Certified ScrumMaster

CSM cPrime Raleigh NC

Organization

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Trainer

  • Course

    Date: 20-21 March, 2013
    Location: Raleigh, NC, United States

    Regular Price: $1,250

     

    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: 20-21 March, 2013
    Location: Raleigh, NC, United States

    Venue:
    cPrime
    3100 Smoketree Court, Suite 200
    Raleigh, NC 27604-1022 United States
    http://knowledgesourceinc.com/map-and-directions/

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    Regular Price: $1,250

  • 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.

    Recent attendees had this to say about the course:

    • “A wise man once said that we learn best in moments of enjoyment. ...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.” - Edmond
    • “Great course & exactly what I hoped for - Peter was great!" - Sandra
    • "Peter has a deep and detailed knowledge of the Agile methodologies, a rich hands on experience with Scrum and he knows what it takes for an organization to create an environment to support agile. I have experienced Peter as a great trainer and excellent workshop moderator. " - Bruno
    • “Instructor (Mr. Peter Green) was great - very informative. Thank You for a great course!" - Sandhya
    • "Peter is an excellent Agile trainer with a solid grasp of the underlying principles. True to the spirit of Agile, he's constantly improving his (already excellent) material, presentations and skills. He brings tremendous spirit, energy, advocacy and experience to the table." - Duane
    • "I have known Peter for several years now. He has always been passionate about improving product features, design, workflow. Peter introduced Agile and Scrum to our team a few years ago. Since then, our we are able to release our product to customers much faster at higher quality. This has also improved work/life balance for employees an our team." - Norm