Free Lunchtime Class: Introduction to Agile and Scrum

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

Free Lunchtime Class: Introduction to Agile and Scrum

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

Want to build awesome software and apps? Agile project management and development methods are being adopted at many development shops-but many struggle to implement it and management struggles to understand its value. This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of Agile and Scrum for anyone interested in Agile; from a developer to manager to a business owner. After learning the fundamentals of Scrum, certified scrum master Stephen Forte will show many real world applications of the methodology drawn from his own experience. Negotiating with the business, estimation and team dynamics are all discussed as well as how to use Scrum in small organizations, large enterprise environments, offshore, and consulting environments.

Takeaways

  • Understand the fundamentals of Agile and Scrum
  • Implement Scrum in your organization
  • Develop techniques for creating a product for a customer
  • Understand the essence of estimating a project’s scope and timeline

Prereqs & Preparation

  • No laptop required, but bring something to take notes.
  • Be ready to be an active participant and to engage: session will be interactive
  • Students could read the Agile Manifesto and Agile Atlas if they are not familiar with them already

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