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Agile and Scrum - Brisbane

Learn the methodology that is taking the world by storm; master Agile and Scrum skills!

  • 8 hours of instructor-led training conducted by certified instructors
  • 35 hours of self-paced online learning with lifetime access
  • Scenario-based learning with case studies and questions
  • Earn 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs in 1 day
  • Understand the step-by-step process in Agile adoption
  • 11 practical assignments to facilitate the adoption of agile principles
  • Get Free E-learning Access to 100+ courses

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  • Self- Paced Learning with Lifetime Access
  • 35 hours of self-paced learning
  • 11 practical assignments spanning 5.5 hours for in-depth learning
  • 8 Hours of comprehensive assessments

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  • 35 hours of self-paced learning
  • Experience 8 hours of live sessions
  • 11 practical assignments spanning 5.5 hours for in-depth learning
  • 8 Hours of comprehensive assessments
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Overview

Get introduced to the incredible concepts of Agile and Scrum with our beginner’s skills development course. Adopted by thousands of organizations across the globe, Agile and Scrum are two versatile methodologies that have globally recognized certifications such as Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®), Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) and more, under their purview.

This course acts as a foundation bridging you to the more complex Scrum and Agile courses. Our 35 hours of online self-paced learning / 8 hours (1 day) of instructor-led training offer a unique blend of practical and theoretical learning. With a combination of comprehensive assessments, 11 practical assignments spanning over 5.5 hours, and hands-on training, discover your career path in Agile and Scrum with guidance from the best in the industry.

Benefits

Usher in an Agile mindset by understanding how it is different from traditional project management and the numerous benefits it offers. Our course can be broadly classified into four phases. The first phase introduces you to the basics of Agile and its foundations (values, principles, and pillars) and various Agile variants like Scrum, Kanban, XP, and their tools. The next phase explains the Agile Project Management (APM), the 5-stage process of the Agile software development, and then deep dives into Scrum.

Learn how Agile is used in project development, including Agile estimation, planning, monitoring, and tracking and Agile metrics and tools. And finally end with scaling agile and understanding about SAFe®, Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), and Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS). Our experiential, comprehensive course is led by industry experts and will help you gain expertise in aligning traditional project management to the agile route.

  • Blended learning inculcates flexibility and adaptability to work efficiently in an uncertain environment.
  • Our high-quality interaction sessions will train you to develop creativity and innovation to maximize the business value.
  • Get a dedicated trainer for all your questions and concerns.
  • Better assessment guidance enabling you to work as an empowered team member by taking responsibility for your work.
  • Get personalized instructor support for your teams to master the concepts of Agile and Scrum.
  • Better assessment guidance and simulated learning modules to boost team morale, innovativeness, and creativity.
  • Ensure better quality, faster value, and delivery of the final product.
  • Decrease time-to-market results in a higher return on investment (ROI).
  • Establish transparency amongst the team members and stakeholders.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Contrast Agile with traditional software development

    1. Iron Triangle, Inverted Iron triangle
  • Know about History of the Agile Manifesto

  • Understand and apply the 4 Agile values at work

  • Understand and apply the 12 Agile Principles at work

  • Understand and create User Stories using the User Story format

  • Understand and be able to apply User Story prioritization techniques to a product backlog

  • Differentiate and distinguish between Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Minimum Marketable Feature (MMF)

  • Understand the mandatory 3 Cs of a User Story to write one

  • Understand and apply the INVEST Criteria for writing good User Stories

  • Understand the User Story lifecycle and path to finalize

  • Understand and distinguish a high-level overview of Agile variants:

    • Scrum (very high-level)
    • Kanban
    • XP
    • DSDM
    • Scrum-ban
    • Lean
    • Feature Driven Developmen
  • Understand the Product vs Project perspective

  • Understand and run the Project lifecycle for Agile Product development:

    • Envision
    • Speculate
    • Explore
    • Adapt
    • Close
  • Understand the responsibilities for Scrum & other roles in an Agile setup:

    • Product Owner, Development Team, Scrum Master
    • Project Manager
    • Agile Coach
    • Other stakeholders outside of Scrum roles
  • Understand and identify the Scrum Artefacts: Product backlog, sprint backlog, and potentially shippable increment

  • Understand and run the Scrum ceremonies: Sprint, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective, and daily scrum

  • Understand and apply the Techniques of Agile estimation

    • Estimating based on story points
    • Story points, ideal days, efforts - their correlation
  • Understand the differences between Agile vs. Traditional Planning and the steps for the following key Agile planning events

    • Steps for a product planning workshop
    • Steps for a release planning workshop
    • Steps for an iteration planning meeting
    • What was completed, what is planned and impediments
  • Be able to break a story into tasks

  • Interpret and create Information Radiators

    • Burn-down chart
    • Burn-up chart
    • Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFD)
  • Understand how to calculate Agile metrics and use them

  • Know about the tools in an Agile development environment

  • Get an overview of Agile@Scale

    • Applicability of SAFe® and uses
    • Applicability of DAD and uses
    • Applicability of LeSS and uses
Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for attending this course. This workshop will be beneficial for anybody wanting to learn more about Agile, the Agile manifesto, its frameworks, and techniques.

Who Should Attend

  • Project Managers
  • Developers
  • Product Owners
  • Managers-Software development
  • Architects-Software development
  • Product Managers
  • Software Developers
  • Software Coders
  • Software Testers
  • Team Leads/Team Members
  • Anyone interested to know about Agile
  • Anyone considering embracing Agility

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Bridge your gap between traditional and Agile project management. Our expertise helps you decide whether Agile is for you and your organization.

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Learn and develop the knowledge/skills required to do your jobs better with immersive exercises and simulated learning.

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Get the best of learning with real-life scenario-based assignments and case studies. See the outcome of your skills and their application first-hand.

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Discover the Agile career path suitable for you as per your aspirations with guidance from our experts.

Curriculum

Learning Objectives:
Get an introduction to the typical issues faced by a traditional Project Manager and traditional project teams. Explain the significance of the impact of the Internet and OOPS. Understand the Iron Triangle in the context of Agile and learn what is fixed and what is variable.
Topics:
  • The day in the life of a Project Manager
  • The day in the life of a Project Team Member
  • The need for change
  • Traditional Projects vs Agile Projects

Learning Objectives:
Know the history of the Agile Manifesto and explain the importance of implementing 4 values and 12 principles in agile projects. Describe the elements of the house of agile.

Topics:

  • Agile Manifesto
  • Values
  • Principles
  • Pillars of Agile

Learning Objectives:
Understand why conversations are more important than writing requirements. Explain the dimensions of business value and understand the details of the user story prioritization techniques. Learn about the Minimum Viable Product and the Minimum marketable feature. Understand the criteria for, and the components of a well-formed user story. Understand the 4 stages of user Story maturity.

Topics:

  • User Stories - definition
  • Business Value
  • Definition
  • Prioritizing
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP) / MMF
  • Shaping up user stories (the 3Cs)
  • INVEST Criteria
  • User Story Maturity

Learning Objectives:
Explore Scrum, Kanban, XP, DSDM, Scrum-ban, Lean, FDD at a high level. Explain the usage patterns of Agile variants.

Topics:

  • Scrum (very high-level)
  • Kanban
  • XP
  • DSDM
  • Scrum-ban
  • Lean
  • Feature Driven Development
  • PI chart on usage

Learning Objectives:
Explain APM as a 5-stage process for Agile software development. Gain an understanding of the need, deliverables, and activities involved in the Envision/Speculate/Explore/Adapt/Close phases of an Agile project.

Topics:

  • Process Map
  • Process Steps need, deliverables & activities
  • Envision
  • Speculate
  • Explore
  • Adapt
  • Close

Learning Objectives:
Get introduced to the Scrum Guide, and understand why Scrum is the most popular Agile framework.

Topics:

  • The Scrum Guide
  • Popularity of Scrum

Learning Objectives:
Understand the big picture i.e. how the roles, events, and artifacts are joined. Explain the characteristics and activities of the Product Owner, Development Team, Scrum Master, and find out who the possible other stakeholders could be. Understand the importance and involvement of the Project Manager and the Agile Coach in an Agile project. Explain the product backlog, sprint backlog, and potentially shippable increment in detail. Learn about the 5 events - sprint, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective, and daily Scrum.

Topics:

  • Event, Artifacts, and roles
  • Scrum at a glance
  • 3 Scrum roles
  • Other stakeholders
  • Project Manager
  • Agile Coach
  • 3 artifacts
  • 5 events

Learning Objectives:
Explain why estimations are required in a project. Understand the different formats of estimation in Agile and explain the details on playing Planning Poker. List the types of agile estimates.

Topics:

  • Estimation Basics
  • Agile Estimation Practices
  • Planning Poker
  • Types of Agile Estimates

Learning Objectives:
Explain the different levels of Agile Planning and their purpose. Explain the need, scope, deliverables, and timing of product planning/ release planning/sprint planning.

Topics:

  • Breaking the myth
  • Product Planning
  • Release Planning
  • Iteration Planning

Learning Objectives:
Explain why we have info radiators in Agile. Learn how to interpret a burn-down chart, a burn-up chart and a Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFD).

Topics

  • Information Radiators
  • Burn-down chart
  • Burn-up chart
  • CFD

Learning Objectives:
Explain the need for Agile metrics, and describe details of a few Agile tools.

Topics:

  • Agile Metrics
  • Agile Tools

Learning Objectives:
Explain the application of Agile at the enterprise level, and get high-level details of SAFe®, DAD and LeSS.

Topics:

  • Why we need to scale Agile
  • Agile @ Scale flavors
  • SAFe®
  • DAD
  • LeSS

Learning Objectives:
Explain the available certifications in Agile, and understand the basics of Enterprise Agile.

Topics:

  • Agile certifications
  • Enterprise Agile

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Chris

Chris Cochran

Senior Manager / International Agile Coach

Chris has been an Agile and Scrum Coach since the year 2013.  He mentors and trains teams, fellow Scrum Masters and organizations to become more Lean and Agile.  He has successfully conducted Agile and Scrum coaching and training sessions for multinational companies in the Asia Pacific region particularly in Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia.  

He currently works full-time as a department manager for Software Development and QA in a software / IT company based in the Philippines which caters to the Quick Service Restaurant industry.  He has around nineteen years’ experience in the IT industry with focus on Agile, Scrum, Project Management, Change Management, and Process Improvement. Chris with his expertise has worked with such prestigious companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Nokia, Japan Airlines, Burger King and KFC and several other companies in the Philippines, Australia, and the USA.

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Ian

Ian Hirst

Project Manager

Ian Hirst is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMBOK) and a highly experienced Project Management and Information Technology specialist who has been involved in the IT industry for over 30 years.

Ian is a Project and Program Management trainer, instructor and counsellor providing project health check, project recovery and program planning support to a variety of business and IT projects and programs in many organizations. 

He has been a lecturer at the Australian National University and the University of NSW. 
Ian’s expertise lies in : 
• Project & Programme Management
• Transition Management
• Stakeholder Management
• Change Management
• IT Governance
• Software Development
• IT Infrastructure
• Testing & Test Management
• Business & Systems Analysis
• Business Process Re-engineering
• Requirements Management
• Risk Management
…among other disciplines.

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David

David Brough Smyth

Specializes in Agile

David is a pragmatic Senior Agile Coach who is an expert at applying Lean startup and Scrum methods to create fast product development environments. His specializations as a tutor and instructor include Lean Startup, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Agile Coaching, Team Coaching, Change Management, Extreme Programming, Rally, Jira, DevOps, Scaled Agile Framework, Cynefin, Microservices Architecture, Rapid Tablet/mobile prototyping , among others.

He has real-world industry expertise as an Agile mentor and counsellor, and is adept at introducing and mentoring Agile approaches whilst maintaining project governance. He teaches teams and organizations the art of managing the Agile approach in a regulated environment. He is particularly skilled at installing light weight change management, Iteration management and release management processes and at cultivating Agile testing practices and iterations in QA teams. David is well versed in engineering fast build pipelines and deployment practices, and works with customer-centered design to get proven results.

David has applied and managed Agile and Scrum in large organizations such as CBA, Qsuper, Amex, Telstra, NEC and the Tatts Group.

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Chris

Chris Abbott

Specializes in Project Management

Chris is a Project Manager in a wide variety of IT and business change projects. Never afraid to ask the 'dumb' questions that often prove insightful, he is a firm believer in planning the work with stakeholders and then getting the entire team working on the plan. He has conducted trainings on PMP, Agile and Scrum and Business Case Writing. He achieved PMP status, Project Management Professional, in 2005 after 20+ years practical experience as a career IT project manager. His experience greatly benefits his protégés.”

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Faisal Bhatti

Corporate Trainer

Faisal is an accomplished professional with practitioner level expertise in business analysis and agile project delivery. His expertise lies in successfully transforming key strategic initiatives into effective business solutions. He is skilled in requirements gathering & analysis, transforming requirements to solutions, mapping business process aligned with the organization’s overall goals and objectives. He is also a fluent communicator with strong investigation, problem-solving & decision-making skills, combined with a pragmatic approach and sound business acumen. He is a leader, mentor & trainer with a strong belief in knowledge sharing and team building. His trainings are much sought after by professionals who gain a lot from his advice and experience. He holds several certifications and brings in his experience in his instructions.

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Jack

Jack Hsieh

President

Jack Hsieh is an expert Project / Program management consultant and trainer who has considerable experience in working in large scale, multi-function, multi-culture environments. He is skilled at Project management office (PMO) establishment and operation, and has helped many organizations through his knowledge of Risk Management, theory and implementation and Earned Value Management (EVM), theory and implementation. Through the course of his industry experience, he has acted as mentor and counsellor, overseeing the implementation of new product development, right from opportunity identification, concept generation, concept evaluation, to the development, launch and marketing. His qualifications are many and varied; and at present, besides being a tutor and instructor, he has distinguished himself as a Board Director on the PMI-RCP Advisory Group of the Project Management Institute. Jack is also specialized in new PM theory and techniques such as OPM3 and AGILE project management, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system evaluation and introduction and Systems engineering.

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The trainer was very knowledgeable and captured our attention throughout the session. The training was interactive and informative with real-life examples. 

Kim Moore

Coordinator Enterprise Systems
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in April 2019
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The training was good. The content covered by the trainer was extremely informative and incredibly useful. He also provided some real examples to provide more clarity. Overall, the training met my expectation and I will surely recommend this training to others.

Abhinav Tomar

Audit Analyst
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in May 2019
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From my point of view, the course was a very good introduction to Agile and the role of a Business Analyst.

Jon Hill

Business Analyst
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in May 2018
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I hadn't received any formal training for a long time so was surprised at how fast the day went and how much knowledge I managed to absorb. The presenter was knowledgeable and nice individual and the workshop left me wanting to explore more on the subject. Overall, a good experience!

Anthony Rodriguez

Software Engineer
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in May 2018
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Good course. Thanks, KH!

Lex Tan

Projects & Product Life-Cycle Manager
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in May 2018
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The instructor was very well-structured in the training approach and attempted to cover the varied audience in a way that nobody got left behind. The course content was also quite comprehensive. The case studies and the games we played were the hallmark of the training. I would recommend this course for all those who are gearing up for Agile using Scrum Approach.

Rashmi Gandhi

Senior PM
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in March 2018
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The instructor was very well-structured in the training approach and attempted to cover the varied audience in a way that nobody got left behind. The course content was also quite comprehensive. The case studies and the games we played were the hallmark of the training. I would recommend this course for all those who are gearing up for Agile using Scrum Approach.

Rashmi Gandhi

Senior PM
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in March 2018
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The instructor was very knowledgeable on Agile and Scrum methodologies and made the course interesting!

Andrew Tauro

Senior Project Manager at Sinapse Pty Ltd from Melbourne, Australia
Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in February 2018

FAQs

KnowledgeHut Support On Your Agile and Scrum Journey

There are no prerequisites for attending this course. This workshop will be beneficial for anybody wanting to learn more about the Agile manifesto, its frameworks and techniques.

You will get 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs on completion of this course.

The access to the e-learning is given to enable you to refresh the concepts learnt during the class. After the workshop, as you start to apply the methods learnt at your workplace, you could have some questions. This e-learning access will help you to revisit the learning and clear all your doubts.

SEUs are Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. SEUs are the mark of educational experience needed to earn the CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) certification.

PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management and Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. At present, Scrum Alliance members who hold a Certified Scrum Professional®, Certified Enterprise Coach and/or Certified Scrum Trainer credential need to earn SEUs to get recertified. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

The world is turning Agile, and organizations who have adopted or want to adopt Agile are in need of qualified professionals who have the skills to bring about this transformation. KnowledgeHut’s course will help you usher in the Agile mind-set, by starting right from the basics and moving towards the advanced. By the end of this course you would have gained enough knowledge to align traditional project management to the agile route.

KnowledgeHut is one of the REPs who provides you with the required PDUs/SEUs to earn as well as maintain your Agile and Scrum certification.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

Virtual and face-to-face Agile and Scrum classes are held on both weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you. If you are in a time crunch, virtual classes may work better for you.

Your instructor-led live virtual classes will be held online, and you have the flexibility of attending from anywhere. All you need is a windows computer with good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended.You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

By mastering the principles of Agile software development you will be able to ensure faster release cycles, higher quality, better teamwork and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances. You can further validate your Agile skills by gaining the Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner credentials.

This course is apt for:

  • Project Managers
  • Developers
  • Product Owners
  • Managers-Software development
  • Architects-Software development
  • Product Managers
  • Software Developers
  • Software Coders
  • Software Testers

Team Leads/Team Members/anyone interested in working and thinking in an Agile manner and/or learning more about the Principles of Scrum and leading Agile projects

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we would be happy to answer all your queries!

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Agile and Scrum Course in Brisbane

The populous city of Brisbane located in the Australian state of Queensland is a thriving business and commercial center and has seen a steady economic growth due to the presence of several national and international conglomerates. Industries include IT, manufacturing, health care, and financial companies. These companies are always on the lookout for talented professionals and give particular importance to trends like Agile & Scrum that have given immense benefit to these organizations.

KnowledgeHut recognizes the importance of Agile & Scrum course in Brisbane and hence brings you Agile & Scrum training in Brisbane that will help you adopt the Agile mind-set and help bring about Agile positive transformations in your organization. On successfully completing this course you will receive the Agile & Scrum certification in Brisbane that is a sure way to enhance your career and make your mark in the field of Agile.

Our Agile & Scrum class room training in Brisbane comes packed with several advantages and freebies including downloadable courseware, 100 days free access to the online Agile & Scrum e-learning module, coaching by industry experts, 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs and an extensive glossary for further reading. And all this at a highly affordable Agile & Scrum certification cost in Brisbane. Implementing Agile and Scrum will help you achieve your organizational objectives and gain appreciation from your peers, management and end-users who will appreciate the quick responses to their queries and delivery of quality end products.