Date: 11-12 February, 2008
Location: Mountain view, CA, United States
Regular Price: $1200
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This two-day course covers the fundamentals of Scrum and Agile methods through to planning and managing your project. The agenda covers the Scrum framework meetings such as the daily scrum, Sprint planning and the retrospective. It will show you how to effectively track your project using burndown charts and how to measure velocity for release planning. There are very few rules to Scrum so it is important to learn its fundamental principles by experiencing them. Participants gain hands-on practice with the release backlog, sprint backlog, the daily Scrum meeting, tracking progress with a burndown chart, and more. The class is very interactive and hands-on.
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.
The class runs from approximately 9-5pm on both days.
Gabrielle has been very successful at organizational change, specializing in enterprise level transformation leading large teams at CollabNet, IBM and currently for Yahoo! She leads the Agile rollout at Yahoo! with over 170 teams using Agile methods worldwide. She is a certified Scrum Trainer, Scrum Master and Practitioner, and holds an MA in Digital Media.
Pete is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and has spent the last 16
years building software products and services at global companies.
Pete has spent a number of years as adjunct faculty at University of
California Berkeley, most recently in the Graduate School of Business,
where he received the prestigious Club 6 teaching award.
Through GoodAgile, Pete provides training to a number of companies, including
HP, Microsoft, Nokia, Infosys, Wipro, and IBM. Prior to founding
GoodAgile, Pete was the executive who co-led Yahoo!'s successful
large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which now encompasses more
than 1,000 employees in the US, India, Europe, and Asia. During his
Yahoo! tenure, he served as Vice President of Product Development for
Yahoo! in the US, as well as Chief Product Officer of Yahoo!'s
1000-person Research and Development center in Bangalore, India. Pete
is based in India and Singapore.
Participants will receive the course materials in a printed and bound handout. Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks will be served.
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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.