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.
The ScrumMaster Certification is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of agile project leadership using the Scrum methodology. Successful participants will become Certified ScrumMasters, a first step in the journey towards this more adaptive form of project leadership.
Prepare participants to effectively participate on projects using Scrum and to assume the ScrumMaster role.
The courses is primarily exercises and discussions with some lecture to define terms and concepts. Ample time will be available to learn from real experiences on real projects from the instructors experience teaching coaching Scrum teams.
Prior feedback for this course and instructor:
Q: What did you most enjoy about the Scrum training workhop? Instructor?
"Instructor was very cool and patient. Good presentation and communication skills"
"Instructor was very patient in answering questions"
"lots of interaction. very live examples from instructor"
"very interactive, practical"
"well structured and organized"
"The 59 minute Scrum was a great experience. Our instructor, Lowell Lindstrom, also made the workshop more of an interaction rather than a monolgue."
"Good knowledgable instructor with lots of patience."
"You cured my Scrumophia!"
3-4 Jun 2009
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North
- Introduction and Introductions
- Motivations for improving our practices
- Overview of Scrum
- The Sprint
- Product Backlog
- 59 Minute Scrum
- Day 1 Wrap-up and Feedback
- User Stories
- Tracking and Forecasting
- ScrumMaster Role
- Organizational Transition
- Scaling Scrum / Agile
- Discipline and Adaptation
- Values and Principles
- Misc Topics (SOX, PMOs, etc.)
- Course Wrap-up
This course is designed for team members and managers involved in projects who may assume the ScrumMaster role. Typically the ScrumMaster is a project manager, team lead, or development manager, but may also be a business analyst or any member of a Scrum team. In large organizations, it recommended that Directors who oversee project teams or functional areas also participate.
Participants must have become knowledgable on Scrum by reading one of the Scrum books or other self-study. A basic knowledge of Scrum is assumed. Experience on a Scrum project is desirable.