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Revision as of 11:41, 23 March 2008

Overview

2 days

This practical, hands-on workshop helps you master the skills in applying agile and iterative methods, including Scrum – the most popular agile method worldwide. And it summarizes the key research and concepts. It is aimed at people who need an introduction to the core management practices to succeed with agile methods.

This workshop covers key concepts of agile methods, and the roles, artifacts, and events of Scrum. You will learn estimation and planning. The time involves many hands-on exercises and simulation games aimed at helping you master these skills.

You will leave grounded in the core agile values and principles that guide these practices.


Methods of Education

Discussion, presentation, Q&A, workshop exercises


Audience

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Level

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Prerequisites

none


Objectives

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Outline

  • Evidence, history, and case studies
  • Agile and iterative values and practices
  • Key practices and values of Scrum (a very popular approach), and other agile methods
  • Scrum: Roles, Events, Artifacts
  • New management skills -- from estimation to scheduling
  • Myths and misconceptions
  • Continuous product development with iterative methods
  • Testing and build practices in agile development
  • Estimation, release planning and scheduling
  • Tracking progress


Maximum Participants

24


Environment - Room, Tools, Texts

Read this: Course Environment - Workshop Style1


Text and Notes

  • THESE MUST BE PURCHASED/SUPPLIED BY THE CLIENT *BEFORE* the course: For each student, 1 copy of Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber. It can be ordered from Amazon here
  • There is a course PDF for the presentations. We may decide to give the students a file copy to view on a laptop or a paper copy, depending on situation.