Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified ScrumMaster

Organization

GoodAgile

  • Course

    Date: 1-2 December, 2008
    Location: Melbourne, Australia

    Regular Price: AU$1600 (US$1400)

    ABOUT THE COURSE

    Course Description

    This hands-on, interactive two-day course will teach you:

    • How to be an effective Scrum Master
    • Improve teamwork
    • Launch products sooner
    • Improve engineering practices to deliver high-quality products

    Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will be enrolled as a Certified ScrumMaster, which includes a one-year Scrum Alliance membership, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information is available.

    Attendees will be served lunch, morning and afternoon team and receive a bound copy of the training materials.

    Audience

    Applicable to all levels and roles including Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers, Executives, Project Managers and IT.

    Recommended reading

    No prior knowledge of Scrum or Agile methods is required although some prior reading is recommended. A good getting started guide can be found at http://www.scrumprimer.com

    Class Agenda

    Introduction

    • Overview of Methodologies
    • Exercise; empirical learning
    • Agile Manifesto
    • Agile Values
    • History of Scrum
    • Exercise: The offsite customer

    Scrum 101

    • Scrum Overview
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Scrum team
    • Product Owner
    • ScrumMaster
    Requirements Management
    • One-pager
    • Product Backlog creation
    • User Stories (requirements)
    • Exercise: User Story writing

    Scrum In-depth

    • The Sprint
    • Sprint Planning
    • Exercise: Sprint Planning
    • Tracking Progress
    • Daily Scrum
    • Exercise: Running a Daily meeting
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective

    The ScrumMaster role:

    • Exercise: Great ScrumMaster scenarios
    • Exercise: Scrum simulation

    Optional modules:

    • Scaling Scrum
    • Distributed Scrum

    ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION

    All attendees who complete the course will become Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs), and will be listed on the Scrum Alliance website's CSM registry.  As Certified ScrumMasters, they will also receive an individual license, Scrum training materials, and Scrum templates, and they will have access to the Scrum Alliance website's ScrumMaster restricted areas.  Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP's are eligible for 16 Professional Development Units.

    ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

    Pete Deemer is a Certified Scrum Trainer offering courses through the Scrum Training Institute.  Pete headed Yahoo!’s large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which now encompasses more than 200 projects and over 2000 employees in the US, India, Europe, and Asia.  He is co-author of The Scrum Primer (www.scrumprimer.com).

    Pete is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and has spent the last 18 years building software and web products at global companies.  Pete spent a number of years as adjunct faculty at University of California Berkeley, most recently in the Graduate School of Business, where he received the prestigious Club 6 teaching award.

    Pete provides training to a number of companies, including HP, Microsoft, Nokia, Infosys, Wipro, IBM.  During his Yahoo! tenure, he served as Vice President of Product Development for Yahoo! in the US, as well as Chief Product Officer of Yahoo!'s 1000-person Research and Development center in Bangalore, India. Pete is based in India and Singapore.

    Gabrielle Benefield is a Certified Scrum Trainer offering courses in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand through the Scrum Training Institute.  Gabrielle was Senior Director of Agile Development at Yahoo! leading Yahoo!’s large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which now encompasses more than 200 teams projects and over 1500 employees in the US, India, Europe, and Asia.  She is co-author of The Scrum Primer (www.scrumprimer.com).

    Gabrielle holds a Masters of Digital Design from the University of Western Sydney, Australia and has over 16 years building enterprise software and web products at global companies.  Gabrielle is a regular conference speaker presenting papers and talks on Enterprise Agile and Agile User Experience and Design.

    COST

    The cost of the 2-day course and certification is AU$1600 (US$1400).  For questions, please email petedeemer@goodagile.com.  (Fee includes lunch and snacks on both days, other meals and travel / accommodations are not included.)

    All CSM courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. Taking a CSM course, passing the CSM test, and accepting the license agreement designates you as a Certified ScrumMaster, which indicates that you have been introduced to and understand the basic concepts you need to perform as a ScrumMaster or team member on a Scrum team. This course also satisfies two elements of the CSD track: Scrum Introduction and Elective.

  • Details

    Date: 1-2 December, 2008
    Location: Melbourne, Australia

    Venue:
    Karstens
    123 Queen st
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Regular Price: AU$1600 (US$1400)