SCRUM Bootcamp

PREREQUISITE:

There are no specific prerequisites for this course. But in order to gain so much value from the course, participants should have work experience that has exposed them to some areas of the system development process.

COURSE OVERVIEW:

MITS designed this program for interested and qualified individuals with everything they need to learn to ensure that their transition to Scrum is successful, aside from ensuring their success in becoming a certified in Scrum.

MITS’ high quality Scrum training course will guide participants through the detailed core perspectives that they need to excel with Scrum. This coursework integrates essential aspects from Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner training, in addition to specific best practices based upon the instructor’s knowledge and first-hand experience on Scrum transitions and a wide array of lessons learned.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding Why Scrum Works
  • Learning Scrum Roles
  • Analyzing Scrum Processes and Meetings
  • Understanding Scrum Artifacts
  • Knowing and Applying Scrum Best Practices
  • Spinning up Scrum
  • Life During Sprint Time
  • Tracking Progress: Scrum Metrics
  • Something’s Rotten: Scrum Smells
  • Learning to Fly

COURSE CURRICULUM:

  1. Introduction to Agile Basics
    • What’s wrong with the traditional SDLC?
    • Understanding Agile, its Core and Principles
    • Introduction to Agile Methodologies
  2. Introduction to Scrum Framework
    • Learning the Scrum Process
    • Understanding Key Roles and Responsibilities
    • Scrum Ceremonies and Artifacts
  3. Planning within a Scrum Environment
    • Planning Levels, its Product, Release and Sprint
    • Envisaging the Product
  4. Developing and Enhancing the Product Backlog
    • Finding and Describing PB Items
    • Prioritizing the PB
    • Creating User Stories and Acceptance Tests
    • Sizing PB Items, its Story Points and Ideal Days
    • Estimating with Planning Poker
    • Understanding Velocity and Burn Down
  5. Sprint Planning and Operation
    • Disintegrating Stories into Tasks and Estimating Tasks (hours or ideal days)
    • Populating and Administrating the Task Board
    • Day to Day Scrum Meetings
    • Sprint Reviews
    • Sprint Retrospectives
  6. Scrum Adoption – Critical Success Factors
  7. Summary and Execution of Learning – Through case studies, participants are expected to self-organize into Scrum teams and execute the Scrum process from Envisaging through the Sprint Retrospective. Such simulation is fully examined through incorporating feedback and discussion.
  8. Self-Organizing Team – This helps participants in carefully understanding the importance of the core values of commitment, focus, openness, respect and courage that underpin Scrum.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

In this coursework, participants will gain a deep understanding of Scrum processes and responsibilities and the proper application to software development. They will learn to effectively staff your Scrum team, plan your release, endorse your project, and lead your project to a successful conclusion. Below is some key learning that they’ll surely gain after finishing this program:

  • Information about the Scrum process and its underlying principles
  • Factors to successfully plan, endorse, and execute your first Scrum project
  • Specific strategies and techniques to handle common concerns that hinders many Scrum implementations
  • Best practices that improve team productivity, producing lower project costs and reduced market time

WHO NEEDS TO TAKE THIS COURSE:

MITS offers this course program for participants with little or no previous knowledge of Agile processes (including Scrum), and for those who are new to Scum and would like to function with less complexity and higher productivity. This program is designed for personnel who will lead, participate in, or manage commercial Scrum projects, including the following:

  • Team Members
  • Software Engineering Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Project Leaders
  • Program Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners

This coursework is also ideal for entire teams who are transitioning to Scrum.

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We are committed to providing you with the highest quality training in Information Technology at a very reasonable cost.

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