Course: An introduction to Agile with Lego

What is Agile?

Are you interested in learning more about the benefits of delivering tasks or projects using the Agile methodology? Would you like to learn in a practical and fun way?

Taught by our in-house, professionally-trained Scrum Masters and Scaled Agile Consultants, this course balances training with fun elements to achieve both practical and theoretical learning outcomes.

This course is for Plymouth University staff only. However, please contact us to discuss your requirements if outside the University, as we may be able to help.

Pre-requisites

A basic understanding of how to build things in Lego would help (although we are confident you will pick this up).

What you will gain

By the end of this course, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Agile way of working and know where to find further information. You will also have a good level of understanding about the four main ceremonies involved in Scrum and some planning and reporting techniques. You will feel confident to explain basic techniques to others.

 This course would be ideal for those working on an Agile project or just interested in learning how TIS deliver IT projects to the University.

 The course will cover:

  • a brief comparison with other delivery methods
  • why Agile suits us at Plymouth
  • an introduction to the Agile Manifesto
  • stages of a scrum project
  • practical walk through of scrum including: planning, stand ups, show and tells and retrospectives
  • Agile reporting
  • an overview of tools to help (time allowing)
  • basic Lego skills.

How do I book?

Register your interest using this direct link via Employee Self Service. Once enough people have been waitlisted, a session date will be booked.If you are unable to attend your training session, please cancel in advance via Employee Self Service.

For enquiries about this course please contact us at digitalskills@plymouth.ac.uk.