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Agile Into Practice

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Hands-on application of the Agile principles, artefacts, roles and rituals in the frame of a project simulation

How will I benefit?

  • Put the fundamentals of the Scrum framework to work
  • Examine the contribution of each role to the project success
  • Acknowledge and discuss the benefits of Agile Scrum in project management
  • Gather a concrete toolbox for immediate application to your projects

What does the course cover?

  • Introduction to Agile Scrum
    • Plan an Agile Project (Planning User Involvement)
    • Governance of an Agile Project (Scrum Roles, Scrum Meetings, Reviews, Tools and Reporting)
    • Agile iterative Approach and artefacts
  • Putting it into practice
    • Plan and progressively develop usercentric solutions
    • Uphold the values of a self-organised agile team
    • The Scrum Master, an agile coach
    • The Product Owner, owner of the Vision
    • Manage and engage stakeholders with agile rituals
  • Grand Design Challenge
    • A serious game based on the design of famous buildings/monuments
    • Debriefing used to formalise the learning
    • Learning is focused on best practices and toolbox application

Who should attend

Professionals involved in projects and starting their Agile journey

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Management Concepts

Applying Agile Scrum Master Practices in the Federal Environment

Next dates

Mar 9—10, 2020
2 days
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
USD 1399
USD 699 per day
May 18—19, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1399
USD 699 per day
Jul 9—10, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1399
USD 699 per day
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Learning Objectives

  • Understand and describe concepts of the Agile/Scrum environment
  • Apply Agile framework principles and techniques
  • Examine the components of Scrum Master planning
  • Analyze techniques and tools of successful Federal Scrum Masters
  • Examine how to manage and monitor Scrum projects

Course Topics

Agile Project Management

Agile Values and The Agile Manifesto

  • Scrum Theory
  • Federal Considerations: Agile Modifications for the Government
  • Acquisition Management
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Federal Project Management
  • Exercise: Match Project Phases with Required Activities and Tasks

Acquiring a Scrum Team

  • Primary Scrum Roles and Responsibilities
  • Characteristics of a High-Performance Scrum Team
  • Federal Internal Teams
  • Exercise: Create a Development Approach
  • Contractor Teams
  • Acquiring Contractor Scrum Teams
  • Exercise: Cost Estimating an Agile/Scrum Project
  • Team Dynamics
  • Exercise: Acquiring a Scrum Team

Planning for the Federal Scrum Master

  • Planning the Scrum Project
  • Developing the Product Vision
  • Exercise: Creating a Product Vision
  • Developing the Product Roadmap
  • Exercise: Refining the Product Vision into a Product Roadmap
  • Deconstructing the Product Roadmap into a Release Plan
  • The Release Plan
  • Creating Epics
  • Release and Sprint Planning

Federal Scrum Master Responsibilities and Techniques

  • Scrum Activities
  • Product Release
  • Validating Release Deliverables
  • Moving Release to Production
  • Exercise: Conducting a Final Release Review
  • Supporting the Product Owner and Team Success

Facilitating the Federal Scrum Project

  • Scrum Master Monitoring Product Development
  • Sprint Monitoring Techniques
  • Scrum Monitoring Techniques
  • Exercise: Determining Project Status
  • Federal Project Monitoring and Techniques
  • Agile Value Management
  • Risk Management Techniques
  • Scrum Methodologies for the Federal Environment

Who should attend

The Federal Scrum Master course is suitable for Federal contractors, managers, programmers, testers, analysts, product managers, and anyone who is interested in becoming a practicing Scrum Master in the Federal environment.


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