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Scrum Foundations - Scrum Alliance

Scrum Foundations is a 1-day (2 x half-day online) course designed to introduce you to the values and principles established in the Agile Manifesto, as well as the Scrum framework defined by the Scrum Guide. Incorporating Scrum principles and practices takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Scrum is a framework, not a prescriptive methodology. This course will help you understand Agile, Scrum and more.

Description

Scrum Foundations is a 1-day (2 x half-day online) course designed to introduce you to the values and principles established in the Agile Manifesto, as well as the Scrum framework defined by the Scrum Guide.

Incorporating Scrum principles and practices takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Scrum is a framework, not a prescriptive methodology. This course will help you understand Agile, Scrum and more.

What will you learn?

  • Understand that Agile is not a Methodology and what it is
  • When and Why to Be Agile over Doing Agile
  • How to describe Scrum as a Framework, not a Process or Methodology
  • Demonstrate proficient comprehension of the Scrum Roles, Events, and Artifacts
  • Recognize the benefits of Scrum
  • Understand that this is just the first step in the journey towards a deeper understanding and practical application of Scrum

What will you receive?

By completing this course, you will earn a Scrum Foundations badge of completion that validates your knowledge about the fundamental elements of Agile and Scrum. Using the Digital badge individuals will be able to put this on LinkedIn and other social media platforms.

Badge holders will also receive Scrum Alliance membership for 3-months for free and access to a unique self-paced eLearning assessment.

What topics are covered?

  • Agile - Mindset, Values, Principles and Practices.
  • Agile - Benefits, when to Be/Do it.
  • Scrum Theory – What is Scrum? 
  • Scrum Values – Courage, Focus, Commitment, Openness, Respect.
  • Team Roles – Scrum Master, Product Owner, Development Team, X-Functional teams
  • Artefacts – Potentially Releasable Product Increment, Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog
  • Events & Act - Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospectives, Daily Scrum, Product Backlog Refinement
  • Why Scrum - Empirical Process Control, Core Elements and Definition of Done
  • Any question about Agile or Scrum you want answering, bring your challenges!

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Anyone who desires knowledge of Agile or Scrum
  • Anyone who has heard of Agile and Scrum but not been trained in it and would like to know more
  • Anyone who previously thought Agile or Scrum is a methodology and wants to know why this is not the case
  • Agile Practitioners
  • Agile Team, Organizational Coaches and Agile Trainers
  • Organizational Leaders and Managers
  • Business Sponsors
  • Business Stake-Holders
  • Business Analysts
  • Product Managers
  • Line Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Programme/Project Managers
  • Team Developers
  • Software Engineers and hands-on technologists
  • Test Managers

And anyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge of Scrum as a framework.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

None. This course is not tech-centric, everyone is welcome.

 

How should I prepare for this course?

Come in with an open mind to be challenged and the willingness to work with your fellow learners.

Will I need any equipment for the Course?

For the online version you will need to install Zoom application version, as the web version does not have all the features needed. You will also need access to google docs suite and especially the tool called Jamboard.

What about exams and assessments?

There is no exam to be taken. You can only succeed!

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