A two day practical workshop covering the foundations of Agile.

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    A two day practical workshop covering the foundations of Agile.

For Agile teams to be successful, everyone needs to be working together and all need to share a common understanding of Agile processes.

 While not a silver bullet, Agile Methodologies are quickly becoming the most practical way to create outstanding software. We'll explore the leading Agile methodologies. You'll learn the principles and techniques behind Agility — so that you can apply them to your projects.

 This course lays the foundation for a common understanding of Agile which will allow teams to select and implement an Agile methodology.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, successful students will be able to:

  • Understand the 12 principles of Agile and Agile Manifesto
  • Understand 5 different Agile methodologies
    • Scrum          
    • Lean and Kanban Software Development
    • Extreme Programming (XP)
    • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
    • Feature-Driven Development (FDD)
  • Recognise how teams can best work together
  • Understand estimating and velocity 
  • Understand how best to write user stories and define acceptance criteria
  • Understand the use of tools in Agile projects
Course Outline

This two day Agile course covers the following areas: 

Day 1: Training and Exercises

  • Your user story
  • Traditional Methodologies
  • Agile Manifesto and 12 principles of Agile
  • Different Agile methods
  • Agile teams and roles
  • Daily stand up
  • Task boards
  • Writing user stories
  • Defining Acceptance Criteria

Day 2: Training and Exercises

  • Defect Management in Agile
  • Burn down charts
  • Definition of Done
  • Regression in Agile
  • Hardening Iterations
  • Tools for Agile
  • Estimation and Velocity

There are no specific prerequisites for this course.

Who should attend?

Quality Managers, Test Managers, Agile Testers, Test Programme Managers, and Developers with an interest in Agile.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Learn the most up-to-date methodologies
  • Deliver increased efficiency and effectiveness to your team
  • Learn through best practices and real examples
  • Consistently high pass rates
  • Learn  with trainers who have proven track records
  • Flexible delivery with online learning options
  • Train with the world’s leading quality specialist for digital business