Agile Project Inception


Agile Project Inception
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It is the start of a new project. You and your team are all on the same page. You start actually building, but quickly realize that you all had something different in mind. Sound familiar?

This course provides a broad set of knowledge, tools, and techniques to be used during Agile project inception that is based on best practices, experiences, and success cases from real customer projects. Students will experience a case study that demonstrates the inception phase and uses several techniques that will allow the group to develop a comprehensive, shared understanding of the goal to be achieved by the project.


At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply a quick, powerful approach to get a team to internalize and share a common vision
  • Achieve team alignment at the start of a project
  • Ensure the project goals are known, clarified, and shared by all stakeholders

Student Profile

This course is designed for Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Project Managers, System Architects, or any member of the project team.


There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, students need to have fundamental knowledge on agile concepts and have theoretical knowledge about agile.

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the course documentation prepared by Netmind.


Engaging and interactive course. Participants will learn the concepts through case study and real application practices. These highly interactive exercises provide students with the opportunity to practice and reinforce Agile techniques. The workshop cases and discussions inspire learning insights for every level of experience.


There isn’t an official certification associated with this course. However, students will earn 5 credit hours for their attendance.


A certificate of attendance will be issued to students who attend the course for at least 75% of the duration.

Course Outline

  1. Agile Mindset
  2. Scrum Review
  3. Project Inception
    1. Product Vision
      1. Elevator Pitch
      2. Postcard from the Future
      3. What’s in? What’s out?
    2. Visualization of Scope
      1. Visualize the Context
      2. Visualize the Product or Project Roadmap
    3. Personas
    4. User Stories
    5. Prioritization
      1. MoSCoW
      2. Kano Matrix
    6. User Story Mapping
    7. MVP
    8. Releases

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details


2 days

Delivery Mode

Virtual, Face-to-Face
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