Agile Scrum Foundation & Master - without assignment workshop (EXIN)
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EXIN Agile Scrum Master is a certification that validates a professional’s blended knowledge in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices. Agile Scrum is about working together to successfully reach the goal. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas. Scrum practices include establishing cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or Sprint.
This three-day Agile Scrum Foundation and Master course is designed to illustrate this best practice project management approach and give candidates an understanding of Agile as it should be managed within projects. Within project environments there will always be times where there is uncertainty and high volumes of change, and these should managed effectively. This course discusses the differences between traditional waterfall project methodologies and the Scrum approach, and what are the boundaries of a Scrum project. The EXIN Agile Scrum Master is a certification that looks to confirm both skills and knowledge of the Agile framework and Scrum methodology.
This three-day course leads to the Agile Scrum Foundation and Practitioner certifications. During the course delegates, will get the opportunity to prepare for the exam and utilise our extensive database of practice questions. The Agile Scrum Foundation & Master course is a hands-on workshop based course, with the requirement to deliver and be assessed on practical assignments during the course. This course will enable delegates to gain a foundational understanding of all the key parts of the Agile Scrum Methodology including:
- Introduction to Agile and Scrum
- Scrum practices
- Scrum planning
- Monitoring Scrum projects
- Advanced Scrum concepts
- Risk Specialisms
- Preparation for the examination
- Agile way of thinking
- Scrum master role
- Agile estimates, planning, monitoring and control
- Managing complex projects
- Adopting Agile
- Preparation for the examination
Although there is no mandatory requirement, ideally candidates should have at least two years professional experience working in Project Management. The Agile Scrum Master would suit candidates working in the following professions or areas:
- Project Management
- Software development
- IT Service Management
- Business Management
This qualification is aimed at anyone working within a project management environment that has responsibilities for working within a project team or conducting project related activities across the organisation.
The above list is a suggestion only; individuals may wish to attend based on their own career aspirations, personal goals or objectives. Delegates may take as few or as many Intermediate qualifications as they require, and to suit their needs.
There are no direct prerequisites for the Foundation or Master exams themselves, however, there is a requirement to deliver marked assignments* during the course to achieve the Master certification.
* The Masters portion of the course can be delivered with the assignments (for certification) or without for the course to be taught with a knowledge only focus. – This course is designed to be run without the assignments.
Module 1 – Course Overview and Introduction
Module 2 – The Agile Way of Thinking
Module 3 – Agile practices
Module 4 – Agile Scrum Roles
Module 5 – Scrum Practices
Module 6 – Estimating and Planning
Module 7 – Monitoring and Control
Module 8 – Complex Projects
Module 9 – Adopting Agile
Module 10 – Group Activities and Buzz Exercises
Module 11 – Scrum Master Practical Assignments
Module 12 – Practice Agile Scrum Foundation Exam
Module 13 – Practice Agile Scrum Master Exam
Module 14 – Agile Scrum Glossary
Days of Training
The trainer has to be certified by EXIN to teach this course