Advanced Scrum

Skillsoft presents Advanced Scrum.

Advanced Scrum

Course Description

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The following courses are included in this purchase:

  • Advanced Scrum

Course Details:

Access Timeframe

6 month access to course content beginning on date of registration.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certification of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Method of Obtaining Certification

Certificate of Completion can be accessed and printed from the learner's Skillport Account.

Additional Details

The completion certificates can be awarded only for assets that can be marked completed like courses, business impact/challenge series, testprep. The passive assets like books/videos would not be completed and certificates cannot be awarded.

Course Outline

OVERVIEW
Successful Scrum implementation begins with effective backlog development. In this course, you'll learn about key activities required when developing the product and sprint backlogs, including release planning best practices and conducting the sprint planning meeting. You'll also learn about best practices for handling common challenges when developing the product and sprint backlogs.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Individuals with foundational Scrum knowledge interested in learning Scrum implementation techniques and best practices
DURATION
1.4 hours
OBJECTIVES

Advanced Scrum: Developing the Product and Sprint Backlogs

  • start the course
  • identify the purpose of the release planning meeting
  • describe the responsibilities of the product owner
  • describe the responsibilities of the ScrumMaster
  • describe the responsibilities of the team
  • specify how to evaluate user stories
  • specify how to prioritize user stories
  • specify how to estimate user stories
  • specify how to identify risk and sequence
  • identify best practices for consulting the team
  • identify techniques for dealing with an absent product owner
  • identify techniques for dealing with the wrong product owner
  • specify how to manage product owner proxy
  • identify techniques for dealing with conflicting product goals
  • identify techniques for working with an inexperienced team
  • describe the definition of done
  • identify characteristics of commitment-driven planning
  • identify characteristics of velocity-driven planning
  • identify techniques for managing unusable user stories
  • identify techniques for handling variable sprint durations
  • identify techniques for handling feature-driven sprints
  • identify techniques for managing lack of estimation data
  • use scrum in the product development process


OVERVIEW
Tailoring Scrum to your Agile environment may be challenging, but can be done successfully. This course focuses on how to customize Scrum for a variety of development management methods such as an empirical process, a defined process, and evidence-based management. This course also provides best practices on integrating Scrum with other Agile methods such as Lean, Kanban, and XP.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Individuals with foundational Scrum knowledge interested in learning Scrum implementation techniques and best practices
DURATION
1.5 hours
OBJECTIVES

Advanced Scrum: Integrating and Customizing Scrum

  • start the course
  • identify techniques for dealing with unpredictability
  • identify techniques for dealing with ambiguity
  • identify discovery techniques
  • describe characteristics of a Scrum application in an assembly line example
  • recognize characteristics of a predictable process
  • identify benefits of team velocity
  • identify positive impacts of team changes on velocity
  • identify negative impacts of team changes on velocity
  • recognize characteristics of product increment
  • identify best practices in daily standups and progress reporting
  • describe burndown charts
  • recognize the Agile philosophy core values
  • recognize the Agile philosophy principles
  • describe how Lean can be integrated into an Agile environment
  • describe how Kanban can be integrated into an Agile environment
  • describe how XP can be integrated into an Agile environment
  • describe Scrum's role in an Agile environment
  • identify benefits of leverage
  • identify techniques to use Scrum as a communication and project control tool
  • list best practices to avoid redundancy
  • identify best practices for integration
  • recognize test-driven development techniques
  • identify emergent design techniques
  • recognize refactoring process techniques
  • understand how to get the most from Scrum


OVERVIEW
Executing a Scrum sprint can pose unique challenges, but there are ways to mitigate your risk. This course provides an overview of techniques for overcoming challenges you might face when executing sprint, including how to manage issues with daily standups, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives. This course also provides techniques for handling technical debt challenges and distributed scrum.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Individuals with foundational Scrum knowledge interested in learning Scrum implementation techniques and best practices
DURATION
1.6 hours
OBJECTIVES

Advanced Scrum: Addressing Sprint Execution Challenges

  • start the course
  • identify techniques for dealing with non-attendance
  • identify techniques for managing daily standup duration issues
  • identify techniques for managing inconsistent scheduling
  • identify techniques for detecting risks
  • recognize characteristics of the "pig" role
  • specify how to manage additional work requirements
  • identify how to manage outside interference
  • specify how to manage extra efforts
  • identify techniques for dealing with Sprint duration challenges
  • specify how to manage a lack of Sprint reviews
  • identify methods for managing unprepared teams
  • identify how to manage an incomplete product backlog
  • identify how to deal with an unavailable product backlog
  • identify best practices for establishing accountability
  • identify how to manage a lack of Sprint Retrospectives
  • identify how to manage excessive process changes in an iteration
  • identify how to manage unrealistic expectations
  • identify characteristics of a user registration, first iteration example
  • identify characteristics of a user registration, second iteration example
  • identify characteristics of a user registration, final iteration example
  • recognize the benefits of addressing technical debt
  • recognize the risks of ignoring technical debt
  • recognize the general challenges of distributed Scrum
  • identify general best practices in Scrum communications
  • describe characteristics of each communication method of the CRS
  • recognize best practices in distributed Scrum communications
  • address sprint execution challenges


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