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Agile Methodology

Principles and practices of Agile help your teams become more efficient and increase your prospects in the job market. This course is delivered by expert practitioners from Rolls-Royce drawing on their experiences in real-world industry settings.

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Estimated 9 weeks
2–6 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
Optional upgrade available

About this course

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In this course you’ll learn about the Agile mindset, methodologies, principles and practices. It is designed by expert practitioners and offers you the foundations of Agile as well as ways of applying that in practice.

As a learner you will follow two characters, Roman and Maria, on their journey to becoming Agile Pioneers and Champions and bear witness to their challenges, frustrations and successes. Your journey will cover everything from the basics of Agile to detailed application of the methods. An emphasis is placed on how Agile can be practically used with different teams in a range of industry settings.

You’ll be introduced to concepts and content by means of videos, interviews, interactive games and stories. Moderators in the forums will facilitate peer-to-peer discussions to enhance your shared learning. You can test your own understanding with multiple choice questions at the end of each week.

In addition, if you opt for the verified track, you will get an accredited certificate and access genuine Rolls-Royce resources.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • The history and foundations of Agile
  • How to adopt an Agile mindset
  • How to be an Agile leader
  • How to manage projects using different Agile methodologies
  • How to structure and run teams using Agile
  • Best practices for when and how to use Agile in real-world environments
  • How to introduce and grow Agile methods in your organisation

Chapter 1 – Agile Readiness

  • Agile Mindset Bootcamp
  • Agile Estimation Guide
  • Agile Team Readiness
  • Doing Agile vs. Being Agile
  • Agile Leadership

Chapter 2 – Agile Methodology

  • Agile Project Management
  • Advantages of Agile Project Management
  • 12 Principles and 4 Values of Agile
  • Agile Team Structure
  • Differences between Agile Management Processes
  • Agile Project Management Roadblocks

Chapter 3 – Agile Frameworks

  • Scrum Framework
  • First Sprint Planning Guide
  • Importance & Types of Retrospective
  • Kanban in Brief
  • Kanban vs. Scrum
  • Intro to Scrumban

Chapter 4 – Scrum Master Training

  • Scrum Master as a Coach
  • Scrum Master as a Servant Leader
  • Scrum Master Part Time
  • Agile Scrum Scenarios

Chapter 5 – Agile Risk & Transformation

  • Dependency Management: Pros & Cons
  • Adopt Agile Methodology for Improved Delivery
  • Managing Risk within Scrum
  • Stages of the Agile Transformation Journey

Chapter 6 – Product Owner Training

  • The Role of the Product Owner Parts 1-5

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