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Agile Scrum

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Duration

1.875 Days

11.25 CPD hours

About this course

The job roles best suited to the material in this course are: team leaders, project managers, managers of scrum teams, teams transitioning to scrum, professionals intending to pursue the scrum master certification.

Overview

How to use the Scrum Framework to deliver products and services faster and with higher quality.
How to leverage lean principles to identify waste in a system, process, or organization.
Techniques and metics Scrum Masters use to improve. team happiness and performance.
The patterns and practices of high-performing teams.
How the Scrum Master role scales in an Agile implementation.

Description

This course is an adaptive, repeatable process that equips individuals and organizations in how to thrive in a world where change is the only constant. From Fortune 100 companies (Google, Amazon, Apple, etc) to nonprofits. Scrum has a proven record of reducing burnout, doubling throughput in half the time, and increase employee happiness.

Core Scrum
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The Origins of Scrum (Optional)
  • The Scrum Team
  • Developers
  • Scrum Master
  • Leadership/Management
  • Scrum Events
  • The Sprint
  • Product Backlog Re1nement
  • Estimation
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Daily Scrum
  • Scrum Artifacts
Lean Principles
  • Describe a Kaizen mindset and explain how small, iterative changes can lead to revolutionary leaps.
  • Describe the three pillars of Scrum Transparency, Inspection, and Adaptation, which implement the work of Ogunnaike and Ray.
  • Explain the importance of reducing and eliminating waste in the system.
  • Perform a root-cause analysis (e.g., using the 5 Whys technique).
  • Assess the Process EZciency of their Scrum Team and recall that the de1nition of Lean is a Process EZciency of 25% or higher.
  • Explain how the work of Takeuchi and Nonaka on Lean and the Toyota Production System paved the way for Scrum.
  • Describe the origins of the name Scrum from Takeuchi and Nonakas New New Product Development Game.
  • Recognize that a Lean mindset suggests that you address a defect immediately after it is identi1ed as opposed to a mindset where defects are stored to be 1xed later.
Agile Manifesto
  • Recognize the four values of the Agile Manifesto and their signi1cance in the context of complex adaptive systems.
  • Identify the 12 principles of the Agile Manifesto and describe their function in guiding practices that support teams in implementing and executing with agility.
  • Explain that Scrum is one of the driving forces that gave rise to the Agile movement and predates the Agile Manifesto.
  • Explain why the majority of Agile teams are late, over-budget, and with unhappy customers (i.e., not agile) and explain what needs to be done to 1x that.
Patterns of High Performing Teams
  • Yesterdays Weather
  • Happiness Metric
  • Teams that Finish Early Accelerate Faster
  • Stable Teams
  • Swarming
  • Interrupt Buffer
  • Good Housekeeping (formerly Daily Clean Code)
  • Scrum Emergency Procedure
Scrum@Scale
  • Descaling
  • Scaling the Scrum Master
Registered Scrum Master Credential
  • Access and complete the Registered Scrum Master by Scrum Inc. exam.
  • Download their Registered Scrum Master Credential (upon successful completion of the exam).
  • Be Recognized in the International Registry of Agile ProfesstionalsTM
  • State the renewal process.
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Agile Scrum training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Agile Scrum course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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