This three day course will focus on the Philosophy, Principles, Process, Products, Practices and the People and provide the partipants with practical experience. Those include communication skills, team collaboration, but also planning and time management.
Intended for all skill profiles interested in working in an Agile way, reaching from business analysts or even business visionaries, consultants and testers, developers and architects.
None per se, but it makes sense if you have worked in projects in the past.
To provide training in the Atern framework and give guidance on how the delegate’s skills might be applied on an Atern project. It is aimed at those intending to gain a deeper understanding of Atern or to those that will take an active role in an Atern project team. At the end of this training, delegates should have a detailed understanding of all the component parts of Atern and how they work together to support Atern as a whole, together with practical experience of Atern.
The course will examine the following questions and points surround Atern, as an Agile methodology, covering the entire Project Life-Cycle:
The course will examine the philosophy, reproduced below, and look at what this really means in the real-World:
The Atern Philosophy is that any project must be aligned to clearly defined strategic goals and focus upon early delivery of real benefits to the business.
This is best achieved when key stakeholders understand the business objectives, are empowered to an appropriate level, and collaborate in order to deliver the right solution. This solution will be delivered in the agreed timescale, according to the priorities set by the business.
The stakeholders must be prepared to deliver a fit-for-purpose solution. They must also be prepared to accept that change is inevitable as they understand more about the solution being developed.
The 8 principles of Atern are examined in depth, using examples and exercises to deepen the understanding:
The Atern Life Cycle is examined in depth concentrating on:
The Roles and Responsibilities are presented and examined and used in practical exercises to embed understanding of:
Atern encourages the use of five practices, each of which is examined in detail.
There are a number of additional areas that need to be examined in order to support Atern projects:
All training partners & trainers are provided via Accredited Training Organisations, in this case of the DSDM Consortium.