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Agile (Scrum) Team Quick Launch

AGL-156 (4 Days)
4.58 out of 5 (79 reviews)  

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Agile Training Overview

Accelebrate's Agile (Scrum) Team Quick Launch training gets your group up and running immediately with Scrum and Lean. Attendees learn about the different roles, responsibilities, interactions, tools, and Scrum processes needed to ensure the success of their Agile team.

Note: This course is capped at 1 team of up to 9 people.

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:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Agile, Scrum, and Lean
  • Discover how to leverage early and continuous feedback to deliver products that delight customers
  • Define key roles and responsibilities of Agile team members
  • Learn how to improve team productivity and quality by removing impediments and highlighting organizational inefficiencies
  • Understand how to improve lead time and throughput by managing the amount of work in progress
  • Learn how to guide continuous improvement of the team and the organization
  • Begin to harness the power of self-organization early in the team’s forming process
  • Learn how to use retrospectives to continuously improve
  • Create and agree on a 'Definition of Done'
  • Learn how to right slice and size agile requirements, specifications and documentation for the team

Agile Training Outline

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Introduction
Agile Overview
  • Agile Framework
  • Agile Advantages and Potential
  • The Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Can Agile Fail?
  • The Best Agile
Scrum Overview
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • How it Works
  • Artifacts
  • Rules of Scrum
  • Definition of Done
Lean Practices
  • Lean Software Development Principles
  • Kanban Overview
  • Leveraging Lean Principles in Scrum
  • Lean Labs
Product Backlog
  • Defining the Product Backlog
  • User Stories – Business Functionality
  • Prioritizing the Product Backlog
  • Product Backlog Lab
Agile Estimation
  • Stories and Sizing
  • Relative Sizing
  • Planning Poker
  • Team Estimation Method
  • Estimation Lab
Release Planning
  • Release Planning Preparation
  • Release Planning Meeting
  • Velocity-Driven Release Planning
  • Fixed Schedule Release Planning
  • Measuring and Monitoring Progress
  • Release Planning Lab
Sprints
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Activities
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Labs
Team Specific Project – Coaching
  • Project Initiation/Chartering
  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Release Planning to include estimation
  • Sprint Planning
The Next Steps
  • How Do We Get Started?
  • Common Mistakes in Agile Transformations
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

AGL-156

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior experience is presumed.

Training Materials:

All Agile training attendees receive courseware covering the topics in the class.

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.

Contact Us:

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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Toll-free in US/Canada:
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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