Certified ScrumMaster on February 21-22, 2012 in Beijing, China
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.
"I've been to many project management courses and this is by far the best!"
- Project Manager
"A good introduction to the fundamentals and ideas behind the Scrum approach. Provided insightful exercises and practical knowledge to solidify the concepts introduced."
Introduction: This Learning Event is ideal for those who want to create:
- high-performance teams that out-perform the competition
- exceptional quality products that delight customers
- a culture of continuous growth and capacity-building for individuals and teams
- dramatically reduced time-to-market
- ultra-efficient work processes
By successfully completing this Learning Event you will be able to:
- Remove obstacles that prevent teams from becoming high-performance.
- Enable a team to follow the Scrum process to deliver great products and continuously improve their quality.
- Describe Scrum to others including roles, meetings, artifacts and principles.
- Fulfill the requirements of the Certified ScrumMaster program including preparation for the CSM Exam.
Learn the principles, practice and process of Scrum
Understand the role of the ScrumMaster
Changing organizations with Scrum
In-depth simulation to practice Scrum
Scrum requirements and estimation
"Great insight, information and industry examples."
- Project Manager
"Fantastic course, enjoyed it, things are made easier."
- Program Manager
21-22 Feb 2012
Please see details on the Outsofting course page.
- Introductions - Facilitation: Welcome and Introductions - Lecture: Scrum Certification, Classroom Expectations - Handout: Notes (Questions, Information, Insights, Action Items) - Exercise: Generating Questions
- Waterfall/Lean/Agile Simulation - Simulation: show how Agile methods can result in 400% productivity improvement
- Scrum Process Overview - Handout: The Scrum Process - Lecture: The Scrum Process - Practice: Explaining Scrum - Multi-Media: Quality in Scrum - Exercise: Improving Quality - Lecture: Scrum Is/Is Not - Handout: Scrum Rules of Thumb - Discussion: Scrum Rules of Thumb - Lecture: Scrum Team vs. Not Scrum Team - Handout: Scrum Team Room - Discussion: Scrum Team Room - Discussion: Scrum Process Q&A
- Self-Organizing Teams Exercise - Exercise: show how Agile methods dramatically change teamwork
- The ScrumMaster Role - Exercise: Qualities of a ScrumMaster - Handout: The ScrumMaster - Self-Evaluation - Exercise: The ScrumMaster – Self-Evaluation - Discussion: Clarifications - Lecture: Removing Obstacles - Handout: The Scrum Administrator - Exercise: Mapping the ScrumMaster Role to Traditional Roles
- Scrum Maturity and the Definition of “Done” - Discussion: Junior vs. Senior Team - Lecture: Definition of “Done” - Exercise: “Done” for You - Lecture: “Done” and Agile Maturity
- In-Depth Simulation
- Lecture: Introducing the Project
- Handout: Product Information and Project Schedule
- Exercise: Initial Product Backlog
- Handout: User Stories
- Lecture: User Stories
- Exercise: Your User Stories
- Exercise: Generating User Stories
- Exercise: Splitting User Stories
- Lecture: The “Bucket System”
- Handout: Planning Game Cards
- Exercise: Estimating Value
- Lecture: The “Planning Game”
- Exercise: Estimating Effort
- Lecture: Calculating ROI
- Exercise: Prioritization
- Exercise: Velocity and Release Planning
- Facilitation: Preparing for Project Execution
- Exercise: Sprint One
- Exercise: Sprint One Review
- Lecture: Retrospectives and Action Items
- Exercise: Retrospective
- Facilitation: Four ScrumMasters
- Exercise: Sprint Two
- Exercise: Sprint Two Review
- Facilitation: Project Debrief
If you are a member of the Project Management Institute, this course counts for 14 PDU's and as part of the requirements towards the PMI-ACP designation.