Scrum Jumpstart

Gain the knowledge to start using Scrum immediately and get your Scrum project off the ground fast.

Certification

Assurity Certificate

Duration

Online: 4 half-days
In-person: 2 days

Cost

Contact our Education Team for details.

Course overview

Designed for those looking for a Scrum jumpstart. This practical two-day course prepares attendees to be able to start using Scrum immediately. It covers all the basics you need including the frameworks, mechanics and roles of Scrum. It also teaches how to use Scrum in the real world via a mix of modules of theory and its application on a real project.

Who is this for?

For anyone seeking a comprehensive, practical Scrum course that will equip them with the skills required to start a Scrum project.

What’s covered?

  • What it feels like to be on a real Scrum team
  • The challenges you’re likely to face
  • How to use Scrum in multiple-team organisations
  • How to measure progress empirically at a macro level
  • Release planning to maximise ROI

Learning outcomes

  • Accelerate the flow of value using the Scrum Framework
  • Use Scrum to maximise value creation, provide transparency, improve customer and employee satisfaction
  • Remove barriers between development and the customer so they directly drive value creation
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The key roles in Scrum, their accountabilities and how they work together

Certification

On completion of the course, you’ll receive an Assurity certificate which confirms your attendance.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required but you’ll get the most out of the course if you’ve studied the Scrum Guide

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“The course was focused, interactive, fun and educational. Bruce was an excellent facilitator with significant and relevant experience.”

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Course Schedule

This course is only available as a private class. Contact our Education Team for a consultation.

Experts in business and training

Our courses are developed and taught only by people who are in practice at Assurity. Every single day of the week…except when they’re in the classroom teaching you!

Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

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Bartwin van der Pols

Senior Agile Consultant

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Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

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Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

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Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

Jacob is an experienced entrepreneur and Agile coach. He has worked in his own and other businesses to help them grow and develop high-value work through the application of Agile, Lean Start-up and other modern business techniques.

Jacob has worked with a wide range of businesses across Asia-Pacific and the United States, from very small (1 team) to very large (400+ team) Agile transformations with both software/IT and non-IT teams, in industries including Ecommerce, Finance, Healthcare, Mobile, Gaming, Telecommunications, and Advertising.

Jacob is passionate about empowering and motivating people, with a constant focus on business value, to ensure not only are we delivering high quality work, but the right, most valuable work as well.

Bartwin van der Pols

Senior Agile Consultant

Building high performing teams and providing pragmatic approaches to change are key elements to the consultancy approach of Bartwin van der Pols.

Based on an extensive background as a change consultant within international business environments, he connects a data driven approach with a high performance. His consultancy style is sought out for an ability to combine his focus on innovation with an analytic solution-oriented approach.

Next to over ten years’ experience in coaching teams and management, he also draws on a diverse background as research consultant, corporate trainer, and business owner. 

Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

Kay is a trusted advisor to clients, helping them define their digital transformation strategy and the cultural changes needed to achieve it.

After assessing a client’s current capabilities, Kay is well versed in create a roadmap to outline the processes, practices, tools, and education needed to enable continuous improvement.

An expert in Business Agility, Agile, Cloud Adoption and DevOps, Kay makes it easy for clients to understand how adopting these approaches can benefit their organisation.

She’s also an accomplished trainer in Facilitation, Agile Project and Delivery Management, Agile Coaching, Foundations of DevOps, and is passionate about helping students see tangible results.

Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

Fabio has a background in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Engineering and work experience in software development in a variety of industries, including Retail, Telecommunications, Banking, Educational, Healthcare and Startups.

As a Consultant, he works to improve value delivery and complex problem-solving. He translates vision into actionable plans to deliver customer-centric outcomes.

His focus is to help organisations achieve a sustained competitive advantage by adopting agile values and principles to deliver the highest possible quality products.

Fabio is also a coach and mentor to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Agile teams.

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About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world.

We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies, collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to innovate, deliver complex projects with quality and speed, and improve their operations’ efficiency and effectiveness.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this by forming unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines.

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