Intro to Scrum

Upcoming in Washington, D.C.

2

Monday, 2 October
Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

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

Past Locations for this Workshop

Intro to Scrum

Washington, D.C.

Upcoming in Washington, D.C.

2

Monday, 2 October
Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

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

Past Locations for this Workshop

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 course 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

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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