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Grow Your Skills with Agile

Grow your project management skills with Agile and Scrum training, coaching, and certification resources offered by Watermark Learning. Develop a successful Scrum team structure and establish internal customer satisfaction with a more timely delivery of project outcomes.

With practical and engaging Agile and Scrum training like our Agile/Scrum Crash Course, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and Agile Business Analysis courses, they enable you to immediately apply the concepts and skills back on the job. Certified ScrumMaster training provides a rock-solid foundation as a ScrumMaster. To make the transition from the classroom to your real-world projects even more effective, Watermark coaches and mentors will partner with you to ensure that the implementation of your Agile & Scrum training meets the needs of your organization.

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Agile Training Courses

Watermark Learning's Agile and Scrum training courses are laser-focused for core Agile team members and develop all the skills required to be successful in an Agile environment. Core topics include the Scrum framework, roles and responsibilities, sprint and release planning, Scrum ceremonies and artifacts, and retrospectives. Get certified as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) and take Agile training courses designed for specific roles, like business analysis in Agile environments and Agile Testing. Earn SEUs toward your Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) credential with our Agile and Scrum training and webinars.

To provide you with maximum flexibility, our Agile and Scrum classroom training is available as either open-enrollment public classes or as private onsite classes.

Agile & Scrum Training Courses
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Agile Practitioner Certificate Through Auburn University

Auburn University

 

The Agile Practitioner Certificate is designed for core Agile team members: ScrumMasters, project managers, business analysts,product owners, project coaches, and software developers. Our program provides the fundamentals and skills to start applying Agile and Scrum the right way.

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Agile Coaching and Mentoring

Agile & Scrum Training, Coaching & Mentoring

Do you need specialized Agile project management or business analysis training, but can't find a class? Do you have a need for coaching for a specific topic?

Watermark Learning offers coaching and mentoring services that can provide the answer. Think of our coaching as applied learning. We recommend having formal training as the foundation, which is followed-up by our coaches to help guide and influence new or existing Agile/Scrum teams in the right direction. We can assess any number of Agile teams to offer recommendations for improvement and to help get them implemented.

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Articles About Agile


State of Agile Survey: From VersionOne Software

Read the latest survey from VersionOne Software on the state of Agile development to find out what Agile users feel are the most significant benefits, which Agile techniques are used the most and discover which industries use Agile the most.

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Is Your Organization Agile Ready?

by Elizabeth Larson, CBAP, PMP, CSM, Co-Principal, Watermark Learning, Inc.

Elizabeth Larson

For years we've been getting questions from Agile seminar participants about how to apply Scrum to "real life." As though these methods are "good in theory, but not at my company!" Some organizations may not be ready to adopt Agile methods completely, so we encourage students to take an organizational readiness self-assessment to see where they are in their Agile growth.
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Elizabeth Larson is Co-Principal and CEO of Watermark Learning with over 25 years of experience in project management and business analysis. She is a frequent and requested presenter world-wide. Additionally, she has co-authored three books, numerous articles, and was a lead author to the BABOK® Guide Version 2.0 and the PMBOK® Guide 4th and 5th editions.

Top 3 Reasons Companies Struggle with Agile and Scrum

by Mike Stuedemann, PMP, PMI-ACP, CST

Mike stuedemann

Agile, as a philosophy, has “crossed the chasm” as organizations seek to respond to dynamic market conditions and fickle, quality-focused customers. While every organization has certainly explored Agile methods to some extent, many continue to struggle with their application and implementation.
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Mike Stuedemann is an Agile Coach and Instructor, responsible for educating his clients in Agile methods and working with all levels of an organization to help them produce software that people want to use.

Agile Articles and Other Great Resources

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Webinars & Presentations About Agile


View webinar recordings on Agile topics

  • BA Toolkit: Essential Tools for an Agile Project (or any other, for that matter)
  • Defining to Delivering - Agile Requirements and Planning Processes
  • I'm in the business, why should I care about Scrum?
  • Seven Questions to Determine if Your Organization is Agile-Ready
  • The Product Owner - the most difficult role in Scrum
Agile Leadership and Other Great Agile Webinars

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How Can We Help?

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Watermark Learning will be happy to work with you to address your Agile training needs. Whether your need is for consulting, mentoring, or onsite classes, your project team will benefit from our personalized services that integrate with your organization's Agile project management or business analysis training goals, particular methods, and corporate culture. testing. Private classes are especially cost effective when you have six or more people to train, and can result in lower per-student costs.

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What Our Clients Say


Corinne"This was by far the best continuing education experience I have been exposed to in a very long time. The instructor was very knowledgeable about the subject matter as well as passionate about teaching it to others. Both of these elements made for an extremely informative as well as enjoyable experience. Thank you for such a wonderful learning experience. This makes bragging about Watermark Learning a no brainer!"
- Corinne Meshbesher, ScrumMaster student


"Agile Boot Camp was a great overview. Provided touch points of end-to-end agile and we can identify where we want deeper knowledge."
-Marize Mazur, private on-site participant

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“I learned a lot about Agile practice and theory. I can speak to Agile with prospective employers, and have access and knowledge of Agile tools for use in my next role.”
–Scott Erickson, Agile Business Analysis participant

“The practical application was essential to my learning style, the information flow was optimal for absorption and retention. I will now be able to refocus my job search on Product Owner roles.”
–Kathryn Brenny, Certified Scrum Product Owner participant

 

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