What Will I Learn?

The course is designed as an introduction to the core topics associated with Agile and Scrum. Specifically, by the end of this course, participants will understand:
  • The concepts of Agile and Scrum including the “Agile way of thinking”.
  • An introductory level of the roles, artifacts and activities used in Agile and Scrum.
  • The basics of Scrum planning and estimation.
  • If agile is a possible fit for their business by reviewing business problems agile can solve.
Course Structure:
  • Background of Agile
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Agile and Organizational Change
  • Scrum Methodology Overview
  • The Business Problems That Agile and Scrum Can Solve
  • Kan-Ban and Other Agile Approaches
  • Agile Technology Tools

Description

Agile is getting more attention in the business world. To some it is a mystery method used to make software. What is Agile? Many business leaders 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. This 3-hour live on-line course focuses on the basic principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum.

Walk Away With:

A better understanding of Agile and Scrum and how it be applied to solving their business problems. All participants will receive a digital Certificate of Completion.

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.