Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified ScrumMaster Class (CSM) Taught by Local Trainer Lonnie Weaver-Johnson

Organization

The Braintrust Consulting Group

  • Course

    Date: 27-28 August, 2013
    Location: Eagan, MN, United States

    Regular Price: 1250.00

     

    The Twin Cities own local Certified Scrum Trainer, Lonnie Weaver-Johnson, delivers a dynamic course filled with practical exercises and real world examples. Experienced Scrum practitioners will walk away with ideas for improving their Scrum practices and students brand new to Scrum will have a solid understanding of what Scrum is and how to get started. 

    Scrum

    •         Its origins

    •         The process

    •         Benefits of Scrum

    Agile

    •          Manifesto and principles

    •         Scrum and Agile; what’s the difference?

    •         Other methods

    The 5 Values of Scrum

    •         Learn their meaning

    •         Why they are important

    •         How to apply them

    When to use Scrum

    •         Empirical Process and how it works

    •         What environments and projects are best suited for Scrum

    The Scrum framework

    •         How it works

    •         How to begin

    Scrum roles and responsibilities

    •         The Team – what does it mean to be self-organized

    •         The Product Owner – who is best suited for this role and how they direct the team

    •         The ScrumMaster –who should play this role of the servant leader

    •         The role of the Stakeholders with a Scrum project

    The Sprints

    •         The purpose for Sprints

    •         Sprint lengths

    •         Sprint Success

    The Scrum Ceremonies / Meetings

    •         Learn the duration, purpose, and invitees, for each meeting

    •         The Sprint Planning Meeting (part 1 and part 2)

    •         The value and purpose of a Daily Scrum

    •         Sprint Review (or Demo); how it is conducted and the benefit

    •         Sprint Retrospective; the meeting that will take the team to the next level

    The Scrum Artifacts/Documents

    •          The Product Backlog and who owns it

    •         The Sprint Backlog and how it differs from the Product Backlog

    •         Burn down and Burn up charts and the story they tell

    “Other” Agile meetings and practices to help ensure success with Scrum

    •         Vision statements, Road mapping, and Release Planning

    •         Product Backlog Items / User Stories

    •         Estimating / Sizing the work

    •         Preparing Product Backlog Items

    •         Incorporating non-collocated team members

     

    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: 27-28 August, 2013
    Location: Eagan, MN, United States

    Venue:
    Intertech Training
    1575 Thomas Center Dr.
    Eagan, MN 55122 United States
    http://www.intertech.com/About/Locations.aspx

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    Regular Price: 1250.00

    Notes

     

    Although she's a Twin Cities resident, Lonnie has traveled the world teaching Scrum and coaching teams, leaders, and individuals. She thrives on helping people take their skills to the next level through her teaching and coaching. Her 20+ years in IT coupled with her communication degree from the University of MN make her a highly skilled instructor who leads dynamic training sessions where students benefit from her interesting examples and actual scenarios. 

     

  • Agenda

     

    Day 1

    •             Sharing Scrum and Agile information

    •             How they work

    •             Why they work

    •             The differences between Agile and Scrum

    •             Organizational readiness

    •             The Scrum framework

    •             The roles (including what happens to the role of leaders and project managers)

    •             The meetings in Scrum

    Day 2

    •             A deeper look into Scrum

    •             The Scrum Artifacts

    •             How to put all of the concepts together

    •             Creating a Product Backlog

    •             Sprint Backlog Management

    •             Creating meaningful Product Backlog items

    •             Potential pitfalls and how to watch for them

     

    Both days are filled with hands on activities. This is not an 8 hour Power Point lecture. The instructor weaves in meaningful examples, real stories, and useful activities to teach topics. Questions and classroom dialogue are encouraged

     

  • Who Should Attend

     

    • Beginners and current Scrum practitioners looking to improve their Scrum skills

    • ScrumMasters or those aspiring to be one

    • Managers and leaders looking to investigate what Scrum is all about

    • Project Managers looking for a better way to get work done

    • Team members, Developers, Testers, Business Analysts

    • People seeking the guidance from an experienced trainer who listens to questions, imparts knowledge, and shares experiences so that you can be successful at implementing Scrum.