Agile using Scrum

Agile project management using Scrum training 

Objective :

  • To provide an overall view of the agile ecosystem
  • To provide in depth understanding of the scrum framework based on the Scrum guide
  • When to apply agile, and when not to. How to tailor?
  • Other agile best practices / artifacts and how they can be leveraged within the scrum framework
  • To provide hands on experience on scrum framework

 

Course contents

Sprint#1 Theme: Introduction

  • Game

Sprint#2 Theme: Understand the agile ecosystem

  • Agile family of frameworks
  • Origins of agile
  • Agile manifesto
  • Agile principles
  • Self organizing teams
  • Q&A
  • Exercise

Sprint#3 Theme: Get an overall view of the scrum framework

  • A birds eye view of the scrum framework
  • Uses of scrum
  • Scrum theory
  • Scrum values
  • Q&A
  • Exercise

Sprint#4  Theme: Understand the roles within scrum and their responsibilities to other stakeholders

  • Roles and responsibilities of the product owner
  • Roles and responsibilities of the development team
  • Roles and responsibilities of the scrum master
  • Q&A
  • Exercise

Sprint#5 Theme: Get an in depth understanding of scrum events

  • Sprint planning
  • Daily scrum
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Q&A
  • Exercise

Sprint#6 Theme : Get an in depth understanding of the scrum artefacts

  • Product backlog
  • Sprint backlog
  • Increment
  • Definition of done
  • Q&A
  • Exercise

Sprint#7 Theme : Fitment of other agile best practices into scrum

  • Epics
  • User stories
  • Story point estimation (sizing)  using poker
  • Tracking boards
  • Burn down charts
  • Release planning
  • Velocity calculation
  • Average velocity

Sprint#8 Theme : Gain hands on experience on scrum through a mock project

  • Mock project
  • Lessons learned sharing

Sprint#9  Theme : Tailoring scrum

  • For highly dynamic projects

Sprint#10 Theme : Scaling scrum

  • Challenges of distributed development
  • Tool usage
  • Symptoms of good and bad implementations

Reference document : Scrum guide which can be downloaded from http://www.scrumguides.org

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