CSM Certified ScrumMaster
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A successful Agile implementation begins with comprehensive training. We bring you some of the most experienced educators and Agile practitioners in the industry. This two-day course provides the basic principles of Scrum and it allows participants to assess their Scrum implementations using the practices that produce the best Scrum teams worldwide. It also gives participants hands-on experience using Scrum by simulating Scrum projects.
CSM Certified ScrumMaster
Using Scrum can enable software teams and organizations to dramatically improve their results — but being successful with Scrum is challenging. This two-day course is an in-depth, hands-on preparation for using Scrum, and a great source of advice and new ideas for people already working with Scrum.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
He specializes in helping companies with Scrum. He has provided Scrum training and coaching to some of the largest companies in the world.
ABOUT THE COURSE
This course provides an in-depth training in Scrum theory and practice, taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer who works with some of the largest companies in the world using Scrum. This two-day course is divided between lecture, exercises, simulations and open discussion.
The course content includes best practices and advice for using Scrum with multi-location / distributed projects; project estimation and delivery-date planning and tracking in Scrum; fixed-bid / fixed-date projects in Scrum; Scrum tools; scaling Scrum for large projects; and strategies for successful organizational adoption of Scrum.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION
All attendees who complete the course and pass the Scrum Alliance online exam will become Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs), and will be listed in the Scrum Alliance’s CSM registry, and receive access to the Scrum Alliance website’s CSM-restricted areas.
All course attendees will receive both hard-copy and soft-copy versions of the course presentation and other teaching materials, as well as a selection of Scrum templates and other resources. Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP’s are eligible for 16 Professional Development Units.
Participants Will Learn:
• Proven practices
• How to set up Scrum teams and begin work in the most effective way
• How to create, prioritize, and estimate user stories for the product backlog
• The role of management in a company powered by self-organizing teams
• How to help both new and experienced teams be more successful
• How to scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects building systems with millions of lines of code.
• The secret sauce developed from the instructor’s fifteen years of using Scrum that is used by venture capitalists and venture funded companies worldwide.
The agenda for the class is:
Overview of Scrum
Why Scrum works
What Scrum is
Architecture on a Scrum project
Sequential vs. overlapping work
ScrumMaster as team member
The 59-minute Scrum project
The product owner
- Sharing the vision
- Size of the items
- User stories on the product backlog
- Backlog-writing workshops
- INVEST in your backlog
- The daily scrum
- Sprint review
- Sprint retrospective
- Sprint prioritization
- Sprint goal
- Sprint planning meeting
- Sprint backlog items
- Estimating the product backlog
- Release planning meeting
- Sprint burndown charts
- Release burndown charts
- Task boards
- Teams are cross-functional
- The scrum of scrums
- Focus of initial sprints
- Shared vs. specific product backlogs
- Scaling the product owner
- Getting started
Who Should Attend
Whether you’re a manager, programmer, tester, analyst, product manager, or someone interested in working on or with a Scrum team, this course is suited for you. You will leave with solid knowledge of how and why Scrum works. Through practical, hands-on exercises and small group discussion you will be prepared to plan your first sprint immediately after this class.
The cost of the 2-day course and certification is US$595.
All attendees will receive both hard-copy and soft-copy versions of the course presentation and other teaching materials, as well as a selection of Scrum templates and other resources. Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP’s are eligible for 16 Professional Development Units.
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