Agile Scrum Essentials

Duration :
  • Public / In-House: 2 Days
  • Self-Paced Online: 12 Months
Formats Offered:
  • Self-Paced Online
  • Public :
    • Web-Based
  • In-House :
    • Live Classroom
    • Web-Based
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AGILE SCRUM OVERVIEW

The Agile approach has changed the face of software and product development and project management, and in recent years, has also increased demand for professionals with Agile knowledge, skills, and experience.

Scrum is one of the methodologies within Agile and is a must-know for IT practitioners, including those in IT service management and IT operations. Within Agile Scrum there are various roles that are required to execute this approach effectively.

Not familiar with Agile Scrum? Read the recently updated creators’ guide for a very important look of the methodology. Or watch/listen to Pink’s webinar that provides an overview.

To guide IT practitioners on their Agile journey, Pink Elephant’s comprehensive Agile Scrum portfolio of courses provides an all-encompassing look at the Agile framework and role-based certification courses, specific to the roles within Agile.

Pink’s portfolio includes:

  • Agile Scrum Essentials – Learn the fundamental principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum. Gain knowledge about Agile Scrum techniques, through practical examples that will help you deliver more business value through flexible, adaptive project management.
  • Agile Scrum Master – Learn to apply and master Agile Scrum thinking, soft skills, and practices through hands-on, interactive exercises. This certification course will cover all aspects of the Scrum framework through a variety of real-world scenarios and focused practical information related specifically to the Scrum Master.
  • NEW! Agile Scrum Product Owner – This brand-new certification course provides all the core concepts, principles, and practices associated with the product owner role. Through practical, hands-on exercises, participants will apply the knowledge gained from the course content, along with their personal experiences, to immediately bring greater value and productivity to the work they accomplish daily.
COURSE OVERVIEW

This 2-day course provides the essential knowledge needed by IT professionals in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices. It focuses on the fundamental principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum. This course will prepare you for the exam leading to the Agile Scrum Essentials certification.

To stay competitive today, more than ever, businesses must be flexible, keep costs low, and delivery cycles short. Companies that have successfully adopted Agile Scrum processes have reaped the benefits of decreased costs, reduced risk, and the encouragement of innovation within the organization. Agile offers a flexible, iterative project-management style that promotes continuous improvement and increased product quality. Scrum, which is a lightweight framework and the most popular Agile methodology, provides guidelines and other tools to help teams structure and manage their work. Together, these processes ensure the effective and efficient management of projects.

The Agile Scrum Essentials course has been designed from the ground up, based on customer feedback, to provide you with everything you need to start applying the Agile Scrum approach to your projects.

WHY CHOOSE PINK

No other Agile Scrum course offers you:

  • A streamlined and intuitive course structure that brings Agile Scrum thinking to life:
    • You will take part in practical, hands-on activities so you gain crucial knowledge by directly applying concepts, not just listening to theory.
    • Other courses present hundreds of slides of models and definitions but with this course Agile Scrum concepts are presented in a simple, yet focused structure so you can immediately start applying best practices more effectively in your organization.
  • Actions and approaches to create more value for your organization:
    • You will learn how Agile Scrum techniques can help you deliver more value to your business to meet your strategic goals. This course places greater emphasis on the three characteristics of value that applying an Agile Scrum approach can contribute to – improving quality, decreasing costs, and increasing speed.
    • Understanding the five core Scrum values is crucial to the successful application of Scrum. You will learn how these can enable your teams to work successfully:
      • Commitment
      • Focus
      • Openness
      • Respect
      • Courage
LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will understand:

  • The definition and purpose of Agile
  • The three pillars of Scrum: inspection, adaptation, and transparency
  • The five Scrum values: commitment, focus, openness, respect, and courage
  • The accountabilities of effective Scrum Masters, product owners, and developers
  • The purposes of different events, artifacts, and rules in Scrum
  • How multilevel planning can help your team develop long-term goals and create more realistic strategies to achieve those goals
  • How to identify the attributes of the product backlog and understand how it can evolve as your product and environment changes
  • The purpose and steps involved in Scrum events such as product backlog refinement, sprint planning, execution, daily Scrum, review, and retrospective
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is applicable to any IT professionals with a need to understand how to achieve and maintain a highly effective approach to project management.

PREREQUISITES

No prerequisites are required.

EXAM & CERTIFICATION

  • The exam is offered through Professional Designations Corp.
  • One-hour, closed book
  • Consists of 40 multiple-choice questions (a passing score of 65% is required)
  • After completion of this course, you may apply for self-directed learning PDUs through PMI. Certificate of attendance is available upon request.
COURSE E-MATERIALS

Material for this course will only be provided as downloadable soft-copy files that can be viewed on a variety of devices. Attendees may print a hard copy of the files in whatever format best meets their needs and can only use the files under the Pink Elephant Terms of Use.

MULTIPLE OPTIONS FOR HOW YOU CAN ATTEND THIS COURSE

If you would like more information on any of these options below, please call us at 1-888-273-PINK, email us at info@pinkelephant.com, or ask your questions via our convenient Chat window at the bottom-right corner of this page.

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  • Purchase a Team SPO Training Pass – purchasing your seats in bulk means volume discounts, which vary depending on how many seats you purchase at once.
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Public, Virtual Web-Based On specific dates throughout the year; hosted live, online, with our expert instructor. If you are an individual:
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  • Purchase a Team Public Training Pass – purchasing your seats in bulk means volume discounts, which vary depending on how many seats you purchase at once.
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Virtual, Live Team Training On dates convenient to you; exclusively for your team, hosted live online by our expert instructor. If you are an individual:
  • This option is not applicable.
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Onsite, Live Team Training On dates convenient to you; exclusively for your team live, and at your location with our expert instructor. If you are an individual:
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If you are looking to train your team:
  • Onsite team training is currently not offered because of COVID-19 and social distancing protocols.
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Course Summary

Duration :
Public / In-House: 2 Days
Self-Paced Online: 12 Months

Formats Offered:
Self-Paced Online

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In-House
  • Live Classroom
  • Web-Based
Overview
  • Live Classroom
  • Web-Based

Exam Provider:
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Course Dates for Agile Scrum Essentials
How
When
Where
Course Fee
Self-Paced Online
Self-Paced
Anytime
Anywhere
CAD 695.00
Public Dates - Live Classroom
Public
Feb 14-15 2022
Las Vegas, NV
USD 1,995.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Apr 11-12 2022
Web-Based
CAD 1,995.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Jul 14-15 2022
Web-Based
CAD 1,995.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Oct 11-12 2022
Web-Based
CAD 1,995.00