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Agile Practitioner Fast Track - 3 Course Bundle

Vårt “Agile Practitioner Fast Track” paket gör det möjligt för våra kursdeltagare att spara både tid och pengar och ger solida grundläggande kunskaper inom agila metoder.

Utbildningsformat för denna kurs:

  • Öppet klassrum
    Kommande kursdatum:
    • Stockholm - 22-24 okt 2018
    • London - 28-30 aug 2018
  • Företagsanpassad
    Kommande kursdatum: Arrangeras på plats

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Kursöversikt

Agile Practitioner Fast Track Programme

Learn about Agile, Lean, Kanban and Scrum. Which method fits your organisation?

We live in unpredictable times with increasing shifting demands. To succeed in this volatile environment, businesses need to be adaptive and receptive to change. In response, many organisations are now looking into Agile project delivery methods as a way to gain competitive advantage. 

Our 3-day Fast Track Agile training course is a discounted course bundle consisting of three 1-day agile courses running over three consecutive days. It is the perfect introduction course for anyone interested in exploring the agile mindset, establishing foundational knowledge of Lean, Agile, Scrum and Kanban, as well as how to implement these agile methods in their organisation.

The Agile Practioner Fast Track course bundle includes:

These courses will allow you to: 

  • Establish a foundation of knowledge to learn more advanced Lean and Agile subject matter
  • Learn how Scrum and Kanban can be combined to produce a solid iterative toolset, and how to set up and run a successful Scrum team
  • Learn how Lean and Kanban fit into the overall Agile philosophy, and how to set up a continuous improvement work environment which leverages Lean and Kanban philosophies and techniques 

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Fundamentals of Lean and Agile:

  • Define the terms Lean and Agile as they apply to the modern business environment 
  • Describe the philosophy, values, and principles of Lean and Agile 
  • Recognise prevalent myths and misconceptions concerning Lean and Agile philosophies and purpose 
  • Describe concepts that Lean and Agile philosophies leverage for success
  • Recognise benefits Lean and Agile approaches can provide 
  • Explain, at a high-level, the Scrum framework with associated roles and ceremonies 
  • Explain, at a high-level, the Kanban principles and method for delivery

Iterative Delivery with Scrum and Kanban:

  • Use effective collaboration techniques to get to consensus quickly
  • Prioritise work by creating and assigning value to themes, epics, and user stories 
  • Execute a Sprint Zero and iterative work cycle using Scrum and Kanban 
  • Use metrics to track, measure, and forecast work iteratively 
  • Execute Scrum ceremonies with defined Scrum roles

Continuous Improvement with Lean and Kanban:

  • List Lean values and principles
  • Recognise the benefits of the Lean approach
  • List Kanban principles and practices
  • Explain how Lean practices incorporate the PDCA cycle
  • Describe the purpose of a Kaizen board and how it relates to Kanban

 

Kursämnen
  • Collaboration Techniques

    Divergent and Convergent Thinking

    Idea Generation - Brain Writing and Affinity Grouping

    Dot Voting - Idea Interest, Priority, and Value 

  • The Lean and Agile Philosophies

    Why are Lean and Agile Popular?

    Lean Philosophy

    Agile Philosophy

    Lean and Agile Work Within Systems Thinking

    History of Lean and Agile

    What is Lean?

    Lean Principles and Approach

    Lean – Wastes

    Benefits of the Lean Approach

    Lean Myths and Misconceptions

    What is Agile?

    What is an Agile Mindset?

    The Agile Manifesto – Values and Principles

    Agile Myths and Misconceptions

  • The Role of Value in Lean and Agile Environments

    Lean and Agile Focus on Value

    Identifying Value Through Lean Startup

    Combining Lean, Agile, and Lean Startup

    Agile Value Creation

    Product Vision

    Product Roadmap

    Product Release Plan

    Product Backlog

    Minimum Viable Product

    Iterative Breakdown to find MVP

    How to Uncover Value Quickly

    Modern Approach to Business and Value

  • Collaboration Techniques

    Divergent and Convergent Thinking

    Idea Generation - Brain Writing and Affinity Grouping

    Dot Voting - Idea Interest, Priority, and Value

     
  • Scrum: Simple Iterative Work Management

    Iterative Flow Work Management

    Scrum Framework

    The Scrum Roles

    Product Owner Role

    Scrum Master Role

    The Scrum Team

    Product Backlog

    Requirement Levels

    User Story and Acceptance Criteria

    Sizing Stories – Relative Sizing

    Good User Story Attributes

    Scrum Ceremonies

    Sprint Planning

    The Daily Scrum (Stand-Up) Meeting

    Backlog Refinement (Grooming)

    Measuring Team Velocity

    Burn-Down and Burn-Up Charts

    Sprint Review (Demo)

    Sprint Retrospective

  • Kanban: Simple Continuous-Flow Management

    Continuous-Flow Work Management

    Kanban Principles

    Kanban Practices

    Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA)

    Kaizen

    Kanban Roles and Ceremonies (or lack thereof)

    Kanban Example

    Kanban Principles:

    • Visualisation
    • Make Policies Explicit
    • Limit Work in Progress (WIP Limits)
    • Manage Flow
    • Improve Collaboratively and Incrementally
  • Review of Agile, Iterative Delivery, Scrum, and Kanban

    Modern Agile Philosophy

    What is an Agile Mindset?

    Iterative Flow Work Management

    Iterative Delivery

    Scrum and Kanban

    Scrum Framework – Iterative Flow

    Kanban Visualisation

    Agile Value Creation

    Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA)

    What is the Minimum Viable Product? 

  • User Stories Detailing and Priority

    Story Detailing

    Story Detailing (Grooming)

    Good User Story Attributes

    User Story Cards

    Relative Sizing 

  • Sprint Zero, Kanban, and Backlog Setup

    Sprint Zero – the Kickoff Sprint

    Typical Sprint Zero Activities

    Kanban Example

    Setting Up the Kanban Board and Backlog 

  • Iterative Metrics and Communication Metrics – What do we track? 
    Metrics – How do we communicate what we track? 
    Relative Capacity – Team Velocity 
    Burn-down Chart 
    Burn-up Chart
  • Sprint Roles and Ceremonies

    Skills for the Scrum team

    The Scrum Roles

    Scrum Ceremonies

    Ceremony – Sprint Planning

    Ceremony –The Daily Scrum (Stand-Up)

    Backlog Grooming (Refinement)

    Ceremony – Spring Review (Demo)

    Ceremony – Sprint Retrospective 

  • Creating Flow and Establishing Pull

    Definition of continuous improvement
    Elements of the Lean Approach
    Definition of Value
    Identifying Value
    How to Uncover Value Quickly
    Value Stream
    Value Stream Mapping
    Value Stream Mapping vs Process Mapping
    TIMWOOD
    DOWNTIME
    Gemba Walks
    Value Stream Mapping using PDCA

  • Identifying Value and Mapping Value Stream

    Creating Flow
    Visualising Flow with Kanban
    Creating a Kanban Board
    Making Policies Explicit
    WIP Limits and Wait States
    Triggers
    Kanban and Flow Metrics
    Work in Process vs Progress
    Queues
    Cycle Time vs Lead Time
    Takt Time
    Throughput
    Little’s Law
    Cumulative Flow Diagrams
    Push Strategy
    Establishing Pull
    Creating Pull Within a Board
    Creating Pull Through the System
    Andon Cord

     
  • Implementing Continuous Improvement

    Identify Waste in Value Stream
    Label Waste in Value Stream
    Find Solutions to Remove Waste
    Prioritise Removal of Waste
    Simple Kaizen Board
    Advanced Kaizen Board
    Iterate using Kaizen Board
    Constantly Work Waste Out of your System

     
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