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Agile For The Business Course

9 sessions available starting from $990.00

Subject: Agile

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

This course is designed to help business staff, both senior and lower level subject matter experts, understand what Agile is, its benefits and the impacts for the business.

This course will help in understanding what an agile project requires from the business to help it run effectively, and what one should expect to get from an Agile project. Since no project is ever just plain sailing, it will also highlight some of the potential pitfalls of an Agile project from the business perspective. It will also cover the key drivers and levers that business personnel could use to guide and steer an Agile project so that they get the outcome they want.

Intended For

Any personnel in the business who have to interact with an Agile project in any way.

Prerequisites

None.

Learning Outcomes...

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This course is designed to help business staff, both senior and lower level subject matter experts, understand what Agile is, its benefits and the impacts for the business.

This course will help in understanding what an agile project requires from the business to help it run effectively, and what one should expect to get from an Agile project. Since no project is ever just plain sailing, it will also highlight some of the potential pitfalls of an Agile project from the business perspective. It will also cover the key drivers and levers that business personnel could use to guide and steer an Agile project so that they get the outcome they want.

Intended For

Any personnel in the business who have to interact with an Agile project in any way.

Prerequisites

None.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants wil have an understanding of how Agile projects work, the collaborative nature of effective Agile teams and how they can contribute to project success.

Content

Introduction

* Why change?
* Target benefits of Agile for the business and IT
* Agile values, principles and practices – a new way of working
* Agile approach and process
* Agile terminology review - feature, story, release, iteration

What are we trying to achieve?

* Change as an opportunity
* Collective wisdom
* How Agile projects respond to change
* Projects in a continuous learning environment

Business Roles and Responsibilities in brief

* What are the business roles in each of Concept, Initiate, Develop, Deploy?
* What are the responsibilities of each role?
* How is this different from traditional projects?
* Contributing to retrospectives

Focus on Requirements Definition

* How details need to evolve over time
* The cost of too much detail too soon
* Focus on Testing and Acceptance
* The business as a customer
* Staying hands-on
* Learning to say “good enough”

Impact for the business

* Resourcing impact (optimising for throughput)
* Cost (Budget) impact (total cost of ownership)
* Requirement impact
* Time impact
* Quality impact

Monitoring and Steering an Agile Project

* Adding, removing and changing stories
* Agile governance
* Staying focussed on added value
* Reporting - what’s velocity? What do we do with defects?

Pitfalls and smells

* Smells
* Tips

Method Used

Lecturing is kept to the minimum necessary. The material is presented as the basis for discussion and active participatory learning, with the presenter guiding the learning process.

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When

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  • Brisbane, QLD

Price: $990.00

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  • Melbourne, VIC 2000

Price: $990.00

When

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Where

  • Melbourne, VIC

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When

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Where

  • Brisbane, QLD

Price: $990.00

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Melbourne, VIC 2000

Price: $990.00

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Brisbane, QLD

Price: $990.00

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Melbourne, VIC

Price: $990.00

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Brisbane, QLD

Price: $990.00

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Melbourne, VIC 2000

Price: $990.00




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