Training

Training & Coaching

Is your organization interested in developing its agile skills to achieve it’s desired outcomes? Then let us be your partner with our full range of agile training and coaching. All work is performed by industry thought leader Ken Rubin.

Training is currently performed live, instructor-led, and online (using Zoom or equivalent technology, and Mural for team collaboration). In 2020 we trained over 1,000 students in this remote format and it works great! Once pandemic conditions permit, in-classroom training will resume. Likewise all coaching is currently provided on a remote basis. 

Innolution provides both certification and non-certification training as well as video training courses that you can take at your convenience.

scrum certification Training

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Two-day certification class emphasizing the core competencies of the ScrumMaster role focusing on helping the Scrum team work and learn together. Appropriate for ScrumMasters, project managers, programmers, and testers.

Certified ScrumMaster (CSPO)

Two-day certification class for those on the business side of products or projects. Emphasis is placed on the product vision and the planning and prioritization of product backlog items to delight the customer.

Agile non-certification Training

We also offer several non-certification classes. Each of these can be highly customized to the needs of your specific organization.

Working on a Scrum Team

Either a two-day class (non-certification) or three-day class (qualifying for CSM certification) that is intended for all members of the Scrum Team and their managers. Seamlessly weaves together the topics of core agile/Scrum, user stories, estimating, and planning.

Agile 101: A Primer for Outstanding Returns

Half-day class that provides a robust foundation in core agile principles and illustrates how to apply them to generate outstanding company returns. 

This course is intended for product managers, product owners, corporate innovators, intrapreneurs, startup entrepreneurs and their investors, as well as hands-on practitioners that are involved in achieving outstanding returns.

Writing Effective User Stories

Either a one-day or two-day class that provides the knowledge and tools needed to identify and write effective, understandable, and useful user stories. This class is only taught privately so we can deep dive into writing your company’s user stories.

Applying Kanban

Two-day, hands-on, exercise-driven class covering core principles and practices of the Kanban method. Team members work together to model one of their company's workflows and then create and revise a Kanban board to represent that workflow.

Agile Leadership

Private, highly customized class to address the needs of the leadership involved in an agile adoption. Typically includes portfolio planning, organizational structuring, risk management, and the core agile mindset.

VIDEO TRAINING

Our agile video training, taught by Ken Rubin, gives you the opportunity to learn at your pace and at times convenient to you. This training is eligible for continuing education units from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Scrum Alliance.

Learn Scrum the Visual Way

Learn Scrum the Visual Way provides agile practitioners an end-to-end overview of the Scrum Framework in a graphically rich and visually appealing way. Through the 11 modules and 23 lessons you can substantially boost your Scrum knowledge.

Agile coaching

Innolution provides a full range of agile coaching and mentoring services. Contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Large end-to-end organization agile adoptions including development teams and non-developments groups (such as finance, HR, marketing, legal, risk, etc.).

Work with executive teams on the numerous critical decisions that must be made in a successful agile adoption.
Focus on assisting non-development areas with their agile adoption (using both Kanban and Scrum).
Work with software, firmware, and hardware development teams to adopt and become more effective using Scrum and Kanban.