Interest in the Scrum Agile process framework is exploding as companies discover that Scrum enables them to manage software projects with greater reliability and improve responsiveness to customers. This class introduces the skills that project managers and team leaders need to perform the basic steps of a Scrum process for software development. This course provides an introduction to the basic practices and skills required to make a Scrum project successful.
This online on-demand course provides lecture and quizzes plus individual support for follow-up questions, which will be answered through our course forum and individual support during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm Pacific Time (US).
IDC research indicates that 70+% of software development failures are due to poor gathering and management of requirements, while a 2008 study by QSMA Associates showed that projects organized for agile development deliver products 37% faster to market, with 16% greater productivity, than industry averages.
The desire for fewer failures and speedier success is driving the rapid adoption of the Scrum process framework, and the increasing need for trained people who can make agile projects successful. Scrum is designed from the start to improve responsiveness to customer needs, reduce wastage, and reduce time to market.
This course provides a firm grounding in the basic practices and skills required to make a Scrum project successful.