The objective of this two day course is to impart the skills required for working as part of Agile Scrum teams. Participants get to participate and learn the various activities involved in being a practitioner in an Agile SCRUM team. The participants will get an introduction to Agile and Scrum, release and sprint planning, estimation techniques, tracking in Scrum and participation in transitioning an organization to Scrum and so on. The participants can effectively be part of Scrum teams in an organization after attending this course.

Workshop Overview

The course is designed for individuals who want to familiarize themselves with Agile Scrum along with the usage of CMMI and begin using this new methodology for planning and executing their projects. The course is based upon the best practices of Agile Scrum as suggested by the Scrum Alliance and SEI for CMMI

The program is an instructor led classroom session with self-paced learning through hands-on practice, which is highly interactive by means of practical exercises and case studies.

The course duration is 2 (two) days, and covers all aspects of Scrum Planning, Scheduling, Burn down charts, User Stories, Planning Poker, Velocity and its usage, Remote management of Agile Scrum, Working with distributed team in Agile, Roles in Agile Scrum (Product Owner, Certified Scrum Master and Project Team)

The course would cover elements and areas of CMMI with respect to different process areas and their interpretation and implementation

Who Should Attend

The course is targeted at individuals who intend to become a certified expert in Agile Scrum and manage projects effectively should enroll in this course, including:

  • New Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners
  • Project Team Leads
  • Team Member
  • Customer Interfacing resources
  • PMO Staff
  • Manager of Project Managers

There are no pre-requisites, and anybody in the above role, in any industry or domain can attend this two-day course.

Prior experience of using any variant of Agile would be an added advantage.

What will you learn

At the end of the workshop you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Agile Scrum
  • Issues with Traditional project management
  • Complete Overview of Agile Scrum
  • Understanding different roles in Agile Scrum
    • Product Owner
    • Scrum Master
    • Project Team
  • Concept of Sizing in Agile Scrum
  • Velocity and its usage in Scrum Planning
  • Understanding Planning Poker
  • Usage of Product Backlog
  • Sprint Reviews
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Using Agile Scrum in Fixed bid projects
  • Distributed Teams and Agile Scrum
  • Managing the project using Burn down chart
  • Release Burn Down Chart
  • Sprint Burn Down Chart
  • Writing user stories
  • Sizing user stories
  • Implementation with CMMI
  • Discussions on various process areas of Level 2 and 3
  • Mapping Agile Scrum practices in CMMI
  • Discussions on Agile / CMMI and PMP
  • Real Cases studies
  • Myths of Agile and CMMI

What Will You Get

The participants will take away:

  • Agile Scrum certificate
  • Scrum Guide by Ken (Softcopy in PDF)
  • Posters to be used internal in Organization or projects (Softcopy, PDF format)
  • Case studies
  • A huge amount of practical exercises