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This An Introduction to Agile Development for Non-Technical Teams training course will introduce attendees to the essential methods, skills and practices of agile development used when working with agile technology development teams. It will provide a plain language translation of key agile principles, concepts and tools used within technical and development teams for project management and product development.  This course will provide attendees with a great introduction to agile to help non-technical individuals and teams to work more effectively with technical teams. It will help attendees to understand agile methods and practices and how they can be applied more broadly on technology projects and products.

 

Objectives:

  • Agile Thinking – developing an agile mind set
  • Agile Principles – understand concepts, values and beliefs
  • Agile Methodology – taking an agile approach to project and product development
  • Agile Approaches – practical techniques, tools, materials and practices

An Introduction to Agile Development for Non-Technical Teams

Course Code

GTADN

Duration

1-2 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

N/A

Target Audience

  • Introductory – suitable for teams and individuals working with agile technical teams to gain a better understanding of agile working.

Attendee Requirements

  • There are no specific requirements for this course. Please contact us to discuss your suitability.

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Course Description

This An Introduction to Agile Development for Non-Technical Teams training course will introduce attendees to the essential methods, skills and practices of agile development used when working with agile technology development teams. It will provide a plain language translation of key agile principles, concepts and tools used within technical and development teams for project management and product development.  This course will provide attendees with a great introduction to agile to help non-technical individuals and teams to work more effectively with technical teams. It will help attendees to understand agile methods and practices and how they can be applied more broadly on technology projects and products.

 

Objectives:

  • Agile Thinking – developing an agile mind set
  • Agile Principles – understand concepts, values and beliefs
  • Agile Methodology – taking an agile approach to project and product development
  • Agile Approaches – practical techniques, tools, materials and practices
Course Outline

Agile Thinking

  • Concepts and Principles
  • Agile Model & Approach
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Value Delivery
  • Adaptive Planning (versus predictive planning)
  • When to use agile methods
  • Origin and evolution of agile methods

Agile Application

  • Agile Teams & Culture
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Product Development

Agile Methodology

  • Iterative Development Method
  • Working in Sprints
  • Test Driven Development
  • Minimum Viable Product
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Agile Contracts & Delivery                               

Agile Tools & Practices

  • Visibility & Communication
  • Estimation & Specification
  • Prioritisation & Planning
  • Retrospectives & Stand Ups
  • Performance & Metrics
  • Agile Paper and Digital Tools

Agile Teams & Culture

  • Structure & Organisation
  • Key Roles
  • Self-managing Teams
  • Product Ownership
  • Client and Customer Engagement

 

An Agile Course Pack including a copy of the ‘Being agile in Business’ book, course slides and workshop materials is provided as part of the course package.

Learning Path
Ways to Attend
  • Attend a public course, if there is one available. Please check our schedule, or register your interest in joining a course in your area.
  • Private onsite Team training also available, please contact us to discuss. We can customise this course to suit your business requirements.

Private Team Training is available for this course

We deliver this course either on or off-site in various regions around the world, and can customise your delivery to suit your exact business needs. Talk to us about how we can fine-tune a course to suit your team's current skillset and ultimate learning objectives.

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