Introduction to Agile Software Development

Date: 2nd December 2019 -
3rd December 2019
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Clayton Hotel Ballybrit
Address: Galway
Event details

Introduction to Agile Software Development

Become familiar with the principles and terminology of Agile during this 2 day programme and decide if agile is suitable for your company's circumstances.

Programme Overview:

Assuming no prior knowledge of agile, this course will introduce delegates to the underlying philosophies of Agile. Once the principles have been established, the learner will be shown these in action by learning the practices associated with Agile Project Management. This course will focus on the most popular and widely used Agile delivery methods; Scrum and Kanban.

Programme Content:

  • Agile Values & Principles. The Agile Manifesto.
  • Agile Methodologies; Scrum Framework, Extreme Programming (XP) & Kanban.
  • Agile Culture & Mind-set changes required for Agile.
  • How to be successful with Agile and what pitfalls to avoid.
  • Agile Requirements; Epics & User Stories. Agile Estimation; Story Points, Ideal Hours & Planning Poker.
  • How to make the move from Waterfall to Agile.
  • Project Management: Predictive v Agile v Kanban.

Who should attend?

This is an introductory workshop and, as such, is ideal for someone who is new to Agile. It will be of benefit to anyone who is considering an Agile approach to managing their software development projects or simply wants to understand how Agile / Lean could benefit them.


Member cost: €475.00

Non-member cost: €630.00


*This programme is supported by the Connected Health Skillnet (

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