Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified ScrumMaster

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Evolve Beyond

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  • Course

    Date: 11-12 February, 2008
    Location: Mountain view, CA, United States

    Regular Price: $1200

    Course Description

    Please send email to: gbenefield@gmail.com to be placed on a waiting list for this course. 

    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.

     

    Instructors

    Gabrielle Benefield

    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 Deemer

    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.

    Included

    Participants will receive the course materials in a printed and bound handout.  Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks will be served.

    To Register go to:

    www.regonline.com/FebruaryCSM2008

    Professional Development Units (PDUs)

    PMPs: You can receive 14 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: 11-12 February, 2008
    Location: Mountain view, CA, United States

    Venue:
    Michaels on Shoreline
    2960 N Shoreline Boulevard
    Mountain view, CA 94045 United States
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    Regular Price: $1200

  • Who Should Attend
    Anyone who is on or will be on a Scrum team.  It is applicable for all levels and functions.