AGILE SCRUM

GuruTeam offers various Agile/Scrum courses, all of which can be customised to suit your team’s current skill set and meeting your business needs.

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AGILE BOOT CAMP – GTOAG3 – 2 days

OUR BEST SELLING AGILE COURSE

The application of Agile principles and practices on software development projects enables a project team to quickly develop working software that meets business needs. In Scrum, teams work in 2-4 week Sprints to produce production-quality software driven by business priorities using an empirical, adaptive approach. This course provides an in depth understanding of how Agile and Scrum teams deliver business value.

You will learn to apply the basic practices of any Agile approach, with a focus on Scrum. You will apply what you learn in a series of exercises that take you through identification of user stories, project/release planning, Sprint planning, and Sprint execution. Participants will build and manage a Product Backlog, a Sprint Backlog and a Release Plan.

This course uses a combination of lecture, class discussion, and hands-on exercises, with emphasis on group activities, to reinforce the concepts and principles.

OBJECTIVES

  • Apply key concepts and terms of Agile and Scrum to project situations
  • Be able to explain the methodology’s benefits and key techniques
  • Experience the progression of key activities and artifacts
  • Gain a deep understanding of different practices that can be applied and when to apply them
  • Be able to help others to understand and apply the practices and principles

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OTHER AGILE SCRUM COURSES

SCRUM ALLIANCE – CERTIFIED SCRUM PRODUCT OWNER (CSPO) – GTCSPO – 2 days

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®) is a globally accepted and recognized certification offered to professionals by the Scrum Alliance demonstrating their skills in scrum terminology, practices and principles.

CSPO® training prepares you to fulfill the role of Product Owner for a Scrum team.

CSPO® certification establishes your proficiency in managing stakeholders, ROI, backlog grooming, creating effective stories, acceptance criteria for stories, and overall Agile Project Methodologies.

The GuruTeam 2-day CSPO course provides an optimal mix of classroom lectures, interactive case studies, assignments and additional reading materials to get you ready for implementing Scrum in your organization.

 

This Certified Product Owner training class is a highly interactive learning experience designed to accelerate your success in Scrum. The Product Owner is a key member of the Scrum team who is responsible for the ROI of the team’s efforts by determining what the team builds. Come learn from one of today’s most experienced and sought-after Agile trainers – you will leave inspired and empowered to drive lasting improvements in the way your organization builds software.

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SCRUM ALLIANCE – CERTIFIED SCRUMMASTER 2-DAY COURSE – GTCSM – 2 days

Is your organization ready for Scrum?

As more and more organizations around the world are embracing Scrum for developing software and other products, the need for solid training increases. A company-wide transition to Scrum means a different mindset, and a different philosophy to achieve a better result in the end.

This course is aimed at people who work, or would like to work, in Agile Scrum teams. The objective of this two-day course is to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to work effectively in an Agile Scrum team; in roles such as Product Owner, ScrumMaster or Scrum team member. You will learn more than the basic framework in this course. You will also understand the underlying principles and specific techniques needed to help your team achieve project success.

 

OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, you will understand:

  • The principles of Agile and Scrum
  • How to describe and participate in all parts of the Scrum framework
  • How to launch a Scrum team
  • How Scrum helps organizations cope with change
  • How to apply a common lexicon of project management terms and principles
  • Pragmatic practices for planning, project execution, and progress reporting
  • The ScrumMaster’s role and how it is different from a project manager’s role

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AGILE PRODUCT OWNER ENABLEMENT – GTOAG1 – 1 day

Agile software development employs certain principles and practices that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy high quality software products. An example of one Agile practice is to establish the Scrum Product Owner role. The Agile philosophy is to approach the system under development as a holistic product, not a series of disparate projects. This course explores the responsibilities and expectations of the Product Owner role. Students will learn how a Product Owner can infuse business priorities, goals, and vision, into a development team and thereby build highly functional systems.

OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the basics of Agile development using Scrum
  • Learn the role of the Product Owner
  • Become familiar with the concept of User Stories
  • Explore the practice of using a product backlog for overall scope
  • Explore the practice of using a Sprint backlog for Sprint scope
  • Understand how completed stories factor into release and Sprint planning
  • Be aware of several ways to manage across multiple related Scrum teams

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AGILE PRODUCT OWNER ENABLEMENT – GTOAG4 – 2 days

Agile software development employs certain principles and practices that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy high quality software products. An example of one Agile practice is to establish the Scrum Product Owner role. The Agile philosophy is to approach the system under development as a holistic product, not a series of disparate projects. This course explores the responsibilities and expectations of the Product Owner role. Students will learn how a Product Owner can infuse business priorities, goals, and vision, into a development team and thereby build highly functional systems.

OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the basics of Agile development using Scrum
  • Learn the role of the Product Owner
  • Become familiar with the concept of User Stories
  • Explore the practice of using a product backlog for overall scope
  • Explore the practice of using a Sprint backlog for Sprint scope
  • Understand how completed stories factor into release and Sprint planning
  • Be aware of several ways to manage across multiple related Scrum teams

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APPLYING SCRUM – AGILE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES – GTOAG2 – 1 day

Agile is an approach to software development that has rapidly become mainstream. Incorporating the Agile philosophy into IT organizations has been shown to more rapidly deliver working software, increase quality, and decrease time-to-market. Using a mixture of techniques that together form modern Agile practices such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), user stories, test-driven development, etc, teams can significantly improve their productivity and morale.

This course explains this approach’s values, key techniques, and how each Agile team member contributes to success. In this course you will learn what makes Agile iterative, the fundamentals of the Agile approach, Scrum basics, backlogs and user stories, and Agile project and release planning. You will also learn how to plan, run, test, and close a sprint, which is the basic time box for an Agile project.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Understand key Agile and Scrum concepts, terms, and practices
  • Be able to explain Agile and Scrum benefits and key techniques
  • Become familiar with the progression of key Scrum activities and artifacts
  • Prepare to participate in an upcoming Agile project

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AGILE ENABLEMENT WORKSHOP – GTOAG5 – 3 days

The application of Agile principles and practices on software development projects enables a project team to quickly develop working software that meets business needs. In Scrum, teams work in 2-4 week Sprints to produce production-quality software driven by business priorities using an empirical, adaptive approach. This course provides an in depth understanding of how Agile and Scrum teams deliver business value.What you will learn:

You will learn to apply the basic practices of any Agile approach, with a focus on Scrum. You will apply what you learn in a series of exercises that take you through project start-up, project/release planning, Sprint planning, and Sprint execution.

As a workshop, this course uses a combination of lecture, class discussion and hands-on exercises, with emphasis on group activities, to reinforce the concepts and principles. The workshop is designed to benefit a new Agile project team attending as a group, providing a common foundation of knowledge and experience for everyone on the team. Participants will build a Product Backlog and initial Release Plan for the project they bring to the class, giving them a firm foundation for the early Sprints.

Objectives:

  • Apply key concepts and terms of Agile and Scrum to project situations
  • Be able to explain the methodology’s benefits and key techniques
  • Experience the progression of key activities and artifacts
  • Have a deep understanding of different practices that can be applied and when to apply them
  • Be able to help others to understand and apply the practices and principles
  • Prepare to participate in an upcoming project

 

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INTRODUCTION TO AGILE ARCHITECTURE TRAINING – GTOAG6

Course Description

This course examines the relationship between the Agile methodology and the practice of Architecture. It is a mixture of lectures and exercises. The lectures provide instruction on the concepts and open up meaningful discussions; the exercises have students work through a case study to help deepen their knowledge. The course begins with defining what the Agile methodology and the practice of Architecture are and continues by looking at their strengths and weakness. An apparent dichotomy exists, and an exploration of industry practices demonstrate possible ways to resolve the conflict. The course ends by looking at how the best of both may be achievable.

Objectives

At the end of the training, practitioners will be able to:

  • describe the Agile methodology and its relationship to and need for Architecture
  • understand the inherent challenges of Agile and Architecture
  • discuss the ways in which the industry has been connecting Architecture and Agile
  • consider ways in which Architecture can support an Agile environment

Duration

2 Days

Target Audience

Architects, Software Development Team Leads, Technical leads, Agile team members, Managers

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