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Managing Agile Projects with Scrum and Lean

AGL-150 (3 Days)
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Agile Training Overview

Accelebrate's Managing Agile Projects course with Scrum and Lean teaches students how to manage their projects according to Lean principles using the Scrum framework. Working in teams through a series of real-world labs, attendees master project management tactics with Scrum and the fundamentals of Lean.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Agile Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Provide a refresher on the origins and basics of Scrum and Agile
  • Present a detailed explanation of the key Scrum “artifacts”
  • Grasp the Scrum Master’s role in-depth
  • Understand Lean principles and how to apply them with Scrum
  • In-depth understanding of Scrum practices through experiential exercises

Agile Training Outline

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Introduction
Agile Overview
The Agile Potential
The Agile Manifesto
Agile Alone is NOT Enough
Can Agile Fail?
The Best Agile
Scrum Overview
Roles and Responsibilities
How It Works
Artifacts
Rules of Scrum
Definition of Done
Lean Practices Specific to Software Projects
Lean Principles
Value Stream Mapping
Set Management – Backlog, Throughput, Expenses
Kanbans and Queues
Smaller Batches Penny Lab
WIP Limits – Airplane Lab
Goals and Measurements
Leveraging Lean Principles in Scrum Lab
Product Owner Roles and Responsibilities
Will the Real Product Owner Please Stand Up?
Product Backlog and Requirements
Roles and Personas
Spikes and Special Stories
Guiding the Self-Managing Team
Leadership versus Management
Agile Leader’s Role
Leadership Lab
Servant Leadership
Changing Culture and Behavior
Motivating Knowledge Workers
Small Changes, Knowing When to Act
Force Field Analysis Lab
Agile Planning
Agile Planning Concept and Terms
Business Case and Value Analysis
The Project Charter
Customer Value Prioritization
Minimally Marketable Feature/Minimal Viable Product
Product Backlog
Defining the Product Backlog
User Stories – Business Functionality
Prioritizing the Backlog
Creating a Product Backlog Lab
Agile Estimation
Stories and Sizing
Relative Sizing
Wideband Delphi
Planning Poker
Affinity Estimating
Team Estimation Method
Agile Estimation Lab
Release Planning
Release Planning Inputs and Outputs
Velocity-Driven Release Planning
Fixed Schedule Release Planning
Release Planning for Course Project Lab
Metrics and Measuring Progress
Planning as You Go
Reviewing Information Radiators
Velocity and Measuring Progress
Scrum Metrics
Lean Metrics
Even Easier Metrics
Metrics Lab
Watching The Horizon
Sprints
Sprint Planning
Sprint Activities
Sprint Review
Sprint Retrospective
Sprint Planning and Execution Lab
Sprint Review Lab
Sprint Retrospective Lab
Final Review and Next Steps
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

AGL-150

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

By default, this course presumes prior exposure to Agile software development. However, we would be delighted to tailor it to any level of prior experience.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

No software is required. Students should be seated in pods of 3 or 4, with a notebook and pen for each student. Each pod should have a flipchart with multiple colors of markers. The instructor will require connectivity for her/his laptop to a projection system and Internet.

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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877 849 1850
International:
+1 678 648 3113

Toll-free in US/Canada:
866 566 1228
International:
+1 404 420 2491

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Atlanta, GA 30309-3918
USA

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