Certified ScrumMaster®

Weekend Certified ScrumMaster Course in Central Illinois on April 2/3


Tom Mellor


  • Course

    Date: 2-3 April, 2011
    Location: Bloomington, IL, United States

    Regular Price: 1200

    The ScrumMaster Certification is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of the Scrum product development process. Participants will become Certified Scrum Masters, a first step in the journey towards this adaptive and empircal form of work organization.  

    The course is offered by Oobeya Group through the Heartland Community College Corporate Education department. Employers may qualify for grant money that can significantly offset the cost of the course. For more information, contact Teri Payne at Teri.payne@heartland.edu or 309-268-8431.  

    The trainer for this class is Tom Mellor (t_mellor@yahoo.com / 309.846.6792).  Additional information about the class can also be obtained from Lowell Lindstrom of the Oobeya Group at llindstrom@oobeyagroup.com or by phone at 630.335.0889.

    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: 2-3 April, 2011
    Location: Bloomington, IL, United States

    Heartland Community College
    1500 West Raab Road
    Bloomington, IL 61761 United States

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    Regular Price: 1200

  • Agenda

    Values and principles of agile and Scrum

    Characteristics and behaviors desired in an agile-based culture

    Empirical-based development versus defined-based development: differences and appropriate uses

    The Scrum Framework:  roles, artifacts, and meetings

    Scrum odors and impediments and how to avoid them or deal with them

    Application of agile and Scrum through interactive exercises

    Debunking agile and Scrum myths

    Emergent agenda items as desired by attendees

  • Who Should Attend

    People who want a foundational education in agile and Scrum values, principles and practices, and enjoy a learning format that is primary experiential and Socratic.  Attendees will utilize a variety of exercises designed to help them learn and apply Scrum in both software and non-software product development.