Agile Training: Fundamentals


RefineM Training

Agile Fundamentals / Agile 101

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Duration: 2 days

Description: Are you looking for a way to deliver value and customer satisfaction? Are you seeking to implement Agile and unsure where to start? This course can address these problems, providing a stepping stone to take Agile practices to the next level.

“I highly recommend RefineM to any company, regardless of their level of experience, that is looking to improve their agile process because they are wonderful to work with and are dedicated to seeing others succeed from the knowledge and understanding they impart.”
—Leslie Melton, Business Analyst, IT, XPO Logistics (formerly Con-way Truckload)

RefineM’s Agile Fundamentals course is a training that introduces you to the basics of Agile. Agile has been successfully used to deliver high value to customers within a fixed scope and time frame. This Agile training course will provide an overview of Agile concepts, various Agile methodologies, Agile teams, planning for Agile projects, and executing Agile projects.

As an attendee of this Agile training course, you will learn more about the foundations of Agile, including the Agile manifesto, guiding principles, and a comparison to waterfall-style development. You will learn more about Agile methodologies, basic roles, and ceremonies and artifacts. In our stress-free, small-group learning environment, you will have the opportunity to interact with other Agile practitioners and learn hands-on with the guidance of an experienced Agile instructor. You will leave this Agile training course ready to implement Agile on your teams.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Lead and/or participate in an Agile project much more efficiently.
  • Clearly describe Agile concepts.
  • Differentiate among different Agile methodologies.
  • Clearly describe Agile project team roles and responsibilities.
  • Explain the principles of self-managing teams.
  • Perform Agile estimation/planning for your projects.
  • Significantly contribute to project success in an Agile environment.

Who Should Attend: RefineM’s Agile Fundamentals course is a basic course that will help attendees get a good understanding of the Agile methodology. This Agile training course is designed for those who would like to learn more about Agile. This may include project team members, project managers, project leads, technical leads, or QA testers or managers, particularly in software development or IT. It may also include team members in business roles such as product owners, business analysts, business experts, project sponsors, or other stakeholders.

Any organization in the process of adopting Agile that needs its team to go through formal Agile training should also benefit from sending team members to this course.

PDUs: 14 PDUs / SEUs / Contact Hours (Strategic: 2, Leadership: 2, Technical: 10)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our Agile training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.