The Knowledge Academy

Agile and Scrum Awareness

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Course Information

  • 13 Nov 2020 (Fri) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration period
26 Aug 2020 (Wed) - 6 Nov 2020 (Fri)
HKD 9,995
Course Level
Study Mode
1 Day(s)
62/F & 66/F The Center 99 Queens Road Central

Course Overview

Agile and Scrum Awareness Course Overview 

This Foundation 1-day course will cover the features, outlines, and main components of Agile with Scrum. This course shall focus on how the Scrum framework can work with the Agile methodology and the specific aspects on Scrum. Furthermore, differences and similarities between the methodology and the framework shall be assessed. As this is an introductory course, no prior knowledge of Agile or Scrum is assumed for attendance on this course.

Agile is a methodology that centres on continual iterative feedback, at regular intervals, to allow for frequent refinement of a project. Thus meaning that it deflects from the traditional project management methodologies of following a rigid plan and instead permits customer collaboration and is welcome to change.

Agile is one of many forms of Project Management Approach, other more traditional methodologies are ones such as Waterfall, Lightweight, Spiral, Prototyping etc. Agile is an umbrella term that encompasses many software frameworks that are in accordance with the Agile Manifesto. Examples of such frameworks that fall under the Agile methodology term are: XP, Crystal, DSDM, Scrum, ASD, and FDD.

What you'll learn

Agile and Scrum Awareness Course Outline
This one day introductory course shall focus on the following learning objectives:

  • What is Agile?
  • What is Scrum?
  • What is the difference between Agile and Scrum?
  • Key Features of Agile
  • Key Features of Scrum
  • The Values and Principles of Agile
  • The Origin of Agile
  • The Agile Manifesto and how a framework is identified as Agile
  • The Deming Cycle
  • Agile Methods Attributes
  • Scrum Attributes
  • XP Attributes
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Resource Requirements
  • Key Ceremonies
  • Key Artefacts
  • User Stories Concepts
  • Quality and its Importance
  • Agile Project Testing Principles

What's included in this Scrum Training Course?
This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Agile and Scrum Awareness Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Who should attend this Scrum Training Course?
This course is highly recommended for those with no previous knowledge of Agile or those considering a move into an Agile aligned project.

There are no prior prerequisites to attend this course.

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