Agile Scrum Boot Camp for Software Development

Course Description

This 2 day course provides participants with everything they need to effectively and actively participate in an agile scrum managed project and become a high producing agile team.  The course instructor is a Certified Scrum Master and software architect.

The session includes a large hands-on lab component.  The participants use a realistic software development scenario as the basis for the required criteria throughout the lab activities.

The course is for those who require fundamental knowledge of agile software development and the skills to actively and effectively participate in an agile managed project.

Participant Testimonials

  • ” I’ve worked with Agile in the past, but after this training I can see what was missing and why it was not successfully applied”
  • “it was easy to relate to the exercises and see how they could be applied to our company”
  • “great engaging”
  • “A lot of interaction with instructor which helped a lot”
  • “the labs were a great asset to learning the material”
Course Outline

Day One

  • Define agile, scrum and iterative development
  • Describe the roles on a scrum team including the product owner
  • Describe the product backlog, sprint backlog, demo & retrospective

Use a realistic software development project case study to:

  • Develop user stories and create the product backlog
  • Size and prioritize user stories to create the product backlog

Day Two

Use a realistic software development project case study to:

  • Plan a sprint by populating a sprint backlog  with user stories and associated tasks and effort
  • Create a release plan for stakeholders
  • Participate in a number of stand up meetings
  • Participate in a demonstration and retrospective at the end of a  sprint
  • Describe the cycle of maintaining the product backlog and release plan
  • At a high  level describe sprint close-out documentation
  • Discuss FAQ’s, making the process your own and key practices
  • 2 days, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Lunch provided

IBM Innovation Centre
120 Bloor Street East Toronto, Ontario


May 30-31, 2012

August 8-9, 2012
September 12-13, 2012
October 17-18, 2012
November 21-22, 2012
January 22 – 23, 2013
March 5 – 6, 2013


$950 per person

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