Certified ScrumMaster

Certified Scrum Master - CSM in Silicon Valley, CA by Jeff Mckenna

Organization

Agile Action

Trainer

  • Course

    Date: 9-10 October, 2013
    Location: San Jose, CA, United States

    Regular Price: $1299

    BECOME A CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER!

    REGISTER NOW for the 10/9-10/10 course in San Jose, CA taught by Jeff McKenna, Certified Scrum Trainer.

    Learn Scrum from Jeff Mckenna (Certified Scrum Trainer), a recognized pioneer of Agile.  Jeff was on the original scrum team and has led multiple companies through agile transformations. He has successfully coached and trained thousands of people in the Silicon Valley and around the globe on Agile practices.

    The Certified Scrum Master certification is a highly interactive, two-day course has been designed to give you the ability to experience first-hand what it is like to be part of a Scrum team. Arrive prepared to face the challenges every ScrumMaster encounters and leave with the knowledge of how to handle those situations. You will learn the "what, why, and how" of Scrum, and will be equipped to return to your organization with the knowledge to begin applying the Scrum framework to achieve success. Upon successful completion of this course, and passage of the certification examination, you will be recognized by the Scrum Alliance.

    DISCOUNTED PRICE:  $949 (save $350 until 10/1/2013).  

    Effective 10/5/2013, price will return to the standard course fee of $1,299.

    Course Benefits

    • Successful passage of the Certified ScrumMaster exam earns the CSM Certificate by the ScrumAlliance (www.scrumalliance.org).  The exam is included in the course fee.
    • 2-day Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) course
    • Interactive curriculum from our experienced Certified Scrum Trainer (CST™)
    • 2-year membership in the Scrum Alliance ($100 value)
    • Earn 14 PDUs/ SEUs - PMI Category B

    CSM Certification

    After taking the 2-day Certified ScrumMaster course, students are eligible to take the CSM Assessment Exam online through the Scrum Alliance website. The exam has 35 questions and no time limit in which to complete. Candidates may bookmark questions, change answers to questions, and even stop the exam, returning to it to complete the questions at a later time within the 90-day period. For more information, please visit the Scrum Alliance directly at:  http:/scrumalliance.org

    Included in your course registration are:

    • CSM examination fee
    • 2-year membership to Scrum Alliance
    • Printed course materials
    • Lunch (both days)
    • Snacks and refreshments throughout the day

    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: 9-10 October, 2013
    Location: San Jose, CA, United States

    Venue:
    Bratton & Co., Inc.
    3590 N. 1st Street, First Floor
    UOP Training Center
    San Jose, CA 95134 United States
    http://www.brattoninc.com

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    Regular Price: $1299

    Notes

    Prior to the course, we ask that you read through the Scrum Guide by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland.  We will send you a free PDF copy upon registration.

  • Agenda

    This course begins promptly at 9:00 AM and continues until 5:00 PM for 2 days.  The material that you will cover include:

    Course Outline

    1. General Scrum Knowledge
    • Agile Manifesto
    • Scrum Foundations
    • Sprint
    • Scrum compared to Waterfall
    • Significance of "Done"
    • Scrum compared to Waterfall
    • Scrum Values
    • Applicability of Scrum

    2. Scrum Roles

    • Overview of Scrum Roles
    • ScrumMaster: Responsibilities & Authority
    • Product Owner: Responsibilities, Authority, Constraints...etc.
    • Product Owner: The Team: Responsibilities, Authority, Teamwork & Characteristics.
    • Impact on Traditional Roles.

    3. Scrum Ceremonies

    • Sprint Planning 
    • Daily Scrum 
    • Sprint Review 
    • Sprint Retrospective 
    • Release Planning 

    4. Scrum Artifacts

    • Product Backlog
    • Product Increment and the Definition of Done
    • Sprint Backlog
    • Burndown Charts

    5. Integration

    • ScrumMaster Responsibilities and Skills
    • Scrum Simulation
    • Class Retrospective
  • Who Should Attend

    Candidates for a CSM include project managers, program managers, software engineers, quality engineers, architects, product managers, business analysts, functional managers and executives, UX designers... anyone who is part of a Scrum team or whose organization is in an Agile transformation. 

    The CSM is your first building block.