The Complete Agile Scrum Fundamentals Course + Certification

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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.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction to Scrum, Scrum Fundamentals, and an Initial Overview of Scrum
    2. Welcome to the Scrum Course
    3. Scrum versus Waterfall, the Key Differences between Scrum and Others, and Scrum Value
    4. Scrum Origins – History of Scrum, the Foundation of Scrums, and Where Scrum Sits
  2. Chapter 2 : Scrum Culture
    1. Secret # 1 of Scrum
    2. Scrum Pillars and Scrum Principles – a Solid Foundation of Scrum as a Culture
    3. Scrum Values and Scrum Resources – the Essence of Scrum as a Culture
    4. Scrum Aspects and Scrum Strengths
  3. Chapter 3 : Managing Projects with Scrum | The World of Agile Scrum Project Management
    1. Secret # 2 of Scrum
    2. Quality in Scrum, Change in Scrum, and How to Manage this in Scrum
    3. Risk in Scrum – Managing Risk in Your Projects with Scrum
    4. What is Scrum Used for? | Real-life Applications of Scrum
  4. Chapter 4 : Scrum Roles
    1. Secret # 3 of Scrum
    2. Scrum Rituals and Scrum Roles
    3. Scrum Master
    4. Product Owner
    5. Delivery Team
    6. Scrum Master Services Provided to Other Roles
  5. Chapter 5 : Running Projects with Scrum
    1. Secret # 4 of Scrum
    2. Planning, Documenting, and Estimating in Scrum
    3. Delivering and Improving in Scrum
  6. Chapter 6 : Scrum Artifacts
    1. Secret # 5 of Scrum
    2. User Stories in Scrum and the Scrum Kanban Board
    3. Scrum Kanban Board Example in Trello
    4. A Real-Life Example of an Agile Kanban Board
    5. Velocity and the Burndown Chart
    6. Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog
    7. Real-World Example of a Non-IT Agile Project - Part 1
    8. A Real-World Example of a Non-IT Agile Project - Part 2
  7. Chapter 7 : Other Scrum Concepts
    1. Increment and the Definition of Done in Scrum
    2. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Things that Help Scrum Teams Succeed
  8. Chapter 8 : Scrum Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
    1. Scrum Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - the Acronym
    2. Scrum Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Agile Versus Scrum
  9. Chapter 9 : Scrum Rituals
    1. Daily Scrum and Sprint
    2. Sprint Review Meeting and Retrospectives in Scrum
    3. Another Real-World Example of Scrum in Action
    4. Case Study - Agile in Health Care and Supply Chain | Agile Interview with Joe D
  10. Chapter 10 : Jira from Atlassian: The Most Popular Scrum Tool for Managing Agile Projects
    1. Introduction to Jira from Atlassian (Agile Project Management Tool)
    2. Jira's History
    3. Initial Jira Tour
    4. Components in Jira
    5. Scrum Boards in Jira
    6. Reports in Jira and the Burndown Chart
    7. Product Backlog in Jira
    8. Road Mapping in Jira
  11. Chapter 11 : Zoom: Most Popular Tool – Used by Scrum Teams When Working Remotely
    1. Introduction to Zoom
    2. Quick Zoom Account Tour
    3. Getting Started with Zoom – Part 1
    4. Getting Started with Zoom – Part 2
    5. Scheduling Meetings in Zoom
    6. Hosting a Zoom Meeting
    7. Hosting and Attending a Zoom Meeting - a Real-World Example of a Zoom Meeting
  12. Chapter 12 : Microsoft Teams – Used by Scrum Teams for Digital Teamwork and Collaboration
    1. Introduction to Microsoft Teams
    2. What is Microsoft Teams?
    3. Free Microsoft Teams Resources and the Microsoft Teams Application - Part 1
    4. Free Microsoft Teams Resources and the Microsoft Teams Application - Part 2
    5. Demonstration – Microsoft Teams from Microsoft
    6. Initial Tour of Microsoft Teams
    7. Creating and Managing Teams in Microsoft Teams
    8. Creating and Managing Channels in Microsoft Teams
    9. Chatting in Microsoft Teams
    10. Everything Else You Should Know about Microsoft Teams
    11. Real-Time Video Conference Call in Microsoft Teams
  13. Chapter 13 : Microsoft Planner – Used by Scrum Teams for Scrum Boards and User Stories
    1. Introduction to Microsoft Planner
    2. Why Use Microsoft Planner?
    3. The Official Planner Website
    4. Initial Tour of Microsoft Planner
    5. Accessing and Using Support Documentation for Microsoft Planner
    6. Providing Feedback on Microsoft Planner
    7. A Real-World Example of an Agile Kanban Board in Microsoft Planner
  14. Chapter 14 : OneDrive – Used by Scrum Teams for File Sharing and Improving Productivity
    1. Introduction to OneDrive
    2. Plans and Pricing
    3. Initial OneDrive Tour
    4. Creating, Viewing, and Opening Files in OneDrive
    5. Uploading, Renaming, Downloading, Copying, Moving, and Restoring Files in OneDrive
    6. Sharing Files and Folders with OneDrive
    7. Using OneDrive on Your Mobile Device
  15. Chapter 15 : TRELLO: Scrum Teams Use this to Manage their Agile Projects
    1. Introduction to Trello
    2. Initial Trello Tour
    3. Setting Up a Trello Board
    4. Using Cards on Trello - Part 1
    5. Using Cards on Trello - Part 2
    6. Using Cards on Trello - Part 3
    7. Case Study: A Neobank Using Trello for their Roadmap
  16. Chapter 16 : Wrapping Up
    1. Why Companies Love Scrum and Job Opportunities
    2. Jobs and Roles
    3. Salaries
    4. Scrum Process and Scrum Recap

Product information

  • Title: The Complete Agile Scrum Fundamentals Course + Certification
  • Author(s): Mauricio Rubio Parra
  • Release date: February 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838644987