Date: 16-17 August, 2014
Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Regular Price: $1299.00
Early Price: $999.00 expires 8 August, 2014
This two day course provides the fundamental principles of Scrum, gives participants hands-on experience using Scrum, and closes with Certification as a recognized ScrumMaster.
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The ScrumMaster Certification is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of the Scrum, the most popular Agile framework. Scrum is a seemingly simple process that can have such profound effects on an organization. Each participants will gain practical experience working with Scrum tools and activities such as the product backlog, sprint backlog, daily Scrum meetings, sprint planning meeting, and burndown charts. Participants leave knowing how to apply Scrum to all sizes of projects, from a single collocated team to a large, highly distributed team.
Following successful completion of the course, you will be qualified and ready to pass the new Scrum Alliance certification test. This multiple-choice, online test is required to become a Certified ScrumMaster, which includes a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information are available.
PMP's: This course counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
PMI-ACP: This course counts is 15 of the 21 contact hours needed to be eligible for the PMI-ACP certification.
What you will learn
- Practical, project-proven practices
- The essentials of getting a project off on the right foot
- How to write user stories for the product backlog
- Why there's more to leading a self-organizing team than buying pizza and getting out of the way
- How to help both new and experienced teams be more successful
- How to successfully scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects with team sizes in the hundreds
- Tips and tricks from the instructor’s fifteen years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments
About the Instructors
Devon Morris is a Coach, Open Space facilitator and Certified Scrum Trainer with over 13 years of experience with Scrum. He has helped with the adoption of Scrum and Agile at numerous companies both large and small. Devon brings this broad range of experience to every training event and coaching session to boost performance when applying techniques. He holds the following certifications - Project Management Professional, Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
We hosting our good friend Peter, to bring to you a global flavour. Learn how Europe is looking at Scrum.
Peter Stevens is an experienced Scrum coach, Certified Scrum Trainer and mentor with a passion for helping organizations transform themselves to thrive in the 21st century. Peter has been training Scrum Masters, Scrum Developers and Scrum Product Owners in Switzerland and abroad since 2008. Peter is the only active Certified Scrum Trainer based in Switzerland. His coaching focus is on transforming organizations. “I teach teams, their leaders, their management and their stakeholders to do Scrum well, to understand Scrum deeply, and to live Scrum values.” Peter is an engaged leader of the Agile community in Switzerland and worldwide. He initiated the Stoos Gathering, an interdisciplinary summit to catalyze a lasting change in business management along Agile principles..
A full refund will be provided if you cancel or tranfer your registration to a different event no later than five business days prior to the start of the class. If you cancel or transfer within five business days, you will be charged $150 per class per student
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.