Agile Scrum Training – 1 day

Course Description

This course is a high-level introduction to agile scrum’s values and key practices. Based on large projects for enterprise clients who deal with distributed development teams and organizational readiness issues, participants will learn the key concepts behind agile scrum and how to implement them. This course focuses strictly on software delivery, and students will gain an overall perspective on the process, which they will be able to apply to their own projects. Additionally, this course covers the common drawbacks one can encounter with a new agile project, and how to avoid them. Overall, this course will help participants’ organizations create a high performance software delivery team in a short span of time.

Course Agenda

  • Agile Methodology Fundamentals: Defining agile methods and iterative development; History of scrum; Advantages of scrum.
  • Scrum in a Nutshell: Overview of scrum process flow; Scrum roles and responsibilities.
  • Traditional Management vs. Scrum: Agile leadership principles.
  • Planning and Estimating: Planning overview; Differences in agile planning; Estimation of size and duration; Planning concepts; Estimation techniques.
  • Project Initiation and Release Planning: Responsibilities and expectations of product owner and his/her relationship to the team; Initiating the project; Defining and establishing product backlog; Prioritizing and maintaining product backlog.
  • Release Planning: Using prioritized backlog, estimated velocity, and sprint goals to establish release plan.
  • Planning a Sprint: Selecting subset of product backlog; Developing sprint backlog; Developing sprint tasks.
  • Running a Sprint: Overview of daily scrum; Managing the sprint scope; Discussing burn down and progress tracking.


This half-day seminar is run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with one 10 minute break.


Toronto Board of Trade, 3rd Floor
1 First Canadian Place
Toronto, Ontario

*There is also the option of having this course taught in your own facility.


For information on when the seminar will be held, please contact John Munro at 416-505-4756, or


$ 2,500 for a maximum of eight people.

Questions or Comments

For more information, please contact John Munro at 416 505-4756, If you would like to see this course delivered as a public offering, or have it taught in Markham or Mississauga, let us know; we have facilities in both cities. We are always interested in feedback, and comments are checked daily.