Agile and Scrum - Douglas

Make your foray into the world of Agile and Scrum with real-world activities and simulations

  • Get the foundational skills to become an enabler of high performance
  • Explore high-demand career-defining certification opportunities
  • Experience immersive learning and gain a deeper understanding of Agile and Scrum
  • 250,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 70 + Countries and counting

Grow your Agile and Scrum skills

Get introduced to the incredible concepts of Agile and Scrum with this beginner’s skills development course. Start with the basics of Agile and its foundations (values, principles and pillars) and move on to learn about the various Agile variants including Scrum, Kanban, XP and their tools. Master Agile Project Management (APM) and the 5-stage process for Agile software development, before diving deep into Scrum.

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Highlights

  • 8 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Online Sessions

  • Earn 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs

  • 54+ Hours of On-Demand Self-Paced Learning

  • 15 Assessments and 13 Recall Quizzes

  • 11 Comprehensive Assignments

  • Lifetime Access to Courseware

Why get trained in Agile and Scrum?

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Widely adopted by top organizations across the globe, Agile and Scrum are two versatile methodologies that have proven to be highly effective ways to transform businesses, catalyse innovation, and accelerate profitable growth. Scrum stands out as the most dominant Agile framework with a 58 percent adoption rate across organizations globally. 

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The KnowledgeHut Advantage

An immersive learning experience

Immersive Learning

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  • On-demand videos
  • Case studies
  • Assessments, flashcards and recall quizzes
  • Comprehensive assignments

Work-like Experiences

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  • Activities and real-world simulations
  • Experiential learning
  • Case studies

Outcome-Focussed

Outcome-Driven-Learning
  • Get advanced learner insights.
  • Measure and track skills progress.
  • Identify areas to improve in.

Blended Learning

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  • On-demand, self-paced learning anytime. ​​​​
  • One-to-one mentoring from industry experts.
  • Access to discussion forums, community groups.

The KnowledgeHut Edge

Experiential Workshops

Activities, team-based exercises, practical case studies: High energy workshops with hands-on learning.

Elite Panel of Scrum Trainers

Certified Scrum Trainers with rich experience across industries.

Expert Practitioners

Real-world tips and time-tested techniques for your Agile toolbox from leading expert practitioners.

Mentorship by Industry Experts

One-to-one mentorship, real-world tips and time-tested techniques from highly qualified trainers.

Continual Learning Support

Webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions - we're right by you in your learning journey!

Exclusive Post-Training Sessions

Six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your Scrum career.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for the Agile and Scrum training program

  • Everyone is welcome in the world of Agile and Scrum.
  • There are no eligibility requirements to attend the Agile and Scrum training.

Who should attend this course?

Project Managers

Developers

Product Owners

Managers-Software development

Architects-Software development

Product Managers

Software Developers

Software Coders

Software Testers

Team Leads/Team Members

Students and individuals with interest in Agile and Scrum methodologies

Agile and Scrum Foundation Course Schedules

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What you will learn in the Agile and Scrum course

1

Agile Fundamentals

Understand Agile values and 12 Agile principles at work, Agile variants

2

Agile Business Inputs

Learn about user stories and how to create them

3

Agile Planning Events

Learn about product planning workshop, release planning workshop, iteration planning meeting and more.

4

Scrum Ceremonies

Sprint, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective and daily scrum.

5

Agile Estimation & Metrics

Understand the Techniques of Agile estimation and learn how to calculate Agile metrics and use them

6

Scaling Agile

Get an overview of scaling Agile at the enterprise level

Skill you will gain with the Agile and Scrum certification

Creating User Stories

Breaking a story into tasks

Applying User story prioritization techniques

Running Project lifecycle for Agile Product development

Identifying Scrum Artefacts

Running Scrum ceremonies

Applying techniques of Agile estimation

Running product planning workshops

Running release planning workshops

Running iteration planning meetings

Using Agile metrics

Applying SAFE®, DAD and LeSS where applicable

Facilitation skills

Coaching skills

Resolving impediments

Conflict resolution

Communication skills

Collaboration skills

Fostering innovation

Enabling high team performance

Leading and facilitating change

Leadership skills

Stakeholder management

Risk management

Project management

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Agile and Scrum Course Curriculum

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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
  • Background to Agile
  • A day in the life of a Project Manager
  • The need for change
  • Traditional Projects vs Agile Projects
  • Benefits of Agile Methodology
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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 and discuss the Agile principles in depth.


  • Basics of Agile
  • Agile Software Development – Part 1
  • Agile Software Development – Part 2
  • History: The Agile Manifesto
  • The Agile Values – Part 1
  • The Agile Values – Part 2
  • The Agile Principles - Ensuring customer satisfaction through frequent delivery
  • The Agile Principles - Encouraging collaboration and accommodating ever changing requirements
  • The Agile Principles - Authorizing your team for enhanced responsibility
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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 four stages of User story maturity.


  • Business inputs
  • Business 'value' in Agile
  • Stakeholders value in Agile
  • What’s so great about User stories
  • Measuring value
  • 3 Cs of a User story
  • Investing in User stories
  • Prioritizing User stories
  • User story maturity
  • Minimum viable product and minimum marketable feature
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Learning Objectives

Explore the various Agile variant including Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean, and FDD at a high level. Explain the usage patterns of Agile variants.


  • Agile Variants
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Lean
  • Scrum-ban
  • Extreme Programming
  • Agile Project Management Framework
  • Feature Driven Development (FDD)
  • Usage of Agile Methodologies
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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.


  • Agile project methodology
  • What are you building?
  • How are you building the product?
  • Agile project management (APM)
  • APM Framework: Envision
  • APM Framework: Speculate
  • APM Framework: Explore
  • APM Framework: Adapt
  • APM Framework: 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
  • Scrum building blocks
  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Scrum at a glance
  • Scrum role: The Product Owner 
  • Scrum role: The Development Team
  • Scrum role: The Scrum Master
  • Scrum: Other stakeholders
  • Scrum: The Project Manager
  • Scrum: The Agile Coach
  • Scrum artifacts: Product backlog
  • Scrum artifacts: Sprint backlog
  • Scrum artifacts: Product increment
  • Artifact transparency
  • Scrum events: Sprint
  • Scrum events: Sprint planning meeting
  • Sprint goal
  • Scrum events: The Daily Scrum
  • Scrum events: Sprint Review Meeting
  • Scrum events: Sprint Retrospective Meeting

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
  • Agile estimation
  • Customers and developers like certainty and confidence
  • What is an estimate?
  • The make-up of an estimate
  • Popular Agile estimation techniques
  • Promises delivered by 'Agile estimation'
  • Few more promises delivered by 'Agile estimation'
  • Agile estimation practices: relative mass valuation
  • Agile estimation practices: T-Shirt sizing
  • Agile estimation practices: ideal days
  • Agile estimation practices: story points
  • The significance of user story points estimation
  • How to assign user story points: planning poker
  • Planning Pokers: Examples of consensus
  • Types of Agile estimates
  • Estimation before planning

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Agile and Scrum Training

Our Agile and Scrum course has been thoughtfully designed to help you take on significant roles in your Agile and Scrum teams. You will be equipped with all the tools and techniques to:

  1. Drive results by applying Scrum principles and techniques in the right way 
  2. Motivate others to support your Scrum efforts 
  3. Achieve a higher likelihood of project success 
  4. Improve efficiency at your workplace 
  5. Contribute meaningfully in your sprint meetings  
  6. Enable high team performance 
  7. Become a well-trained Agile expert 
  8. Take your career places as an Agile and Scrum professional 
  9. Develop the expertise necessary to become a changemaker who can assist in the Agile transformation of enterprises  
  10. Land top jobs with lucrative salaries 

KnowledgeHut’s Agile and Scrum training will help you usher in the Agile mindset and take advantage of the numerous benefits it offers.

Our Agile and Scrum introductory course is designed to make you a skilled contributor in your Scrum team. You will develop the skills to:

  • Apply the Agile manifesto, the 4 Agile values and the 12 Agile Principles to drive successful projects
  • Create User Stories using the User Story format to enhance collaboration and creativity
  • Apply User story prioritization techniques to a product backlog and use the mandatory 3 Cs
  • Distinguish High level overview for Agile variants and run the Project lifecycle for Agile Product development
  • Understand the responsibilities for Scrum and Other roles in an Agile setup
  • Run Scrum ceremonies and apply techniques of Agile estimation
  • Apply Agile planning events and conduct Daily Scrum to reach goals
  • Scale Agile with SAFE®, DAD and LeSS and lead enterprise wide Agile transformation 

There is no set of eligibility requirements to attend this Scrum Master Certification course and it can be taken by novices or professionals. 

Software Requirements

  • Internet browser 
  • MS Word or Notepad

System Requirements

  • Windows or equivalent environment with Internet browser and high-speed Internet connectivity

Once you have completed the Agile and Scrum training, you can further enhance your Scrum skills by pursuing the following tracks:

Scrum Alliance Scrum Master Track

  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) Certification
  • Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®) Certification
  • Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP-SM®) Certification

Scrum Alliance Product Owner Track

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) Certification
  • Advanced Certified Product Owner (A-CSPO®) Certification
  • Certified Scrum Professional®- Product Owner (CSP-PO®) Certification

Scrum Alliance Developer Track

  • Certified Scrum Developer® Certification
  • Certified Scrum Professional® Certification

Scrum Alliance Guide Track

  • Certified Team Coach (CTC) Certification
  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®) Certification
  • Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) Certification

Agile Leadership Track

  • Scrum Alliance® Certified Agile Leadership Certification
  • Scrum Alliance® Certified Agile Leadership II Certification
  • ICP-ACC Certification from ICAgile

Yes, you will get free e-learning access to 100 courses for one year.

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate from KnowledgeHut on successfully completing the course.

You will be eligible for 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs on course completion, that can be used for recertification of PMI® and Scrum Alliance credentials.

Our blog will help you learn more about how to earn a Scrum Education Unit® (SEU®) from Scrum Alliance®. Get all the information you need to take advantage of SEUs for your professional growth, namely:

  • What are SEUs and why you need them
  • How to earn SEUs
  • What types of continuing education opportunities qualify for SEUs 
  • How to calculate the value of an SEU® for Scrum Alliance certifications
  • How to log SEUs for Scrum Alliance® certifications
  • How recent SEUs need to be
  • How to determine whether a previously accumulated SEU® can be used for Scrum Alliance® certifications
  • List of SEU resources put together by Scrum Alliance
  • Where you can utilize SEUs you have accumulated

For further information about SEUs and PDUs, please reach us at support@knowledgehut.com.

Workshop Experience

The Agile and Scrum workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through PRISM, our immersive learning experience platform, via two modes of delivery:

Blended learning:

  • Get the best of both worlds with live and interactive instructor-led training sessions along with the convenience and flexibility of self-paced learning.
  • Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.
  • You also get to collaborate and learn from the experience of your peers in real-world simulations and activities.

On-Demand Self-Learning:

  • Learn conveniently at your own pace, whenever and wherever you choose. Spend as much time as you need to on areas or topics that you find most difficult, pausing and replaying relevant segments of video as often as you need to. Benefit from the limitless educational possibility that comes with lifetime access. The entire courseware and all the features of our immersive learning experience platform will remain at your fingertips whenever you wish to refresh concepts and clear your doubts.

Your instructors are experienced industry professionals who have significant experience in Agile and Scrum across various industries. They are leading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies from their experience to the live and interactive training sessions. The instructors are industry-recognized experts with more than 10 years of experience implementing Agile.

Our workshops are structured in three parts – pre-workshop, workshop and post-workshop – to provide you with a completely immersive learning experience. This tried and tested workshop structure has worked well with thousands of engineers we’ve helped upskill over the years.

  1. Pre-workshop: Take our diagnostic assessment before the workshop and benchmark your skill levels at the start of the course. This allows you to map and demonstrate your skills learning progression as you reach the end of the course.
  2. Workshop: Join the live and interactive instructor-led sessions right from within PRISM, our immersive learning experience platform with a state-of-the-art intelligent coding environment. Experience immersive learning with cloud labs, guided hands-on exercises, assignments, auto-graded assessments, recall quizzes, real-world projects and much more.
  3. Post-workshop: We don’t just impart skills but also want to make sure that you implement them post the course. To help you with this, we are always in touch with you through newsletters, webinars or next version trainings. Some post-training deliverables lined-up for you are:
    • Project assistance with mentorship
    • Access to alumni network
    • Continued social learning with discussion forums, group messenger and one-to-one messaging.
    • Additional workshops on advanced level concepts
    • Regular emails, blogs, articles, emails, newsletters, tutorials and other such rich informational content.

A unique feature of our Agile and Scrum course is the highly engaging, immersive learning you experience. You get to learn, practice, assess, get insights on your learning, and personalize your learning journey.

LEARN: Engaging self-learning videos, smart flashcards, interactive eBooks and recall quizzes help reinforce your learning. You also get to maximize your learning potential with collaborative social learning via discussion forums and group and one-to-one messaging.

PRACTICE: Access our Playground Labs during and after the course. Guided hands-on exercises will help you gain confidence and get productive from day one.

ASSESS: Assess your skills at every stage with a variety of questions ranging from multiple choice to code-based, completely auto-graded by the system. Assignments and projects within our inbuilt and intelligent development environment give you micro “work-like” experiences. Test your subject matter comprehension through diagnostic, module level and final assessments.

GET INSIGHTS: Based on your performance in the assessments, assignments, and projects, you gain deep insights on your progress, which help you identify areas you are good at and where you need to improve. All you need to do is follow recommendations and enhance your skill proficiency from where you are to where you want to get.

PRISM is KnowledgeHut’s state-of-the-art learning experience platform. PRISM is designed to provide a highly engaging, immersive learning experience with you at the center of the learning.

PRISM supports all types of courses, including on-demand self-paced learning, blended learning, and live virtual classes. Here are some key features of the platform:

  1. Learners can watch videos, join live sessions directly, and even book 1 - 1 mentoring sessions with expert instructors easily, using a single dashboard.
  2. Feature-rich videos with detailed explanations are augmented by flash cards, interactive e-reading content and quick recall quizzes designed to strategically reinforce learning. 
  3. Diagnostic, module-level and final assessments give learners valuable insights, allowing them to map and demonstrate their skills learning progression through the course.
  4. Social Learning tools include a discussion board that features questions posted by other learners on the system and responses by both mentors and learners. Additionally, one-to-one and group messaging is also available. 
  5. Comprehensive reports give both organizations and learners a deep and thorough insight into skills progression.

Our Agile and Scrum workshops are currently held online and anyone with a stable internet from anywhere across the world can benefit from this to skill up in Agile and Scrum.

Schedules for our upcoming workshops in Agile and Scrum can be found here.

You will receive a registration link from PRISM to your e-mail id. You will have to set your password, log in to our Immersive Learning Experience platform and start your learning journey. 

You will have lifetime access to the entire Self-Paced Learning material including on-demand videos, assessments, quizzes, ebooks/case studies and more.

You can attempt the recall quizzes any number of times. Assessments can be taken twice.

We currently use the Zoom platform for video conferencing and will soon be adding more integrations like Webex and Microsoft Teams. However, all the sessions and the recordings will be available right from within our learning platform. Learners will receive instructions through PRISM notifications and will not need to wait for any external notifications or links.

Yes, there are other participants who actively participate in the class remotely.  They can attend online training from office, home, or any other suitable place.

In case of any queries, our support team is available to you 24/7 via the Help and Support section on PRISM. You can also reach out to your workshop manager on your workshop group messenger.

If you miss a class, you may access recordings of the sessions from PRISM, provided Scrum Alliance and the CST have permitted recordings. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class.

This is a live instructor-led training where you will be coached by experienced Agile and Scrum practitioners.

Yes, there will be other participants who will actively participate in the class remotely.  They can attend online training from office, home, or any other suitable place.

Should you have any more questions, please raise a ticket on PRISM or email us on support@knowledgehut.com and we will be happy to get back to you.

What learners are saying

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Saripah Saripah BA
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I found the training to be very effective in improving my understanding about Agile & Scrum. Thank you KnowledgeHut for all the efforts.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in December 2019

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Dunstan Ong Programme Manager
5
The trainer was knowledgeable and conducted the training at an efficient pace. He also did his best in guiding me on how I could apply the learning to my projects. Thanks, KnowledgeHut!

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in December 2019

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Tan Liyan Product Executive
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The course was useful and educational as it was able to give me a quick overview of the important areas to take note of. The live and interactive format allowed students to interact with the course instructor so that any questions could be immediately resolved. This allowed the entire class to learn from the real life queries and examples posed by other students. I would definitely recommend it to my peers.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in September 2019

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Abhinav Tomar Audit Analyst
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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.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in May 2019

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Kim Moore Coordinator Enterprise Systems
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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. 

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in April 2019

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Jon Hill Business Analyst
4
From my point of view, the course was a very good introduction to Agile and the role of a Business Analyst.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in May 2018

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Anthony Rodriguez Software Engineer
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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!

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Lex Tan Projects & Product Life-Cycle Manager
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Good course. Thanks, KH!

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Agile and Scrum Course in Douglas

Agile & Scrum training in Douglas

The Agile & Scrum training in Douglas brought to you by KnowledgeHut aims at equipping you with the knowledge needed to bring about Agile transformations in your organizations and ensure customer satisfaction and enhanced organizational reputation by applying the Scrum tools and techniques to project management. This 8 hour course that is conducted by certified experts, has been meticulously designed to give you theoretical as well as practical training.  It is a great refresher course for experienced professionals and a great foundation course for those starting off their Agile & Scrum career. This class offers several benefits, besides coaching by Certified Trainers, such as hands on course exercises and a tutorial that is split into smaller modules that are easier to grasp.

Agile & Scrum class room training in Douglas benefits

There are several benefits that one will receive on enrolling for this Agile & Scrum workshop. These include downloadable courseware, 8 PDUs and 8 SEUs and Agile & Scrum certification in Douglas on completion of the course that is issued by KnowledgeHut itself. Participants also get 100 days free access to the Agile & Scrum e-learning modules and practise, hands on exercises. Simulations and case studies will help participants get a thorough understanding of the concepts and an understanding of Agile and Scrum in the real world.

For those who are unable to attend the classroom workshop we also have the e-learning modules that will give you all the benefits of a regular classroom with the added advantage of taking it from the comforts of your own home.  There are several Agile & Scrum courses in Douglas but we are known for our commitment anddedication for your time and passion for learning. That’s why we bring you excellent workshops that are high on infrastructure and comfort. Our Agile & Scrum certification cost in Douglas is also very competitive and gives you excellent benefits for the fee.

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The city is home to universities and colleges that offer the best in education and all round development. Students of this course can also benefit from the rich cultural history of the place. This is a great place to pursue a course such as Agile & Scrum course and find yourself a lucrative job in this city.

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