Certified ScrumMaster in Melbourne
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.
About the Course
The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) course is an immersive learning experience involving a highly interactive mix of seminars, group discussions, team activities, games and role-plays.
You will learn how to:
- Explain Scrum and Scrum concepts to the rest of the organisation,
- Facilitate Scrum meetings effectively,
- Raise the visibility of project status and impediments,
- Use popular agile requirements and estimation techniques,
- Deliver high value releases sooner.
Initial Course Backlog
The following initial course backlog provides an outline of major topics from which the facilitator and the class collaboratively plans the course. The Scrum framework is employed to manage track and manage progress through course material.
- Introducing Scrum
- Scrum Flow
- Scrum Tracking
- Scrum Roles
- Definition of Done
- Agile and Scrum Values
- Time-boxing and Iteration
- Empirical Process Control
- Daily Scrum
- Sprint Planning
- Sprint Review
- Sprint Retrospective
- User Stories
- Team Estimation
- Release Management
- Agile Planning Tools
- Extended Scrum Simulation
- ScrumMastering Technique
- Scaling Scrum
- Distributed Scrum
- Agile Contracts
- ScrumBut anti-patterns
- Transitioning to Scrum
- Next Steps
For Project Management Professionals, this course qualifies as 24 PDUs as approved by the Project Management Institute.
The course is suitable for all participants in Scrum projects including analysts, programmers, testers, architects, project managers, programme managers, subject matter experts, operational managers and business stakeholders.
About the Facilitator
Scrum WithStyle delivers consulting and training helping a diverse range of product development and solutions delivery organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand to succeed with Agile.
As the Scrum Alliance website says, “Students are expected to attend the CSM course with a working knowledge of Scrum. This knowledge can be obtained by reading books, articles, and web info about Scrum. At minimum, all participants must be familiar with the introductory material listed under "Required Reading".
One of the following is a valuable resource for any ScrumMaster or change leader.
The Enterprise and Scrum by Ken Schwaber
Microsoft Press, 2007 ISBN: 978-0735623378
Comment: This is a good choice if you are interested in how to apply Scrum within a large organisation.
Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber
Microsoft Press, 2004 ISBN: 978-0735619937
Comment: This is a good choice if you prefer reading stories and learning by example.
Agile Software Development with Scrum by Ken Schwaber, Mike Beedle
Prentice Hall, 2001 ISBN: 978-0130676344
Comment: This is a good choice if you are interested in the theory and concepts behind Scrum.
Price and Venue
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20-21 Dec 2010
1595 inc. GST
Early-bird discounts available until 22nd November.
Lunch and snacks provided both days to sustain the class
This provides a strong foundation to Scrum and Agile values, principles and practices and is suitable for anyone who wants to Transform their World of Work. The course is suitable for all participants in Scrum projects including analysts, programmers, testers, architects, project managers, programme managers, subject matter experts, operational managers and business stakeholders.