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Course Description

The application of Agile principles and practices on software development projects enables a project team to quickly develop working software that meets business needs. In Scrum, teams work in 2-4 week Sprints to produce production-quality software driven by business priorities using an empirical, adaptive approach. This course provides an in depth understanding of how Agile and Scrum teams deliver business value.

You will learn to apply the basic practices of any Agile approach, with a focus on Scrum. You will apply what you learn in a series of exercises that take you through project start-up, project/release planning, Sprint planning, and Sprint execution.

As a workshop, this course uses a combination of lecture, class discussion and hands-on exercises, with emphasis on group activities, to reinforce the concepts and principles. The workshop is designed to benefit a new Agile project team attending as a group, providing a common foundation of knowledge and experience for everyone on the team. Participants will build a Product Backlog and initial Release Plan for the project they bring to the class, giving them a firm foundation for the early Sprints.

Objectives

See detailed course description (PDF) link above for full list of topics and course content.

Topics Covered

  • Apply key concepts and terms of Agile and Scrum to project situations
  • Be able to explain the methodology

Audience and Certification Details

This course is intended for members of an Agile team who will actively participate in a project using this approach. People on the edges of the project (secondary customers, management staff, and participants in related processes) will also benefit.

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of Scrum or Icon's training course, "Scrum Overview" is helpful, but not required.

Duration

3 Days; workshop can be customized depending on team, environment, and any unique requirements.

Price

Email iconsalesteam@iconagility.com or call (636) 530-7776 for private, on-site pricing.

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