Agile Foundations

Pearson presents Agile Foundations.

Agile Foundations

Course Description

Agile Foundations Complete Video Course from Pearson will teach you what you need to know to fully understand the concepts of Agile and Scrum. Through screencasts and live training, you will explore the fundamentals of Agile techniques, how Scrum leverages Agile principles to improve project performance, the specifics of the Scrum framework, how to experience amazing benefits with Scrum today, and real-world situations, like transitioning and common pitfalls. Even though the concept of Scrum itself is easy to explain, the application is often difficult. Real-world success stories across various industries will help you see how scrum fits each unique situation. Known globally as Mr. Agile and the author of Agile Project Management for Dummies and Scrum for Dummies‚ Mark Layton will comprehensively establish a foundation in the ... Read More »

Agile Foundations Complete Video Course from Pearson will teach you what you need to know to fully understand the concepts of Agile and Scrum. Through screencasts and live training, you will explore the fundamentals of Agile techniques, how Scrum leverages Agile principles to improve project performance, the specifics of the Scrum framework, how to experience amazing benefits with Scrum today, and real-world situations, like transitioning and common pitfalls. Even though the concept of Scrum itself is easy to explain, the application is often difficult. Real-world success stories across various industries will help you see how scrum fits each unique situation.

Known globally as Mr. Agile and the author of Agile Project Management for Dummies and Scrum for Dummies‚ Mark Layton will comprehensively establish a foundation in the 3 roles, 3 artifacts, and 5 events of Scrum. With examples from Fortune 1000 companies and other common practice tips, the course will apply to those in the IT business, manufacturing, construction, healthcare, education, and even to stay-at-home moms. Introduced recommendations, metrics, and resources will prove useful information to continue your journey in implementing Agile techniques, with an emphasis on the Scrum framework.

What you will learn:

  • Agile and Scrum Fundamentals
  • Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Strategic directions
  • Scrum roles
  • Estimating and Setting Appropriate Expectations
  • Scrum in Action
  • Inspect and Adapt
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Course Details:

Target Audience

  • The primary target market of this course is someone involved within a project that is looking to improve the project.
  • , Anyone looking to improve their project management expertise through the Scrum Master certification.
  • While the most popular market is the in the software industry, there are other industries that benefit greatly from this methodology: manufacturing, research and development, service industries like healthcare and education, and even promoting. Scrum is a horizontal framework, all departments and levels can benefit from it and all will need training on these ideas in order to successfully transition a company.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Professional Association/Affiliation

This certificate is issued by Pearson LearnIT

Method of Obtaining Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Course Outline

  • Empirical Versus Defined
  • Simplified Scrum Overview
  • Scrum Teams
  • Scrum Governance
  • Scrum Framework
  • Scrum Values
  • Pathway to Product
  • Interactive Exercise: Jeopardy
  • Agile Manifesto and Principles Overview
  • Principles 1-3
  • Principles 4-6
  • Principles 7-9
  • Principles 10-12
  • Interactive Exercise: Matching
  • Product Discovery
  • Vision Statement
  • Product Roadmap
  • Interactive Exercise
  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • Scrum Master
  • Interactive Exercise: Fill in the Blank
  • Definition of Done
  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • User Stories
  • Estimation
  • Velocity Extrapolation
  • Interactive Exercise
  • Release Planning
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Execution
  • Interactive Exercise
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Distributed Teams
  • Transitions
  • Interactive Exercise
  • Glossary of Terms
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