Date: 7-9 January, 2013
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Regular Price: S$3210 ($1015 for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents)
Led by Pete Deemer, 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. Pete 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.
ABOUT THE COURSE
This course provides an in-depth training in Scrum theory and practice, taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer who works with some of the largest companies in the world using Scrum. This three-day course is divided between lecture, exercises, simulations, open discussion and question and answer.
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.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION
All attendees who complete the course and pass the Scrum Alliance online exam will become Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs), and will be listed in the Scrum Alliance's CSM registry, and receive access to the Scrum Alliance website's CSM-restricted areas. In addition, all course attendees will receive both hard-copy and soft-copy versions of the course presentation and other teaching materials, as well as a selection of Scrum templates and other resources. Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP's are eligible for 19.5 Professional Development Units.
SUBSIDIZED COURSE FEE
This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by WDA. Up to 70% WDA funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Terms & conditions apply. Please visit www.wda.gov.sg for full details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cost of the 3-day course and certification is S$3210 (or $1015 for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents after subsidy).
For questions, please email email@example.com. (Fee includes cost of certification, materials, and lunch and snacks on both days. Other meals and travel / accommodations are not included.)
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.