Scrum and the Team Member

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3 days practical workshop for up to 12 people.
Only £1185
Scrum has become a standard delivery mechanism for many high performaing software teams, but what do Scrum teams actually do differently to other teams? This course demonstrates how a Scrum team works in terms of applying the principles and best practices of the Scrum methodology. The course author is a very experienced Scrum coach having worked in various bluechip companies delivering effective Scrum coaching.

Layout

The training course combines lectures with practical exercises that help the delegates to put what they have learned on the training course into practice.  The exercises specifically build on what has been recently taught and are built up as the training course progresses.

Training Course Objectives

  • What is Scrum
  • What are the key roles in Scrum
  • What are the main artifacts in Scrum
  • What are the important Scrum practices
  • Estimating and Planning
  • Managing the backlog
  • Responding to change
  • Release and Sprint planning
  • Retrospectives and Demonstrations
  • Effective User Stories
  • The Definition of Done
  • Agile Testing

Who it is for

The seminar is suitable for anyone involved in software development who wishes to gain an understanding of the Scrum methodology and processes, including software developers, project managers and technical managers.

Training Course Prerequisites

Chapters

Chapter 1 What is Agile

  • Software Methodologies Contrasted
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Principles of Agile
  • Practices of Agile

Chapter 2 What is Scrum

  • Scrum Values
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Ceremonies
  • Identifying a Vision

Chapter 3 User Stories

  • Identifying the Users
  • Story structure
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Definition of Done

Chapter 4 Estimating and Planning

  • Relative sizing
  • Planning poker
  • Creating a release plan
  • Creating a sprint plan
  • The importance of velocity

Chapter 5 Tracking and Reporting

  • The burndown chart
  • The Kanban board
  • The daily stand up

Chapter 6 Sprint Reviews

  • The demonstration
  • The retrospective
  • Outcomes from the retrospective