Certified ScrumMaster

First CSM course in Melbourne for 2011


Scrum WithStyle


  • Course

    Date: 2-3 February, 2011
    Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia

    Regular Price: 1595.00 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:

    • The philosophy, science, values and principles that guide you in applying Scrum
    • The purpose of each of the Scrum meetings plus guidelines and tips for getting the most out of them
    • How Project Management is covered by the three Scrum roles
    • How to draw and make use of Sprint and Release Burndown charts
    • How to establish a Definition of Done and keep a Groomed Product Backlog
    • How to lead an agile team effectively without micro-managing or interfering with its self-organisation


    Course outline

    Story: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to adopt the values that support agility and good Scrum, so that I can cultivate agile sensibilities and an agile mindset.

    • Scrum Science
    • Agile and Scrum Values


    Story: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to understand the principles that underpin Scrum, so that I can leverage them to get the most out of our Scrum implementation.

    • Self-organisation
    • Timeboxing
    • Empirical Process Control


    Story: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to understand each of the Scrum roles and their responsibilities, so that I can play my role well and support others in their roles.

    • Team
    • ScrumMaster
    • Product Owner


    Story: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to learn how to maintain effective information radiators, so as to have clarity at all times as to where we are towards delivering.

    • Backlogs
    • Burndowns


    Story: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to learn how to conduct more effective Scrum planning meetings, so that I can help my Scrum team to set itself up for high performance in our daily work and for successful Sprints.

    • Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Planning


    Story: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to learn how to conduct more effective Scrum review and retrospective meetings, so that I can help my Scrum team to continuously improve our product and our proficiency.

    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective


    Story: As a team member, I want to learn how to improve our development practices, so as to be able to welcome changing requirements and maintain a potentially shippable product.

    • Technical Debt
    • Definition of "Done"


    Story: As a ScrumMaster, I want to learn techniques appropriate for leading a self-organising team, so that I can be effective without a 'command and control' style.

    • ScrumMastering Skills
    • Next Steps


    Who should attend?

    The course is suitable for developers, testers, team leads, project managers, iteration managers and other managers.

    For Project Management Professionals, this course may qualify you for 14 PDUs as approved by the Project Management Institute. At the conclusion of the course, you will be provided with a signed letter of course completion which may be used to claim PDUs.


    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 way."

    - 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


    For more testimonials see: scrumwithstyle.com/testimonials



    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." A good starting point is the Scrum Student Resources page.



    Standard price: $1595.

    A discount of $100 per person is available when 3 or more participants from the same organisation are registered as a group.

    This cost per seat includes 2 full days of training, full catering (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea), printed handouts and 2 years membership with the Scrum Alliance.



    Please select the "Register Now" button to secure your place on the course.





    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: 2-3 February, 2011
    Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia

    Saxons Melbourne
    500 Collins Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

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    Regular Price: 1595.00 inc. GST