Agile Methodologies in Indian context

This 2 days course enables organizations to become Agile and provides detailed understanding on Agile principles, values, various Agile methodologies etc. It also provides guidelines on the how to implement/deploy Agile practices and overcome existing cultural barriers, if any.


Objectives / Benefits

  • To provide an overview of Agile history, values, principles and have detailed discussion on most applied Agile methodologies, XP and Scrum
  • To equip participants with user stories, estimation, planning poker, estimation, project management, project tracking, metrics, and self managed team
  • To have a discussion on how the specific organization will change and the issues that concern them in implementing Agile
  • To discuss some of the specific customizations needed in Indian context
  • To provide a brief comparison with industry frameworks, like, CMMi, ISO, Lean etc.


2 Days

Course Outline

Day 1
  • Ice breaking and workshop norms (15 min)
  • Agile overview (1.5 hours)
  • An Introduction to business results
  • History of iterative and incremental development process
  • Agile manifesto (Values)
  • Agile principles
  • Case study presentation (15 min)
  • Agility with XP practices and exercises (3 hours)
  • Agile Requirements and User Stories
  • Pair Programming
  • Test Driven Development
  • Refactoring
  • Collective Ownership
  • Case Studies / Exercises on all above
  • Agile estimation and planning (1.5 hours)
  • Agile project tracking and agile metrics (1 hour)
Day 2

Agility with Scrum (3.5 hours)

  • Scrum life cycle
  • Self-organizing team roles and responsibilities
  • Sprint planning meeting, Daily stand up meeting
  • Sprint demo and retrospective
  • Role play: Agile roles

Overview of other Agile methodologies – Crystal, UP, TDD, Evo (30 min)

Agility in Indian Context (2 hours)

  • Challenges for Agile adoption in Indian context
  • Specific Customizations in Indian context
  • Comparison with other industry frameworks, like, CMMi v1.2, ISO, Lean etc (30 min)
  • Quick recap and take away practices (15 min)
  • Discussion on the way to implement practices in your organization (1 hour)

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior and Middle Management in Delivery, Process, Quality and Testing Teams; Senior managers in HR, Operations, other Support functions
  • Project leaders, Test leads, Team leads, Developers, Sr. Developers and Testers etc

Trainer Profile

The trainer is Mr. Hariprakash Agrawal, MTech from IIT-KGP and an Agile Coach. His profile can be accessed from our experts page on this website and in LinkedIn.


How to Register?

Please call us at 91 – 9620887298 or write at to know about the Trainer and Cost for this program. One may also Click Here to register for this program and to get special offers/discounts for early registrants, group registrations and corporates.