Engaging Agile Stakeholders and Leading Agile Teams
Agile projects are characterized by the use of short work iterations and incremental development of products, made possible by focusing on business priorities and customer value. This course highlights the importance of stakeholder engagement, collaboration, and communication during agile planning and development projects. It discusses the role of stakeholders and how the Scrum Master or agile project leader must encourage active involvement to ensure the team has a clear understanding of the project requirements and stakeholder expectations. Having a good team and quality leadership is key for the success of any project, but in agile development it is crucial. This course also takes a close look at agile teams and team leadership, including the unique skills and roles of the agile project leader and the characteristics of the team as a whole. You will see how traditional project managers can adopt a new mindset that allows them to thrive in the agile environment, and to take on a coaching, leading, and facilitating role.