Software Project Lead to Advanced Scrum Master

What you will learn

Optimize people, process and results into any software project. Move from managing people and tasks to implementing best practices in managing processes and moving projects forward. Bring quality products to market quicker, by learning to remove impediments and implement continual feedback loops into software development projects. Sign up for free access today and sample 7,151 courses, 110+ Practice Labs, and 10+ live online bootcamps across 67 subjects.


Transition to Scrum: Agile Foundation to Scrum

Video | 36m 19s

Discover how Scrum is applied to software project management, and explore the key aspects of Agile, Scrum, and Lean and how they fit into the Agile mindset. Examine how Agile differs from traditional project management, the basics of Scrum, and the relationship between Scrum and both Agile and Lean. Common misconceptions about Scrum are also covered.

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Scrum Master: Scrum for the Team

Video | 41m 37s

This course presents the concepts associated with the Scrum Master's roles, responsibilities, and interactions with the team. Explore Scrum's pillars and values, the relationship between Scrum and agile development, the roles of the Scrum Master versus the Product Owner, and the characteristics of servant leadership. Discover Scrum artifacts and how they are used to promote team productivity, and recognize best practices and how to avoid common mistakes.

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Scrum Team Velocity: Exploring Team Velocity

Video | 47m 15s

The single most important metric of Scrum is team velocity. Explore team velocity, including its purpose and benefits and how to implement it. Discover the role of the Scrum Master, how to find velocity balance and calculate metrics, and how velocity burndown charts are created and managed with JIRA. Finally, examine best practices for managing velocity with your team and case studies where team velocity was effectively managed.

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Eight Essential Skills Your Technical Team Should Possess

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