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Intro to Agile and Scrum | September 25

$55 USD each
Saturday, 25 September, 2021
12 2 pm EDT
Online

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!

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

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 and the Agile Manifesto.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.

  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.

  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket

About the Instructor

Allison Taylor Photo

Senior Global Product Manager, Cision

Allison Taylor is an energetic jack of all trades and General Assembly alum with a passion for user-focused product design and development. With over 5 years of experience working as a Product Manager in several scrappy startups and larger organizations, such as Move.com, she has worked on products with both national and international customers. Currently, she's helping disrupt the public relations industry as Senior Global Product Manager at Cision.

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