Intro to Agile and Scrum

at General Assembly - Online

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$55 $38.50 8 seats
Start Date:

Tue, Apr 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Eve MacKnight

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this scrum training:

Originally designed for software development, Scrum is becoming one of the most popular ways to organize a project today. 

In this class, we'll define Agile and Scrum and explore the rise of Agile and how Scrum fits within the Agile principles. Using real world examples and a practice exercise, we'll then review how Scrum works and what makes Scrum so powerful for delivering higher quality products in much less time and with happier teams. This course is a great introduction to Scrum and how to apply Scrum methods to your project to get better results!

Takeaways
  • Review the history of Agile and the Agile Manifesto
  • Explain how the Scrum framework fits within the principles of Agile
  • Highlight differences between Scrum and traditional project management
  • Define and describe the 3 pillars of Scrum
  • Explore the key roles in Scrum
  • Understand the Scrum lifecycle: planning, development, review & retrospective
Prereqs & Preparation 
This is a class for beginners and/or those with some experience of Scrum. Students may wish (but are not required) to read the Scrum Guide and the Agile Manifesto.

What to bring to class: Students should bring their own bring a laptop or writing materials to take notes with.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm Eve MacKnight 1 $38.50
10:00am - 1:00pm Eve MacKnight 1 $99
10:00am - 12:00pm Eve MacKnight 1 $55

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Reviews of Classes at General Assembly (2,491)

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Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Max d. on 3/18/2020
Eve was a thoughtful, attentive instructor.
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Natalie B. on 10/4/2019
Great introductory course which was very easy to grasp. Instructor had the ability to break down concepts and make it relatable across industries represented in the room. Enjoyed and felt very accomplished
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/13/2019
Info was useful but not much beyond what is attainable online. The activities with partners didn’t seem to add value in my opinion. To be fair, it was only a 2 hour class.
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Jennifer S. on 4/17/2019
Eve was a great teacher. The class was a great 101 primer on agile and scrum thinking.
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Jonathan F. on 3/20/2019
Excellent instructor. I really enjoyed this class and learned a great deal.
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