Scrum Launchpad

Scrum Launchpad

Scrum Launchpad by CAVU: a dynamic, on-demand course designed to fast-track your team’s introduction to the Scrum framework. In just 4 hours of self-paced interactive video learning, participants will gain a thorough understanding of Agile and Scrum principles, values, and practices. This immersive course covers essential topics including Backlog Refinement, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives, all delivered through engaging, interactive content. Perfect for teams seeking practical, hands-on training and expert guidance, Scrum Launchpad empowers learners to confidently implement Scrum for improved project outcomes and lasting success.


Scrum Launchpad by CAVU is an immersive, on-demand course designed to provide teams with a robust and practical understanding of the Scrum framework. This dynamic course, featuring 4 hours of self-paced interactive video learning, offers a comprehensive exploration of Agile and Scrum principles, values, and practices, empowering participants to confidently launch and manage Scrum projects.

Learners will be guided through a series of engaging lessons, diving deep into key concepts, techniques, and practices that will enable them to effectively plan, execute, and manage successful Scrum projects. The course covers essential topics such as backlog refinement, estimation, sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives, all brought to life through interactive video content designed to foster a deeper understanding and practical application of Scrum.

Scrum Launchpad is the perfect course for teams looking to quickly gain a deep understanding of the Scrum framework and apply it to their projects. With a focus on practical guidance, hands-on training, and expert instruction, this course empowers participants to implement Scrum confidently and effectively, setting the stage for improved project outcomes and ongoing success.

Course Outline

Scrum Launchpad by CAVU is an on-demand course designed to equip teams with the knowledge, guidance, and practical tools needed to confidently launch and manage Scrum projects. This comprehensive course covers the history, values, and principles of Agile and Scrum, providing a solid foundation for understanding and applying the Scrum framework. Through a series of engaging and interactive lessons, participants will explore key concepts, practices, and techniques that will enable them to effectively plan, execute, and manage successful Scrum projects.

  1. Introduction
  • History of Agile: Explore the origins of Agile and how it has evolved over time.
  • Core Agile Values: Learn about the four core values of Agile that underpin its philosophy and approach.
  • Agile Principles: Understand the twelve Agile principles that guide Agile teams in delivering high-quality products.
  • Scrum Roles: Get to know the key roles in Scrum, including the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Development Team.
  1. At the Start of the Sprint
  • Refinement: Discover how to create a Ready Backlog using INVEST and DEEP criteria and the importance of regular backlog grooming.
  • Estimation: Learn various estimation techniques, including Affinity Sizing and Planning Poker, to accurately estimate work effort.
  • Sprint Planning: Understand the Sprint Planning process and how to use Interrupt Pattern, Kaizen, and Yesterday’s Weather to optimize planning outcomes. Familiarize yourself with the agenda for successful Sprint Planning meetings.
  1. During the Sprint
  • Daily Scrum: Learn how to conduct effective Daily Scrum meetings to keep the team aligned and focused on their goals.
  • Scrum Patterns: Explore the key Scrum Patterns, such as Agenda, Information Radiator, and Emergency Procedure, to improve team communication, collaboration, and decision-making.
  1. After the Sprint
  • Sprint Review: Delve into the Sprint Review process, including setting the agenda, gathering feedback, and facilitating a great review session to showcase the team’s progress.
  • Sprint Retrospective: Learn the purpose of Sprint Retrospectives, including how to structure the agenda, measure team happiness, identify areas for improvement, and explore various retrospective exercises.
  1. Conclusion
  • Scrum Values: Reflect on the five Scrum Values and how they contribute to building a strong, high-performing Scrum team.
  • What’s Next: Explore next steps for deepening your Scrum knowledge and further enhancing your team’s Scrum capabilities.

The Scrum Launchpad course provides a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience that equips participants with a solid understanding of Scrum principles, practices, and techniques. Through a combination of expert instruction and practical exercises, learners will gain the confidence and skills needed to implement Scrum effectively and drive project success.

Course Structure

Content Duration

4 hours of on-demand, interactive activities.


  • Agile Manifesto
    • Individuals and interactions
    • Working product
    • Customer collaboration
    • Responding to change
    • Agile #Hashtag Activity
    • The Agile principles
    • The Journey
  • Scrum in a Nutshell
    • Scrum overview
    • Build your scrum
    • Test your knowledge
  • Agile overview quiz

At the Start of the Sprint


  • Backlog Refinement
    • Intro to Backlog Refinement
    • Refinement Agenda
    • Backlog characteristics
    • User stories
    • Test your knowledge


  • Basics of Relative Estimation
    • Failures of Time-based estimation
    • Relative Sizing
  • Fibonacci
    • Power of Fibonacci
  • Estimation
    • Methods of Estimation in Agile
    • Affinity Sizing
    • Planning Poker
  • Time estimation
    • So how long?
    • How to calculate
  • Estimation quiz

Sprint Planning

  • Introduction to planning
  • Yesterday’s Weather
  • Planning Agenda
  • Interrupt Buffer
  • Test your knowledge

During the Sprint

  • Daily Scrum
    • Intro to the Daily Scrum
    • Daily Scrum Agenda
    • Information Radiator Pattern
    • Emergency Procedure Pattern
  • Test your knowledge

At the End of the Sprint

Sprint Review

  • Intro to the Sprint Revieew
  • Review Agenda
  • Test your knowledge

Sprint Retrospective

  • Introduction to the Sprint Retrospective
  • Retrospective Agenda
  • Happiness Metric
  • Test your knowledge


  • The importance of the Scrum Values
  • Next steps
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