Course Detail: P_INTAGILE - Intro to Agile, Scrum, and Kanban

Today’s business environment changes quickly and constantly. Organizations need to be flexible to keep up with competitors, new technology and customer demands. Increasingly, business leaders and managers are recognizing the need for their organizations to apply Agile and Lean values, principles, and practices in order to manage uncertainty and change. Agile is an iterative and incremental approach where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between teams and stakeholders.

This course is an introduction to Agile for individuals interested in exploring agile or applying agile practices in their organizations. This program is geared towards anyone who is new to Agile, Scrum or Kanban and hasn’t received any formal training. It provides participants with a good understanding of Agile approaches and the importance of managing change effectively. The program is highly interactive and participants will leave the Introduction to Agile, Scrum, and Kanban course with understanding of:

  • Agile approach, mindset, and the benefits of agility.
  • Scrum Framework, its roles, ceremonies, and artifacts.
  • Kanban concepts of visualizing work, limiting work in progress, and ensuring customer value.
  • The essential agile practices used for project\product management.
  • The tools to begin applying the Agile practices in your organization.

For Individuals interested in a deeper understanding of Agile frameworks and practices, there is a 21 hour course in Advanced Agile Practices. Taken together, these two courses comprise the 35 hour Certificate Program in Agile. This course is part of the Certificate Program in Agile. If you intend to complete the certificate program, please enroll in the program after registering for courses.

The registration fee includes all materials.

For more information:

 Session Detail:  PP1217INTAGILE (29 seats (97%) remaining)
Schedule: Every week on Saturday, starting on 12/02/17 and ending on 12/09/17
Times: 08:30am - 04:30pm
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Price: Intro to Agile Reg Fee : $530.00

Instructors
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Miljan Bajic
Miljan Bajic
Biography: Miljan Bajic, MBA, CSP, PMP, PMI-ACP, is an Agile Coach at Unum Group, where he is responsible for a full range of coaching, training, and consulting activities. Miljan is a practitioner and leader in the use of Lean and Agile methods for organizational transformation. As a coach he has worked with teams, individuals and leadership on their Agile transformations, both large and small. He believes that the most important piece of any transformation is to build the skills in the teams to build and continuously improve the process. Miljan received his bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems and Communication from the Bryant University and has an MBA in Project Management from the University of Southern New Hampshire. Miljan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM). Miljan  Bajic

Facility Detail
Abromson Center, Room 213
88 Bedford St
Portland, ME 04101

Cancellation Policy
A cancellation charge of 100.00% will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 5 days of the start of this session.