Agile Methods Course

What will I learn from this course?

Development teams become far better equipped to reduce the time and cost of developing new products, both for external and internal customers. Participants emerge more capable to deliver predictable products.


Participants learn:

  1. Unique, ground-breaking cognitive and linguistics information to help them overcome many misunderstandings and errors during Agile product development.
  2. Agile practices, including the ability to employ specific linguistic techniques to develop User Stories that improve team understanding of Desired Outcomes.
  3. Other “best practice” topics offered by excellent development and management courses.

Practical exercises reinforce major learnings.

Click here to find out how misunderstanding requirements leads to product development errors.


 Course Agenda: Agile Methods

Day 1  – Agile Methods (8hrs)

Course Introductions

  • Texts, Course process, Participant goals
  • Handout reviews

Communications Concepts Overview

  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Principle Stakeholder Teams
  • Producer Consumer Communications
  • Ontologies, Categories and Concept Dictionaries
  • Communication across Principle Stakeholders

Agile Methods   

Overview of Scrum

  • History of Agile/Scrum methods
  • Framework
  • Team
  • User Roles

Day 2  – Agile Methods (8hrs)

Agile Basic Elements / Practices

  • Agile Ceremonies
  • Agile Artifacts
  • Sprints and Releases
  • Agile process activities
  • Development, Design
  • Testing and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Product Owner interactions

Closing Statements and Summations

  • Attendee thoughts and summations
  • Anonymous Course evaluations

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