Scrum Training: Scrum Overview for Project Managers


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

One of the biggest obstacles frequently cited by those transitioning to Agile software development, is resistance by traditional project managers. The Scrum framework does not have an explicit role for traditional managers, and it can be unclear how they can use their skills and experience to best support the new model. This course will give project managers a better understanding of Scrum, how to build their Agile Mindset, and how they can become an essential part to team success. This course is delivered using a dynamic combination of lectures, media, discussion, and exercises.

Course Dates and Pricing


Feb 25 - 25, 2019$650.00Mar 25 - 25, 2019$650.00Apr 23 - 23, 2019$650.00

Course Outline

Introduction

Overview of Development Methodologies: Waterfall, Iterative, Agile and Scrum
Key Challenges for Software Project Management

Understanding Scrum

The Principles and Values of Scrum
Scrum Framework
Scrum Roles
Scrum Artifacts
Scrum Events
Other Important Notes and Considerations

Managing Projects

Traditional vs Agile Project Management
Integrating Agile with Current Project Methodologies
The Added Value of an Agile Method
Adapting Project Management Tools to Agile (PERT, Critical Path, Earned Value, Schedules)
Cost Management
Risk Management and the Agile Method

Becoming an Agile Project Manager

Role: Sponsorship and Protection
Key Characteristics
Building an Agile Mindset: Complexity Science and Systems Thinking.
Fallacies of Linear Thinking
Fostering Teamwork and Team Skills
Supporting Failure and Learning
Developing Communication Skills and Structures

Adopting and Supporting Scrum

Why Agile Projects Fail
Addressing Organizational Issues
Introducing and Supporting Scrum – An Iterative Approach
Optimizing Scrum
Scrum Patterns Anti-Patterns

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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