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Succeeding with Agile - Mike Cohn
: Go beyond the basics and learn tips and techniques necessary to help an organization move beyond initial success to sustained agility
Who Should Attend/Prerequisites
This advanced course is suited for anyone who has previously attended an
introductory agile or Scrum training course, such as a Certified ScrumMaster
Scrum Product Owner
class. It is also appropriate for anyone with prior
agile experience who is looking for answers to the hundreds of questions that
arise during any agile adoption.
Class Size Limit: 30
Drawing and expanding on concepts in Mike Cohn\'s Succeeding with Agile book, this course will show you how to get started and get good with agile or Scrum.
This class qualifies for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and is
recommended for experienced agilists or those having completed a Certified
This two–day, advanced course picks up where the Certified ScrumMaster and
other introductory agile courses leave off. Drawing and expanding on concepts in
Mike\'s Succeeding with Agile book, this course
will help you move beyond initial success to sustained agility. Attendees should
have a solid understanding of agile concepts and the principles and practices of
Scrum prior to tackling this material.
Participants will learn advanced teamwork techniques, including ways to
subtly guide a self–organizing team and how to ensure that all team members
(including designers, architects, and testers) are busy on each day of the
sprint. They will discover ways to effectively scale Scrum, in one location or
on a globally distributed team. The course will explore what it means to be
agile while meeting regulatory compliance requirements, how to overcome common
problems, and tools for measuring the benefits of agile.
Agile isn\'t a final destination; it\'s something you grow towards each day.
Learn how to iterate towards a higher level of agility, no matter where you are
on your journey.
For PMPs, this course counts for 15 professional development
You Will Learn
- How the same process used during transition can help spread agile or Scrum
across the enterprise.
- How the roles of project managers, functional managers, programmers,
testers, data professionals, architects, analysts, and others change in an agile
- Ways in which a leader can influence a self–organizing team
- How to incorporate technical design, interaction design, and architecture
into agile projects
- How improvement communities can drive the hard work of organizational
- How to –effectively structure teams, including how to make proper use of
£1400 + VAT per attendee.