Agile and Iterative Management Practices: An Introduction
Revision as of 11:27, 21 March 2008 by Clarman
This practical, hands-on workshop helps you master the skills in applying agile and iterative methods, including Scrum – the most popular agile method worldwide. And it summarizes the key research and concepts. It is aimed at people who need an introduction to the core management practices to succeed with agile methods.
This workshop covers key concepts of agile methods, and the roles, artifacts, and events of Scrum. You will learn estimation and planning. The time involves many hands-on exercises and simulation games aimed at helping you master these skills.
You will leave grounded in the core agile values and principles that guide these practices.
Methods of Education
- Evidence, history, and case studies
- Agile and iterative values and practices
- Key practices and values of Scrum (a very popular approach), and other agile methods
- Scrum: Roles, Events, Artifacts
- New management skills -- from estimation to scheduling
- Myths and misconceptions
- Continuous product development with iterative methods
- Testing and build practices in agile development
- Estimation, release planning and scheduling
- Tracking progress
Environment - Room, Tools, Texts
- THESE MUST BE PURCHASED/SUPPLIED BY THE CLIENT *BEFORE* the course: For each student, 1 copy of Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber. It can be ordered from Amazon here
- another useful read is The Scrum Primer
- There is a course PDF for the presentations. We may decide to give the students a file copy to view on a laptop or a paper copy, depending on situation.