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Let Go of Knowing

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When we let go of knowing, we open ourselves to learning

Could some of your firmly held convictions about agile be holding you back?

Have you ever wondered why some of your agile peers are similarly firm in their own opinions—even ones that are the exact opposite of your own?

In this free course, Mike Cohn shows you how to question and test your current agile opinions, so you can be more successful.

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About this Course

Let Go of Knowing is a short course based on Mike Cohn’s popular conference keynote session. 

It’s a great way to think about agile with a fresh perspective—by making sure biases aren’t holding you back from success. 

Mike even shares his personal experiences of when some of his agile beliefs turned out to be wrong, and how letting go of what he thought he knew, meant his team found a better way to work. 

This short course shows you how assumptions can stop you from finding the best way to work, but why you also don’t need to question everything to have an open mind. 

What's Included

  • 45 minute keynote with chapter markers
  • Eligible for 1 SEU

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PDUs, SEUs, & Certification

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1 PDUs

This course earns you 1 PDUs within the PMI.

1 SEUs

This course earns you 1 SEUs towards your CSP designation within the Scrum Alliance.

Additionally, if you currently hold a certification with the Scrum Alliance, attending this course will automatically advance your previous certification expiration date to the new certification expiration date.

About the Instructor

Mike Cohn

Mike Cohn

Learn scrum and agile processes directly from Mike Cohn, one of the industry's most well respected Certified Scrum Trainers (CST). Mike Cohn is the author of User Stories Applied for Agile Software DevelopmentAgile Estimating and Planning, and Succeeding with Agile. He is a co-founder and former board member of the Scrum Alliance, and a co-founder of the non-profit Agile Alliance, home of the Agile Manifesto.

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Who Should Take This Course?

This is a Beginner level course.

This is a core course for the following roles:

  • Agile Evangelist

This is a recommended course for the following roles:

  • Analyst
  • Architect
  • Coach
  • Database Admin
  • Designer
  • Product Owner
  • Programmer
  • ScrumMaster
  • Team Lead
  • Team Member
  • Tester

How it Works

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Before the Course

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Got a Question?

What payment methods do you accept?

You can register on our site and pay with a Visa, MasterCard or American Express card. For a group of 10 or more, contact Laura Cohn if you wish to be invoiced.

Are your courses only for software developers?

Not necessarily. Each course has attendees from a variety of backgrounds, including from non-software fields. Mike’s passion is product development of all sorts, so many examples are software related, but no software development experience is required.

How is the course delivered?

Video courses are delivered through streaming videos plus course materials. Once you join you will receive an email with full login and registration instructions. You will be automatically enrolled in the course and able to access the course immediately.

How do I pay for a course for someone else?

During the checkout process, use your own payment details, your name and your email address to make the purchase. On completion of the purchase, you can then assign the course to your chosen recipient.

Can I share the videos with my team or my group?

Each license is for one person. You cannot share the videos, audio files, worksheets, or transcripts with others. You can, of course, share what you’ve learned with others.

What if the course isn’t right for me?

If you’re not happy, we’re not happy. We want you to feel confident about enrolling in our on-demand courses, so we offer a full, 30-day money-back guarantee. Just email us within the first 30 days, and we’ll give you a full refund.

How long will I have access?

You have lifetime access. There are no recurring or subscription fees.

What browsers are supported? Can I watch on my phone or tablet?

We support browsers that support HTML 5 such as current versions of Chrome, Safari, Edge, and Firefox. The course also works great on modern iOS and Android devices.

Can we watch as a group?

Yes, in fact we encourage you to do so. However, the course is licensed individually so each person watching needs to own a license. Think of it like a movie theater: If four of you go to a movie together, you each buy a ticket. If you do intend to watch as a group, you may want to take advantage of our group pricing.

Do I get a certificate?

Upon completion of the course you get a certificate of completion and digital badge that can be displayed on social networks, etc...

Does the video course have captions?

Yes, it includes English-language captions.