Agile Foundations

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The two-day Agile Foundations course goes beyond a primer of Agile values, principles and practices. Through experiential learning, participants get hands-on with the application of Agile practices and are prepared to start leveraging new skills on the job.

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Agile Foundations
The two-day Agile Foundations course goes beyond a primer of Agile values, principles and practices. Through experiential learning, participants get hands-on with the application of Agile practices and are prepared to start leveraging new skills on the job.

Target audience
This course is primarily designed for individuals new to Agile who are preparing to use Agile for the first time. Agile Team Members (Developers, Testers, Analysts, etc.) ScrumMasters and Product Owners Leaders or Managers of those on Agile Teams Primary Stakeholders of Agile Teams (Designers, Architects, Project Managers, etc.)

Course outline
In this training, the following topics are covered:

Background

1. Traditional Development Approaches, Why Agile, Agile Values

2. Agile Principles

3. Themes: Incremental, Iterative, Collaboration, Transparency

4. Scrum: Agile Frameworks and Processes, Origin of Scrum

5. Scrum Roles: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, Development Team, Scrum Team, Impact on Stakeholders & Managers

6. Scrum Process: Scrum Framework, Agile Delivery Cycle, Scrum Ceremonies

7. Tracking Progress & Forecasting: Burn-Down Charts, Velocity, Multi-Sprint Plans, Burn-Up Charts

8. The Vision: Purpose of Vision, Overview of Simulation Vision, Elevator Pitch

9. Agile “Requirements”: User Stories, The Three C’s, INVEST Model, Personas

10. “Done”: Shippable, Definition of “Done”

11. Estimation: Traditional vs. Relative Estimation, Story Points, Planning Poker, Affinity Estimation

12. Delivery Simulation: 2 Sprint Delivery Simulation

Objectives
By the end of the course successful learners will be able to:

Discuss Agile values and principles as they relate to their role, team and organization. Describe that Agile is more than a collection of processes. List popular Agile processes and frameworks. Give examples of Agile roles, how they interact, and what it takes to create a strong team dynamic. Summarize the Scrum framework and collection of ceremonies. Explain why shared understanding of Product Vision is key for success. Develop user stories that describe “requirements” in context of the user’s needs. Apply more than one method for estimating user stories. Articulate the purpose of “done” and create a Definition of Done. Track and forecast the progress of an Agile team using multiple methods Employ techniques focused on continuous improvement.

Additional information

Format

Classroom

Location

Utrecht

Region

Netherlands

Date

08 Oct 2019 – 09 Oct 2019, 16 Sep 2019 – 17 Sep 2019

Vendor Information

  • Store Name: Accenture | SolutionsIQ
  • Vendor: Milou Hamstra
  • Address: Orteliuslaan 1000
    3528 BD Utrecht
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