SCRUM – What About It and How Can We Make It Work for Us?

SCRUM and AGILE are the latest buzzwords in the Project Management arena. Agile is not a methodology but people say “Agile Methodology”. SCRUM is a part of Agile Movement but people say “Agile Scrum”. Agile is a mindset, a set of values and principles. It is a new way of working to realize business value sooner. “Being Agile” and “doing Agile” are two different concepts. Scrum is part of the agile movement.  How does Scrum fit into Agile? Are both the same? Are they different? How are they related?

As a professional, it is a top priority to understand SCRUM and AGILE and How does Scrum fit into Agile? Are they both the same? Are they different?

Learning Objectives:
At this session, you will learn about:

  • Agile versus Scrum
  • Changes required for an agile framework implementation to be successful in an organization
  • Scrum framework, events, roles and responsibilities
  • Scrum values and artifacts
  • Scrum advantages and disadvantages
  • Role of the Project Manager in Scrum

The speaker Alexandra Ursea talks about how Agile and Scrum are different but interdependent and how they contribute to the growth of the organization. She touches the concepts of Agile versus Scrum. Having more than 15 year’s experience handling and managing IT Projects using a mix of Waterfall and Agile frameworks, she shares the real-life cases covering advantages and disadvantages of agile and scrum and the role of project manager in agile and scrum.

Fees (Subject to HST):
PMI Toronto Members (Login prior to registering): $17.70
Non-Members and Guests: $22.30

PDU: 1.5 (1.0 Technical, 0.5 Leadership)

The event will be held on May 25th, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8.00 PM at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Room 2029, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario  M5S 2S1, Canada

For further details and to register, go to:
https://www.soc.pmi.on.ca/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=952042&group=

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