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Scrum Team Member to Scaled Agile Leader (2022 Update)

  • 12 Courses | 12h 28m 9s
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Every organization is looking to transform towards a more Agile mindset. As a result, there is an increasing demand for Senior Software Project Managers with relevant training and experience in Agile methodologies relating to software development. In this Skillsoft Aspire journey, you will explore how to go from a Scrum Team Member to Scaled Agile Leader.

Track 1:Scrum Team Member

In this track of the Scrum Team Member to Scrum Master journey, you will focus skills required for being a Scrum team member. This includes understanding the basics of Scrum, learning about different certification options, understanding what Scrum practices look like when applied to day-to-day activities, how to collaborate within a Scrum team, and Scrum development practices.

  • 7 Courses | 8h 13m 54s

Track 2: Scaled Agile Leader

In this track of the Scrum Team Member to Scaled Agile Leader journey, you will focus skills required for being a Scaled Agile Leader. This includes understanding the concept of scaling Scrum, reviewing the different frameworks that enable you to scale Scrum, recognizing the challenges and setbacks you may face when scaling Scrum, and how to adopt your framework of choice and customize it for your organization.

  • 5 Courses | 4h 14m 15s

COURSES INCLUDED

Scrum Foundation: Scrum Basics
With a foundation based on Lean and Agile principles, Scrum's focus on people, teamwork, and collaboration is bolstered by small teams, focused goals, and brief iterations of work called sprints. Learn about the basics of Scrum, including its relationship with Lean and Agile and explore the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Discover how Agile compares to traditional project management and the Agile mindset, and then look at how Scrum compares to Agile. Explore the relationship between Scrum and Lean and delve into the basics of the Scrum process. Finally, investigate the advantages of Scrum and reasons why Scrum may not be an appropriate solution in certain circumstances. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline the fundamentals of Lean, Agile, and Scrum, and describe the basic Scrum process.
15 videos | 1h 40m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Foundation: Scrum Certification & the Scrum Guide
Complexity can endanger the most well-thought-out projects when they're not implemented effectively. That's why so many organizations adopt Scrum. Discover the Scrum framework and core tenants of learning and development. Learn about scrum.org, the Scrum Alliance, and Scrum certification programs for Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Scrum Developer. Explore the Scrum Guide and find out what changes have been made from the 2017 version. Investigate Scrum theory, Scrum values, and the responsibilities and benefits of the Scrum team. Finally, define specific Scrum roles and Scrum events like sprints and retrospectives. After completing this course, you'll be able to describe the basic Scrum framework, Scrum certification options, and the Scrum Guide's role in Scrum development.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Foundation: Scrum in Action
In complex environments like software development, the number of moving parts can overwhelm even the most talented teams. In this course, you will explore Scrum in action, beginning with the Scrum sprint, sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective. Next you will look at Scrum events, Scrum artifacts, and the product and sprint backlogs. Finally, learn about increments, the definition of done, concurrency in Scrum, and how to introduce Scrum into an organization. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline the key basics of Scrum including events, artifacts, backlogs, increments, the definition of done, and concurrency.
15 videos | 1h 24m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Foundation: Scrum Team & Collaboration
The Scrum framework helps teams work better, more collaboratively, and with a focus on solving real-world problems. It engenders continuous improvement and enhances efficiency. In this course, you'll learn about the Scrum team and Scrum team collaboration. Begin with an exploration of working groups versus teams, the values of effective Scrum teams, identifying effective teams, and how to work together as a team. Then you will consider cross-functional teams, implementing collaboration, and self-management. Finally, you will explore collaboration and sprints, improving collaboration, and ways to interact with customers and users. After completing this course, you'll be able to outline relevant concepts for Scrum teams and collaboration.
12 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Foundation: Scrum Development Concepts
Although used for other purposes, Scrum is most well-known as a popular framework for the development, delivery, and maintenance of software projects. In this course, learn about Scrum development concepts, beginning with the benefits of an iterative and incremental approach and the dangers of only partially implementing Scrum. Next, differentiate product management from product development, product management from project management, and product owner from product manager. Finally, discover timeboxing, its benefits, and product backlog refinement. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline Scrum development concepts such as the benefits of an iterative and incremental approach, product management, product owner, timeboxing, and product backlog refinement.
12 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Foundation: Best Practices
Scrum is a focused framework that promotes better teamwork, problem-solving, learning through experience, and continuous improvement. It increases value while solving complex problems. In this course, you will explore Scrum best practices, beginning with Scrum success stories, management, planning, and the Scrum team. Then you will learn best practices for estimating, software project development, team performance, and backlog management. Finally, you will discover best practices for the daily Scrum, tracking, forecasting, reporting, process improvement, and quality improvement.
16 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
Final Exam: Scrum Team Member
Final Exam: Scrum Team Member will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Scrum Team Member track of the Skillsoft Aspire Scrum Team Member to Scaled Agile Leader Journey.
1 video | 32s has Assessment available Badge

COURSES INCLUDED

Scaled Agile Leader: Scaling Scrum
Some of the most rewarding benefits of Scrum include higher productivity and quality with less cost. However, without the ability to apply Scrum based on your organization's size, readiness, and specific needs, those benefits can't be realized. In this course, learn the benefits of scaling Scrum, the key ways to determine when an organization should scale their Scrum process, and the key considerations to consider when deciding to do so. Next, examine guidelines and best practices for scaling an organization's Scrum framework and the most common challenges when scaling Scrum. Finally, discover some of the limitations of Agile and best practices for selecting an appropriate scaling framework. Upon completion, you'll be able to recognize benefits and best practices for choosing to scale Scrum.
9 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Scaled Agile Leader: Scaling Scrum Frameworks
There are many frameworks that you can choose to scale Scrum within your organization, and having a solid understanding of these options can help ensure you select the right one. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of common Scrum scaling models, including the Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) framework, the Nexus framework, Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), and the Scrum@Scale framework. Next, you'll learn about the benefits of scaling models such as Scaled Agile and the Spotify framework. Finally, you'll learn about common challenges of scaling frameworks, including the Scrum of Scrums (SoS) framework and Enterprise Scrum.
11 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
Scaled Agile Leader: Scrum Scaling Challenges
Scaling Scrum in your organization can result in significant benefits when done correctly. It's not enough to choose the right approach. You also have to know how to recognize the challenges you might face and how to overcome them to experience positive results. In this course, you'll learn about challenges you might face while transitioning to and scaling Scrum. You'll also learn about the challenges that come from resistance to change and team-specific challenges when scaling Scrum, including distributed teams, team member turnover, and team meeting challenges. Finally, you'll learn about other common Scrum scaling challenges such as task urgency, integration testing challenges, Scrum scaling adoption challenges, and organizational culture challenges.
12 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Scaled Agile Leader: Scaling Scrum Customization
So you've determined that scaling Scrum in your organization is appropriate, selected a fitting framework, and taken steps to avoid common challenges. But what if you still see the need to adjust your approach? In this course, you'll learn to recognize the general organizational fit of large-scale frameworks and explore some of the additional roles and processes necessary with larger-scale Scrum. Next, you'll learn about selection criteria that are commonly used when choosing a large-scale framework. Finally, you'll learn about best practices for customizing common frameworks including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS), and Scrum of Scrums (SoS).
13 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Final Exam: Scaled Agile Leader
Final Exam: Scaled Agile Leader will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Scaled Agile Leader track of the Skillsoft Aspire Scrum Team Member to Scaled Agile Leader Journey.
1 video | 32s has Assessment available Badge

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