Certified ScrumMaster

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) -- Memphis, TN

Organization

The Braintrust Consulting Group

  • Course

    Date: 28-29 January, 2014
    Location: Germantown, TN, United States

    Regular Price: 1,247.00
    Early Price: 1,147.00 expires 27 December, 2014

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    Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

    Memphis, TN

    Though each CSM class varies depending on the instructor, all Certified ScrumMaster classes focus on Scrum from a ScrumMaster's perspective. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the CSM exam (examination fees included). All CSM classes are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.


    Class Overview

    Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Scrum. The class is full of practical, real world techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.

    Limited to Only 20 Seats

    What others are saying about us

    • “This was the biggest ‘bang for the buck’ of any class I've ever taken (in 18 years of professional development).” – Heather
    • “The class was extremely helpful in helping me find my role as ScrumMaster on my team.” – Michael
    • “I was pleasantly surprised that after only two days I now have a foundation to begin using Scrum at my agency.” – Kevin

    Who Should Attend?

    • IT Professionals (Architects, BAs, DBAs, Developers, Testers, etc.)
    • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
    • Project Managers
    • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum

    Prerequisites

    • None
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    Class Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the history of Scrum
    2. Learn the importance of having team values
    3. Understand situations where using Scrum is appropriate and beneficial
    4. Learn the Scrum framework
    5. Experience Scrum firsthand in real-world scenarios
    6. Learn the roles and responsibilities in Scrum
    7. Learn how to create a product vision statement
    8. Learn how to seed a product backlog
    9. Learn how to create a product roadmap
    10. Learn how to write user stories
    11. Learn how teams relatively size backlog items
    12. Learn the functions of key meetings in Scrum
    13. Learn how to tell a good user story from a bad one
    14. Learn how to track team progress
    15. Learn the benefits of additional meetings recommended for Scrum
    16. Learn to identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation
    17. Learn how other fields that may enhance our ability to do Scrum better
    18. Utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems

    Benefits

    • Learn while not being bored and having fun
    • Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science
    • Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
    • Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs)
    • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace
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    Takeaways

    • Easy to use reminders of Scrum
      • Printed class manual
      • Scrum reference card
      • Thumbdrive loaded with; articles, class exercises, whitepapers, etc…
    • 14 PDUs
    • A two year membership to the Scrum Alliance
    • Eligibility to sit for the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) exam

    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: 28-29 January, 2014
    Location: Germantown, TN, United States

    Venue:
    Holiday Inn Express - Memphis
    7784 Wolf Trail Cove
    Germantown, TN 38138 United States
    Birmingham

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    Regular Price: 1,247.00
    Early Price: 1,147.00 expires 27 December, 2014

    Notes

    Cancellation Policy:

    In order to receive a refund of your tuition for this class you must notify us no later than 5 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 5 business day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class.

    Privacy Notice:

    We may on some occasions share your email address with a limited number of our trusted partners. We do not sell your personal information and we treat your privacy with the utmost regard. Please contact us at info@braintrustgroup.com if you have any concerns.

  • Agenda
    • As a CSM class participant, I want...
      1. To explain Scrum’s history, so that I can better appreciate Scrum.
      2. To demonstrate the importance of having team values, so that I can facilitate the creation of working agreements amongst team members.
      3. To list situations where using Scrum is appropriate, so that I can be more successful at applying Scrum.
      4. To describe the Scrum framework, so that I can clearly comprehend the Scrum process.
      5. To describe the roles and responsibilities in Scrum, so that I can understand who does what.
      6. To experience Scrum, so that I know what it feels like when I start doing it for real.
      7. To explain the value of a product vision statement, so that I gain a greater appreciation for why we need one.
      8. To explain how to seed a product backlog, so that I can assist the Product Owner with creating one.
      9. To demonstrate how to write user stories, so that I can clearly articulate the who, what, and why behind a backlog item.
      10. To teach team members how to relatively size backlog items, so that the product owner can make better prioritization decisions.
      11. To list and explain the key meetings in Scrum, so that I know what is happening, before, during, and after each sprint.
      12. To explain how to tell a good user story from a bad one, so that I can better assist the Product Owner with creating an effective product backlog.
      13. To demonstrate how to track team progress, so that I can accurately understand what has been accomplished and how much longer it will take to complete the product.
      14. To list and explain the additional meetings recommended for Scrum, so that I can improve the overall efficiency of the Scrum process.
      15. To list areas where we might get into trouble, so that I know what to look out for as my organization implements Scrum.
      16. To list other fields that may enhance our ability to do Scrum better, so that I can have additional tools to increase our chances of success.
      17. An open forum to discuss challenging questions about Scrum, so that I can utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Who Should Attend
    • IT Professionals (Architects, BAs, DBAs, Developers, Testers, etc.)
    • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
    • Project Managers
    • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum