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Foundations of Agile and Agile Frameworks

Course

In this course, you will be introduced to The Agile Mindset and how it sets the tone for "Being" Agile versus just "Doing" Agile. You will learn to leverage The Agile Manifesto as the foundation for all Agile Frameworks, as well as identify the practical differences between Agile and Waterfall approaches. You will then take a deep dive into Agile Teams and Governance and apply best practices of both in order to deliver immense business value. By the end of this course, you will master characteristics of three of the more popular Agile Frameworks being utilized across all industries, which are Scrum, Kanban and XP, as well as apply The Agile Manifesto to deliver practical value in Agile teams and organizations.

In this course, you will be introduced to The Agile Mindset and how it sets the tone for "Being" Agile versus just "Doing" Agile. You will learn to leverage The Agile Manifesto as the foundation for all Agile Frameworks, as well as identify the practical differences between Agile and Waterfall approaches. You will then take a deep dive into Agile Teams and Governance and apply best practices of both in order to deliver immense business value. By the end of this course, you will master characteristics of three of the more popular Agile Frameworks being utilized across all industries, which are Scrum, Kanban and XP, as well as apply The Agile Manifesto to deliver practical value in Agile teams and organizations.

Beginner

4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated September 7, 2022

Skills you'll learn:
Building agile teams • Agile fluency • Kanban • Agile governance
Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Foundations of Agile and Agile Frameworks

This lesson will introduce you to the course and give you a framework to start your Agile journey.

Lesson 2

Why Agile

In this lesson you'll learn why so many organizations are excited about unleashing the power of Agile. We will discuss the Agile Mindset, the Agile Manifesto, Paired Core Values and Agile Principles.

Lesson 3

Build and Evolve Agile Teams

This lesson will introduce you to the power of Agile Teams. You'll learn about core team roles and the characteristics of a high performing team.

Lesson 4

Agile Frameworks

This lesson will introduce you to the three most popular Agile Frameworks: Scrum, Kanban and XP. We'll cover the core roles, important ceremonies and key artifacts that are used in each framework.

Lesson 5 • Project

WorldVisitz Mobile Application Agile Delivery Launch

In this project, you will apply the skills from this course and act as an Agile Consultant to help the WorldVisitz team launch their mobile application.

Taught By The Best

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Hasnain Rizvi

Agile Coach

Dr. Hasnain Rizvi is an Agile Transformation thought leader and has trained over 25,000 professionals globally. He is a trainer and adjunct professor for Global 2000 clients, universities, and organizations including The University of British Columbia and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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Demonstrate proficiency with practical projects

Projects are based on real-world scenarios and challenges, allowing you to apply the skills you learn to practical situations, while giving you real hands-on experience.

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Reviewers provide timely and constructive feedback on your project submissions, highlighting areas of improvement and offering practical tips to enhance your work.

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  • Learn industry best practices

  • Gain valuable insights and improve your skills