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Lean Scrum

Date: Sept. 23, 2019
Time: 8 am - 12 pm
Location: Magnolia Hotel - 3rd Level 

Paul Odomirok

Paul Odomirok, CEO, Performance Excellence Associates 

Overview

Learn to use Scrum methodology to provide quality products and services; faster, better and more affordable. Scrum is a cooperative and collaborative practice for executing projects using a rapid fire team implementation for accomplishing organization transformation. Beyond optimizing speed, quality and cost, Scrum also proves to be motivational for the individuals involved in a project. This workshop incorporates both Agile and Lean principles. When completed, participants will know contemporary techniques, new ideas, enthusiasm and energy for this new way of accomplishing and achieving successes for changing processes, products, services and organizations.

The original Scrum implementation was focused on Software Development and IT professionals. This program expands Scrum thinking, tools and methods to cover other industries such as; finance, government, healthcare, telecommunications, construction, education, aerospace, insurance, automotive, manufacturing, supply chain, and any other industry seeking solutions to complex problems in a high quality, swift, and inexpensive way.   

What You Will Learn

  • How to use Scrum in the organization for change and transformation.
  • How to develop flexible projects that are easy to adapt and respond to shifting needs and customer requirements.
  • How to eliminate project problems earlier and shift priorities as they occur.
  • How to deliver Customer Focused Products and Services.
  • How to deliver project results predictably on time.
  • Improve productivity, team morale and motivation.

Course Content

  • Tools and Techniques
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communication Visuals: Various Boards, Charts, Status Displays
  • Rapid Process Improvement
  • Lean components: Waste, Speed, Cost Reduction
  • Agile specific factors: Manifesto, Estimation, Planning
  • Prioritization
  • Scrum team development
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