Event: Last “Intro to Agile and Scrum” talk for 2015

On September 9th we’ll be delivering the last iteration of our popular Introduction to Agile and Scrum for 2015. This 2.5 hour talk is a great way to learn the Agile and Scrum basics and provides an opportunity to discuss Agile with both experienced practitioners and other newcomers. You can book your free place below.

When and where

Wednesday 9th September 2015

6pm – 8.30pm

Manifesto Digital – 1st Floor, Gensurco House, 52-54 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, EC1R 4RP


The goal: getting to know the basics of Scrum…

Jim Bowes condenses what is normally a four hour introduction to Scrum into a much shorter session. A lively and practical way to get a good understanding of Scrum methodology, through talk and practical exercises, whilst leaving plenty of time to answer and discuss any burning questions. All whilst enjoying a good slice of cake and a beer.

So, if you’ve recently started working in a Scrum team, or if you work in an organisation where Scrum is being adopted, or might be adopted, or if you’ve had a taste of Scrum and are considering becoming a certified ScrumMaster, this course will help you with the backlog of questions you’ve doubtlessly built.

Although no prior knowledge is assumed attendees should ideally have had some exposure to projects and project management.

How to book

You can book your place for this event here – and as a Manifesto Blog reader you can use the following promotional code for a free ticket: SCRUM

About Jim Bowes and Manifesto Digital


Jim Bowes is a Scrum coach, occasional stand-up comedian, regular speaker at Agile events and CEO of Manifesto Digital. At Manifesto we use Agile methods to deliver bespoke digital solutions to organisations such as Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Thomson Reuters. We also provide regular Agile coaching and training to businesses large and small. We use Agile to focus on user needs and iteratively unlock value early and often.

A little more about Agile and Scrum

Agile project management has grown rapidly in popularity since the principles were first set out in 2001 and Scrum is by far the most popular implementation of Agile. In Scrum cross-functional, self-organising teams tackle discreet amounts of work in timeboxes called sprints. Scrum uses a set framework of meetings to aid planning, collaboration and productivity.

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