Date: 6-7 October, 2010
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Regular Price: 1595 inc. GST
About the course
This Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) course is an immersive learning experience involving a highly interactive mix of seminars, group discussions, team activities, games and role-plays.
You will learn how to:
- Explain Scrum and Scrum concepts to the rest of the organisation,
- Raise the visibility of project status and impediments,
- Facilitate Scrum meetings effectively,
- Use popular agile requirements and estimation techniques,
- Deliver high value releases sooner,
Initial course backlog
The following initial course backlog provides an outline of major topics from which the facilitator and the class collaboratively plans the course. The Scrum framework is employed to manage track and manage progress through course material.
- Introducing Scrum
- Agile and Scrum Values
- Empirical Process Control
- Scrum Practices
- Scrum Tracking
- Scrum Roles
- Scrum Risk Reduction
- Defining “Done”
- Daily Scrum
- User Stories
- Conditions of Satisfaction
- Team Estimation
- Release Planning
- Extended Scrum Simulation
- Sprint Planning
- Sprint Review
- Sprint Retrospective
- ScrumMastering Technique
- Scrum-But Anti-Patterns
- Scaling Scrum
- Distributed Scrum
For Project Management Professionals, this course qualifies as 14 PDUs as approved by the Project Management Institute.
Who should attend?
The course is suitable for all participants in Scrum projects including analysts, programmers, testers, architects, project managers, programme managers, subject matter experts, operational managers and business stakeholders.
About the instructor
This Certified ScrumMaster course was taught by Rowan Bunning. Rowan is a Certified Scrum Trainer® and a pioneer of Scrum in Australasia. With a background in application and web site development, product development and eXtreme Programming, Rowan became Australia's first Certified ScrumMaster and first Certified Scrum Practitioner®. He has built extensive experience leading, coaching, and training organisations in Scrum across Australasia and Europe, including with one of the U.K.’s leading agile consultancies.
As a Certified Scrum Trainer he has a fantastic track record for running comprehensive and high value Scrum courses. His offerings include the two day Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner courses with associated accreditations with the Scrum Alliance. He also offers one day courses on Effective User Stories and Agile Estimating and Planning as licensed from Mike Cohn of Mountain Goat Software - author of the most popular books on these topics. Rowan holds a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, is a PRINCE2™ Practitioner and is Cognitive Edge accredited.
Scrum WithStyle offers in-house training, agile coaching and consulting throughout Australia and New Zealand.
What others are saying about courses from Scrum WithStyle
“A great course. Excellent facilitation & presentation.”
- Project Manager, Workcover NSW
“Very insightful and enjoyable.”
- Analyst/Programmer, Agile Development Team, University of Sydney
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and thanks for facilitating it in such an agile and participative
- Portfolio Manager at a large local council
"Thank you again for the trainings. I am now more confident running the Scrum projects at work."
- Project Manager, RedHat Asia Pacific
"The course was very useful and has definitely helped me."
- Project Manager, Precision Admin/SunSuper
"Thank you very much for the opportunity to attend your training course. I throughly enjoyed it."
- Solutions Architect, Cordelta
“Myself and the 5 PO’s came away with some really useful methods for writing better stories. I’ll
keep an eye out for more of your courses.”
- Producer, The Creative Assembly
“Rowan did a great job and I think everyone concerned learned a great deal and had a good time
in the process. I definitely recommend getting an expert to come and help get things established if
you‚ are considering adopting an agile development approach.”
- Business Intelligence Project Manager, University of New England
As the Scrum Alliance website says, “Students are expected to attend the CSM course with a working knowledge of Scrum. This knowledge can be obtained by reading books, articles, and web info about Scrum. Pre-reading material will be forwarded to enrolled participants approximately one week prior to the course.
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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.