Learn methods for lean production and eliminating "Crunch Time"!
Public and Onsite Classes

Attendees learn to apply practical, project-proven practices that have worked for numerous video game projects. Learn the tips and tricks from the author of "Agile Game Development with Scrum" who has15 years of game development experience and 10 years of experience applying Scrum to game development.

Certified ScrumMaster for Video Game Development Course

Attendes learn how to fullfill the role of ScrumMaster, guiding game teams to higher levels of accountability and performance. They will leave the course able to:

  • Facilliate all Scrum roles, artifacts and practices.
  • Coach both new start and experienced teams be more successful
  • Avoid the barriers to adopting Scrum in a video game development environment.
  • Help producers, artists, designers, testers and programmers work together effectively

Participants who successfully complete the course and follow-up test, will become Certified ScrumMasters through the Scrum Alliance and receive a two-year membership in the organization where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information are available.

More information is available here.

Certified Product Owner for Video Game Development Course

Attendes learn how to fullfill the role of Product Owner, establishing a shared vision for the game and guiding the team to create features in the best order. They will leave the course able to:

  • Build a product backlog that balances value, risk and cost.
  • Plan and manage releases
  • Successfully scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects with team sizes in the hundreds
  • Work with publishers and others outside the team who may not be familiar with Scrum

Participants who successfully complete the course will become Certified Product Owners through the Scrum Alliance and receive a two-year membership in the organization where additional Product Owner material and information are available.

More information is available here.

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Onsite Custom Workshops and Coaching

Onsite training & coaching

As more studios gain experience applying agile, there is more of a demand to teach advanced topics and help teams get past sticking points in their adoption. I can combine any set of topics about agile, kanban, lean and agile roles into a custom workshop for your studio. Topics include

  • Agile practices for large teams
  • Customized project management training
  • Kanban for art production or support
  • User Stories
  • Agile estimation and planning
  • Etc.
I also offer onsite coaching to help answer questions and facillite any part of agile that teams are struggling with.

Please contact me for more details.