Extended Education

Scrum Essentials

Organization

The Braintrust Consulting Group

  • Course

    Date: 30 June, 2014
    Location: Nashville, TN, United States

    Regular Price: $597
    Early Price: $547 expires 29 May, 2014

    Class Overview:

    Scrum Essentials is a one day immersion into the world of Scrum. The course is full of practical, real world techniques, which can be implemented immediately at your organization. This course 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. This is the ideal course for all team members who will be working on Scrum teams.

     

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    Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
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    What others are 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 the class I now have a foundation to begin using Scrum at my agency." - Kevin

    Prerequisites:

    • None

    Benefits:

    • Increase customer satisfaction and time to market delivery
    • Properly align your development efforts around delivering the highest business value features first
    • Gain organizational trust and improve your teams reputation for on-time and on-budget delivery by setting them up for frequent successes
    • Experience higher team morale and productivity with a fundamental shift in an empowering management style
    • Focus your efforts on the highest value tasks that will have an immediate impact on your success
    • Improve communications, through transparency and "pull" versus "push" systems
    • Achieve greater flexibility and value to your organization by adding another tool to your toolbox

    Takeaways:

    • Thorough understanding about Agile and Scrum
    • A new outlook on the way you manage teams
    • A framework for understanding whether Agile and Scrum is right for your organization
    • The knowledge necessary for incorporating Scrum practices into your working environment
    • Easy to use reminders of Scrum7 PDUs
      • Printed class manual
      • Scrum reference card
      • Thumbdrive loaded with; articles, class exercises, whitepapers, etc...
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    • Fulfill one of the requirements for the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification

    About The Instructor: John Miller, CSP

    John Miller, CSP, PMP is an IT professional with over 15 years of industry experience. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The New Jersey City University. He is a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) from the Scrum Alliance, a Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI), ITIL Foundations Certified, State Government Certified Project Manager from the Government Information Technology Agency (GITA), and a Certified Support Center Director from the Help Desk Institute. John is an Agile Trainer and Coach with The Braintrust Consulting Group, a provider of complete project management services for a wide range of software related projects. Braintrust blends People, Process, Tools, and Training into one seamless formula in order to help their clients break through roadblocks, improve processes, meet deadlines, and exceed goals. With a background in project management and IT Operations Management, John has spent much of his career managing and leading teams for companies like Register.com, Imbot.com, and local government organizations such as the Baltimore City Police Department and school districts. John has founded and grown several community groups such as West Phoenix Scrum Users Group and Agile Schools. John has 10 years experience in the education and training industry, He has worked with numerous organizations to support their training and coaching needs, whether they are for ongoing training or support during new project initiatives. John is a frequent presenter at technology conferences and was a speaker at Scrum Alliance Global Gathering - Atlanta. He enjoys sharing his love of project management, agile framework, and IT operations management with The Braintrust Consulting Groups’ clients.

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    Scrum Alliance (SA) Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)

    Organizations That We Have Trained:

    • American Airlines
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Deloitte
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Earnst & Young
    • EMC
    • Emory University
    • FedEx
    • Garmin
    • GE
    • H&R Block
    • IBM
    • McKesson
    • NASA
    • Oracle
    • Raytheon
    • Thomson Reuters
    • Tractor Supply
    • Vanderbilt University
    • Walmart
    • Many, many, more...
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  • Details

    Date: 30 June, 2014
    Location: Nashville, TN, United States

    Venue:
    Nashville, TN
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    Nashville, TN 37027 United States
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    Regular Price: $597
    Early Price: $547 expires 29 May, 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
    Learning Objectives
     
    • As a class participant, I want to identify limitations of traditional project management, so that I understand what problems Scrum solves.
    • As a class participant, I want to explain the theories Scrum is based on, so that I know why Scrum works.
    • As a class participant, I want to describe the overall Scrum Framework, so that I know how the parts of Scrum integrate.
    • As a class participant, I want to list the roles in Scrum, so that I know how the members of a Scrum team work together.
    • As a class participant, I want to demonstrate developing a Vision Statement, so that I can provide a guiding light for the product.
    • As a class participant, I want to explain the purpose of a backlog and user stories, so that I can focus the team on the highest customer value.
    • As a class participant, I want to experience a Scrum Sprint, so that I can learn by doing.
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  • Who Should Attend
     
    • Project Managers
    • Software Development Managers
    • Senior IT Leadership (Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
    • Team Members
    • Anyone interested in learning about the benefits of Scrum