Agile Fundamentals

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For many organizations, business success and even survival hinge on embracing an Agile mindset. Continuous delivery of value, an unwaveringly customer-centric perspective, and adaptive change management characterize many of today’s best-performing organizations. The Agile Fundamentals course provides a solid foundation for anyone seeking to develop fluency in Agile concepts, terms, and practices. It teaches the values and principles of the Agile.

  • 08
    Jul
    1 day, Mon 8:00 AM CST - Mon 4:30 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $1,207.31 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $1,255.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 05
    Aug
    1 day, Mon 8:00 AM CST - Mon 4:30 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $1,207.31 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $1,255.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 09
    Sep
    1 day, Mon 8:00 AM CST - Mon 4:30 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $1,207.31 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $1,255.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 14
    Oct
    1 day, Mon 8:00 AM CST - Mon 4:30 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $1,207.31 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $1,255.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 11
    Nov
    1 day, Mon 7:00 AM CST - Mon 3:30 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $1,207.31 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $1,255.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 16
    Dec
    1 day, Mon 7:00 AM CST - Mon 3:30 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $1,207.31 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $1,255.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
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Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES
• Understanding what types of projects are ideal for applying Agile practices
• Crafting a product roadmap that is focused on delivering a consistent value stream that is recognizable to the customer
• How to become more accurate at estimating work and delivering on commitments
• How to manage an evolving product backlog with changing requirements
• How to write better requirements using user stories and acceptance criteria that best represents the voice of the customer
• How to create and interpret ""Information Radiators"" and make timely decisions that impact the success of a project
• How increasing customer interaction and transparency will better ensure that the product being delivered delights the customer
• How to employ Agile practices that improve quality, reduce defects and speed up delivery time

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is intended for employees at any level of the organization seeking to integrate the culture, principles, and practices of Agile.

AGENDA

MODULE 1- Agile Foundation
• Agile Development Overview
• When is Agile Appropriate?
• Agile Manifesto

MODULE 2- Agile Fundamentals
• Agile Environment
• Agile Workshop
• Project Charter
• Agile Roadmap
• Product Backlog

MODULE 3- Methodology
• Agile Methodologies Overview
• Scrum
• Sprint Planning Meeting
• Sprint Backlog
• Daily Scrum Meeting

MODULE 4- Communications
• Team Chartering
• Stages of Team Development
• Agile Tooling
• Information Radiators (Task/Kanban Board, Work in Progress Limits, Sprint Burndown Chart, Release Burnup Chart)

MODULE 5- Agile Estimating
• Relative Sizing
• Story Points
• Affinity Estimating
• Planning Poker
• Consensus Building
• Velocity

MODULE 6- Agile Metrics and Product Quality
• Managing with Agile Key Performance
• Indicators (KPI’s)
• Test-Driven Development (TDD)
• Unit Testing
• Acceptance Testing

MODULE 7- Agile Leadership
• Active Listening
• Brainstorming
• Negotiation
• Stakeholder Management
• Coaching and Mentoring

MODULE 8- Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
• Contact Types
• Burn Rate

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.