Agile Foundation for knowledge workers

As a knowledge worker, you are looking for ways to achieve more results faster. In just two days, you will learn the backgrounds, techniques, and tools for a solid foundation for your new working method. After this course, you know how to put all terms into place and how to use different frameworks such as Scrum in a bigger Agile perspective. It also allows you to get started with your own projects. During this course, we use examples and cases that are from outside the IT work field. For governments and companies, we will use separate examples and cases.


Agile Foundation is a two-day training that concludes with a certification exam.

Agile working really is a different way of working, with which you achieve completely different results. And the great thing is that you join in on a change that is one of the main subjects of discussion in almost all organizations. How nice would it be if you would know how to apply the agile way of working to marketing and communication issues in a meaningful way and include your (internal) client in that at the same time!


Subjects day 1

  • Agile backgrounds, basics, and principles
  • Overview and embedding Scrum in the Agile framework
  • Project start: Foundations
  • Roles and mandates
  • Agile tools & techniques

Subjects day 2

  • A case from marketing & communication: get started with Scrum yourself
    • Create product backlog
    • Create sprint planning
    • Playing poker
    • Burn down chart
    • Agile rituals
  • Wrap up: do’s and don’ts of Agile Project Management



If you pass the multiple-choice exam which you’ll take approximately two weeks after the training, you are certified at an Agile Foundation level. This means that you are familiar with the Agile way of thinking, the Agile terminology, and that you can effortlessly participate in an Agile or Scrum team as a professional. (The first time preferably under the guidance of an experienced Agile coach or Scrum master).


Your expert coach is Mariëlle Roozemond

  • Experienced Agile coach, trainer, implementer
  • Experienced (15+ years) Marketing & Communication advisor
  • Speaker/workshop leader Agile Scrum for communication and marketing
  • Certified HBO educator
  • Lecturer Scrum, Lean StartUp, Internal Branding at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
  • Co-author Scrum in Actie. AtlasContact: 2015
  • Board member Agile Consortium NL
  • Chairman Agile MarCom Consortium
More information about Mariëlle



Participation costs for the open registration course is € 1200 excl. VAT. If there is sufficient interest, it is possible to organize an in-company training. Inquire about the minimum number of participants.

Costs for the certification exam: € 175 excl. VAT per exam attempt.


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