Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified Scrum Master Workshop Boston

Organization

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Trainer

  • Course

    Date: 19-20 August, 2013
    Location: Burlington, MA, United States

    Regular Price: 1250

     

    Background:

    Many organizations are adopting Agile approaches to improve their software development capability, following the lead of the path-finding Internet era companies who have shown the way to rapid innovation and dominance in their market spaces. This 2-day course provides a great foundation for anyone adopting Scrum, the most popular Agile framework.

    Prerequisites: 

    • View the video introduction to scrum by our friend and fellow CST Michael James here.  
    • Familiarize yourself with the Scrum Overview in the Agile Atlas here

    Continuing Education Credits: 

    Students who are PMP® certified will earn 15 PDUs for completing the Certified Scrum Master course.

    Objectives:

    • Understand the Agile principles and ethos at the heart of Scrum
    • Learn the mechanics of Scrum: roles, artifacts and process
    • Self-organizing teams and how they work
    • Backlogs and how to use them
    • Supporting practices
    • Potentially shippable code and delivering in vertical increments
    • Real control through empirical feedback
    • Industry recognized accreditation and foundation on which to build

     

    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: 19-20 August, 2013
    Location: Burlington, MA, United States

    Venue:
    cPrime at MicroTek
    25 Burlington Mall Rd
    2nd Floor
    Burlington, MA 01803 United States
    http://www.mclabs.com/facilities/microtek-burlington.aspx

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    Regular Price: 1250

  • Agenda

     

    We will run the class using scrum with four sprints spread over the two days.

    Monday Morning (Sprint 1): What is agile, what is scrum, why and when would we use them?

    • Class Introduction: what makes a great project?
    • Scrum Questions: what do we want to learn about scrum?
    • Introduction to Agility: what is agile, how is it related to scrum?
    • The Essence of Scrum: what are we trying to solve by using scrum?

    Monnesday Afternoon (Sprint 2): Basics of scrum, details of the roles

    • Scrum Overview: the basic rules, meetings, and roles of scrum
    • Product Owner Role
    • Scrum Master Role
    • Development Team Role
    • The Product Backlog

    Tuesday Morning (Sprint 3): The details and reasons for the scrum rules

    • Agile Estimation Techniques
    • Forecasting a Release
    • Updating Release Plans
    • Definition of Done
    • Sprint Planning

    Tuesday Afternoon (Sprint 4): Exercises to cement scrum learning

    • Sprint Execution
    • Sprint Close
    • Practice Test
    • Class Close

     

  • Who Should Attend

    Anyone intrested in using scrum as a team member, project manager, product manager, or in another related role would benefit from this course in the basics of scrum.

    A recent attendee had this to say about the course:

    “A wise man once said that we learn best in moments of enjoymen. ...Peter Green provided a truly enjoyable two day Certified Scrum Master training course... We learned by participating in creative group exercises that only reinforces the Scrum concepts being taught. Congratulations on a job well done.”