self-paced online courses

Become an Agile Expert at your own pace

The Agile Academy offers you agile online courses for self-learning in addition to live trainings. You can start and complete these courses at any time. With us you get a comprehensive agile education paired with modern online learning methods whenever you want!

Our agile online courses for self-study!

Each course consists of explanatory videos, individual exercises and a subsequent knowledge check. All content is accessible through a dedicated Learning Management System (LMS) that helps you track your progress.

Here are two examples of free online courses:

Which Agile Courses will be provided?

All self-paced online courses are recorded from Scrum Academy. Our trainer Sohrab Salimi is already working hard on the courses, the curriculum and the necessary materials and tools.
There is a 50% discount if you book in 2020. You have the chance to book these three courses in addition to our free offering:

Product Owner

Make your product succeed!

500€ *

Scrum Master & Agile Coach

Make your team succeed!

500€ *

Agile Leader

Make your company succeed!

500€ *

* plus VAT

What Makes Our Agile Online Courses Special?

In addition to the benefits that you get from learning online e.g. a self-paced environment and the possibility to access the platform from wherever and whenever you like, you can also ask questions in the Slack community or address the trainer directly. It is also possible to take each module more than once and you can repeat the tests and the exam as often as you like or need. And if you want to do a training afterwards, you can book it right at the Agile Academy.

Complex Topics Taught In A Simple Way!

We teach models, frameworks and concepts in a simple way so that they are easy to understand!

Great Visualization

We visualize as many things as possible because people do not only learn by hearing but also by seeing things.

Engaging Exercises

Even in our online classes you will find many engaging exercises to experience the topic.

Examples From Various Industries & Projects

We share case studies from various industries and projects we have worked in.

Learn From Other Participants

We connect you to share experience between participants.

Anytime

Start, pause and continue your agile learning journey whenever it suits you best.

Fits Your Schedule

Either binge watch it or break it up in smaller pieces as you like.

Accessible From Anywhere

At home, at work, during your commute, you can access the courses from anywhere.

Repeat As You Like

Watch it, rewatch it and rewatch it … Repeat exercises and tests as often as you like.

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Facilitated Self-paced

Attend regular instructor-led Q&A sessions.

Get To Know Your Instructor!

Sohrab Salimi

Co-Founder & CEO of Scrum Academy, Certified Scrum Trainer®, Certified Agile Leadership Educator

Sohrab is an accomplished Certified Scrum Trainer® and Approved Certified Agile Leadership® Educator by the Scrum Alliance. He has worked with large and small organizations all over the world and in various industries primarily in Pharma, Medtech, Automotive, IT, Telco, and Financial Services.

Sohrab has also served on the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors since 2018. He is the only Certified Scrum Trainer® who has been accredited as a Strategyzer Coach by Alexander Osterwalder and his company.

In the past five years alone Sohrab has trained more than 5.000 people as Certified ScrumMasters®, Certified Scrum Product Owners®, and Certified Agile Leaders®. In that period his classes, both online and in-person, have received an outstanding Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 95+.

Further, Sohrab has invested in a number of startups and mentors several CEOs to build greater organizations. His background as a management consultant with Bain & Company, Chief Innovation Officer at SE-Consulting, and as the only Medical Doctor who holds the highest agile certifications provide him with a much more holistic perspective compared to most other agile coaches and trainers in the world.

You can learn more about Sohrab on his Agile Academy trainer profile.

Image: Sohrab Salimi

Frequently asked questions about the self-paced online courses!

What is the difference between an live training and an online course?

The live trainings are conducted by a certified trainer remotely or as an on-site seminar and are certified by the Scrum Alliance (Scrum Master, Scrum Developer, Product Owner, Agile Leadership, Scrum Foundations), Kanban University (Kanban) or other well-known and internationally recognized companies. All trainings are conducted live on a specific date.

The online courses are recorded e-learning courses from Agile Academy trainers. Thus, the modules of these courses can be started and completed at any time. All online courses include a certificate from the course provider or conducting trainer.

Are the online courses certified?

Upon successful completion of a course, participants receive a certificate from the partner company that created the e-learning online course.

How long does a self-study course take?

The length of the courses varies between the individual topics. The online courses on the roles of Scrum Master, Product Owner and Agile Leader involve about 16 to 20 hours of self-study, while the foundation courses can be worked through in five to eight hours.
The courses themselves are divided into individual modules and lessons, which usually take between ten and 20 minutes to complete.

What is the difference between live training and online courses?

If you already have previous experience and are interested in the knowledge of a specific role and the associated activities, the online courses for Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Leader are certainly the right choice for you.
If you are new to agile and you want to get to know the basics, the Agile Fundamentals, probably the most well-known agile frameworks, are available to you as an online course free of charge.
Scrum Fundamentals then in turn covers the Scrum framework, associated roles and rituals to help you understand them better.

What content is covered?

Once you click on a course, you’ll see an overview with al learning objectives. There you can see which topics are covered in which module and how the course is structured in general.

How long do I have access to the course?

Once you are registered for a course and logged in, the course is available on the platform at any time. You can revisit completed courses at any time and repeat the modules or lessons.

Why do we offer the agile online courses?

The year 2020 has shown how fast the world can change and how important it is to be open to these changes. The Agile Academy’s goal is to make the world more productive, sustainable and human. We will now expand this promise with an important new cornerstone: self-paced online courses!

We will gradually expand our Agile training offerings to include online courses that you can take anytime, from anywhere, and at your own pace. How does that sound?

Our Mission

We make society more productive, more humane, and more sustainable!

We Want To Make an Impact

How about being able to have your Agile Journey fully self-paced? Scrum Academy Online Courses are coming soon!

Be an Early Adopter and Save Money!

As an Early Bird you can benefit from our special 50% discount and sign up today for only 250€ *.