Lean & Agile Fast Track Program

Learn about Agile, Lean, Kanban and Scrum

Which method fits your organization? We live in unpredictable times with increasing shifting demands. To succeed in this volatile environment, businesses need to be adaptive and receptive to change. In response, many organizations are now looking into Agile project delivery methods as a way to gain competitive advantage. 

Our 3-day Fast Track Agile training course is a discounted course bundle consisting of three 1-day agile courses running over three consecutive days. It is the perfect introduction course for anyone interested in exploring the agile mindset, establishing foundational knowledge of Lean, Agile, Scrum and Kanban, as well as how to implement these agile methods in their organization. The Lean and Agile Fast Track course bundle includes:

These courses will allow you to: 

  • Establish a foundation of knowledge to learn more advanced Lean and Agile subject matter
  • Learn how Scrum and Kanban can be combined to produce a solid iterative toolset, and how to set up and run a successful Scrum team
  • Learn how Lean and Kanban fit into the overall Agile philosophy, and how to set up a continuous improvement work environment which leverages Lean and Kanban philosophies and techniques 

Learn

Fundamentals of Lean and Agile:

  • Define the terms Lean and Agile as they apply to the modern business environment 
  • Describe the philosophy, values, and principles of Lean and Agile 
  • Recognize prevalent myths and misconceptions concerning Lean and Agile philosophies and purpose 
  • Describe concepts that Lean and Agile philosophies leverage for success
  • Recognize benefits Lean and Agile approaches can provide 
  • Explain, at a high-level, the Scrum framework with associated roles and ceremonies 
  • Explain, at a high-level, the Kanban principles and method for delivery

Iterative Delivery with Scrum and Kanban:

  • Use effective collaboration techniques to get to consensus quickly
  • Prioritize work by creating and assigning value to themes, epics, and user stories 
  • Execute a Sprint Zero and iterative work cycle using Scrum and Kanban 
  • Use metrics to track, measure, and forecast work iteratively 
  • Execute Scrum ceremonies with defined Scrum roles

Continuous Improvement with Lean and Kanban:

  • List Lean values and principles
  • Recognize the benefits of the Lean approach
  • List Kanban principles and practices
  • Explain how Lean practices incorporate the PDCA cycle
  • Describe the purpose of a Kaizen board and how it relates to Kanban