Sunderland Software City and Sage to hold Scrum workshops

Sunderland Software City in partnership with Sage are offering a Scrum workshops for the first time in August 2013.

The workshops aim to improve business’ product development skills using the widely adopted Scrum methodology.

(More information on Scrum can be found here:

This is a unique opportunity to learn from experienced professionals who have successfully implemented scrum methodology within a business.

We are excited to be able to offer this programme free of charge to a select number of regional businesses, although places are limited.

The programme consists of 2x full-day training workshops on the 7th & 8th of August. The workshops will take place at Sage’s head office in Gosforth.


Day One

9:30 – 10:00 Registration / Coffee

10:00 – 12:00 Overview of Scrum & Challenges to adoption

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:30 Estimation and Planning Poker

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee & Questions

15:00 – 16:30 Scrum Reports, Tools & Metrics

Day Two

9:00 – 10:00 Coffee / Questions from first day

10:00 – 12:00 Scaling Scrum

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:30 Distributed Scrum Exercise – Part 1

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee & Questions

15:00 – 16:00 Distributed Scrum Exercise – Part2

16:00 – 16:30 Questions and Close

As places are limited please complete and submit a booking form asap if you wish to attend.

The venue for both days is Sage’s office at North Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE13 9AA.

If you have any questions, please  contact Billy Webber at or call 0191 562 3350


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