Learn Modern Project Management with Agile and Scrum

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Published October 2013

Get up to speed with Scrum and Agile project management

This course provides an introduction to agile project management, concentrating on scrum (although it will also touch on other forms of agile). You’ll get a comprehensive introduction to scrum and an understanding of why it is so suited for teams working on web projects.

The course also includes access to downloadable scrum “cheat sheet” reference card.

Oh yeah, and the whole SitePoint library! Learn More.

What you'll learn

  • What agile is, and the Agile Manifesto upon which it is based
  • What scrum is, why it’s useful, and how it differs from other forms of agile
  • The roles in scrum
  • Scrum’s “building blocks”
  • What a scrum looks like in a typical project, and how you might start using it in your team
  • Common pitfalls to watch out for
  • Closed captions available
Meet your instructor
Meri Williams

Geek, manager, and a manager of geeks. Led teams ranging in size from 30 to 300, mostly with folks spread across the world. Both agile & traditional experience.

Lesson 1: Agile, what is it good for?
Agile, what is it good for? 8:55
Lesson 2: Scrum vs Agile
Scrum vs Agile 7:13
Lesson 3: Roles in Scrum
Roles in Scrum 9:34
Lesson 4: Scrum building blocks
Scrum building blocks 8:12
Lesson 5: Scrum Theatre
Scrum Theatre 11:19
Lesson 6: What does Scrum look like?
What does Scrum look like? 11:38
Lesson 7: Smoothing the way
Smoothing the way 16:22
Lesson 8: Recap
A brief recap 5:31

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