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Introduction to Agile Training

Course Duration: 1 Day

This Course Covers Version(s): N/A

  • Live Class with Instructor
  • Digital Course Manual
  • Hands-on Labs
  • One Year Access to Recorded Course

This one-day Introduction to Agile Training 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 Manifesto, as well as the values of key Agile frameworks and methods, including Scrum. This course equips participants with the tools and knowledge to adopt a holistic Agile approach toward achieving organizational goals.

This course has been approved by PMI for 8 PDUs.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand what types of projects are ideal for applying Agile practices
  • Craft a product roadmap that is focused on delivering a consistent value stream that is recognizable to the customer
  • More accurately estimate work
  • Manage an evolving product backlog with changing requirements
  • Write better requirements using user stories and acceptance criteria that best represents the voice of the customer
  • Create and interpret “Information Radiators” and make timely decisions that impact the success of a project
  • Increase customer interaction and transparency
  • Employ Agile practices that improve quality, reduce defects and speed up delivery time

No prerequisites.

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

  1. Agile Foundation
    • Agile Development Overview
    • When is Agile Appropriate?
    • Agile Manifesto

  2. Agile Fundamentals
    • Agile Environment
    • Agile Workshops
    • Project Charter
    • Agile Roadmap
    • Product Backlog

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

  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)

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

  6. Agile Metrics and Product Quality
    • Managing with Agile Key Performance
    • Indicators (KPIs)
    • Test-Driven Development (TDD)
    • Unit Testing
    • Acceptance Testing

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

  8. Agile Contracts and Accounting Principles
    • Contract Types
    • Burn Rate

This course does not align to a specific exam or certification.

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