Certified ScrumMaster

CSM - Certified Scrum Master Training Course in Washington DC

Organization

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Trainer

  • Course

    Date: 8-9 September, 2012
    Location: Arlington, VA, United States

    Regular Price: 1195

    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: 

    None, though it is recommended that candidates have some exposure to software development or project management prior to the course. 

    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
    • Scaling Scrum without breaking it
    • 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: 8-9 September, 2012
    Location: Arlington, VA, United States

    Venue:
    Washington DC Area (Arlington, VA)
    1900 N. Fort Myer Drive
    Arlington, VA 22209 United States
    http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/arlington/waswp/hoteldetail

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    Regular Price: 1195

  • Agenda

    We will run the class using scrum with four sprints spread over the two days.

    Saturday 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?

    Saturday 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
    • Definition of Done

    Sunday Morning (Sprint 3): The details and reasons for the scrum rules

    • Agile Estimation Techniques
    • Forecasting a Release
    • Updating Release Plans

    Sunday Afternoon (Sprint 4): Exercises to cement scrum learning

    • Sprint Planning
    • Sprint Execution
    • Sprint Close
    • Practice Test
    • Case 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.

    A recent attendee had this to say about the course:

     

    “A wise man once said that we learn best in moments of enjoyment. Both Jim Park and Peter Green provided a truly enjoyable two day Certified Scrum Master training course from PM Training Pros. We learned by participating in creative group exercises that only reinforces the Scrum concepts being taught. Congratulations on a job well done.”