Agile, Scrum and Kanban

Not everyone learns the same way, so we ensure all of our courses are interactive, informative, and fun. Not sure which classes to take? No problem, we provide a free consultation. Our classes are offered in various formats: on demand, virtual, team onsite.

Agile 101

This course is designed to introduce agile principles and frameworks to empower all roles, from leadership to team members, with tools and techniques to begin applying agile practices immediately. This course will: Explore the agile manifesto, Examine the 12 agile principles, Review the Agile maturity model, as well as cover Scrum, Kanban overview, product vision, roadmap, planning personas and journey maps, relative and affinity estimation overview, and how to recover from common pitfalls.

 

 

Agile Leadership

This is our executive/management overview course that introduces the main concepts behind Agile, Lean, and Scrum to a leadership team while providing a strategic view of how to successfully transform an organization into a high performance enterprise. We will discuss the common drivers for change including:

  • Managing large backlogs of work with constantly changing business priorities

  • Lack of engagement and collaboration between various departments, including business customers, ineffective planning and estimating for larger initiatives 

  • Slow time to market, long wait cycles to get work completed, errors, rework and miscommunication on expectations and more. 

Kanban Across the Enterprise

In this session, you will learn the basics of Kanban. This is an immersion course and the intent is to engage in the practices every team will employ. This course is recommended for all team members responsible for delivering outstanding software. The training provides guidance on Kanban implementation and bootstrapping a Kanban system in your own organization. You will learn how Kanban is a cultural change initiative and what that shift means, how Kanban can be applied to your software development workflow, and how it differs from other development methods.

Level: Introductory

 

Scrum

Topics include an overview of the Agile Scrum development process, as well as a solid introduction to creating and configuring a Scrum board, managing the backlog, planning and creating a sprint, and running the active sprint. It also provides an overview of the reporting capabilities of Jira Software.

Level:  Introductory