Certified ScrumMaster in Pittsburgh, PA January 13 - 14
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.
This course teaches the participant how to set up and adhere to the principles and process of Scrum. Participants will learn how to
work with Product Owners to create Product Backlogs, plan Sprints and break down Backlog items into prioritized tasks. Also,
participants will learn the methods, logistics and metrics needed to execute and track the release and Sprints and deliver valuable,
quality porduct quickly.
The course also examines the ScrumMaster’s role, not as a project manager, but as a protector of the team and servant leader.
Participants will learn how to use these skills within a large-scale, distributed environment. The course includesinstructor experiences,
case studies, and several in-class labs that will help participants build knowledge, skills, and appreciation through active
learning and experiences rather than lecture.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be a certified as a Certified Scrum Master from the Scrum Alliance.
13-14 Jan 2011
$1200 per person
COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
· The advantages that Scrum brings to your organization
· A solid understanding of the Scrum framework
· Your role and responsibilities as the ScrumMaster
· The fundamentals of Agile Leadership (Servant Leadership)
· Facilitation skills that will help you succeed in your new role
· The importance of quickly uncovering roadblocks and clearing them for your team
· Considerations for implementing Scrum throughout your enterprise
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Tom Mellor, CST
Tom is a Certified Scrum Trainer and has 30 years of business and IT experience and helps organizations understand and put to practice advanced management and product development techniques.
· Overview and Fundamentals of Scrum
· Roles and responsibilities: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, Team Member
· Creating the Product Backlog using User Stories
· Sizing Stories and Establishing Velocity
· Sprint planning
· Executing the Sprint
· Daily Scrum
· Sprint Review and Retrospective
· When to Release: Release Planning
· Story boards and Task boards
· Burndown charts and Signatures
· Definition of Done
· Scaling Scrum
· Smells in Scrum
· Scrum Practice Exercise
Ideal for anyone in an organization who would like or need to learn the process of Scrum and how to work within the Scrum process to deliver quality, satisfying product quickly and effeciently. Executives, managers, project managers, and development team members would all benefit from attending the class.