Agile and Scrum Essentials

Interactive Learning Experience

This CollabNet Agile course is a highly interactive learning experience designed to turbo-charge the success of your whole team in Scrum. For your team to be successful, everyone needs to be working together and all need to share a common understanding of the Scrum process. Come learn from one of today’s most experienced and sought-after Agile trainers — you will leave inspired and empowered to drive lasting improvements in the way your organization builds software.

Unconstrained by the requirements of certified courses, this class has the flexibility to adapt to audience needs, and can focus on the specific elements of agile that provide the most value to each audience. In general, this course offers a broader overview of the Scrum Process that is appropriate to everyone who is participating on a Scrum team.


After you complete the course, you’ll know:

  • The empirical basis for Agile and why it has proven to be a more effective approach for building software
  • All the rules, artifacts, meetings and processes for Scrum
  • How Scrum differs from traditional development and how to transition to the new practice
  • How to work together as a team to achieve your individual and group objectives
Empirical Basis for Agile
Scrum Roles and Responsibilities

The two day course is an incredible learning experience that you’ll never forget. Topics include:

  • Introduction to Scrum and Agile
  • Scrum Roles and Responsibilities
  • Writing Agile Requirements
  • Creating and Managing the Product Backlog
  • Estimating and Prioritizing Product Backlog Items
  • Sprint Planning and Execution
  • Sprint Review and Retrospectives
  • The “Definition of Done” and Why It’s Important
  • Small Group Dynamics
  • Overcoming Organizational Impediments

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On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive:

  • 14 PDUs from PMI (Project Management Institute). This class also satisfies 14 of the 21 training hours for the PMI/ACP certification (for the full 21 hours, consider the CollabNet PMI/ACP Prep course).
  • Membership in the CollabNet Agile Community
Agile and Scrum Essentials Team Discussion

Why take training from CollabNet?

  • Re-take the course at no charge
    Get twice the value — attend again for more depth or to get a different perspective
  • Use your trainer as your mentor
    Build a relationship with your trainer and ask whatever you need to be successful in your job
  • Leverage the CollabNet Agile Community
    Take advantage of the free resources like on-line e-learning, free monthly phone coaching webinars, and more.

Need more reasons? We’ve trained more than 20,000 software professionals in Scrum and Agile — more than anyone. Our trainers are top notch — check out some of their testimonials here.


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