Intro to Agile & Scrum (Downtown LA)

Los Angeles campuses

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)
360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles CA 90012

Intro to Agile & Scrum (Downtown LA)

Los Angeles

Los Angeles campuses

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)
360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles CA 90012

About this class

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 course is a great introduction to Scrum and how to apply Scrum methods to your project to get better results!

The best parking structure to use is at 350 E. 2nd Street. It is directly next door (to the right) of our building. The cost is $2.00/15 min ($10 max), $5.00 flat rate after 4pm.

Gold line stop in Little Tokyo is a 5 minute walk to campus. Red line stop at Grand Park and Civic Center is about 10-15 minute walk.

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

Prereqs & Preparation

This is a class for beginners and/or those with some experience of Scrum. Students 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: Students should bring their own bring a laptop or writing materials to take notes with.

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