Full program description

NICF - Agile and Scrum Fundamentals

What's In It For Me

  • Have a brief understanding of what is Agile Project management all about
  • Describe about the concepts in Scrum methodology

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF029

SkillsConnect Code: CRS-Q-0031558-IT

Agile is the buzz word in the industry as of now for Project Management. This methodology describes about how to embrace change. The main advantage of agile is working on the customers changing requirements and bringing value to the organization.

The purpose of this one day Agile and Scrum Foundation is to enable the professionals to know how to deliver incrementally and iteratively and what is advantage of using agile over traditional approach.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone aspiring to know what is agile methodology.
  • IT professionals or others working within an organization that has adopted and adapted.
  • Product management professionals who are working on iterative and incremental delivery.

Course Duration

1 Days / 8 Hours

Course Outline

Introduction to agile

  • Agile methodology
  • Difference between traditional waterfall approach and agile
  • Differentiate iterative, incremental and agile methods

Manifesto values

  • What makes agile unique
  • What are the enticing factors in agile
  • Why agile is the trend?

Principles of agile (building blocks of agile)

  • What to take note of, whenever agile is going to be planned
  • What are the building blocks of agile
  • Why agile? Myths and facts about agile? Benefits of agile
  • How agile is addressing the current issues
  • Why should organization consider agile

Scrum - definition

  • What is scrum methodology?
  • Why companies move to scrum?
  • Comparison overview of all methodologies

Why scrum?

  • Advantage of scrum
  • How scrum is agile?
Scrum - the cutting edge Methodology

  • Description of the different facets of scrum
  • Considerations for implementing scrum

Roles and events

  • Product owner
  • Scrum master
  • Development team
  • Product vision statement
  • User story creation
  • Estimation
  • Review
  • Retrospective
  • Daily scrum

Mode of Assessment

Students will be required to complete a paper-based NICF assessment during class.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded NICF Statement of Attainments (SOA)

Upon completion of the course and assessment, students will also be awarded with these NICF SOAs:

  • IT-RLT-301E-1 Maintain team relationships 

Course Objectives

  • Understand Agile Framework
  • Understand Agile methodology
  • Understand SCRUM methodology
  • Understand Project Management in the modern way

Pre-requisites

No credit or certification pre-requisites required to take this course.

But it is recommended that participants:

  • Understand traditional project management practices such as SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) or PMI-PMP (Project Management Professional)

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1:25

Price

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

w/o GST

w GST

Non-SME

SME

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

$350.00

$374.50

$350.00

$374.50

$350.00

$374.50

Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above

$230.00

$254.50

$230.00

$254.50

$35.00

$59.50

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$35.00

$59.50

$35.00

$59.50

$35.00

$59.50

Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above who are not earning more than $2,000 per month (WTS Scheme)

$17.50

$42.00

$17.50

$42.00

$17.50

$42.00

Remarks:

  • Individual Sponsored

Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.
Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding.

  • Company Sponsored

Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr.
Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr.
Absentee payroll claimable by companies (SMEs and Non-SMEs) sponsoring candidates under WTS Scheme: Up to 95% of hourly basic salary (no dollar cap).

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Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees

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