SCRUM Training: SCRUM Fundamentals


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Practical Strategies for Agile Success (SCRUM Training) is a complete study of SCRUM. The training includes building and maintaining a Product Backlog, writing great user stories, managing stakeholders, planning and executing a sprint and performing a sprint review and a sprint retrospective. The course covers essential techniques such as monitoring technical debt, making use of sprint and product burndown charts, and performing Product Backlog grooming to name a few. This SCRUM course covers everything that you need to know to run a SCRUM project.

Course Dates and Pricing


Dec 18 - 20, 2019$2,350.00Jan 29 - 31, 2020$2,350.00Feb 26 - 28, 2020$2,350.00Mar 25 - 27, 2020$2,350.00

Course Outline

Introduction

Traditional vs. Agile Project Management
Traditional vs. Agile Development
The Nature of Requirements
A Process-Approach

What is Scrum?

Scrum Values, Theory and Framework
Scrum Team Roles and Responsibilities
Scrum Events (Process)
Scrum Artifacts

Welcome to the Scrum Team

Who’s in, Who’s out?
Product Owner
Scrum Master
Development Team
Building a High-Functioning Team
Identifying and Managing Stakeholders
Cautions

Understanding Scrum Events

Why Process Matters
Timeboxing the Sprint
Sprint Planning – setting a goals, choosing work
Sprint – getting the work done
Sprint Review – demonstrating the work
Sprint Retrospective – time for the team
Cautions

Understanding Scrum Artifacts

Potentially Shippable Product Increment (PSPI)
Daily Scrum
Product Backlog
Sprint Backlog
Definition of Done

Building and Managing the Product Backlog

It Starts with the Stakeholders
Vision Boards
Product Roadmaps
Understanding the MMP/MVP
Attributes of the Product Backlog
Creating Product Backlog Items (PBIs)
Understanding User Stories
Techniques for Estimating Effort (PBI Size)
Ordering and Prioritizing the Product Backlog
Release Planning and Burndown Charts
Product Backlog Rules

Building and Managing the Sprint Backlog

It Starts with a Sprint Goal
Choosing Sprintable PBIs
Clarifying Acceptance Criteria
Estimating Sprint Velocity
Scrum Boards and Burndown Charts
Focus on Delivering PSPI

Adopting and Supporting Scrum

Organizational Issues
Teamwork and Team Skills: Communication, Collaboration and Problem Solving
How to Introduce Scrum: Identifying the Project Champion
Managing a Scrum Adoption and Expectations
Optimizing Scrum: Managing Change and Improvements
Scrum Anti-Patterns

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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