Scrum is not only popular for its iterative and time-boxed approach towards solving problems and delivering value, but also for its speed, simplicity, and continuous improvement whilst remaining completely customer-centric. This course is a complete and comprehensive course that covers all the important Scrum concepts and will make you better at project management.
The course starts with an introduction to Scrum fundamentals, explaining the history of Scrum and how it is different from the Waterfall model. Next, you will go through the Scrum pillars and principles and learn how to efficiently manage projects with Scrum. Moving along, you will become familiar with the different types of Scrum roles and learn the process of planning, documenting, and estimating in Scrum.
Next, you will get to grips with Scrum artifacts and learn how to conduct Scrum on a daily basis. Toward the end, you will get a detailed, practical understanding of popular Scrum tools, such as Jira, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Planner, and OneDrive.
By the end of this course, you will have become familiar with Scrum concepts and will have developed the skills to manage projects in the real world.
What You Will Learn
- Distinguish between the Scrum and Waterfall models
- Find out the various aspects and strengths of Scrum
- Discover the responsibilities of Scrum owner, product owner, and delivery team
- Gain skills to run projects with Scrum
- Use stories in Scrum and the Scrum Kanban board
- Manage Scrum projects with different tools, such as Jira and Zoom
This course is ideal for beginners or for those looking for a refresher on Scrum. Those who are looking to prepare for the Scrum certification exam will also find this course useful. No prior knowledge of Scrum is needed to get started with this course.
About The Author
Mauricio Rubio Parra: Mauricio Rubio Parra, an Agile guru and the founder of AgileKB|Ureducation, has a master’s degree in management and is an engineer with 10 years of experience in project management (Agile certified). He is an expert in software and mobile development projects (including Agile development and digital services), with a strong capacity to drive innovation, productivity, efficiency, improvement, growth, and high performance. He has experience providing content for higher education and has worked with small, medium, and large companies.
He has a proven track record for consistently exceeding targets and delivering projects on time and within budget. He has led course development, LMS, CMS, CRM, mobile apps, Facebook apps, web development, new product development, IT, operations, sales, and procurement projects across a wide range of industries including IT, FMCG, and equipment industries.
He is the founder of various start-ups such as e3Learning (the leading online training provider in Australia), part of Open Universities Australia, which has big clients such as Qantas, IGA, and Tupperware; and ETECOL (a Colombian compact and heavy equipment distributor), part of Doosan and Bobcat, a global company with billions of dollars in sales. He has also founded an American high-tech start-up with important clients such as NASA; the White House; the U.S. Department of Defense; an American Fortune 500 company, Johnson & Johnson, one of the biggest and most respected brands in the world.
Table of contents
- Chapter 1 : Introduction
- Chapter 2 : Scrum Culture
- Chapter 3 : Managing Projects with Scrum | The World of Agile Scrum Project Management
- Chapter 4 : Scrum Roles
- Chapter 5 : Running Projects with Scrum
Chapter 6 : Scrum Artifacts
- Secret # 5 of Scrum
- User Stories in Scrum and the Scrum Kanban Board
- Scrum Kanban Board Example in Trello
- A Real-Life Example of an Agile Kanban Board
- Velocity and the Burndown Chart
- Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog
- Real-World Example of a Non-IT Agile Project - Part 1
- A Real-World Example of a Non-IT Agile Project - Part 2
- Chapter 7 : Other Scrum Concepts
- Chapter 8 : Scrum Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Chapter 9 : Scrum Rituals
- Chapter 10 : Jira from Atlassian: The Most Popular Scrum Tool for Managing Agile Projects
- Chapter 11 : Zoom: Most Popular Tool – Used by Scrum Teams When Working Remotely
Chapter 12 : Microsoft Teams – Used by Scrum Teams for Digital Teamwork and Collaboration
- Introduction to Microsoft Teams
- What is Microsoft Teams?
- Free Microsoft Teams Resources and the Microsoft Teams Application - Part 1
- Free Microsoft Teams Resources and the Microsoft Teams Application - Part 2
- Demonstration – Microsoft Teams from Microsoft
- Initial Tour of Microsoft Teams
- Creating and Managing Teams in Microsoft Teams
- Creating and Managing Channels in Microsoft Teams
- Chatting in Microsoft Teams
- Everything Else You Should Know about Microsoft Teams
- Real-Time Video Conference Call in Microsoft Teams
- Chapter 13 : Microsoft Planner – Used by Scrum Teams for Scrum Boards and User Stories
- Chapter 14 : OneDrive – Used by Scrum Teams for File Sharing and Improving Productivity
- Chapter 15 : TRELLO: Scrum Teams Use this to Manage their Agile Projects
- Chapter 16 : Wrapping Up
- Title: The Complete Agile Scrum Fundamentals Course + Certification
- Release date: February 2019
- Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
- ISBN: 9781838644987
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