Scrum for Executives, Leaders, and Your Boss

Do you want to be a change agent influencing others to bring Scrum and agile to the organization? If so, this course is for you. Instead of focusing on the mechanics, this course focuses on the knowledge you'll need to influence leaders.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 14, 2020
Duration
1h 54m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 14, 2020
Duration
1h 54m
Description

Many leaders think Scrum and agile are just a technique for building software. In this course, Scrum for Executives, Leaders, and Your Boss, you will learn the knowledge necessary to influence others to bring Scrum and agile to your organization without focusing on mechanics. First, you will learn about Scrum from a value perspective. Next, you will discover the things that executives will want to know before committing to new initiatives as big as this one. Finally, you will explore how to advise with organizational change and what it means to be a truly agile executive. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of influence needed to discuss Scrum and agile in terms leaders understand and value.

About the author
About the author

David Starr is a Principal Azure Solutions Architect for Microsoft and has worked in technology leadership positions for over 20 years. He specializes in agile software development practices, patterns and practices, and judicious application of various technologies within development teams. He is a 5 time Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and a technical instructor with Pluralsight where he focuses on the software development practices and developer tooling curricula. David blogs at ElegantCode.com, is a frequent contributor at conferences and a frequent writer. He has successfully led many product development teams and is a technical learning professional.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi everyone. My name is David Starr. Welcome to my core scrum for executives, leaders and your boss. I have over 15 years experience with scrum in agile, having taught, coached and implemented scrum and agile transformations worldwide. Further, I've brought scrum to cos I've worked for revitalizing engineering organizations, Human resource is and other departments. If you want to be an influencer to those in your organization who can lead an agile transformation, this course is for you. In this course we're going to cover what you need to be an effective change agent focusing on the value proposition of scrum and agile practices. Some of the major topics that will cover include tools for talking scrum without the mechanics waste discuss agile that will resonate with executives. The tools the agile leaders must themselves learn to be effective and customer obsession as a way to improve your company. By the end of this course, you'll be ready for those tough conversations that go far beyond the mechanics of scram unnatural practices. You'll be ready to discuss scrum in terms of how it will improve your company before beginning the course. You should be familiar with scrums, mechanics and the fundamentals of agile software development. I hope you'll join me on this journey toe. Learn how to be a powerful influencer for organizational change with the scrum for executives, leaders and your boss course at plural site.