Understanding Agile - Complete Guide for Beginners

Dive deep into the Agile universe and become an expert in its frameworks and tools. Learn from seasoned Agile expert, apply real-world Agile practices, and gain the confidence to drive meaningful change in your organization.
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Does any of this sound familiar to you?
Lost in Translation
You hear terms like "Scrum" or "story points" being thrown around, but they might as well be a foreign language. The world of Agile seems like an uncharted territory.
Agile Misfit
You're in an Agile organization, but feel like a square peg in a round hole. Integrating and keeping up with the Agile way seems daunting and elusive.
Chronic Deadline Syndrome
Despite the best-laid plans, projects spiral out of control. Deadlines feel like a mirage, always out of reach, causing stress and burnout
Effort without Impact
Your team is burning the midnight oil, but the results are nowhere close. The cycle of hard work and little payoff is leading to frustration and demotivation
Market Mayhem
Despite putting in the effort, sales are plummeting, and customers are drifting towards competitors. Understanding and meeting market demands feels like an impossible puzzle
Vision-Execution Gap
You have a vision for your projects, but translating that vision into actionable, successful tasks feels like navigating through a fog
Feedback Fiasco
You collect customer feedback, but integrating it into your product development process is confusing, often leading to mismatched priorities and missed opportunities
Welcome to
"UNDERSTANDING AGILE":
NOT JUST LEARNING,
but a journey to mastery
  • FOUNDATIONAL MASTERY OF AGILE
Dive deep into the essence of Agile, understanding its core principles, frameworks and tools

  • TEAM PRODUCTIVITY TRANSFORMATION
Elevate your team's performance by mastering Agile practices

  • CUSTOMER-CENTRIC PRODUCT DELIVERY
Gain expertise in prioritizing and developing products that truly resonate with your customers

  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT INTEGRATION
Embed the ethos of continuous improvement into your team's DNA

  • STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT MASTERY
Become an expert in engaging and managing stakeholders
Here is what you will learn from this course:
What's included:
4 hours of on-demand video
with English subtitles and transcripts
Live Q&A*
3 months access to weekly Q&A sessions

*Professional and Premium package only
Community*
Join other motivated learners on your path to Agile excellence
*Professional and Premium package only
Credentials
Receive a certificate of completion and LinkedIn skills endorsement
Unlimited access
Access the materials anytime, anywhere, from any device
14 days money back guarantee
Your ultimate satisfaction, or get your money back
What you will learn:
  • Agile fundamentals
    Gain a deep understanding of Agile's core principles and values, and how they revolutionize traditional project management methods
  • Agile Manifesto insights
    Delve into the Agile Manifesto, embracing its twelve guiding principles for a transformative Agile approach
  • Framework mastery
    Explore popular Agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, and learn how to implement them effectively in your projects
  • Team dynamics in Agile
    Learn best practices for managing Agile teams, including defining roles, optimizing meetings, and leveraging collaboration tools
  • Agile product lifecycle
    Master the art of applying Agile from initial product ideation to successful release and beyond
  • Customer-centric techniques
    Develop skills in Agile customer research, UX design, and crafting impactful user stories for better product alignment
  • Agile roles explained
    Discover the unique responsibilities of key Agile roles like Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Agile Coach, and their impact on project success
  • Agile leadership & culture
    Uncover the significance of Agile leadership and the cultural elements essential for building thriving, adaptable organizations
  • Tools for Agile success
    Compare and contrast popular backlog management tools (Jira, Trello, Monday, Asana) to find the best fit for your Agile needs
  • Effective prioritization
    Learn techniques for prioritizing tasks and managing backlogs to ensure focus on high-impact activities
  • Embracing change
    Understand how to navigate and manage change effectively in an Agile environment, maintaining flexibility and responsiveness
  • Continuous improvement
    Explore the concept of Kaizen and other continuous improvement practices to enhance team performance and product quality
  • Stakeholder engagement
    Master the art of engaging and communicating with stakeholders, balancing their needs with Agile
  • Risk management
    Develop skills to identify, assess, and manage risks in an Agile context, ensuring project stability and success
Reviews
Makhense Chuma
It is a good match, I have just joined an organization that uses the agile approach and this will help me understand how Agile works.
Manny Ortiz
Very detailed. The facilitator keeps a good flow in providing information.
Madhulika Das
Great way of explaining things to a beginner. Loved it. Will do more courses!
Stanley Waweru Karanja
Great idea for smooth running of the organization. Great ideas for working as a Team.
Urbanus Kioko Mutuku
It was a very important lesson, makes me have a different perception on how to take on task and projects that are under my scope.
This course is for you if...
  • ..you are curious
    about Agile and want to understand its key concepts
  • ...you are working in a company
    undergoing Agile transformation and want to learn how to navigate the new environment
  • ..you are starting a new job
    in an Agile company or interviewing for a position where Agile is a requirement
  • ...you are a student or an entry-level employee
    looking for ways to boost your resume
  • ...you are a manager or a business owner
    looking for ways to improve business performance
  • ...you want to become Product Owner, Scrum Master or Agile Coach
    but don't know where to start
Course curriculum
1. Introduction
2. What is Agile?
3. What is Lean and how is it related to Agile?
4. Agile mindsets, principles and values
5. Agile frameworks, tools, roles
Hi, I'm Masha Ostroumova
As a seasoned Agile expert with a deep-rooted passion for fostering healthy, motivated teams, my mission is to empower organizations and leaders to embrace Agile ways of working. With a rich background that spans from Agile practitioner to Enterprise Agile Coach, my journey includes transforming numerous teams into customer-focused and outcome-oriented units.

At the helm of Agile Apothecary, and with prior experience at Rakuten, Indeed and McKinsey, I specialize in guiding large-scale Agile transformations. My dedication extends beyond practice; as a best-selling instructor, I've connected with over 90,000 students around the world, achieving a stellar average rating. More than numbers, my drive stems from making a tangible difference in people's professional lives.
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  • Downloadable resources and tools

  • Certification of completion

  • Email support

  • 14 days money back guarantee

  • Learner's community access

  • Weekly live Q&A (3 months access)

  • LinkedIn skills endorsement

  • Personalized feedback and action plan

  • One-on-one coaching sessions
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  • Unlimited access to all course materials

  • Downloadable resources and tools

  • Certification of completion

  • Email support

  • 14 days money back guarantee

  • Learner's community access

  • Weekly live Q&A (3 months access)

  • LinkedIn skills endorsement

  • Personalized feedback and action plan

  • One-on-one coaching sessions
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  • Unlimited access to all course materials

  • Downloadable resources and tools

  • Certification of completion

  • Email support

  • 14 days money back guarantee

  • Learner's community access

  • Weekly live Q&A (3 months access)

  • LinkedIn skills endorsement

  • Personalized feedback and action plan

  • One-on-one coaching sessions
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