Scrum Fundamentals Bitesize Course
This short bitesize session looks at using the Scrum methodologies to break up big tasks into smaller, manageable to-do items so learners can more easily prioritise and assign tasks in order to meet deadlines for upcoming projects.
The session is highly interactive. Attendees learn by doing and carry out the activities needed for them to learn the fundamentals of Scrum. By the end of the session, you will be in a position where they are ready to start your first Sprint the next day. The session covers key terminology and practices associated with Scrum.
Agile Toolkit Bitesize Course
There are several characteristics that make up the Agile mindset: Positive attitude, Thirst for knowledge, Goal of team success, Pragmatism and Willingness to fail, if you would like to adopt this mindset, this session is for you.
Our 1-hour bitesize session will look at some of the key principles and terminologies surrounding Scrum and Agile and the tools needed to effectively implement Agile in the workplace. After the session, you will take away a change of attitude, it's about taking everything as lessons, adjusting actions and proceeding toward desired outcomes.
Agile Facilitation Skills Bitesize Course
Our Agile Facilitation Skills session is highly practical and includes agile scenario-based examples that will be used throughout to allow learners to self-assess their current skills. The session will allow learners to analyse the essential characteristics of effective facilitation in the agile / scrum environment – what to do and what not to do, how to best use their communication skills to manage conference calls, how to get more people to contribute to ideas and how to keep all attendees focused on the required outcomes.
This session will help you apply a structured approach to agile, planning and requirement gathering sessions.
Product Owner Role Bitesize Course
The Product Owner role is arguably the most crucial role within agile teams but have you ever wondered what a Product Owner is, what the role involves and how it fits into a project context? This session provides you with an overview of the role as well as explaining how it relates to other roles. If you are a team or Product Owner struggling to effectively deliver results this session will help you demystify the role.
Together we will explore the Product Owner role. Our focus will be to get real-life experiences and get practical insights from practitioners with great experience in that role!
User Stories Bitesize Course
DCM's User Stories session has been designed to enhance productivity by improving learners ability to write acceptance criteria, and effectively manage user stories, epics, personas, backlogs, and storyboards. This session will explore breaking down features into smaller, testable user stories, and learn to better define product requirements through a deeper understanding of users, roles and conditional requirements.
By the end of the session, you will be able to understand product requirements with user stories, describe users and roles with personas.
Design Thinking Bitesize Course
This short bitesize session will give you an insight into design thinking. You'll get to know the tools and terminology and gain an understanding of Personas, Customer journey mapping, Stakeholder mapping, Stakeholder value network, Opportunity space and Empathy map/ design research. Through this interactive course, you’ll learn a different approach to strategic problem solving so that you can create experiences customers love.
By the end of the session, you will understand what it means to be a design thinker and will have some skills, tools and confidence to drive change across the business.
Agile Values Bitesize Course
This session is designed to give a good understanding of Agile values and principles and how it can be applied to reduce waste, increase customer satisfaction and improve turnaround time. When an organisation transforms its current framework to Agile practices, the sheer volume and complexity of the transition can be overwhelming.
At the end of the session you will have the confidence and understanding to begin to encourage the growth of Agile within the organisation, and support teams in improving their processes. This session can help improve teamwork and increase productivity, enabling you to fully benefit from the Agile framework.
Release and Sprint Planning Bitesize Course
This session takes a deep dive into everything that makes sprint planning effective, including having a strong definition of done, how to use velocity and capacity to your advantage, and how to deal with impediments. A very high-level plan for multiple Sprints is created during Release planning. It is a guideline that reflects expectations about which features will be implemented and when they are completed.
During this session, you will learn the terminology behind release & sprint planning, Minimum Viable Features, Releases, Costing and Planning Scrum Projects.
Product Backlog Bitesize Course
The Product Backlog is a prioritised features list, containing short descriptions of all functionality desired in the product. When applying Scrum, it's not necessary to start a project with a lengthy, upfront effort to document all requirements. Typically, a Scrum team and its Product Owner begin by writing down everything they can think of for agile backlog prioritisation. This session will talk you through the Product Backlog process.
Attending this session will make it possible to carry out planning and prioritisation. In turn, this will help you anticipate when a product is likely to be delivered.
Inhouse Tailored Training for Your Team
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We add value to your business by providing specialised, flexible and scalable training that meets your educational needs. As your workforce grows and evolves, our globally certified and industry-validated learning solutions can assess, train and qualify your employees. For more information on how we can help please visit the in-house training page.
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