Our most popular Agile workshop for Agile teams or individuals looking to advance their Agile skills.
Teams learn how to apply Agile methods to their projects successfully. Participants will learn the Agile Development Lifecycle, lead groups through Agile ceremonies, and understand techniques and practices to successfully facilitate and execute project deliverables. All while learning necessary Agile leadership skills such as Servant Leadership, Facilitation, and the Soft Skills required to make these roles a success.
Attendees will gain insight on how to bridge the gap between traditional and Agile Project Management. To ensure relevant learning occurs, attendees will kick off this course by brainstorming many real-world issues they face daily as members of a transitioning Agile organization. Participants use real-life projects to build Agile skills. This workshop is 40% lecture and 60% hands-on, real-world exercises.
This is a must-have workshop for anyone transitioning to Agile!
What You Will Learn
This module introduces the core concepts of what jira is, why it’s beneficial, what it does, and how to use its many features to:
- Understand full capabilities of Roadmaps
- Use it to gain cross organizational insight
- Visibility (need help on this)
- Planning (need help on this)
- Learn to track progress with Roadmaps
- Learn how to measure performance
- Decision making? (maybe something like this)
The Agile Team
Agile Product Backlogs
Effective User Stories
Acceptance Criteria Test
Building a Release Plan
Iteration Demos & Retrospectives
Introduce Agile and provide examples of why an organization would choose to implement an Agile framework
Understand the Servant Leadership style and why it is critical.
Review Agile Teams Roles and Responsibilities
Compare and contrast the common Agile Frameworks: Lean, Scrum, XP, and Kanban
Demonstrate the Agile lifecycle
Understand and demonstrate effective Story Writing and Estimation techniques
Develop an understanding of the purpose of each Agile ceremony: (Release Planning, Backlog Refinement, Iteration Planning, Daily Standups, Demos and Retrospectives)
Demonstrate facilitation of each Agile ceremony
Who should attend?
Team Members (Developers, Testers, Business Analysts, Architects…)
This team training is targeted at all roles and is intended for teams to attend together. All team members, including developers, testers, BAs, DBAs, business users, Scrum Masters, and Product Owners, should attend to gain the necessary core skills required to be on an Agile team. Training will achieve the highest level of effectiveness if Scrum Masters and Product Owners are in attendance with their team. Participants will experience agile practices, iterative delivery of value, and relentless improvement from all perspectives within the team.
2 Day Workshop
On-site and Virtual
Train virtually in the environment that works best for your teams.
Students learn faster in smaller groups that can be adapted to fit their needs.
Real World Expertise
Our trainers are not just great instructors but have active field experience.
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