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Scrum for Stakeholders Training

S4S | 1 Day | Beginner | Stakeholders

Course Overview

This instructor-led class is intended to answer three questions commonly asked by Stakeholders: What is Scrum? Why will Scrum be better for me? How will I work differently going forward. Through presentation and discussion, attendees will learn the answers to these questions. By forming into teams and collaborating on activities and discussions, attendees will experience and see the truth behind those answers.

Course Learning Objectives

Who should attend

In Scrum, a Stakeholder is anyone that is potentially affected by the outcome of the product development. Stakeholders can include users, customers, managers, sponsors, business analysts, subject matter experts, help desk, operations/support, project managers, auditors, and more. This course is intended for anyone in that cloud of interested parties who wants to learn more about Scrum, why Scrum works, what process and culture changes are involved, and a roadmap for implementing those changes. Regardless of where your organization is at in their Scrum adoption, this course provides the knowledge and opportunity to ask questions about your piece of that pathway to agility.

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Course Outline

Each topic contains a blend of slides, discussions, and team-based activities. 1. What is Scrum ✓ Scrum overview ✓ Scrum values ✓ Scrum framework: roles, events, artifacts 5. The Product Backlog ✓ Purpose of the Product Backlog ✓ Definition of “Ready” ✓ Capturing Stakeholder feedback 2. Why Scrum ✓ Agile over waterfall ✓ Problems with targets: scope, schedule, cost ✓ Economic advantages of Scrum 6. Participating in the Scrum Events ✓ Participating in Sprint Planning ✓ Participating in Product Backlog Refinement ✓ Participating in Sprint Review 3. Myths and Misconceptions ✓ Requirements, documentation, analysis, and planning ✓ Managers, successful organizations, and culture ✓ Roles, PMO, and self-managing teams 7. New Ways of Measuring Success ✓ Direct evidence over indirect/subjective evidence ✓ Organizational metrics and foundational metrics ✓ Value, time to market, and ability to innovate 4. Interacting with the Scrum Team ✓ Interacting with the Product Owner ✓ Interacting with the Development Team ✓ Interacting with the Scrum Master 8. Roadmap ✓ Summary of what will be different going forward ✓ A Shu-Ha-Ri approach to implementing change ✓ A culture of continuous learning and improvement

Course Designers

This course was designed by Richard Hundhausen (Accentient) and Charles Bradley (ScrumCrazy). Richard and Charles are both management consultants with experience educating fortune 500 executives and managers. Richard and Charles are also Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers, coaches, and software developers.

Why naked Agility with Martin Hinshelwood?

naked Agility Limited is a professional company, registered in Scotland, that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.

We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has a purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.

  •  Practical experience & Stories! I have been delivering software for 20 years, Microsoft MVP in DevOps for 13 years, and a Professional Scrum Trainer for 11 years!
  • 1-hour Coaching Session – a 1-hour remote coaching session with your trainer to help you integrate concepts into your context (at a mutually agreeable time following the course)
  • 30 Minute Assessment Review – Regardless of outcome get additional 1-on-1 help to focus your learning.
  • Advocates Program – Advocates gain up to £200 for each referral towards future classes.
  • Retraining Program – Favourable payment plans for those not working.
  • Online Community – Membership to the naked Agility online Teams community.  You will be invited to a Microsoft Teams community with all of our past students, as well as a private Team for your class. Share challenges, content, and ideas with folks that have been through the same training as you.
  • Dynamic Prices based on your part of the world!

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Our Core beliefs

Courage | Commitment | Focus | Respect | Openness

We believe that every organisation deserves usable software on a regular cadence that delivers the highest possible value. Organisations are complex systems. They evolve over time and the current ways of working are a result of this evolution. We help an entire organization focus on value delivery and agree to new norms. 

By reducing bureaucracy and command and control management, we believe that everyone will take responsibility for achieving the organisation’s goals. Our tailored blend of training, coaching and mentoring, gives people the opportunity to learn and develop, making the organisation, and its clients, successful.

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What We Do

On an evolution towards agility and becoming a great organisation, it is your people that will determine your success. We help the entire organisation agree on methods, goals and cultural values that will enable you to adopt a product-first approach.

We have learned from the success and failure of different organisations and their experiences of introducing an agile mindset. We want to help you transition to a world within which you can delight your clients.

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Our Customers

  • 2021 – Genus Breeding Ltd, CR2, Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG), Royal Air Force
  • 2020 – Jack Links, New Signature, Workday, Department of Work and Pensions (UK), Lean SA, YearUp.org, Qualco
  • 2019 – Brandes Investment Partners L.P., Capita Secure Information Solutions Ltd, Schlumberger
  • PastBrandes Investment Partners L.P., Capita Secure Information Solutions Ltd, Schlumberger, Hubtel Ghana, NIT A/S, Xceptor – Process and Data Automation, Alignment Healthcare, Akaditi, Ghana Police Service, Healthgrades, Slaughter and May, SuperControl, Trayport, Slicedbread, Microsoft, MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd., Kongsberg Maritime, Higher Education Statistics Agency, Graham & Brown, Freadom, Flowmaster (a Mentor Graphics Company), Emerson Process Management, DFDS, Nottingham County Council, Boxit Document Solutions, Bistech, Big Data for Humans, ALS Life Sciences, Lockhead Martin, ProgramUtvikling, Teleplan, Rabobank International, Lockheed Martin, Ericson, Deliotte, Washington Department of Transport, Sage, Milliman, Philips, Illumina, Boeing, Washington Department of Enterprise Services, New Hampshire Supreme Court

Scheduled Classes

Any Date!
Delivery Mode: In-Person or Live Virtual
Visability: Private or Public
Any Time

We have taught classes from New Zealand to Seattle and everywhere in-between!

We run more private classes than public classes, and we have different ticket options based on purchasing power globally. Take advantage of our Retraining Programs and Advocate Programs!

OUR TEAM

We believe that every company deserves high quality software delivered on a regular cadence that meets its customers needs. Our goal is to help you reduce your cycle time, improve your time to market, and minimise any organisational friction in achieving your goals.

naked Agility Limited is a professional company that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.

We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.