CSM - Certified Scrum Master Training Course in Washington DC
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.
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.
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.
- 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
7-8 Jul 2012
Washington DC Area (Arlington, VA)
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
- How the roles interlock and overlap
Sunday Morning (Sprint 3): The details and reasons for the scrum rules
- Definition of Done
- Sprint Planning
- Sprint Execution
- Sprint Close
Sunday Afternoon (Sprint 4): Exercises to cement scrum learning
- Optional sections as chosen by the class (scaling, distribution, parking lot questions)
- Case Studies
- Practice Test
- Case Close
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.