Scrum for Managers and Executives Training Course

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Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements


Overview Overview

This course is also know as SCRUM awareness training.

Who should attend?

This course has been created for managers, executives and other decision makers who want to know how to calculate the benefits of implementing the methodology or want to understand what their team is doing.

It is also suitable for customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process.

Course Outline Course Outline

Short Overview of Project Management Methodologies and Frameworks

  • Chaos
  • Waterfall
  • Prince2
  • Agile

Why Agile?

  • Comparison of iterative methodologies
  • Why things go wrong
  • The Agile approach
  • What is Scrum?
  • Pigs and chickens

Product owner

  • The customer representative
  • Prioritizing product requirements
  • Writing effective stories
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Negotiating sprint contents
  • Group exercise to produce customer requirements and write stories based on the requirements

The sprint

  • Sprint backlog
  • Sprint planning: what to do
  • Sprint planning how to do it
  • What happens during a sprint
  • Burn down charts
  • Group exercise to plan a sprint

Scrum Master

  • Implementing Scrum
  • Ensuring proper practices
  • Maintaining documentation
  • Standup meetings
  • When to pair program
  • Group exercise to implement Scrum

Finishing a sprint

  • Scrum review meeting
  • Scrum retrospective meeting
  • Releasing an iteration
  • Group exercise the review a sprint

Is Agile and Scrum for you?

  • Review of the Scrum process
  • Comparison with other methodologies
  • Benefits of pair programming
  • Question and Answers Session

Client Testimonials

What did you like the most about the training?:

Simple and deep way of giving the knowledge regarding the subject, sharing the practical usage of Scrum.

Karol Skorek - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

What did you like the most about the training?:

A lot of real life examples, fun exercises.

Karol Mroczkowski - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

What did you like the most about the training?:

I like that it wasn't only a lecture, but it was more discussion. So I can obtain information not only from trainer, but from other's experience too. Exercises were very useful too.

Sergey Chernobrivenko - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

What did you like the most about the training?:

That all topics was discuss and explain in very easy/ understandable way.

Anna Parkitna - LUXOFT POLAND SP z. o. o.

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $2640
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $1790
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $2640 $1790
2 $1565 $1090
3 $1207 $857
4 $1028 $740
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
UT, Salt Lake City - 222 MainMon, Apr 10 2017, 9:30 am$1790 / $3210
Atlanta, GA - ProsceniumMon, Apr 10 2017, 9:30 am$1790 / $3015
PA, Pittsburgh - Penn Center East MonroevilleMon, Apr 10 2017, 9:30 am$1790 / $3040
ID, Boise - Boise DowntownTue, Apr 11 2017, 9:30 am$1790 / $3240
OR, Portland - World Trade CenterTue, Apr 11 2017, 9:30 am$1790 / $3140

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