Agile Bootcamp

PREREQUISITE:

In this course, experience in Agile is not necessary.

COURSE OVERVIEW:

MITS provides thorough knowledge and learning to individuals who wish to participate in our Agile Bootcamp training course. In this program, participants will put the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques they are taught to work. The course will help participants understand their responsibilities within the Scrum team structure as well.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

In this intensive Agile Bootcamp training course, participants will learn how to:

  • Create a team with generalizing specialists to make incremental development on working with software
  • Train and sustain a regular cadence when delivering working software
  • Cooperate with the team approach – start and finish as a team and focus on producing value to the organization
  • Obtain knowledge and understanding of Agile principles and their importance for each team
  • Adopt and adapt the five levels of planning and determining the value of successive planning
  • Create a backlog of prioritized and estimated user stories that offers resulting requirements for analysis and brings customer engagement and understanding
  • Involve in more effective estimation and value accuracy through becoming less precise
  • Build accurate Agile release plans that links you back to your organization’s expectations, such as hard date commitments and standard price models

COURSE CURRICULUM:

  • Introduction and Overview to Agile
  • Forming the Agile Team
  • Product Vision
  • Focus on the Customer
  • Producing a Product Backlog
  • Product Roadmap
  • Prioritizing the Product Backlog
  • Estimating
  • Release Planning
  • Iteration Planning
  • Iteration Execution
  • Measuring and Communicating Process
  • Iteration Review and Demo

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

There are many benefits that participants could gain from this program, such as the following:

  • Use Agile principles and best practices from the many techniques for team success
  • Learn the proper way in conducting an Agile Retrospective and in continuously adapting to your team to generate more effective results
  • Obtain strategies to improve Agile requirements in the aspects of simple and powerful user stories
  • Learn and acknowledge the value of maximizing the amount of work not done
  • Gain knowledge in the different approach to Agile architecture and design that maintains a more incremental and resulting project
  • Convert your estimating practices to provide executives and customers what they need more accurately and more easily
  • Learn how to embrace Agile practices more effectively within the course of your current software development framework
  • Make use of Planning Poker as a strategy to establish story points
  • Obtain techniques in organizing your team into a self-managed team
  • Establish the proper technique for writing user stories
  • Execute exercises in a real-world Agile development unit to experience directly how roles are incorporated to get work done
  • Understand how to adapt from a plan-driven approach to successive planning, including actual velocity-driven issues into your planning, scheduling and monitoring
  • Train and learn effective coaching and communicating skills of a Scrum Master and understand the difference between the role of a Scrum Master and that of a common Project Manager

WHO NEEDS TO TAKE THIS COURSE:

There are several professionals who can greatly benefit from this program offered by MITS, such as:

  • ScrumMasters, Agile Project Managers or Iteration Managers who are well-versed in the core knowledge of Agile and have experienced an Agile team
  • Experienced ScrumMaster, Agile Project Managers or Iteration Managers with many years of experience
  • Agile Coaches who wish to improve their facilitation and coaching skills, as well as the results they can provide
  • Any experienced Agilist who is interested in providing more structure to their facilitation and wants to help other professionals and teams achieve the change it takes to use Agile properly

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