Certified ScrumMaster®

Training + Certification + Extras

Organization

GoodAgile

  • Course

    Date: 15-16 April, 2013
    Location: Bangalore - India, Karnataka, India

    Regular Price: Rs.26,300 + tax

     Led by Pete Deemer, author of The Scrum Primer. Pete specializes in working with teams in India doing multi-location Scrum.

     
       
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    Taught by a globally-known agile leader
    Pete Deemer is the lead author of The Scrum Primer, one of the most widely read introductions to Agile development, as well as The Distributed Scrum Primer, a guide to multi-location Scrum. He is the founder and CEO of GoodAgile, and a co-founder of the Scrum Foundation, which is headed by Dr. Jeff Sutherland, co-creator of Scrum. He has provided Scrum training and coaching to some of the largest companies in the world, including services companies like Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant and Mindtree, and product companies like Microsoft, SAP, Dell, GE, HP, EMC, Ericsson, CA, Fidelity, JP Morgan, Mercedes Benz, Phillips, Oracle, Siemens, Unilever, and Verizon. Pete is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and has spent the last 20+ years leading teams building software-based products and services at global companies. Most recently he served as Vice President of Product Development for Yahoo!, where he led Yahoo's global adoption of Scrum. Pete has also spent a number of years as adjunct faculty at University of California Berkeley, where he received the prestigious Club 6 teaching award, and he is currently a visiting lecturer at the National University of Singapore. Pete currently lives in Bangalore, India and works throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim.
     
     
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    Our students love the training
    97% of our students say "the GoodAgile CSM class was worth the time and money - even ignoring the value of the certification". And 98% said they were likely to recommend it to a friend or colleague. We get comments like this one from Ashok Rai in Bangalore all the time: "This was the best training I have ever attended. Pete, you rock!". The 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-price / fixed-date projects in Scrum, Scrum tools, and scaling Scrum for large projects or organizations.
     
     
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    Our prices are the best available -- guaranteed
    Book 30 days in advance and pay Rs.24,500 + tax for the course and certification. Or book less than 30 days ahead and pay just Rs.26,300 + tax. We also offer group discounts. We believe our prices are the best available, but if you can find a lower price for a CSM course in the same city, we guarantee to match it. (Details here.)
     
     
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    If you are not 100% satisfied with the course, it's free
    If you are not fully satisfied with the course, we will refund 100% of what you paid. (Details here.)
     
     
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    You get a free copy of Mike Cohn's book "Succeeding with Agile"
    All attendees at our public CSM courses receive a complimentary copy of Mike Cohn's "Succeeding with Agile Development Using Scrum." This book, published in 2010 and priced at US$35, is widely considered the best all-around guide to Agile and Scrum.
     
     
     
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    You get two Scrum minibooks by Pete Deemer
    In addition to the Mike Cohn book, every attendee receives two high-quality, bound Scrum minibooks by Pete Deemer: The Distributed Scrum Primer (an in-depth guide to distributed development using Scrum) and The Manager and Scrum (a guide for managers and executives leading organizations that use Scrum).
     
     
     
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    You get full online access to class materials + exercises + useful resources... forever!
    Unlike many classes, we provide full electronic access to the course materials, which you can use to train your colleagues. You get the course slides, plus many of the exercises, along with step-by-step instructions for leading them. Plus you get access to a variety of useful Scrum resources and templates. And your access is valid forever - so as new materials are added, you will get access to those as well.
     
     
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    You receive 15 PDU's from PMI
    Our CSM course includes 15 contact hours of training, which can be submitted to PMI for PDU credit if you are a PMP.
     
     
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    Last but not least... you get Planning Poker cards!
    Every attendee gets two packs of high-quality Planning Poker cards, enough for a team of 8 people. Our cards include printed instructions for use and four colors per deck.
     
     
     
         
      
    Early-bird price (30+ days before course): Rs.24,500 + tax
    Regular price: Rs.26,300 + tax

    Questions? Email sitijaafar@goodagile.com
     

    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: 15-16 April, 2013
    Location: Bangalore - India, Karnataka, India

    Venue:
    The LaLit Ashok
    Kumara Krupa High Grounds
    Bangalore - India, Karnataka 560001 India
    http://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-ashok-bangalore/overview

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    Regular Price: Rs.26,300 + tax

  • Agenda
     
    Day 1
    • The Fundamentals of Agile Development and Scrum
    • The Principles of Inspect - Adapt - Transparency
    • Using Iterative, Incremental Development
    • Scrum Simulation: 5 Sprints with IID and Inspect - Adapt - Transparency
    • The Basic Structure of a Project or Release in Scrum
    • Working Successfully with Uncertain or Changing Requirements
    • Emergent Architecture and Design
    • The Basic Practices of Scrum
    • The Role of the ScrumMaster
    • The Role of the Product Owner
    • The Role of the Team
    • A Day in the Life of a ScrumMaster
    • The 5 Scrum Values
    • The Product Backlog and D.E.E.P.
    • The Definition of Done
    • Getting to Potentially Shippable in 30 days or less
    • Intensive Scrum Simulation: Commitment-based Sprint Planning, Estimating Available Hours, Product Backlog Item Analysis and Decomposition, the Sprint Backlog and Burndown Chart, The Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective)
    Day 2
    • Success with Scrum in multi-location (distributed) projects, including best practices, strategies for success, and hands-on creation of a gameplan for success. (Each student will also receive a copy of 'The Distributed Scrum Primer' minibook to take with them.)
    • Scaling Scrum to Large Projects, including the Scrum of Scrums, team coordination, synchronized sprints, and dependency handling
    • Scrum Tools, including references for enterprise, open source, and lightweight tools
    • The Role of the Manager in Scrum. (Each student will also receive a copy of 'The Manager and Scrum' minibook to take with them.)
    • Starting Scrum Projects from Day 1
    • Creating the Product Backlog and writing requirements using User Stories
    • Product Backlog size estimation using Planning Poker
    • Estimating release dates and project cost in Scrum (including Date-Driven Releases, Scope-Driven Releases, and Date- and Scope-Driven Releases), including hands-on case study
    • Creating the Release Backlog and Release Burndown Chart
    • Managing projects/releases to successful, on-time delivery, including hands-on case study
    • Five strategies for getting a behind-schedule project/release back on schedule
    • ScrumMaster Case Studies
    • Scrum Contract Models, including Fixed Bid (fixed-price/fixed-date/fixed-scope projects), Time & Materials, and Price per Sprint
    • Graduation
  • Who Should Attend

    Anyone who wants to be successful with Scrum, including Project Managers, ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Developers (Coders, Testers, Architects, Designers), Product Managers, and other members of management (Engineering Managers, Testing Managers, Quality Management, Directors and VP's, etc.)