Agile Essentials: A Practical Guide to the Agile Process (Free Online Course With Certificate) Alison Free Online Learning
This free online Agile Methodology course is a quick and practical guide to the agile process. The course offers clear yet concise explanations about all the steps in agile development. In addition to the general overview and principles of the Agile methodology, the course covers writing effective user stories, user story estimations, iterations, backlog, scrum, agile project management, risk management, and best practices in agile development.
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This Free Online Course Includes:
- 1.5-3 Hours of Learning
- CPD Accreditation
- Final Assessment
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Agile methodology is quickly becoming the number one choice in software development where requirements often change over time. This free online course from Alison is a quick and practical guide to the agile process. Agile Essentials offers clear yet concise explanations about all the steps in agile development, along with discussing how it differs from traditional methods, the formation of project teams, and how to establish sound procedures for project management and product testing.
In addition to the general overview and principles of the Agile methodology, the course covers writing effective user stories, user story estimations, iterations, backlog, scrum, agile project management, risk management, and best practices in agile development. Agile Essentials is designed for those who are new to agile development as well as for those who want to review agile concepts or further their understanding of the agile methodology. Packed with examples and assessments, the course will help you test your understanding of the material.
After completing this course, you will be able to effectively use agile in your job, develop accurate project estimations with greater flexibility, apply best practices to a broad range of development tasks, and release projects on time and within budget. This course would be of great interest to those studying and practising software development, along with project managers, who want to learn agile methodologies to improve their efficiency and increase client satisfaction.
Introduction to Agile - Principles and Methodology Overview
This module introduces the Agile Methodology and the differences between traditional and agile development. Key Agile principles are explored along with a step-by-step process on how to develop project teams, including the three roles of Scrum. Sprint planning and Release are discussed, including such topics as project scheduling, planning, estimations and dialling in a budget. Finally, mid-sprint events and agile iterations are explained.
User Stories and Agile Testing
In this module, you will be introduced to User Stories and Agile Testing as they relate to Agile Methodology. Topics of discussion will include writing and prioritizing effective User Stories along with identifying different agile testing methods.
Agile Project Management
This module discusses Agile Project Management, including how to update product backlog, identify reasons for change, manage risk, communicate change in requirements and apply best practices for iterative management.
What You Will Learn In This Free Course
- Define the term Agile
- Identify and describe the difference between traditional and agile development
- Identify and discuss agile principles
- Define project teams
- Identify the three roles of Scrum
- Describe the difference between Sprint planning and Release
- Discuss mid-sprint events and agile iterations
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Careers related to this course:
- Agile Coach