Agile Development 2 Day Training Course with Kane Mar

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Date: Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th October, 2011
Time: 2 Full Days
Venue: iC Meeting Room 2, iC Central, Innovation Campus
Cost: Sponsor reduced fee, $500 per person.
Includes 2 day course, course booklet, Scrum Alliance assessment exam to become a Certified ScrumMaster.
Morning tea and lunch provided on both days.
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Numbers are STRICTLY LIMITED to 15 participants
Restricted to 2 people per company based on "first in best dressed" basis.

Wollongong's future lies in Knowledge Services. ICT, Agile Development and the use of Scrum methodologies are key elements of this future. ICT Illawarra (ICTI), NSW Trade and Investment, University of Wollongong and Wollongong City Council invite companies to participate in this Agile Training Course.

The course is subsidised by these organisations and forms part of a broader Agile Development Program that is being formulated to ensure Wollongong is positioned at the forefront of Agile.

About the Trainer

Kane Mar has been developing, coaching and leading software projects for the last 20 years. He has been an active member of the Agile software development community since 2001, when he first had the opportunity of working with Ken Schwaber. Mar became one of the first 30 Certified Scrum Trainers in 2006, and one of the very first Certified Scrum Coaches in 2007.

Mar's profile at the Scrum Alliance

Course Outline

Day 1:

  • What is Scrum?
  • The Product Backlog
  • Writing User Stories
  • Agile Estimating
  • Prioritization of the Product Backlog
  • Measuring Progress
  • Retrospectives
  • Building the thing right

Day 2:

  • The ScrumMaster
  • The Product Owner
  • Scrum Teams
  • Sprints
  • Release Planning
  • Multi-Team Development
  • Q&A
  • The Scrum Alliance
  • Wrap up activities

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