Intro to Agile and Scrum Course

On demand, agile and scrum e-learning

About this course

This course is ideal if you want to understand what terms like “Agile” and “Scrum” mean. 

Learn what Agile and Scrum are all about in this short, fun and interactive course. After only a few hours you will know about terms such as Sprints, Backlogs and Scrum Masters.

Why take this course?

Learn how Agile and Scrum can transform the way in which you and your business work. Discover why today’s organisations need a new approach to business, along with the theory, practices, terms and rules of Scrum. Continuously improve your organisation and work more collaboratively.

What you will learn

By the end of this online course learners will know the following:

  • Explain the difference between Agile and Scrum
  • Apply an Agile mindset to their work and even their personal life
  • Use Scrum in order to do this
  • Run a Sprint, using the Scrum meetings
  • Identify the roles in Scrum
  • Set effective outcomes, rather than merely focusing on output (and know the difference between those two concepts)
  • Create a Product Backlog and produce a Sprint Backlog
  • Communicate their intentions and progress
  • Spot unhelpful behaviours or actions

Learners can also take quizzes (to reinforce the learnings) and exercises (to help them apply the concepts to their situation).

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Interested in offering self-paced learning in your organisation?
Subscriptions are available on a 12-month basis. Please contact us about membership for your teams. 

Who will benefit

This course is ideal for anyone who needs to understand (or refresh their understanding of) agile and scrum and wants a short introductory course that they can complete in their own time.

Duration

Self paced online learning with a 12 month subscription 

The trainer

David Lowe

David Lowe

David has coached a variety of individuals and companies (ranging from start-ups to traditional organisations) over a range of industries (including pharma, travel, health, fashion, wine, government, automotive and finance). He is currently conducting doctoral research into how humour can be used effectively in coaching (at Oxford Brookes), has a post-graduate certificate in Business & Personal Coaching from University of Chester, is certified by the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach, as well as having a bundle of agile-related qualifications. David is heavily involved in the Agile and Lean communities: he founded the London Agile Discussion Group, Agile on the Bench and London Lean Coffee, and speaks at conferences and events around the world. He is the author of ‘The Innovation Revelation: A story about how to satisfy customer needs‘, ‘The Lemonade Stall: How to test and validate ideas‘ and ‘Scrum 101: the most frequently asked questions about Agile with Scrum‘, as well as the host of THE COACH’S BACKPACK podcast.

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