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Agile Scrum Foundation

COURSE OVERVIEW

In today’s business climate it is more critical than ever to remain flexible, keep costs low and shorten delivery cycle times. These growing pressures demand a new approach to development activities, project management approaches and business in general. Agile product development practices provide an iterative and adaptive approach to accelerating business value generation through the collaboration of cross-functional teams focused on continuous improvement, scope flexibility and delivering essential product quality. Scrum, the most popular Agile methodology is a framework for developing and sustaining complex products, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value.

This unique 2-day certification course provides the essential knowledge needed by IT professionals in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices. It focuses on the basic principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum with an emphasis on several Scrum components like managing sprints, Agile meeting structure, the key roles and methods.


LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is designed as an introduction to the core topics associated with Agile and Scrum. Specifically, by the end of this course, participants will understand:

  • Concepts of Agile and Scrum including the “Agile way of thinking”
  • Scrum practices including roles, events, the importance of backlog and the definition of done
  • Scrum planning and estimation
  • Monitoring of Scrum projects including Burn-down charts, Kanban boards and Information Radiators
  • Advanced Scrum concepts including applying Scrum in large, complex projects and within distributed teams
  • How to create an Agile workspace


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is applicable to anyone working in the fields of IT and project management, particularly those participating in projects.


PREREQUISITES

No prerequisites are required.


EXAM, CERTIFICATION, DESIGNATION & AWARDS

This course prepares participants for the examination leading to the Agile Scrum Foundation Certificate, granted by EXIN.

  • Exam is offered through EXIN in paper-based or computer-based format
  • Exam is 1 hour, closed book
  • The exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions
  • A passing score of 65% is required to achieve certification
  • 14 PDUs are awarded

 
COURSE E-MATERIAL

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 use the files under the Pink Elephant Terms of Use.


WE RECOMMEND

For those participants who are new to Agile, Lean IT and DevOps we recommend also taking:


OTHER AGILE COURSE OFFERINGS

For your reference, here is a summary of the Agile courses offered by Pink, together with a brief description and who should attend.

COURSE DESCRIPTION WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Agile Scrum Foundation An introductory and general course to understand the fundamentals of Agile, Scrum and related methodologies. Anyone in IT
Certified Agile Scrum Master & Leader The course covers fundamentals and also provides a managerial and leadership perspective on Agile and Scrum and related methodologies. Anyone in IT and especially  developers, process owners, project leaders and managers


VIRTUAL COURSES

Many of our courses are available in Virtual format – meaning you just need an internet connection and certain system requirements, details of which will be provided to you, and a comfortable location with minimal distractions to attend.

Virtual courses are presented in two different agenda formats including full day programs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm ET each day of the course or half day course delivery programs with the student selecting to attend an AM (8:30 am – 12:00 pm ET) or PM (1:30 pm – 5:00 pm ET) course for the duration of the class. When you register for the course you will receive more detailed information.


IN-HOUSE TRAINING

All Pink Elephant’s courses, including this one, can be presented at your location. For more details, contact 1-888-273-PINK or info@pinkelephant.com.

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Fees do not include applicable tax, which is payable for all events presented in Canada.

Course Dates for Agile Scrum Foundation
When
Where
How
Course Fee
Feb 17-18, 2018
Orlando, FL
Public Course
USD 1,395.00
Mar 12-13, 2018
Web-Based
Virtual Course
USD 1,095.00
Jun 11-12, 2018
Web-Based
Virtual Course
USD 1,095.00