Agile Foundations

Price: $1,299.00

Agile Professional

Agile Foundations course provides a comprehensive study of materials that will help learners to fully understand the concepts of Agile and Scrum. Through screencasts and live training, the content explores 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 demonstrate how scrum fits each unique situation.

Ideally suited for those involved with a development project, this course will help learners to improve that project & performance through earlier visibility. Secondarily, this content is best suited to those looking to improve their project management expertise through scrum master certification. While the most popular market is the in software industry, there are other industries that benefit greatly from this methodology: manufacturing, research and development, service industries like healthcare and education, and even promoteing. 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.

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. 


Program Objectives
 
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand and employ the basics of Scrum
  • Understand the Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Employ Strategic Direction with vision statements and product roadmaps
  • Identify and assign scrum Roles, artifacts, and events
  • Estimate and Set Appropriate Expectations
  • Participate and learn from scrum in Action
  • Inspect and Adapt

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As students progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note:
Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.