PDS279 Applied Scrum for Team Delivery


Program Description/Overview

This two-day course teaches the Scrum approach to project management and will demonstrate how Scrum can enable your projects to quickly develop working software that meets business needs. In Scrum, teams work within time-boxed iterations (called sprints) to produce production-quality software driven by business priorities. This course explains Scrum's empirical, adaptive approach, key techniques, and how each team member contributes to its success.

Course Materials

Electronic MaterialsAll course materials will be provided electronically. Registered students will receive access instructions in their enrollment reminder emails prior to class.


Key Topics:

  • Scrum Methodology Fundamentals
  • Agile estimating and Planning
  • Project Initiation and Release Planning
  • Planning a Sprint
  • Running a Sprint
  • Closing a Sprint


  • Understanding of the Agile methodology's benefits and key techniques
  • Ability to use Agile project management techniques
  • Familiarity with the key activities and artifacts produced by Scrum teams
  • Techniques to plan and manage a sprint
  • Understanding how to "burndown" the product backlog
  • Ability to participant on an Agile product team

This is a two-day course.

Advisory Board

Course curriculum is developed in consultation with our Professional Development Advisory Board of subject matter experts, faculty, and industry practitioners. Click here to view the members of our Professional Development Advisory Board.


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