Date: 16-17 December, 2013
Location: Washington, DC, United States
700 12th Street N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005 United States
Regular Price: 1295.00
NotesThe data is in, and agile methods have emerged as the dominate modern approach to building products. The Scrum framework is the most popular of the Agile methods, because of its documented results and versatility across several sectors. Agile projects deliver on average, 37% faster with 67% better quality66% of all Agile projects use the Scrum framework in some fashionCertified ScrumMasters earn as much as 6% more than their non-certified counterpartsThis course covers all the internal dynamics necessary to run an Agile team using Scrum. As such, it is useful not just for those in leadership roles, but also for the Team Members delivering a product or service. From analysts to engineers to quality assurance to senior management, everyone benefits from hearing a consistent agile message, in order to get everyone involved in continuous improvement and improved product delivery. What You'll LearnBusiness Case for Agile methodsOrigins of Scrum and Empirical Process ControlRole of ScrumMaster, and how it differs from Project ManagerRole of Team Members, and how their responsibilities changeRole of Product Owner, and why it's the hardest job Product Backlog as a structured, yet flexible requirements artifactSprint Backlog as a short term action planSprint Planning and negotiating stakeholder expectationsSprint Review and what happens when finished work is rejectedSprint Retrospective: what works and what doesn't workWhere Scrum fits in larger projectsWhat other Agile techniques that work with Scrum ...plus any additional Agile topics the class wants, time permitting. What You GetComprehensive Workbook covering Scrum Soft Copies of official Agile standardsOne deck of Planning Poker estimation cardsUnlimited access to the certification practice exam100% pass guarantee for the new pass/fail exam, effective September 1st, 20122 year membership in ScrumAlliance14 PMI PDUs or training hours towards BOTH your PMP and PMI-ACP Who's Your TrainerJesse Fewell is a writer, coach, and trainer for LeadingAgile. In addition to speaking for Agile, Scrum, and PMI conferences, he has collected a broad array of clients in several sectors such as National Security, Aerospace, GIS, Stock Multimedia, Telecom, and Hospitality. A leader in the advancement of management practices, he founded the PMI Agile Community of Practice, helped craft the PMI-ACP℠ agile certification, and is co-authoring the upcoming Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide®. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he is the world’s only certified Project Management Professional (PMP) to also hold the agile designations of Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and Innovation Games® Qualified Instructor (IGQI).