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Course Title: Scrum Project Management Workshop

Duration: 2 Days
Overview

In this two-day course, you will apply the Scrum framework to build a new product. You will learn what it feels like to be on a Scrum team—experiencing many of the challenges you're likely to face—while being coached by someone involved with the application of Scrum. For those pursuing the roles of Scrum Master/Agile Coach, Product Owner or Agile Manager this course will provide the needed foundation and will jump start your journey in these new roles.


The program uses interactive activities, situational analysis, group discussions and group exercises to introduce the above concepts. The highlight of the program is the 60-minute Sprint in which participants would work in groups as Scrum teams and will execute a project in a three-day simulated Sprint. This simulation exercise brings out many aspects of Scrum and Role of Scrum Master, Product Owner gives the participants a Hands-on feel of how Scrum works in a real life projects.


Target Audience
This training is appropriate for audiences with little or no previous knowledge of Scrum and for those who are new to Scrum and would like to operate with less pain and higher productivity. It is designed for personnel who will lead, participate in, or support commercial Scrum projects, including Team Members, Software Engineering Managers, Scrum Masters, Project Leaders, Product Managers and Product Owners or anyone aspiring to lead and work in Scrum Projects.

Workshop Benefits
Participants will learn at the end of the program:
  • Learn, practice and apply Scrum to software and non-software project
  • Use Scrum as a tool for improving collaboration, communication, quality and team productivity
  • Keys to successfully plan, launch and execute your first Scrum project
  • Perform Scrum Release Planning and Scrum Sprint Planning
  • Estimate user stories, using Poker Estimation
  • Carryout a sprint with Daily Scrum Meetings
  • End a Sprint with Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Use Scrum with multiple or distributed, project teams
  • Easily pass any Scrum Master Certification exam

Deliverables
  • Course Handbook
  • Suggested reading list
  • Templates

Certification Information
Participants can claim 16 PDUs for this course
Course Outline
Introduction to Scrum
  • Traditional Approach v/s Iterative and Incremental approach
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Introduction to Scrum – Essence of Scrum
  • Origin of Scrum and Emergence of Scrum
  • Scrum Teams - Self Organizing Teams
  • Scrum Benefits and Scrum Challenges
  • Data from teams using Scrum
  • Scrum Values
  • Overview of Scrum Process – Start to Finish

Discussion: Real Life Situational Scrum Scenarios

Exercise: Traditional Requirements v/s Agile Requirements


Roles in Scrum
  • The Role of Product Owner
  • The Role of Scrum Master
  • The Role of Team

Scrum Artifacts
  • The Product backlog
  • Product backlog Ice berg and
  • User stories in Product backlog Sprint backlog
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog Tasks Board ( Scrum Board)

Exercise: Changing Requirements Scenario.

Scrum Meetings
  • Sprint Planning
  • The Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Estimating Available Hours
  • Backlog Item Analysis and Decomposition
  • Planning the Sprint - Creation of Sprint Backlog and Sprint Burn down
  • Daily Stand Up Meeting
  • Product Backlog Grooming
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Team's Definition of "Done"

Exercise: Writing User Stories and Definition of Done
Release Planning and Estimation Scrum
  • Determining Velocity
  • Past History
  • Running Sprint
  • Estimation of Product backlog
  • Project Estimation and Release Date Commitments in Scrum,
    • Date-Driven Releases,
    • Functionality-Driven Releases
  • Estimating Exercise – Using Planning Poker
  • Creating Release Burn down and tracking progress using Release Burn down Chart

Scaling Scrum to Large Projects, including Scrum of Scrums Using Scrum for Multi-location (Distributed) Development Keys for transitioning to Scrum Successfully

Hands on Scrum Simulation Exercise
  • Involving Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Setup of Artifacts (Sprint Backlog, Burn down Chart, Task Board)
  • Daily Scrum Cycle (simulated) in a 4 day Sprint
  • Sprint Review simulation
  • Sprint Retrospective simulation
Training Schedule
To be announced.
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