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Delivering Agile Projects with Scrum

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Delivery Method PDU Total Technical PMP/PgMp Leadership Strategy PMI RMP PMI SP PMI ACP PfMP PMI PBA
Instructor-Led Training 15 13 2 0 0 0 13 0 4
Delivery Method Instructor-Led Training
PDU Total 15
Technical PMP/PgMp 13
Leadership 2
Strategy 0
PfMP 0
  • CEUs: 1.5
  • CPEs: 18
  • Field of Study: Business Management and Organizations

Agile. Scrum. If you're a project manager, you've heard of them. You know the theories behind them and the pros and cons of using the approach. It is easy to understand why a project team or organization would choose to use Agile and Scrum to execute their project, but do you know how to?

It is one thing to see and an entirely different thing to do. This course is intended for all members of the project team and is designed to teach you how to implement Agile and Scrum in your projects now. You will review real world examples and techniques that dozens of teams from organizations of all sizes have used. Every step of the Agile project life-cycle will be covered and adapted to a sample project or your current project.

You know what Agile and Scrum are. Now it is time to use them! No more reading from a textbook; learn how it works from actual examples, best practices, tips, and tricks gleaned from the successful implementation of Agile and Scrum in Fortune 500 companies’ projects. This is an interactive course that will leave you with the knowledge and stills to use these powerful methods.

  • Describe the difference between Agile and Scrum roles and traditional roles and responsibilities
  • Plan your release and build a backlog
  • Identify and write good stories
  • Prioritize and size stories
  • Implement and carry out Sprint 0, Sprint Planning and task estimating and Sprint Review and retrospective
  • Explain why Agile and Scrum are adopted and how Agile can fail

This course uses digital materials.

  • Adopting Agile Methods

    Tips for Getting Started

    Implementation Strategies

    Agile Fail Points

    Overcoming Resistance

    Sample Agile Calendar

  • Agile Introduction and Overview

    The Traditional Process

    Why Agile

    Agile Methods

    Agile Benefits

    Basics of Agile

  • The Agile Team

    Agile Team Characteristics

    Self-organizing Teams

    Roles & Responsibilities

    Management Role


  • The Agile Planning Framework

    Agile Planning

    6 Levels of Planning

    Agile Release Lifecycle

    Establishing Product Vision

  • Understanding the Customer

    Thinking like the User

    User Roles

    Customer Personas

  • Product Roadmap

    Product Themes/Feature Groups

    Use Case Diagrams


    Focus Exercise

  • Creating the Product Backlog

    User Stories

    U-INVEST Model

    Non-Functional Stories

    Acceptance Criteria

    What makes a good story (sizing and substance)

    Story Writing Techniques

  • Breaking Down EPICs

    Compound vs. Complex Stories

    How to Break Down Large Stories

    What Stories are not

  • Prioritizing the Product Backlog

    Methods for prioritizing Business Value Points

    Sequencing Charts/Dependency Diagrams

    Expectations for Prioritizing Stories

  • Sizing Stories

    Actual vs. Relative estimating

    Story Points

    Planning Poker

    Complexity Buckets

  • Release Planning

    What is Release Planning

    Utilizing Velocity

    Sprint 0

    Pre-Release Sprint


  • Story Elaboration

    Getting to the details

    Pre-planning session

    Acceptance Tests

    Agile Modeling examples

  • Sprint Planning

    Sprint Planning Preparation

    Capacity Planning

    Task breakdown

    Definition of “done”

    Realistic Commitments

  • Sprint Execution

    Daily Standup (Daily Scrum)

    Task boards

    Agile Tools

    Burn-down, burn-up and other metrics

    Scaling Agile

  • Closing out the Sprint

    Sprint Reviews