Improving Productivity & Efficiency Using Agile & Scrum Methodology

Companies worldwide, across all industries, are undergoing rapid changes in their products, services & process due to increased digitalization, changes to customer expectations, personalized user experience.  To stay competitive in a VUCA market, especially in the time of pandemic driven scenarios, companies must tremendously improve productivity & efficiency of their teams & processes to ensure products & services are reaching to customers better, faster & cheaper.

Agile methodology & Scrum practice is a proven approach in productivity improvement in such a dynamic world and almost all successful companies worldwide are adopting Agile & Scrum management as a “must” skillset.

Course Objectives

This one-day Agile Methodology & Scrum Practices course is designed to provide a good insight and understanding to participants on Agile & Scrum techniques using case studies & best practices.

Course Outline
  • Overview – Agile & Scrum
    • Philosophy, framework, methodology, management
    • Agile methodology vs other traditional approach
  • Terminology, Tools, Phases in Agile & Scrum methodology
    • Sprint, backlog, release, velocity, manifesto
    • Metrics, charts, practices, lifecycle management
    • Project initiation, planning, kanban, user stories, storyboard
  • Challenges & Change management for agile management
    • Disciplines, teams, roles, practices
    • Managing & coaching agile teams
Who Should Attend

·      Leaders, managers who wish to improve team performance and delivery efficiency

·      IT professionals who want to get good understanding of Agile & Scrum

·      Practitioners engaged in business excellence, operational excellence, lean & Six sigma

·      Design thinking practitioners who want to leverage Agile for commercialising the “prototype”

·      Professionals involved project management, product management and in start ups

·      Tertiary Students (polytechnics, universities) who wish to enhance career success

About The Trainer

Ramesh Rao holds bachelor’s degrees in engineering, finance and a master’s degree in finance & supply chain.  He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Lean leader, certified Agile practitioner, certified design thinking facilitator, a certified supply chain professional & certified adult educator (ACLP & DACE – SUSS).  During his 29 years of professional and leadership experience in multiple industries (Manufacturing, F&B, Retail, Finance, R&D, IT services, Education, Hospitality and more), he successfully applied Agile & Scrum framework and other performance excellence initiatives in multiple organizations (IT, HR, Finance, Operations, Supply chain etc) successfully, bringing greater efficiency and productivity in project delivery, product delivery and service delivery thus helping companies improve their revenue and profit significantly.  Currently Ramesh Rao runs a specialised consultancy focusing on company turnarounds, performance excellence and profit improvement.  Having DACE certification, the facilitator specialises in delivering effective adult education.  He also conducts courses & workshops in local universities in Singapore.

Mandarin Orchard / Royal Plaza on Scotts
11 Nov 2021

Time

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Duration

1 Day

Cost

  S$500 (Nett)

Mandarin Orchard / Royal Plaza on Scotts

Including Tea Breaks and Lunch
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