AgilePro: Interactive Training

Transforming Teams with Agile: Equip, Empower, Excel

Context

In today's fast-paced business environment, companies understand the importance of agility and customer-centric approaches. Organizations are shifting towards Agile methodologies to meet these demands, necessitating a fresh perspective and approach to managing projects.

To facilitate this shift, a training program can be instrumental in enabling companies to invest in their employees' professional growth, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of Agile principles and the Scrum framework.

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Description

Throughout the two-day in-person course, participants will engage with various interactive components designed to enhance their learning experience.

Scope

This Agile interactive training is structured to provide your team with a fundamental understanding of the Agile philosophy and the Scrum framework. By the end of the sessions, participants will have a thorough understanding of the Agile mindset and Scrum framework, as well as the confidence to implement these practices effectively.

Benefits

Our Agile training provides a variety of benefits that extend beyond knowledge acquisition. Participants will engage in an interactive learning experience that equips them with practical skills and a deep understanding of Agile principles and methodologies. This training ensures that team members can confidently apply these practices to real-world scenarios, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration within the organization.

Committing to our Agile training can lead to:

Short Term Benefits

  • Practical skill development: Participants quickly gain hands-on experience with Agile practices, allowing them to apply what they've learned to current projects.
  • Improved team dynamics: Teams experience a direct improvement in collaboration, with a focus on fostering open communication, leading to enhanced project coordination and execution.
  • Increased productivity: As teams learn to manage workloads and prioritize tasks more effectively, productivity and efficiency are visi bly enhanced.
  • Enhanced accountability: Training participants begin to take greater ownership of their work, leading to increased initiative and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Strategic alignment: The organization begins to align around Agile values, creating a consistent approach to project management and business objectives.

Over Time Benefits:

  • Higher product quality: Long-term application of Agile practices often results in higher quality products due to iterative testing and customer feedback.
  • Continuous improvement: The Agile emphasis on retrospectives and adaptation fosters a culture of ongoing learning and process enhancement.
  • Customer satisfaction: Agile's focus on customer collaboration and delivering value leads to better alignment with customer needs and higher satisfaction levels.
  • Employee empowerment and engagement: As the Agile mindset is firmly established, employees feel more empowered and engaged, leading to higher job satisfaction and retention rates.
  • Cultural transformation: Long-term, Agile training can help foster a company culture that is adaptable, innovative, and resilient in the face of change.

When Can It Be Beneficial?

The Agile training is highly advantageous in contexts where there is a need to foster an Agile culture, improve team performance, increase delivery speed, enhance product quality, or simply to ensure that everyone has a common understanding of Agile principles and practices.

In project management, complexity and uncertainty are increasingly commonplace, and Agile methodologies are particularly well-suited to address these challenges.

  • When an organization decides to transition from traditional waterfall or other project management approaches to Agile, training can help teams understand the Agile mindset and practices.
  • Training can be instrumental for new employees or team members who are not yet acquainted with Agile, enabling them to quickly align with the pace and practices of the rest of their team.
  • Teams already implementing Agile practices without achieving the anticipated results might benefit from targeted training to refine their practices and address particular challenges.
  • For projects characterized by significant complexity and uncertainty, Agile training can equip teams with the skills to manage and adapt to the evolving scope and requirements, ensuring a more resilient approach over the potentially long implementation timelines.
  • Executives and managers can undergo Agile training to enhance their leadership skills and provide more effective support for Agile transformations within their organizations.

Training Details

The AgilePro Interactive Scrum Training offers a comprehensive learning experience aimed at familiarizing participants with the Agile philosophy and one of its most commonly used frameworks: Scrum.

Target Audience
  • Professionals from any industry looking to implement Agile methodologies in their work.
  • Business professionals within the IT sector, or with IT departments, who are looking to incorporate Agile methodologies into their teams or company's operational procedures.
  • Project managers, product managers, software developers, IT professionals, and business analysts.
  • Teams or organizations transitioning to Agile practices.
  • Leaders and executives responsible for leading Agile transformations.

Learning Methods

  • Hands-on exercises to practice Agile techniques.
  • Collaborative discussions to share experiences and insights.
  • Simulations to understand different Agile roles.
Training Duration
  • 2 days
Curriculum Overview

Day 1

  • Introduction to Agile & Scrum
      • Agile Manifesto
      • Agile & Scrum differences
      • Scrum lifecycle
  • Scrum Roles & Responsibilities
      • The Stakeholders
      • The Product Owner
      • The Scrum Master
      • The Development Team
  • Scrum Events & Meetings
      • Sprint Planning
      • Daily Stand-up
      • Sprint Review
      • Sprint Retrospective
      • Sprint Refinement

Day 2

  • Scrum Artifacts & Deliverables
      • Product Backlog
          • User stories
          • Different measures of quality
          • INVEST
          • 3W &3C
          • Backlog Prioritization
    • Sprint Backlog
    • Increment
  • Planning and Estimations
    • Estimation in Scrum
    • Story Points
    • Planning Poker
    • Team velocity
  • Metrics
    • Burn-Down Chart
    • Burn-Up Chart
    • Velocity Report
  • Tools
  • Common challenges in SCRUM/Agile
  • Kanban

Training Outcome

Upon completion of the training, eSolutions experts will equip participants with the necessary competencies to be effective and efficient in an Agile environment.

In addition to the knowledge acquired at the end of the training, all participants will receive the support document (slides) used during the course.

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  • A detailed educational experience and a whole range of techniques and tools for maximising the value of the training.
  • Concrete understanding and applying the Scrum Framework.
  • A variety of interactive components designed to enhance the learning experience.
  • The presence of two dedicated coaches to facilitate the seamless execution of hands-on exercises.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Participants: up to 12 persons
  • The cost for this training is 3,400 Euro + VAT*

Any customization or additional support can be discussed.

Why Choose Us?

An Agile training program stands out by offering a range of distinctive benefits that guarantee a valuable and transformative learning experience.

  • Our training is conducted by a group of experts with extensive experience in applying Agile practices in project management.
  • Our program emphasizes active participation through interactive workshops, simulations, and group exercises.
  • Our commitment to your success extends beyond the classroom. We offer post-training coaching through our other programs specifically designed to bring maximum value to you and your company. 

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