Agile and Scrum Essentials
Level 1 | Target Audience: Beginner | 16 hours
The Agile and Scrum Essentials workshop is an immersive class to understand modern methodologies used by companies of all sizes. These frameworks provide the ability for advanced collaboration and efficiency in project-based work. Agile and Scrum are two different methods and can be used separately; however, their combined benefits make the agile scrum methodology the most popular use of agile. Working with Agile and Scrum professionals, we have crafted a workshop that can be customized to your department and ultimately change your approach to work.
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The landscape of business, operations, collaboration and general team engagement have dramatically changed in the last few years. Organizations have had to adapt to new market conditions and new environments like they never have before, making it critical to stay agile, adaptive and responsive to continuous change.
In our 16 hour Agile and Scrum Essentials workshop, we take you through the principles and values of Agile, along with the framework of Scrum that teaches teams how to create, manage and deliver value through various techniques and approaches to work.
After establishing a baseline of Agile knowledge, we get into a sequence of applied exercises, from developing team norms, customer persona development and conceptual planning to simulations of sprint planning, retrospectives and daily scrums! We also simulate challenges/blockers, teaching you how to address them in timely manners with your assigned teams.
With 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Chris Hoquis has held a myriad of roles in application development, business analysis, project management, and has now been University level classes for over 5 years. He is extremely passionate about all things Agile and bringing people together to share knowledge and learn concepts that can be readily applied in your professional life.
Upon successful completion of the Agile and Scrum Essentials workshop, students will be confident with the following:
- Definitions of Agile and Scrum
- Agile Values and Principles
- Scrum Theory, Roles, Events & Artifacts
- Practical applications of Scrum
- Build product backlogs
- What you’ll learn
- Virtual collaboration techniques
- Elevate agility in your teams
Talk to a student advisor to ensure you have the right pre-requisites for each class or program.
What a productive class. Valuable knowledge taught in an engaging, easy to follow way. Fast or slow, what made it great was that whatever your pace, your skills were usable immediately. I always left with some new skill to improve my work, some alternate method to try, something tangible and demonstrable to show for the time.
Inside Our Curriculum
Focus on Real-World Skills
Each of our stand-alone classes is designed to teach how to improve your skills in a real-world setting. DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor will performing all of the tasks to help you learn.
The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve your daily productivity.
Support & Mentoring
All Agile and Scrum classes are offered in an accelerated workshop format.
Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.
Each class may be eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.
Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.
Why Digital Workshop Center?
of program graduates last year from unemployed to employed.
months avg to find employment after graduation
average increase in salary of certificate program students
Always Live | Hands-On | Small Class Sizes | Expert Instructors | Streaming Online
*program statistics compiled from DWC enrollment report (2019-2021)
When can I start?
Classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis multiple times throughout the year, typically once per trimester.
Who teaches these classes?
All classes are taught by industry professionals with 10+ years experience in their field. Check the specific class offering to learn more about the assigned instructor for each class.
You may also learn more about our team here.
What format are these classes?
Stand-alone classes at DWC are focused skills workshops that teach in a specific area of a high demand career field.
Often described as a "short course" format, these accelerated workshops can be attended as stand-alone or can be taken as part of a larger certificate program.
Certificate programs offer more comprehensive training to help lead you to empoyment, support & mentoring, portfolio building, and career coaching.
To find out more about DWC's style of training, talk to a student advisor today.
What if the listed schedule doesn't work for me?
Click to request more information on a private class or contact us to discuss your training options.
Certificate Programs & Bootcamps
Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional classes specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.
Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.
Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.
Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.
Stand-alone classes within your program also include:
- Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
- Lesson files
- One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
- 30 days of technical support
- Certificate of Completion
If you have questions on stand-alone classes for professional development, contact us or attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.
What career services or internships do you offer?
For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career counselor.
Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program. Our expert career advisors will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path. Your success is our success.
DWC partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students. These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience. Learn more
Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and discuss career coaching & internship options today.
Payment & financial aid options
DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education. None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties. We have several flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.
If you are interested in scholarship or financial aid opportunities, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more.
Click here to learn more about financial aid options and get started.
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