Introduction to Agile development and Scrum

A 1-day course to become familiar with the Agile way of working in general and Scrum in particular.

The fundamental principles of the Scrum approach for projects is illustrated with inside stories and based on experience.


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please let us know.

Intended for

  • Project managers
  • IT Managers
  • Business analysts
  • Functionele analysts
  • Team leaders
  • Software engineers
  • Software architects.


No background is needed.

Main topics

  • Agile vs. Traditional approach
  • emergence of Agile
  • differences with traditional approach
  • benefits and pitfalls
  • Lean, Scrum, KanBan, XP
  • Roles in Scrum
  • product owner
  • ScrumMaster
  • Team
  • Interaction between these roles
  • Meetings (ceremonies) in Scrum
  • Sprint planning meeting
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Review (Demo)
  • Daily Stand-up
  • Artifacts
  • Product backlog
  • Sprint backlog
  • Burndown charts
  • Techniques to facilitate Scrum
  • Planning poker
  • Definition of Done
  • Agile engineering

Training method

Classroom training, with focus on interaction.


1 day.

Course leader

Wouter Dewanckel.