Certified ScrumMaster®

CSM in Birmingham, AL


Tom Mellor


  • Course

    Date: 7-8 June, 2010
    Location: Birmingham, AL, United States

    Regular Price: $947 per person / $847 for multiple person registration


    • The advantages that Scrum brings to your organization

    • A solid understanding of the Scrum framework

    • Your role and responsibilities as the ScrumMaster

    • The fundamentals of Agile Leadership (Servant Leadership)

    • Facilitation skills that will help you succeed in your new role

    • The importance of quickly uncovering roadblocks and clearing them for your team

    • Considerations for implementing Scrum throughout your enterprise

    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: 7-8 June, 2010
    Location: Birmingham, AL, United States

    New Horizons Birmingham Training Center
    601 Beacon Parkway West
    Birmingham, AL 35209 United States

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    Regular Price: $947 per person / $847 for multiple person registration



    Tom Mellor, CST

    Tom is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Scrum Alliance. Tom has 30 years of business and IT experience. Tom trains through Oobeya group. Oobeya group helps organizations understand

    and put to practice advanced management and development techniques ranging from TQM to Agile to Lean.


    Brian M. Rabon, CSM, CSP, MSEE, PMP

    Brian is a Certified ScrumMaster and Scrum Professional with over 13 years of software development experience. He is a regular instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, New Horizons Birmingham, The Solutions Cube Group, and a course designer for Samford University.  

  • Agenda
    • Intro to Scrum and Agile
    • Foundations of Scrum and Agile
    • Systems Thinking Applied in Scrum and Agile
    • The Scrum Roles: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Team Member
    • User Story Creation and Sizing
    • Creating and Managing the Product Backlog
    • Creating and Managing the Sprint Backlog
    • Getting to "Done" in Scrum
    • Scrum Meetings and Ceremonies
    • Tracking Progress in Scrum - Story Walls, Charts and Graphs
    • Scaling Scrum and Enterprise Adoption
    • Practical Experiential Exercises in Scrum


  • Who Should Attend

    Anyone interested in learning about Scrum and agile development processes.