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== Audience ==
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Revision as of 12:10, 23 March 2008
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
Anyone interested in coaching or applying agile principles and practices
Intermediate: This course introduces concepts and techniques that the attendee will apply during the workshop.
- Learn and apply fundamental Agile development techniques
- Learn and apply fundamental Agile management practices
- 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
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
- another useful read is The Scrum Primer
- 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.