Project Managers, Team Leads, Managers interested in successfully
applying agile practices in their organizations, also for developers
and business analysts interested in pursuing careers in these roles.
the essentials of working as a ScrumMaster or Scrum team member in this
course. While the Scrum Alliance provides a list of core concepts that
must be covered in the class, each instructor creates his or her own
material, allowing courses to differ based on the strengths, interests,
and experiences of the instructor.
Extended 3-Day ScrumMaster Certification Class for Agile Software Project Management
Agile methods promise early, continuous and accelerating return on
investment for stakeholders and high degrees of job satisfaction for
team members. These methods are particularly appropriate for creative
projects including program development, materials development, new
product development, and IT projects. In this three-day course, you
will learn the foundational skills of agile project and process
management. Participants who pass this course will receive the
Certified ScrumMaster designation.
Agile project management is radically different from traditional
project management. Rather than plan, instruct and direct, the agile
project manager facilitates, coaches and serves. In the Scrum Agile
practice this person is called a ScrumMaster.
In this course participants learn how to guide the development team,
a project, or an organization into Agile practice by fostering the
adoption of new attitudes, collaborative processes and working to
remove institutional barriers. Exercises, case studies, and examples
are used to assist participants to develop the knowledge, skills,
capabilities and insights needed to make the shift from traditional
management practice to Agile practice.
Preparation: Approximately one week prior to the course, detailed
instructions and course materials will be made available to confirmed
An individual license to use the Scrum training materials will be
issued to those who successfully complete the certification program.
Attendees can earn 24 PMI PDUs from this course.
- History and Theory
- Process Overview
- Self-Organizing Teams
- Planning Work
- Iterations and Tasks
Topics based on attendees' interest and as time permits:
- Benefits of Agile
- The Learning Circle
- Facilitating and Managing
- Eliminating Waste
- Teaching Others
- Value Stream Mapping
- Reporting and Metrics