What Will I Learn?

  • A better understanding of the concepts of Agile and Scrum including the “Agile way of thinking.”
  • Understand the roles, artifacts and activities used in Agile and Scrum
  • Be able to use Scrum planning and estimation
  • Apply the Scrum practices including roles, artifacts, activities and the importance of backlog and the definition of done in a 'real’ project

Description

Agile is getting more attention in the business world. To some it is a mystery method used to make software. So what is Agile? Many business managers ask should my project or organization use it?
Scrum, the most popular Agile methodology, is a framework for developing and sustaining complex products, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value.
Participants in this course will meet live-online via Zoom for 3 consecutive Thursdays.
 
The training provides the essential knowledge needed for business professionals in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices by providing a background of Agile. The course focuses on the basic principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum with an emphasis on several Scrum components like managing sprints, Agile meeting structure, the key roles, activities and artifacts in a fun and interactive approach.

Walk Away With:

The confidence to apply Agile and Scrum practices in a real-life scenario. A digital Certificate of Completion will be provided to each participant.

Who Should Attend?

Managers and members of project teams who currently use or plan to adopt agile techniques or are interested in discovering it's uses for their business.

Instructor Bio

Reed is a 30-year Information Technology professional who has worked for Fortune 50 companies, non-profits, and small businesses. Reed speaks fluent agile and is a Certified Scrum Professional. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Boise State University (go Broncos!) and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from prestigious George Fox University. When he is not managing people, process, projects, or presenting, you will find him in his kayak soaking crab pots at his favorite bay on the Oregon Coast or rockhounding with his wife and best friend of 34 years.