Agile Fundamentals: Including Scrum and Kanban – 2020

Agile Fundamentals: Including Scrum and Kanban – 2020
Agile Fundamentals: Including Scrum and Kanban – 2020

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Master Agile principles, values, approaches, & mindset to help organizations make changes faster and with less expense

Make yourself a more valuable member of the team by learning how to help organizations make changes faster and with less expense by using Agile approaches.

In nature, as in business – you adapt, or you die…

And with over 70% of companies using Agile for their projects, not knowing the fundamental concepts, principles, and values just isn’t an option anymore.

This course will not only teach you the fundamentals of Agile to help you develop the adaptive mindset, but it will also break down the most popular Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban.

That includes:

  • Agile Values
  • Agile Principles
  • Benefits of Agile
  • Challenges
  • Roles in Agile
  • User Stories
  • Scrum Framework
  • Sprints
  • Scrum Ceremonies
  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Estimation Techniques
  • Team Velocity
  • Burndown Charts
  • Burn Up Charts
  • Kanban Principles
  • Setting Work in Progress (WIP) Limits
  • Kanban Boards …and more!

Taught with practicality and authenticity in mind, this to-the-point course brings you real-life work examples (both failures and successes) to make your learning stick.

Learn how Agile works as well as how it fits into the world of Business Analysis

This course is taught by two instructors, to ensure you get total coverage of the subject.

Jeremy Aschenbrenner (The BA Guide) is an expert in the Business Analysis field who will help you understand the part Agile plays in the Business Analyst role…

Vivek Khattri (The Agile Coach) is a highly experienced Agile practitioner and trainer whose expertise will give you a comprehensive understanding of Agile, Agile Mindset, and different Agile frameworks and practices…

And together, not only will our varying perspectives give you a 360-degree understanding of Agile fundamentals, our varied content formats will enhance your learning experience and help you retain the concepts you learn.

What ELSE is included in the course?

And of course, anyone who has studied one of Jeremy’s courses before will know, it simply wouldn’t be a course by The BA Guide if I didn’t include some value-packed bonus material!

Here’s what you get as complimentary extras with the Agile Fundamentals course:

  • The Agile Principles Handout and Infographic
  • Sample User Stories
  • Scrum Terms Worksheet
  • Scrum Terms Retention Worksheet
  • Checklist for starting Kanban with your team
  • Digital Kanban board setup instructions
  • Agile Word Search
  • Agile Terms Crossword Puzzle

What you’ll learn

Learn how to get into the Agile mindset and achieve success in helping organizations evolve
Command a strong focus on delivering customer value and exceeding expectations
Master popular Agile frameworks Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban, enabling you to land and excel in any Agile position
Explore fun, interactive, and highly effective lessons from best-selling instructors
Assist with your organization’s current, or future, transformation to Agile

+ Table of Contents

Welcome to the Course!
1 Introducing Your Instructors – Jeremy and Vivek
2 IMPORTANT LINKS Please review and bookmark

Understanding Agile
3 Introduction to Agile
4 Benefits of Using Agile
5 Challenges of Using Agile
6 Setting the Stage for the Remainder of the Course
7 Adjusting Course Speed
8 Agile Manifesto Agile Values
9 ACTIVITY Agile Terms Word Search
10 Agile Principles
11 Agile Principles Downloadable Resources
12 ACTIVITY Your Top 5 Agile Principles
13 Activity Response Jeremy, The BA Guide
14 Activity Response Vivek, The Agile Coach

Scrum Methodology Overview, Values, and Roles
15 Scrum Overview
16 Scrum Values
17 The Concept of Sprints
18 Scrum Roles Overview
19 Role of a Scrum Master
20 Role of a Product Owner
21 Role of a Development Team

Scrum Methodology Scrum Ceremonies and Events
22 Daily Stand-Up Meeting
23 Sprint Planning Meeting
24 Sprint Review Meeting
25 Sprint Retrospective
26 Backlog Grooming
27 Example Calendar Views

Scrum Methodology Scrum Terms and Artifacts
28 User Stories
29 Product Increment
30 User Stories Acceptance Criteria
31 Writing Great User Stories
32 User Story Examples
33 Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog
34 Working Agreements
35 Definition of Ready
36 Definition of Done
37 Casual Conversation about Definition of Ready and Definition of Done

Estimating in Agile
38 Introduction to Estimating
39 Estimating in Agile
40 Estimating in Agile Why Estimate
41 Estimating in Agile Estimation Techniques (Part 1 of 2)
42 Estimating in Agile Estimation Techniques (Part 2 of 2)

Other Agile Roles
43 Overview of the Other Agile Roles
44 Other Roles Project Sponsor
45 Other Roles Business Leaders
46 Other Roles Technology Leaders
47 Agile Detractors – Leadership
48 Other Roles Subject Matter Expert Senior User
49 Other Roles Business Users
50 Other Roles Agile Coach
51 Applying this Knowledge to Other Agile Frameworks

Scrum Methodology Digging Deeper
52 Team Velocity
53 Burndown Chart
54 Burn Up Chart
55 Using Charts with Non-Fibonacci Estimates
56 Responsible to Complete Burndown and Burn Up Charts
57 ACTIVITY Scrum Terms Worksheet
58 Activity Solution Review Scrum Terms Worksheet
59 ACTIVITY Scrum Terms Retention Worksheet

Kanban Methodology
60 Intro to Kanban & Four Basic Principles
61 Kanban Demo JIRA
62 Kanban Board Statuses
63 Kanban Swimlanes
64 Steps to Implement Kanban
65 A Casual Conversation about Kanban
66 Concluding Kanban
67 Getting Started with a Kanban Checklist
68 Kanban Board
69 Kanban Cards
70 Six General Practices of Kanban
71 Kanban Key Metrics
72 Kanban Metrics Based on Board Type
73 Kanban Demo Trello
74 ACTIVITY Setup Trello
75 ACTIVITY Follow along with Trello demo #2

Scrumban Methodology
76 Scrumban Overview
77 Scrumban Debate Sprint
78 Scrumban Continuous Flow
79 Scrumban Timebox
80 Scrumban Feature Freeze
81 Scrumban Target Audience
82 A Casual Conversation about Scrumban
83 ACTIVITY Agile Terms Crossword Puzzle
84 ACTIVITY Agile Terms Crossword Puzzle – Answer Key

Wrapping Things Up
85 Thanks for Enrolling!
86 Bonus Lecture What’s Next