Scrum Introduction

What is Scrum Introduction?

Scrum Introduction is a highly interactive full-day course accredited by The Scrum Alliance, covering the full Scrum Framework, Scrum practices and roles; and the values and principles that underpin it including a fully immersive Scrum simulation using Lego. This course will equip you with the knowledge required to understand what Scrum is and how it works without the need to attend a Scrum Master course.

What will you learn?

This one-day Scrum Introduction course will give you a solid understanding of the Scrum values, principles, roles and practices so that you can:
  • Work effectively as a Scrum Team member
  • Work alongside Scrum Teams with a sound knowledge of how they work
  • Explain the Scrum Framework to others
  • Explain the value of adopting agile ways of working
  • Understand the mindset change required to work in an agile way

What will you receive?

One day of high quality instruction from Tom Reynolds who has 25 years experience in software development. For courses on our public schedule, refreshments before and during the course, including lunch
  • Course materials
  • Certificate of completion
  • Eight Scrum Education Units (SEU’s) can be claimed for this course and used as part of your Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Professional application. See the CSP application process on The Scrum Alliance website for more details.
  • For those pursuing their Certified Scrum Developer designation this course meets objective one of the requirements

What topics are covered?

  • 1. Scrum The Essence:
    • a. What is Scrum?
    • b. Applicability of Scrum
    • c. Agile Manifesto
    • d. What Agile is not
    • e. Scrum Foundations
    • f. Scrum Values
  • 2. Scrum The Mechanics - Overview:
    • a. Scrum Roles
    • b. Scrum Flow
    • c. Scrum Meetings
    • d. Scrum Artefacts
  • 3. Scrum Roles and Responsibilities:
    • a. Product Owner
    • b. ScrumMaster
    • c. Team
  • 4. Scrum Meetings:
    • a. Sprint Planning
    • b. Daily Scrum
    • c. Sprint Review
    • d. Sprint Retrospective
  • 5. Scrum Artefacts:
    • a. Vision Statement
    • b. Product Backlog
    • c. Sprint Backlog
    • d. Sprint Goal
    • e. Sprint Burndown
    • f. Definition of Done
    • g. Task Boards
  • 6. Apply your Learning:
    • a. Scrum simulation
    • b. Velocity

Who is this course suitable for?

The course is ideal for individuals or project teams that are new to Scrum, those that want to refresh their knowledge or those who want an excellent in-depth understanding of Scrum without needing to attend a Certified Scrum Master course. This course is also suitable for those who are pursuing their Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) status as this course is approved by the Scrum Alliance as meeting objective one of the CSD programme. Attending the course as a full team offers a real opportunity for the entire team to experience and learn Scrum together and creates an excellent foundation for them to move forward.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for the course, however students are expected to complete the required pre-course reading.

How should you prepare for this course?

Students should peruse the background reading at the Agile Atlas.

What about Exams and Certifications?

There are no exams or specific certifications for this course but completion of this course contributes to the following credentials:
  • This course fulfils objective one of the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) programme
  • Eight Scrum Education Units can be claimed for this course as part of your qualification to the Certified Scrum Professional Designation (CSP)

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