Intro to Agile and Scrum

at General Assembly - Flatiron

Course Details
$60 8 seats
Start Date:

Sat, Dec 28, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Flatiron, Manhattan
10 E 21st St 3rd Fl
Btwn Broadway & 5th Ave
New York, New York 10010
A computer will not be provided
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Eve MacKnight

What you'll learn in this scrum training:

Originally designed for software development, Scrum is becoming one of the most popular ways to organize a project today. 

In this class, we'll define Agile and Scrum and explore the rise of Agile and how Scrum fits within the Agile principles. Using real world examples and a practice exercise, we'll then review how Scrum works and what makes Scrum so powerful for delivering higher quality products in much less time and with happier teams. This course is a great introduction to Scrum and how to apply Scrum methods to your project to get better results!

  • Review the history of Agile and the Agile Manifesto
  • Explain how the Scrum framework fits within the principles of Agile
  • Highlight differences between Scrum and traditional project management
  • Define and describe the 3 pillars of Scrum
  • Explore the key roles in Scrum
  • Understand the Scrum lifecycle: planning, development, review & retrospective
Prereqs & Preparation 
This is a class for beginners and/or those with some experience of Scrum. Students may wish (but are not required) to read the Scrum Guide and the Agile Manifesto.

What to bring to class: Students should bring their own bring a laptop or writing materials to take notes with.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
12:00pm - 2:00pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
2:00pm - 4:00pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
6:30pm - 8:30pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
2:00pm - 4:00pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
2:00pm - 4:00pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
6:30pm - 8:30pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60
6:30pm - 8:30pm Eve MacKnight 1 $60

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Reviews of Classes at General Assembly (2,334)

(2334 Reviews)
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Natalie B. on 10/4/2019
Great introductory course which was very easy to grasp. Instructor had the ability to break down concepts and make it relatable across industries represented in the room. Enjoyed and felt very accomplished
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/13/2019
Info was useful but not much beyond what is attainable online. The activities with partners didn’t seem to add value in my opinion. To be fair, it was only a 2 hour class.
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Jennifer S. on 4/17/2019
Eve was a great teacher. The class was a great 101 primer on agile and scrum thinking.
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Jonathan F. on 3/20/2019
Excellent instructor. I really enjoyed this class and learned a great deal.
Intro to Agile and Scrum
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/13/2019
Instructor was very good. High level overview class that was comprehensive, well organized, and fast-paced. Kept you engaged.
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