Agile In A Day: Getting Started With Scrum

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Event Date
Start At : Friday, June 20, 2014 - 9:00am
End At : Friday, June 20, 2014 - 5:00pm

Agile In A Day:
Getting Started With Scrum

Advanced Project Management Training Seminar
Presented by Northern Virginia Community College Workforce Development
A PMIWDC Strategic Partner

  • Register online; or
  • Register by phone at 703-878-5770
    Reference course code BUSC 1797 70W

Please register early if you would like to attend.
This seminar series is extremely popular, and often sells out weeks in advance.

PDUs

This seminar provides 7 PDUs for certified PMs.

Dates and Location

Friday, June 20, 2014
Course Length: 7 hours – from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Providing 7 PDUs

NOVA Woodbridge Campus
Room WAS-0114
15200 Neabsco Mills Road
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191

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Registration and Costs

$445 per person

Register online or by phone at calling 703-878-5770. Reference course code BUSC 1797 70W

About the Course

Course Description:

Agile methodologies emphasize self-organization, personal responsibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, and frequent, continuous delivery. This course provides a solid foundation in Agile project management based on the Scrum methodology, the most widely used of all agile frameworks.

By the conclusion of the course, participants will understand the principles that agile development is built on, as well as Scrum and Agile terminology; be able to manage the product development process using the scrum methodology; and be able to participate in and lead the ceremonies of Scrum, including the daily scrum, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint retrospective. Perhaps most importantly, participants will understand why scrum works!

Through a combination of lecture, team-based learning, hands-on exercises, and real-world examples, participants will leave this course with a wealth of knowledge.

About the Instructor

Andrew Bennett, PMP

Andrew Bennett, co founder of Org-Eng and multiple technology startups has over 15 years of leadership experience in a wide variety of fields including Photonics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Casino Gaming, Health Care, and Commercial Banking. Andrew’s primary expertise is developing and leading high performance teams.

Andrew began his career as an entrepreneur and construction project manager while working himself through school. On completion of his bachelor’s degree he began his career as a photonic scientist for a very small tech company. It was there that he first gained experience in manufacturing engineering, software development, process engineering, and quality assurance. Since then, Andrew has managed portfolio’s and programs that were larger than $120M and lead the agile transformation of several organizations.

Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from James Madison University and an MBA from George Washington University.

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