Introduction to Scrum

Introduction to Scrum


1 Day


This course helps participants understand the benefits and methods of Agile Software Development, using Scrum as well as how it may be applied in their organization. The course covers its origins, roles and responsibilities and the essential elements of releases and Sprints. Most importantly, it emphasizes to participants why Scrum works and is practiced by over half of all organizations who have currently adopted Agile software development methods.

Topics covered in class are relevant to all levels of experience. Our instructors simplify complex topics and present them clearly and concisely. Case studies and in-class exercises allow the participants to combine and utilize concepts learned during the course.


  • Simulation part 1
  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Dispelling Agile myths and misconceptions
  • The Scrum vocabulary
  • Scrum roles and responsibilities
  • The Scrum process
  • The principles of Scrum
  • Working with features and vertical slices
  • Simulation part 2
  • Iterations
  • Planning
  • Executing the iteration
  • Daily Scrums
  • Measuring progress
  • Reviewing the deliverables (a.k.a. What’s ‘Done’ is done)
  • Looking back: Retrospectives
  • Simulation part 3
  • Agile testing and continuous integration

Who should take this course?

This course is ideal for anyone in the organization who would like to learn about Agile development, its benefits, challenges and their role in the Agile methodology and practices.