Intro to Agile and Scrum
6

Monday, 6 January

2 4 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Intro to Agile and Scrum | January 6

Eve MacKnight Photo


Founder, Little Owl

6

Monday, 6 January

2 4 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Originally designed for software development, Scrum is becoming one of the most popular ways to organize a project today. In this class, we'll define Agile and Scrum and explore the rise of Agile and how Scrum fits within the Agile principles. Using real world examples and a practice exercise, we'll then review how Scrum works and what makes Scrum so powerful for delivering higher quality products in much less time and with happier teams. This workshop is a great introduction to Scrum and how to apply Scrum methods to your project to get better results!

Takeaways

  • Review the history of Agile and the Agile Manifesto
  • Explain how the Scrum framework fits within the principles of Agile
  • Highlight differences between Scrum and traditional project management
  • Define and describe the 3 pillars of Scrum
  • Explore the key roles in Scrum
  • Understand the Scrum lifecycle: planning, development, review & retrospective

Preparation

This is a class for beginners and/or those with some experience of Scrum. Participants may wish (but are not required) to read the Scrum Guide at scrumguides.org and the Agile Manifesto at agilemanifesto.org.

What to bring to class: Participants should bring their own bring a laptop or writing materials to take notes with.

Regulatory Information:

General Assembly’s workshops are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision.

About the Instructor

Eve MacKnight Photo

Founder, Little Owl

Eve MacKnight served as Director of Project Management at ScrollMotion, a mobile app start-up that has published thousands of apps to iTunes since 2008. At ScrollMotion, she oversaw a bi-coastal team of 18 project managers. Prior to ScrollMotion, Eve was a producer and production manager for feature films, music videos and commercial projects. She has worked with Sesame Street, National Geographic, Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony, and the NFL. Eve is the Founder of LITTLE OWL, a consulting and training company that advises on how to manage digital projects. In addition to General Assembly, Eve teaches at Brooklyn Brainery. Eve is a certified Scrum Master. Eve loves corny jokes.

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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