Introduction to Agile

Introduction to Agile.  1-2 day training course depending on exact requirements

This course is aimed at teams who have been using Agile for up to a year and need a refresher or else for teams that are about to change the way in which they work.


Agile for stakeholders or some exposure to Scrum


Introduction to Agile
  1. What is Agile?  What is it not?
  2. How does it differ from traditional projects?
  3. What are the benefits?
  4. What are some of the challenges?
  5. Whe should agile be avoided?
Introduction to Scrum
  1. Introduction to the Scrum process
  2. Scrum roles
  3. Scrum artefacts
  4. Scrum ceremonies
Introduction to Agile Product Planning
  1. Product planning vs Task based planning
  2. Prioritisation and managing the backlog
  3. Building a product roadmap
  4. Managing Change
  5. Managing multiple stakeholders and complex delivery environments
Introduction to Sprint Planning
  1. Introduction to user stories
  2. Definition of done
  3. The sprint planning meeting
  4. Planning Poker
  5. The Sprint Demo
  6. The Sprint Retrospective
Managing a project using Scrum
  1. Introduction to measures
  2. Burndown
  3. Velocity
  4. Other possible measures for progress
Introduction to Kanban (optional module)
  1. What is Kanban?
  2. When should Kanban be used?
  3. Measuring effectiveness using Kanban


£3,000 per 10 participants per day (Standard Version)

£4,500 when including Kanban, bespoke case studies or other bespoke elements agreed by the client (Bespoke Version). Again per 10 participants and per day.

Included in price

  • Training needs analysis workshop
  • Free consultancy report (Bespoke Version only)
  • All slides and reading materials available online for participants to download
  • Comprehensive training feedback so that you can measure the increase in your team’s knowledge and experience

Key benefits

  1. Confident teams in the fundamentals of agile and scrum
  2. Actual experience of taking part in an agile project
  3. Buy-in to the method with an appreciation of it’s benefits and limitations


  • First quarter lecture style
  • Three quarters workshops and exercises
  • Discussion integral to course
  • Participants are taken through a case study as if it were a live project

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