Introduction to Scrum
Learn about Scrum
Introduction to Scrum
Learn about ScrumProject Management
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Why learn about Scrum?
Scrum is one of the most adopted and globally recognized agile frameworks for project management. If you have a complex project, you can benefit from using Scrum. A framework originally formalized for software development projects. Ideal for completing any complex project and innovative scope of work. Simple to understand, but not easy to implement. If you become a Scrum Master, you will be able to prioritize large to-do lists into manageable tasks with improved teamwork, better communication and faster results. You will have all prerequisites to act more agile, and you will discover how suddenly you can respond more quickly to the inevitable changes that always occur in complex projects.
About the course
Introduction to Scrum is based on high quality e-learning from Skillsoft. Skillsoft is a leading global provider of high quality learning. In this course, you will not learn all about Scrum – but you will be in the process of becoming a Scrum Master. You will gain one-year access to this course, and we recommend that after implementation, you will use it as a reference – you will need it.
This course is targeted towards anybody who has a complex project. By taking this course, you will become more agile; discovering how to react more quickly and respond more accurately to the inevitable change that comes your way. You will also become more focused, collaborating, and communicating in order to accomplish what truly needs to be done - successfully.
Scrum Methodology and Project Management
Scrum has in many ways helped to streamline software development, and companies in all industries around the world has certainly adopted the method. According to "The 2015 State of Scrum Report" from the Scrum Alliance, of all agile frameworks used by companies, 95% uses Scrum (or variants of Scrum). Scrum is an agile way to manage a complex project, usually software development. Agile software development with Scrum is often perceived as a methodology; but rather than viewing Scrum as methodology, think of it as a framework for managing a process that is suitable for all industries.
Scrum’s core values
With the implementation of Scrum follows the method’s core values. All work performed by using Scrum needs a solid foundation of values for the team’s processes and principles. Scrum is emphasized on teamwork and continuous improvement, and therefore, Scrum both creates those values and relies on them. The values for the team are:
Commitment – focus – openness – respect – courage
Roles in Scrum?
Do you know the roles in Scrum? A Scrum team consists of a Product owner, the Development team and a Scrum Master. The team has the following tasks:
- The Product owner is responsible for maximazing the value of the product and the work of the Development team.
- The Development team consists of professionals who works on delivering a done product. The team is self-directed and has all the skills required to develop a potential done product.
- The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring that Scrum is understood and enacted. The Scrum Master has focus on the process not the tasks. That is why the Scrum Master helps the team facilitate the process in order to alleviate the process for the team and let them organize.
This course i target towards individuals who would like to learn about Scrum and agile development methodologies and project management. The course is aimed at those who will understand Scrum and work with Scrum in everyday life.
Before taking Introduction to Scrum as e-learning, it would be a good idea to have studied the Scrum Guide and take the free demo Scrum Open test. To become certified Scrum Master you have to participate in a psyhical exercise with a Certified Scrum Master. Out e-learning in Introduktion to Scrum can be used to an addition to the Scrum Certification and as a reference tool.
What is Scrum?
See an explanation of Scrum in this video.