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Implementing Scrum and Agile Software Development - A Practical Approach for All Team Members

Implementing Scrum and Agile Software Development - A Practical Approach for All Team Members



Course TitleDurationDelivery NamePriceQty 
Implementing Scrum and Agile Software Development - A Practical Approach for All Team Members 12:00On-Demand LearningUSD $850.00
 
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Prerequisites

Basic project management training or equivalent experience

Course Level

Basic/Intermediate

Description

Scrum is an iterative, incremental framework for developing software products. It allows teams to deliver a potentially shippable set of functionality for each iteration, providing the agility needed to respond to rapidly changing requirements. These characteristics have led to Scrum becoming the most popular method in the world of Agile software development.

Who Should Attend

This course is valuable for all members or potential members of Scrum teams, or for those who are considering implementing Scrum on projects in their environment. Among those who can benefit from this course are: Scrum Masters, product owners, software development managers, developers, testers, business analysts, architects, customers and users

Performance Focus
What You Will Learn

You’ll learn how to:

  • Describe the Agile values and principles
  • Explain Scrum roles and responsibilities
  • Conduct Scrum ceremonies
  • Estimate and plan Scrum projects
  • Develop user stories to document requirements
  • Create release and Sprint plans
  • Design conditions of success for implementing Scrum in your environment
  • Describe a process for scaling Scrum for large projects
Course Overview

Getting Started

  • Introductions
  • Course structure
  • Course goals and objectives

Scrum Basics

  • Scrum overview
  • Agile values and principles
  • Contrasting agile and waterfall development
  • Scrum roles and responsibilities
  • The Scrum team environment
  • Stakeholder and user roles
  • Activity: Identify stakeholder and user roles

Initiating a Scrum Project

  • Sprint Zero activities
  • Creating a vision statement
  • Activity: Define the vision
  • Creating the product Backlog
  • Guidelines for writing user stories
  • Activity: Write user stories for the Product Backlog
  • Writing acceptance tests for user stories

Planning Releases

  • Planning releases
  • Estimating user stories
  • Planning Poker
  • Activity: Estimate user stories using Planning Poker
  • Prioritizing user stories
  • Prioritizing themes for releases
  • Activity: Prioritize user stories
  • Selecting a Sprint length
  • Estimating velocity
  • Creating a release plan
  • Activity: Create a release plan

Planning a Sprint

  • The Sprint planning meeting
  • Creating a Sprint plan
  • Creating the Sprint Backlog
  • Activity: Create the Team Board and Sprint Backlog for the first Sprint
  • Commitment and velocity-driven Sprint planning

Running a Sprint

  • Conducting a Sprint
  • The Daily Scrum
  • Using burndown charts to track progress
  • The Team Board
  • Activity: Hold a Daily Scrum, update the Team Board, and create a burndown chart
  • Negotiating changes during the Sprint
  • Techniques for splitting user stories
  • The Sprint Review Meeting
  • Managing changes to the Product Backlog
  • Release software into production
  • Closing the Scrum project

Implementing and Scaling Scrum

  • Conditions of success for implementing Scrum
  • Implementing Scrum
  • Sprint metrics
  • Introducing Scrum to your organization
  • Scaling Scrum
  • Sprint retrospectives
  • Activity: Conduct a workshop retrospective

Summary

  • What did we learn, and how can we implement this in our work environments?



Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs)

Technical Leadership Strategic Total
Project Management Professional (PMP)® 5.75 5.25 1.00 12.00
PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP)® 5.75 5.25 1.00 12.00
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® 5.75 5.25 1.00 12.00
PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® 0 5.25 1.00 6.25
PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® 0 5.25 1.00 6.25
PMI Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® 0 5.25 1.00 6.25
PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® 0 5.25 1.00 6.25

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