Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified ScrumMaster

Organization

Mountain Goat Software

Trainer

  • Course

    Date: 1-2 December, 2008
    Location: Oslo, Norway

    Regular Price: NOK 13 000

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    Course Description

    This two-day course not only provides the fundamental principles of Scrum, it also gives participants hands-on experience using Scrum. This course puts theory into action through a variety of exercises. During the course, attendees will learn why such a seemingly simple process such as Scrum can have such profound effects on an organization. Participants gain practical experience working with Scrum tools and activities such as the product backlog, sprint backlog, daily Scrum meetings, sprint planning meeting, and burndown charts. Participants leave knowing how to apply Scrum to all sizes of projects, from a single collocated team to a large, highly distributed team.

    Following successful completion of the course, each participant will be designated Certified ScrumMaster. This certification includes a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information are available.

    You Will Learn

    • Practical, project-proven practices
    • The essentials of getting a project off on the right foot
    • How to write user stories for the product backlog
    • Why there's more to leading a self-organizing team than buying pizza and getting out of the way
    • How to help both new and experienced teams be more successful
    • How to successfully scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects with team sizes in the hundreds
    • Tips and tricks from the instructor’s ten-plus years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments

    What’s Provided

    Participants will receive printed and bound course materials as well as a USB drive containing PDFs of the course materials and additional readings. Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks will be served.

    Combine This Class with Other Training

    This class will be followed by Scrum Product Owner and Agile Estimating and Planning classes in the same location. You can attend those classes separately from or with this class.

    Professional Development Units (PDUs)

    PMPs: You can receive 16 PDUs for this 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: 1-2 December, 2008
    Location: Oslo, Norway

    Venue:
    IT Fornebu
    Martin Linges vei 15-25
    Oslo, Norway
    http://www.itfornebu.no/default.asp?V_SITE_ID=5

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    Regular Price: NOK 13 000

    Notes

    This class will be followed by Scrum Product Owner and Agile Estimating and Planning classes in the same location. You can attend those classes separately from or with this class.

    Register now for a free book by Mike Cohn

  • Agenda
    • Overview of Scrum
      • Why Scrum works
      • What Scrum is
      • Origins
    • Sprints
      • Potentially shippable
      • Architecture on a Scrum project
      • Sprint length and release sprints
      • Abnormal terminations
    • The ScrumMaster
      • Responsibilities and mindset
      • Situational ScrumMastering
      • ScrumMaster as team member
    • The Product Owner
      • Description and responsibilities
      • Sharing the vision
    • Product backlog
      • User stories on the product backlog
      • Backlog-writing workshops
      • INVEST in your backlog
    • Meetings
      • The daily scrum
      • Sprint review
      • Sprint retrospective
    • Sprint planning
      • Prioritization and the sprint goal
      • Sprint planning meeting
    • Release planning
      • Velocity
      • Estimating the product backlog
      • Release planning meeting
    • Tracking progress
      • Burndown charts
      • Task boards
    • The team
      • Composition and cross-functionality
      • Organizing
    • Scalability
      • The scrum of scrums
      • Focus of initial sprints
      • Shared vs. specific product backlogs
      • Scaling the product owner
      • Getting started
  • Who Should Attend
    Whether you’re a manager, programmer, tester, analyst, product manager, or someone interested in working on or with a Scrum team, this course is suited for you. You will leave with solid knowledge of how and why Scrum works. Through practical, hands-on exercises and small-group discussion you will be prepared to plan your first sprint immediately after this class.