Introduction to Scrum

This course is for people who want to know more about the Scrum Framework.

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3 hours
Led by: Jamie Wardlaw

Available dates

Thursday 06 June 2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

(3 hours )

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Thursday 13 June 2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

(3 hours )

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Tuesday 16 July 2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

(3 hours )

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Tuesday 20 August 2024

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(3 hours )

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Wednesday 29 May 2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

(3 hours )

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Wednesday 05 June 2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

(3 hours )

Tuesday 18 June 2024

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(3 hours )

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The Scrum Framework has helped organisations think differently about how they approach developing products and services. This course is a basic introduction to the roles, events and artefacts of the Scrum Framework that will help you to think about delivering products and services that meet the needs of your users in an iterative and incremental way.

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone working in the public or third sectors in Scotland. Although the course is aligned to the DDaT Profession Capability Framework, you do not need to be a DDaT professional to attend. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn more about the use Scrum.

What are the benefits?

By attending the course, you will gain: 

  • A basic understanding of the framework and how it can help you deliver public services and respond to the complex and changing challenges we face in public service.  You will learn about the responsibilities of the roles in the framework and the values, that teams need to have, to make scrum work successfully.
  • An understanding of the roles, events and artefacts of the Scrum Framework and be able to describe the scrum values and responsibilities within the scrum team.

DDaT skills

Skill level: Awareness

This course develops knowledge associated with the following skills: 

  • Agile working
  • Methods and tools
  • Project management skills
  • User-centred and agile practices
  • Communication skills

Delivery format

The course is delivered as follows:

  • Online delivery via MS Teams
  • Regular breaks during training

We encourage you to turn on your camera, however this is not a mandatory requirement. If you have any learning requirements, please contact us before the course begins.

Fees and funding

This course is funded by the Scottish Digital Academy. Please read our terms and conditions and note that a fee may be payable for late cancellation or non-attendance.  

Additional information

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from us. There may be additional information contained within the email. The course joining instructions will be issued one week before the course start date to your registered email address.

Explore our learning pathways

The development of digital skills can often be a confusing landscape. Our pathways are not intended to be prescriptive, but rather to illustrate breadth and depth of learning and indicate skills progression across DDaT job roles.

Explore our pathways if you’re looking for inspiration on what to learn next.

What is DDaT?

DDaT means the Digital, Data and Technology profession.


What is the DDaT Profession Capability Framework?

It described the digital, data and technology (DDaT) roles in government and the skills needed to do them. Find out more here: Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework – GOV.UK (

Where can I learn more about DDaT careers and vacancies?

Scotland’s future will be forged in a digital world. A world in which digital skills and technologies will transform our lives. You can learn more about DDaT careers and vacancies within the Scottish Government by visiting Digital, Data and Technology Jobs – Digital Jobs.

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