Description

Learn how to lead your teams using Scrum and to lead change in your organization. If helping individuals and teams on a journey of continual improvement and helping customers get what they need rapidly is your passion, this class is for you.

This highly interactive 2-day workshop provides a foundational understanding of the Scrum framework and gives participants hands-on practice applying Scrum in multiple settings and situations.

Objectives

Using a combination of interactive presentations, problem-solving exercises, and team-structured simulations, the experiential workshop enables participants to:

  • Understand the core principles, strategies, and practices of Scrum

  • Practice applying Scrum in multiple project settings and situations

  • Cultivate the Scrum Master mindset vital to effectively managing projects and teams

  • Gain skills and confidence in effectively communicating Scrum principles to managers and team members alike.

Topics

  • Overview of Scrum

  • Product Backlog

  • Release Planning and Estimation

  • Role of the Product Owner

  • Role of the Scrum Master

  • Leading Self-Organizing Teams

  • Sprint Practices

  • Metrics and Reporting

Who should Attend

Managers, team leads, project managers, or other team members who wish to learn how to apply Scrum principles and rules to create high performing teams focused on rapid value delivery to their customers

Optional 3rd Day Open Space (for on-site workshops)

Set the stage for improvement through this optional facilitated open space day. Designed to transform what was learned in the workshop into pragmatic, relevant action, the open space format activates self-organization within the participants to identify, prioritize and plan process improvements.