Agile and Scrum Bootcamp
18

Saturday, 18 July

11 am – 4 pm CDT

GA Chicago (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$200 USD
Regular Ticket
$200 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Agile and Scrum Bootcamp | July 18

18

Saturday, 18 July

11 am – 4 pm CDT

GA Chicago (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$200 USD
Regular Ticket
$200 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring COVID-19 very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.


Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.


Registered participants will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this offering will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.

Scrum is used extensively, but not exclusively, in web and software development. Everyone from developers to business execs are now expected to know how to work using Scrum, but few are taught it and many struggle along with misinformed ideas. This bootcamp will cover the main principles and ideas underpinning agile and why using Scrum is the best way to run certain projects. Through games, hands-on practice and project simulations, you’ll be armed with the knowledge of how to use Scrum on a day-to-day basis.


General Assembly’s classes, workshops and events are recreational and for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.

Takeaways

In this bootcamp, we’ll:

  • review the Agile Manifesto and principles
  • explore the roles in Scrum
  • go through the planning process (including product backlogs, sprint backlogs, prioritisation, sizing and estimation, and velocity)
  • run sprints (including the daily Scrum)
  • look at the review and improvement process (including sprint reviews and retrospectives)

This bootcamp is aimed at anyone who wants to know more about agile and Scrum. Knowledge on how to use Scrum is particularly important to those involved in web development, software engineering and business development, but it isn’t limited to the tech industry.

Preparation

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.
  • Each individual course participant must have purchased a ticket

This is a class for beginners and those with some experience of Scrum. No prior knowledge is required.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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