Agile and Scrum: Understanding the basics easily
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Agile and Scrum: Understanding the basics easily

An introduction to the Agile Manifesto, the Scrum Framework, Scrum Roles and meetings as well as the Scrum values.
3.3 (22 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,168 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 15 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • What the Agile Manifesto is
  • What Scrum is and how it fits in with agile
  • The five Scrum values
  • The Scrum Framework and all the meetings involved
  • The three Scrum roles and their responsibilities
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Requirements
  • Students need to have heard of agile and scrum, but not know the details.
  • Students will need to print out the Course Workbook (included in the first section) to fully participate in the course.
Description

Have you heard the words agile and Scrum being used around your workplace, but you have no idea what they mean?

This course will help you understand the basics of agile and how Scrum fits into it. We specifically designed this course to be easily understood by complete beginners.

In less than one hour's time you will be able to explain the Agile Manifesto and the Scrum Framework. You'll know the five Scrum Values and have a understanding of the three roles in Scrum so you know who does what.

You will also get a Course Workbook to make notes in and do exercises in. Each section has a video lesson and exercises and questions to help cement your learning.

At the end we have a short quiz for you to do, as well as suggestions to further your learning in the world of agile and scrum.

We give you our personal guarantee that this course will give you a great understanding of agile and Scrum. If not, you have 30 days to get a full refund, no questions asked, from Udemy.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for those who have heard of agile and scrum but are not sure what they are or how they fit together.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
3 Lectures 01:41

You can download this, print it out and use it as you complete the course. It includes exercises for each section.

Workbook
18 pages

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Scrum Framework
3 Lectures 02:10
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Scrum Roles
3 Lectures 03:12
The 3 Roles
00:10

Scrum Roles Lesson
02:52

Whose job is it?
00:10
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Conclusion
3 Lectures 01:06
Quiz to test knowledge
10 questions

Where to from here?
00:49

Rate yourself
00:12

Rate this course
00:05
About the Instructor
Samantha Laing
3.7 Average rating
168 Reviews
3,776 Students
2 Courses
Agile coach and trainer

My passion for agile is lived daily at Growing Agile. My personal motto is ‘be brave’, and I embody this by taking on challenges one small step at a time. On weekends you can find me trail running on a mountain with my 3 dogs.

I regularly speak at international agile conferences and have co-authored a number of books on agile and Scrum. My experience lies mainly in working with teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Managers.

Published Books:

  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Training Scrum
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Agile Requirements
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Mastering Backlogs
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Release Planning
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Agile Testing
  • Collaboration Games
Karen Greaves
3.7 Average rating
168 Reviews
3,776 Students
2 Courses
Agile coach and trainer

I'm an Agile Trainer and Coach at Growing Agile. I have worked in the software industry for more than 15 years as a tester, developer, project manager, development manager, ScrumMaster and Product Owner, and have be using agile techniques since 2002 when I first worked on an eXtreme programming team.

I have been coaching agile teams and individuals since 2008, and have co-authored a number of books for agile coaches

Books

  • Collaboration Games
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Training Scrum
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Agile Requirements
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Agile Testing
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Mastering Backlogs
  • Growing Agile: A Coach's Guide to Release Planning
  • Who is Agile South Africa