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Intro to Agile and Lean

Scrum & Kanban - 1/2 day training

Short description

Training participants will get overview why, when and how agile and lean thinking were emerged and how scrum and kanban frameworks practically supporting it. Training will cover basic theoretical foundations behind scrum ceremonies, roles, artifacts and kanban principles and requirements.

Group price 1650€

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Course structure & ease of implementation

Theory, %60
Active learning, %40
Practical, %35
Description
This short introduction course will cover the historical background of waterfall, lean and agile, explains how deterministic and empirical models influences software development and why empirical model works better in constantly changing business environment.
 
You will hear stories from the past and current cases explaining how the agile and lean works, what kind of technics and tools you should use when you are in agile company and what risks can hinder agile way of doing things.
 
Topics: Agile, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, Deterministic, Empirical, agile manifesto, risk
What I will get
After this half-day course you will know the agile, lean, scrum and kanban initial vocabulary and have overview of principles behind them. You will learn scrum ceremonies (meetings), roles and artifacts just enough to be able to communicate with your development teams and partners. Overview of the risks can help you to identify these in your current environment.
Agenda

Part 1 Theory behind the agile process
- Agile and Lean history

Part 2 Techniques supporting
- Scrum framework (Roles, Artifacts, Ceremonies)
- Kanban principles (Kanban board and visualisation of the flow, limiting work in progress)
- Kaizen - continuous improvement

Part  3 Known risks of/at agile implementation

Part  4 Questions and answers

Learning methods

Theory lectures, discussions and practical simulation.

Level and prerequisites

Level: Basic level

Prerequisites: No prerequisites required

Trainer
Alek KozlovAlek Kozlov has IT managment master degree from Estonian Business School. Alek’s is the Scrum.ee founder, business consultant and coach. Also he is trainer at Tallinn Technical University and DevTraining. Alek is one of Agile Estonia co-founders.
 
Alek practises Scrum-methods since 2004 and he is helping other companies to embrace agile mindset and scrum practices since 2009. Alek is Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), ScrumMaster (CSM) and Product Owner (CSPO), Innovation Games facilitator and passionate product/service designer.
 
Alek was first full-time Skype agile coach, who’s responsibility was to plan, execute and support teams in their Scrum transition. He been working with Skype, Telekom, Insly, Helmes, Tieto Estonia, SMIT, Töötukassa, TTP anda many other organisations from the different sectors.
Disclaimer

Price does not include trainer’s travel and accommodation costs. Please contact us for details.

Who should attend

Business Managers
Procurement specialists
Human Resource Managers
Lawyers
Bookkeepers
Marketing specialists


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