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 52 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.
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.
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Contrast Agile with traditional software development
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:
Understand the Product vs Project perspective
Understand and run the Project lifecycle for Agile Product development:
Understand the responsibilities for Scrum & other roles in an Agile setup:
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
Understand the differences between Agile vs. Traditional Planning and the steps for the following key Agile planning events
Be able to break a story into tasks
Interpret and create Information Radiators
Understand how to calculate Agile metrics and use them
Know about the tools in an Agile development environment
Get an overview of Agile@Scale
Get Mentored by Industry practitioners having more than 10 years of experience.
Don’t gain just theoretical or practical knowledge. Understand the WHAT, WHY, and HOW of a subject. Simplify the subject matter and get in-depth comprehension.
Bridge your gap between traditional and Agile project management. Our expertise helps you decide whether Agile is for you and your organization.
Learn and develop the knowledge/skills required to do your jobs better with immersive exercises and simulated learning.
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.
Discover the Agile career path suitable for you as per your aspirations with guidance from our experts.
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.
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.
Explore Scrum, Kanban, XP, DSDM, Scrum-ban, Lean, FDD at a high level. Explain the usage patterns of Agile variants.
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.
Get introduced to the Scrum Guide, and understand why Scrum is the most popular Agile framework.
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.
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.
Explain the different levels of Agile Planning and their purpose. Explain the need, scope, deliverables, and timing of product planning/ release planning/sprint planning.
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).
Explain the need for Agile metrics, and describe details of a few Agile tools.
Explain the application of Agile at the enterprise level, and get high-level details of SAFe®, DAD and LeSS.
Explain the available certifications in Agile, and understand the basics of Enterprise Agile.
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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.
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.
From my point of view, the course was a very good introduction to Agile and the role of a Business Analyst.
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!
Good course. Thanks, KH!
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.
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.
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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:
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