
- Define the Product and Project Vision
- Agile Tools and Techniques
- Estimating and Prioritizing Effort
- The Sprint Retrospective
- Using a pilot project to successfully transition to Agile
- Additional Information