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Introduction to Agile and Scrum Methodologies


Duration: 1 day

Course Overview

Agile project management is growing in popularity as a method for delivering value quickly. This course presents the tenets of Agile methodologies using the Scrum framework as a primary example to demonstrate the Agile approaches, their benefits, and challenges.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for business professionals in a variety of roles who want to learn about Agile methodologies as a prelude to Agile adoption or migration, and for those who work on projects that require more flexibility and adaptability than traditional project management approaches. 

Course Objectives

In this course, participants will identify the Agile project management principles and use the Scrum methodology of Agile to manage projects. You will:

  • Identify basic concepts, core values, principles, and methodologies of Agile.
  • Address the myths, challenges, and benefits of Agile.
  • Define the Scrum methodology of Agile.
  • Execute sprint ceremonies using Scrum tools and techniques.

Course Outline

1 - GETTING STARTED WITH AGILE

  • Overview of Agile
  • Core Values of Agile
  • Principles of Agile
  • Common Methodologies of Agile

2 - ADDRESSING THE MYTHS, CHALLENGES, AND BENEFITS OF AGILE

  • Overcome the Myths and Misunderstandings of Agile
  • Overcome the Challenges of Agile
  • The Benefits of Agile

3 - INTRODUCING THE SCRUM METHODOLOGY

  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities in Scrum
  • Define the Sprint Ceremonies

4 - EXECUTING SPRINT CEREMONIES

  • Estimate a Scrum Project
  • Conduct a Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Conduct a Sprint
  • Conduct a Sprint Review Meeting
  • Conduct a Sprint Retrospective Meeting
Contact Information

Eco Bank Towers, 4th Floor Muindi Mbingu Street
P. O. Box 21857 - 00100 Nairobi

Mob: +254 780 342 333, +254 202 246145, 2246154