Agile and Scrum Training

Agile and Scrum Training

New Horizons Central training provides you with the foundation to drive Scrum management and Agile practices both within your workgroup, as well as across your company.

An Agile project manager emphasizes facilitation, leadership and communication over traditional command-and-control activities. The ScrumMaster's role is to maximize the team's efforts toward its goals while removing the impediments that stand in its way.

Agile Project Management

Agile project management is an iterative and incremental method of managing projects—delivering projects executed in a highly flexible and interactive manner. The method requires the empowerment of the team members with continuous feedback from the suppliers and customers. The main purpose for the method is to bring functionality to the customer faster; prioritizing functionality for a cheaper end product.

The Agile project management process—a business approach that aligns development with customer needs and company goals—encourages frequent inspection and adaptation, teamwork, accountability, self-organization and best practices that allow for rapid delivery and high quality.

ScrumMaster Training (coming soon)

Scrum, one of the largest and fastest-growing Agile project management methodologies, is a simple software management technique that has a small set of interrelated practices and rules, is not overly prescriptive and is able to produce productivity gains for software development teams almost immediately.

Participants in Scrum training will learn how to lead development teams towards agile operations by:

  • Managing Product Backlogs
  • Planning Releases and Sprints
  • Tracking and Reporting Progress
  • Conducting Retrospectives

Delivered by New Horizons world-renowned Certified ScrumMaster trainers, this training shares time-tested practices for managing product backlogs, planning your releases and iterations (Sprints) and tracking and reporting progress. Participants will learn how to effectively plan and run daily Scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews, retrospectives and more.

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