Programming & Development

Introduction to Agile and Scrum Methodologies


Agile project management is growing in popularity as a method for delivering value quickly. This course presents the tenets of Agile methodologies using the Scrum framework as a primary example to demonstrate the Agile approaches, their benefits, and challenges. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for business professionals in a variety of roles who want to learn about Agile methodologies as a prelude to Agile adoption or migration, and for those who work on projects that require more flexibility and adaptability than traditional project management approaches.

Course Objectives
In this course, participants will identify the Agile project management principles and use the Scrum methodology of Agile to manage projects. You will:
Identify basic concepts, core values, principles, and methodologies of Agile.
Address the myths, challenges, and benefits of Agile.
Define the Scrum methodology of Agile.
Execute sprint ceremonies using Scrum tools and techniques.

Course Outline:

Overview of Agile
Core Values of Agile
Principles of Agile
Common Methodologies of Agile
Overcome the Myths and Misunderstandings of Agile
Overcome the Challenges of Agile
The Benefits of Agile
Identify Roles and Responsibilities in Scrum
Define the Sprint Ceremonies
Estimate a Scrum Project
Conduct a Sprint Planning Meeting
Conduct a Sprint
Conduct a Sprint Review Meeting
Conduct a Sprint Retrospective Meeting

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