PMINJ Agile Discussion Group 
Description
Requirements
Facilitators
Cost and Cancellation Policy
Email Notices

Facilitators
Nitin Khanna and Bob Phillips
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Description

Our chapter’s Agile Local Community of Interest (LCI) group meets in-person about three times a year prior to the main presentation at our monthly programs.  Some attendees have expressed an interest to extend the discussions that occur at these gatherings.  Furthermore, it is not always convenient or possible for members to attend these occasional monthly meetings. 

Therefore, as Agile encourages experimentation, we are going to pilot a virtual discussion group for three months.  During this time, we will be asking the attendees to provide feedback so we can gauge the interest of our members in participating in these events and make adjustments as necessary.  The discussion group will concentrate on topics regarding agile project management challenges, best practices, and experiences.  This as an additional forum for these discussions to be more accessible to our members.

The group will meet once a month for an hour the Tuesday following each of PMINJ’s monthly meetings. Each meeting will have a specific topic for discussion.  The meetings will be conducted virtually using Zoom and will be facilitated by a veteran Agile practitioner.  To help foster an engaging experience, all attendees are encouraged to actively participate in the discussion and not just listen and observe.  This is also the best way to get the most benefit out of the discussion group.


Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Topic: Scrum Overview

Is your organization following Scrum the right way or do you find teams doing a few ceremonies and calling it Scrum?  We will discuss:
  • What is Scrum?
  • 3 Scrum Roles
  • 4 Scrum Events
  • 3 Scrum Artifacts
  • General Q&A
    • What other agile topics would you like to learn about?
    • Was this topic helpful?
    • What do you think about the meeting format?
You will obtain a better understanding about Scrum Roles, Events, and Artifacts that your Scrum Teams should have to be successful.  At the end of the meeting you will understand everything that your teams should be doing when they say they're following Scrum.

Earn 1.0 PDUs - Session Code C020-20190122
   0.0 - Leadership
   0.0 - Strategic
   1.0 - Technical


 

Requirements

Facilitators

This meeting will be conducted using Zoom.  To participate in this group, you will need the following:

  • Reliable Internet connection.
  • Zoom web browser client installed on your computer.
  • Web camera (self-facing). You are expected to use the camera and make yourself visible during the meeting.
  • Microphone and speakers / earbuds / headphones / headset.
  • Complete the survey that will be e-mailed to you after the meeting.
 
Nitin Khanna, PMI-ACP, ICP-ACC/ATF, ORSC, CSP, PSM III, PSPO II
Bob Phillips, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP, ICE-AC, CSP

Both Nitin and Bob are Agile-certified coaches and core Agile LCI enthusiasts.  They each have been speakers at our chapter’s monthly meetings.

Cost

Cancellation and Refund Policy


Open to PMINJ Members only.  Free, but you must register. 

The group will be limited to 20 attendees.  Only register if you are certain that you will be attending.

Online Registration only




To cancel a reservation, send the PMINJ receipt to

IMPORTANT - Email Notices

  1. You will receive an e-mail confirming your enrollment in this course when you register.
  2. You will receive an second e-mail two days before the on-line discussion.  This email will provide the Meeting ID required to join the discussion.
  3. You will receive an third e-mail after the on-line discussion containing a link to a survey.  The survey will assist to improve future discussions.

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