CORE TRAINING

Bootcamp is a core training program for those new to agility, as well as those who would like to gain a better understanding. If you are leading teams or part of an agile transformation, this series is a must. This core series is specifically designed to accelerate your ability to mentor your teams or organization. You will be equipped to use this valuable learning to mentor your group or team and greatly influence their agile journey.

  • All the Agile Practices Training of this great course in one convenient place, including all the handouts and resources from each lesson.

  • In this five-course series, you will receive shared experiences, training, hand-outs, videos, and resource material.

  • Agile 101 - What is Agile? Agile is often confused with being a process. Learn what agile is and why you should want to transform your organization.

  • Agile 102 - Why Iterative Delivery? What is the value in delivering frequently? Is it different than incremental delivery? 

  • Product Owner Workshop - Day in the life of a Product Owner. Learn what it is to be a Product Owner and why this role is so vital. 

  • User Story Workshop - Learn the... Who?... What?... Why?... of User Stories. Learn the difference between user stories and requirements, and so much more.

  • Sprint Zero - What is Sprint Zero? What are the deliverables in a Sprint Zero? Learn why you should not skip this critical sprint.

Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • Welcome to the Agile Bootcamp

  2. 02
    • About

    • What is Agile?

    • How Did Agile Evolve?

    • Knowledge Check

    • Four Elements of an Agile Mindset

    • What is Lean Agile?

    • Summary - Conclusion

    • HANDOUT - Lean Principles, download and print

    • Download and print the Agile Manifesto

  3. 03
    • About

    • Why Iterative Delivery?

    • Knowledge Check

    • Iterative Delivery Frameworks

    • Product Backlog

    • Iterative Delivery at Scale (SAFe)

    • Closing Comments

    • HANDOUT - Scrum Terms to Know

  4. 04
    • About

    • Product Owner in a Nutshell

    • Product Owner Role and Responsibility

    • Knowledge Check

    • Product Backlog

    • Now what? - You may be asking yourself...

    • Product Owner Support Team

    • Is it raining work?

    • Priortization - WSJF

    • Closing Comments

    • HANDOUT - How involved is the PO, download and print

    • HANDOUT - PO Support Team, download and print

    • HANDOUT - WSJF, download and print

  5. 05
    • Why User Stories?

    • What is a User Story?

    • How are User Stories different from Requirements?

    • Who are your users?

    • Acceptance Criteria

    • Estimation and using Empirical Data

    • Splitting User Stories

    • Knowledge Check

    • Closing Comments

    • HANDOUT - Story Splitting Flowchart - download and print

    • HANDOUT - INVEST, download and print

    • About

  6. 06
    • What are the deliverables for Sprint Zero?

    • Scrum Event Scheduling

    • Definition of Ready

    • Definition of Done

    • Team Agreement

    • Download and Print Example Sprint Zero Deliverables

    • Download and Print Example Event Schedule

    • Download and Print Example Definition of Ready

    • Download and Print Example Definition of Done

    • Download and Print Team Example Agreements

  7. 07
    • A Leaders Path to Change

    • What's Next?