Scrum: Agile project management and requirements gathering
What you'll learn
- Scrum project management framework
- Step-by-step how to do Scrum including ceremonies, artefacts and roles
- Agile requirements gathering
- Agile release management
- Psychology, software, tools, scaling and more
- No previous experience of Scrum or agile is required. Everything will be taught from the ground up.
- We'll learn using the example of a software project but Scrum can be applied to any type of project.
Scrum is an agile project management framework designed to reduce failure, get projects in front of the client quickly and cope with changing user requirements. If you are brand new to Scrum, this course will teach you everything you need to know.
It’s suitable for product owners, scrum masters, business analysts, engineers, designers, testers, managers or anyone else who wants to learn the Scrum framework.
We’ll cover each aspect of Scrum in turn:
Artefacts: product backlogs, sprint backlogs and definition of done documents
Ceremonies: Daily Scrum (stand-up), backlog refinement, sprint planning, retrospectives, ways of working meetings, wash-ups and sprint reviews
Estimating points, velocity and agile poker
Team roles including product owners, scrum masters and stakeholders
Team psychology including psychological safety, coaching and best practice
Agile requirement gathering, user stories, tech debt, prototyping and user labs
Agile release management, continuous integration and continuous delivery
Scaling scrum beyond a single team with product splitting and Scrum of Scrums
We will learn everything from fundamentals, but we’ll also take a look at tools and software we can use such as Jira, Trello, Travis, and other project management and continuous integration platforms. We’ll also look at related fields: Kanban, test-driven development, behaviour-driven development and more.
By the end of the course, you’ll know everything you need to do to work as part of a Scrum team and coach agile best practices.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to learn about Scrum and agile
- Scrum masters, product owners, business analysts, engineers and stakeholders
- Managers who want to reduce project failure and run build successful products
Chris Worfolk is a psychologist and software consultant. He is the author of nine books and has taught over 50,000 students on Udemy. He specialises in software, career coaching, mental health and resilience.
Chris is the founder of the mental health charity Anxiety Leeds and co-founder of the Leeds Anxiety Clinic. He is the author of Do More, Worry Less: Small Steps To Reduce Your Anxiety. He has a degree in psychology from Leeds Beckett University.
Previously, he has spent over ten years working in the IT industry helping companies including Sky, Asda, Capita and the NHS improve the digital products. He is the author of numerous books including How to Exit VIM and the IT Contracting Master Class. He has a degree in computing from the University of Leeds.
In his spare time, he is an ironman triathlete, ultramarathon runner, competitive public speaker. He lives in Leeds with his wife and daughter.