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Corporate Office Park
Waltham, MA
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Agile & Scrum Fundamentals 1-Day Training from
This one-day class is designed to provide you with a rapid foundation in the values, benefits, and practices of Agile and Scrum. After completing this class, you'll have a solid understanding of what "doing Agile" or "adopting Scrum" really means and be ready to move forward with Scrum in your organization. If you already do Scrum and need to spin up more teams or on-board new employees quickly, this is the class for you.

Here's a quick list of the topics the class covers:

- Comparing traditional approaches and Agile approaches
- Conducting iterative planning and development with Scrum, Kanban, and XP
- Understanding the roles, events, artifacts, and rules of Scrum
- Creating, ordering, and grooming the product backlog
- Writing, slicing, and sizing user stories
- Working with a Definition of Ready (DoR) and a Definition of Done (DoD)
- Planning and tracking releases and sprints
- Visualizing progress with taskboards, burndowns, and burnups
- Estimating with teams using planning poker and affinity techniques
- Understanding team velocity and role metrics
- Conducting effective standups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives


Tuesday, June 25, 2013
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Why a one-day class?

It's simple. The goal is to impart the essentials of Agile and Scrum to each participant in the shortest amount of time using an active classroom with simulations and interactive team learning exercises.


The course is $249.

Who should attend?

With rich, useful content, a single day commitment, and a low price, the class is great for both individuals and teams. Individuals quickly gain the knowledge they need to broaden their skills and make themselves more marketable. Who can't spare a day for that.

As for teams, the class delivers even more value by making it easy to afford sending team members together and compounding the learning they bring back to their companies. Compare that to sending a single person to a two-day class for $1500 and hoping that they'll be able to share what they learned to others.

Still need convincing?

Read what some students have said.

"The class was one of the most engaging and cost-effective classes I've taken in 25+ years of work."
- Irwin Schreiman, PerkinElmer

- Chuck Miksis, Motorola Mobility/ARRIS

"Awesome Class!"
- Stanley Ivas

"Best in Boston to learn Agile/Scrum."
- Kanda Alagappan

"I can use these principles & practices to take charge of my day today."
- Heather Mardis, Motorola Mobility/ARRIS

"Very valuable and enjoyable."
- Larry Antonuk, Markem-Imaje

"Very informative, engaging, and a definite 'go to' for starting or improving agile in your company."
- Abhinay Pujari, GMO

"Well done. The experience of the instructors is great."
- Mike Dunbar, Conexant

"If you are planning to or are employing Agile methodology, this class should be required."
- Mark Ayasee, VFA Inc.

"Excellent class. Covered the fundamentals in a fun interesting manner."
- Josh Feldman

"It's as good for beginners as for someone who is already using agile."
- Oleg Puzatkin, VFA Inc.

"Great crash course in agile methodologies."
- Jill Nickerson, AlixPartners

"It's a great introductory class for understanding the fundamentals of Scrum."
- Chandra Kollipara, BA Insight

"Definitely worth every penny + would absolutely recommend!"
- Colleen Schwartz, AlixPartners

"Agile ASAP is a great one day introduction to Agile and Scrum.  The teachers are among the best in the world. I brought my entire team with me, and they left excited and ready to bring it to work the next day.  I will send more teams to this class, and I'll bring the teachers into my company for on-site training.  Don't miss it!"
- Richard Kasperowski, Nokia


200 West Street
Waltham, MA 02451

Travel tip. Traffic on I-95/128 is a wildcard and can be "unpleasant" before class time. The best idea is leave early and target getting to classroom between 8:30-8:45. There is a cafeteria with WiFi in the building if you need a place to hangout before class.


The classroom is located on the 1st floor. Enter the building. Take the hallway to the left. Walk past the elevators. The door to the classroom will be on your right before the restrooms.

Dress Code:

The dress code for the class is casual. Come comfortable and ready to engage in learning.


Lunch is not provided, but there is a cafeteria on the 1st floor of the building. When you enter the building, the cafeteria is down the hallway to the right. They're open in the morning for coffee and breakfast food. To get to the cafeteria from the classroom, exit the class, turn left, and walk down the hall. The cafeteria is open in the morning before class and until 2:00 PM.


The course instructors are from FreeStanding Agility, a team of Agile educators, trainers, and coaches with over 12 years of combined experience, coaching and/or training Agile teams in over 100 different organizations.


Corporate Office Park (View)
200 West Street
Waltham, MA 02451
United States

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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