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.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is applicable to anyone working in the fields of IT and project management, particularly those participating in projects.
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
No prerequisites are required.
EXAM & CERTIFICATION
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
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