The Scrum Overview Course

The purpose of the 1 day Scrum Overview is to give all members of the Scrum Team a shared and agreed foundation level understanding of the roles, events, artifacts, and rules of Scrum as they are defined in the Scrum Guide™, as well as other practices that are in common use within Scrum Teams.

All members of the Scrum Team, regardless of their role, should attend the Scrum Overview. This ensures that everyone is aligned to the same understanding of Scrum regardless of previous experience.

Course Content

  • Historical perspective, where does Scrum come from?
  • Definition of Scrum, basic theory and Scrum values.
  • The Scrum roles, events and artifacts.
  • Timeboxing and prioritisation.
  • Breadth vs Depth.
  • Iterative Development.
  • Enough Detail Up Front (EDUF).

The Scrum Master course.

The 1-day Scrum Master course follows the Scrum Overview and is targeted at individuals who intend to perform the role of Scrum Master within a Scrum Team. This course provides specific training for the role of Scrum Master, covering aspects such as the responsibilities of a Scrum Master, the services provided by the Scrum Master to the Organisation and to the other members of the Scrum Team, a more in-depth understanding of how to apply Scrum in practice as well as elements of leadership, coaching, stakeholder engagement and facilitation as they apply to the Scrum Master role. At the end of this course participants will be ready to sit one of a number of different online Scrum Master certification exams (not included in the course) and to start acting as a Scrum Master, preferably under the guidance and tutorship of an experienced Scrum Master or Coach.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities of the Scrum Master – Services provided by the Scrum Master.
  • The Scrum Master: manager or leader?
  • Elements of coaching, facilitation, motivation and human interaction.
  • Dealing with issues, conflict and failures.
  • Facilitating Scrum Events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective.
  • The lifecycle of User Stories.
  • Product Backlog vs Sprint Backlog.
  • Helping the Product Owner manage the Product Backlog and manage priorities.
  • MoSCoW prioritisation in practice.
  • Story Point estimation in practice.
  • The information radiator, the scrum board and the daily Scrum.

The Product Owner course

The 1-day Product Owner course follows the Scrum Overview and is targeted at individuals who intend to perform the role of Product Owner. This course provides specific training for the role of Product Owner, covering aspects such as the responsibilities and authorities of a Product Owner, the services provided by the Product Owner to the Organisation and to the other members of the Scrum Team, a more in-depth understanding of how to apply Scrum in practice as well as elements of product management, requirements management, quality management, benefits realisation, prioritisation and stakeholder engagement as they apply to the Product Owner role. At the end of this course a participant will be ready to sit one of a number of different online Product Owner certification exams (not included in the course) and to start acting as a Product Owner, preferably under the guidance and tutorship of an experienced Scrum Master, Coach or product manager.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities of the Product Owner – Services provided by the Product Owner.
  • Product Owner vs Product Manager, position within the Organisation.
  • Elements of requirements management.
  • The life cycle of User Stories.
  • Product Backlog vs Sprint Backlog.
  • Grooming the Product Backlog.
  • MoSCoW prioritisation in practice.
  • Story Point estimation in practice.
  • Supporting the Development Team.
  • Release planning and delivering change.
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