Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) -- Memphis, TN

Organization

The Braintrust Consulting Group

  • Course

    Date: 13-14 May, 2014
    Location: Germantown, TN, United States

    Regular Price: 1,247.00

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    Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

    Memphis, TN

    Though each CSPO class varies depending on the instructor, all Certified Scrum Product Owner classes focus on Scrum from a product owner's perspective. Graduates will receive the CSPO designation. All CSPO classes are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.


    Class Overview

    Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Agile Product Management. The class is full of practical, real world techniques, which 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

    • “I knew absolutely nothing about Scrum or how it worked and now I feel I have a good baseline that I can use to start using it and adding to that knowledge base.” – Don
    • “I learned a great deal in a short period (2 days). This class has prepared me to be a successful partner & product owner. The exercises were entertaining while very educational.” – David
    • “Braintrust did an amazing job keeping the class entertaining and incorporated real life issues a product owner could face with Scrum. I had a great time and excited to share what I've learned with my team.” – Rachel

    Who Should Attend?

    • Product Managers/Business Analysts
    • Functional/Operational Managers
    • Project Sponsors
    • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
    • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum

    Prerequisites

    • None
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    Class Learning Objectives

    • Learn the history of Scrum
    • Learn the importance of having team values
    • Understand situations where using Scrum is appropriate
    • Learn the Scrum framework
    • Learn the roles and responsibilities in Scrum
    • Learn how to create a product vision statement
    • Learn how to create a product roadmap
    • Learn how to establish user roles and personas
    • Learn how to seed a product backlog
    • Learn how to write user stories
    • Learn how teams relatively size backlog items
    • Learn how to quickly assess business value
    • Learn how to tell a good user story from a bad one
    • Learn multiple ways to prioritize my product backlog
    • Learn the key meetings in Scrum
    • Learn how to track team progress
    • Learn how to play product box
    • Learn to identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation.

    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

    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: 13-14 May, 2014
    Location: Germantown, TN, United States

    Venue:
    Holiday Inn Express - Memphis
    7784 Wolf Trail Cove
    Germantown, TN 38138 United States
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    Regular Price: 1,247.00

    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