Agile Fundamentals Course

Description: This 1-day course teaches the foundations of Agile. You will learn the language of Agile, approaches, techniques and skills that can be applied in Scrum or hybrid environments. You will learn the events that are key to creating a successful rhythm to working on an Agile team. This highly interactive approach will utilize exercises, in-depth discussions, and workshops in an Agile setting. This course will help you to align your skills to meet the market demand of modern Agile teams. The goal is to develop a solid understanding of the spectrum of Agile approaches so that you are prepared for an Agile transformation, or so you can utilize best in class ideas from every approach to ensure successful and profitable products.

Length: 1-Days

CDU/PDU: Earn 7 CDU/PDU for both IIBA and PMI certification

Perquisites: None

Intended Audience: Anyone wanting to learn more about Agile and how a Scrum master interacts with an Agile Team.


  • Understand the foundation of Agile: what changes and what stays the same

  • Understand Agile events, artifacts, and structure

  • Understand roles and responsibilities of the team

  • How to work more effectively with your team

  • Increase your effectiveness

Course Topics

  • Overview of Agile basics

  • The role of the Scrum Master on an Agile team

  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the team

  • Agile Ceremonies

  • Agile Documentation

  • Agile Release Planning and Management

  • Effective techniques from all Agile approaches



Upcoming Instructor Led Dates: This course is delivered virtually online or in public classrooms. The delivery method is displayed below each scheduled date.

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The Uncommon League is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider.  This course is aligned with the BABOK 3.0.

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Bob Prentiss

Bob Prentiss

Enterprise Solutions Instructor - Bob Prentiss is our fearless leader and innovator. Bob is passionate about helping you think, learn and work differently. Bob is an awesome trainer, speaker, mentor, coach, and author. Collector of all things dragon related and Dr. Who fan. Bob is CBAP certified with 25+ years of experience in corporate America; with a background in managing BA centers of excellence, assessing and managing BA maturity, quality, and competency. Bob is an award winning curriculum developer. Bob has presented numerous keynote, workshops, seminars, conferences, and training sessions across North America. Bob is a founding member and past President of the IIBA MSP Chapter.

Jen Battan

Jen Battan

Public Course Instructor- Jennifer Battan, the Out of the Box BA, has an energetic passion injecting innovation and creative problem solving techniques into how BAs do their day to day work. Her passion is helping teams apply the art and science of business analysis techniques with fresh, modern perspectives.  Jen is an internationally recognized conference speaker, educator and thought leader within the business analysis and creative problem solving communities. She served on her local IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) Chapter board as President and various roles for more than seven years, and led a content development and writing team for the Guide to the IIBA Body of Knowledge.  Jen has been a passionate volunteer with the Minnesota Destination Imagination Affiliate for more than 18 years, serving as an Appraiser, Regional Challenge Master, and Volunteer Dissector (Challenge Editor) inspiring today's learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st century skills and creativity.