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Certified Scrum Developer® Track

2/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Learning Tree Herndon Education Center 13650 Dulles Technology Drive 1st Floor, Suite #175 Herndon VA 20171 United States of America 38.9557769 -77.4134157 2650


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  • Course

    Date: 21-23 February, 2018
    Location: Herndon, VA, United States of America

    Regular Price: $2650

    • This course fulfills the Technical skills requirement on the Certified Scrum Developer track.

    Scrum and Agile software development is often embraced by organizations not fully adapted for it. In this Scrum-focused Agile training course, you learn how to use Scrum and apply Agile development methodology to drive progress by resolving impediments and creating high-performing, self-managed teams.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Resolve organizational issues that impede your Agile teams' development
    • Build high-performing teams for more valuable software delivery
    • Avoid "story card hell" through effective backlog management
    • Minimize waste using Lean principles
    • Apply Scrum to portfolio management and multiple team projects

    Active Learning Workshop:

    • Identifying bad "smells" to better focus a Scrum Master's Team improvement initiatives
    • Simulating a requirements workshop for ATDD
    • Prioritizing the resolution of impediments
    • Mapping external dependencies to facilitate self-managing Teams
    • Forming assessments of your organization's agility

    All courses on the Certified Scrum Developer® track are taught by Registered Education Providers. For more information on the curriculum for the CSD credential, visit

  • Details

    Date: 21-23 February, 2018
    Location: Herndon, VA, United States of America

    Herndon Education Center
    13650 Dulles Technology Drive
    1st Floor, Suite #175
    Herndon, VA 20171 United States of America

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    Regular Price: $2650

  • Agenda

    Reviewing Agile Development and the Scrum Framework

    • Realizing the strategic role of the Product Owner
    • Treating the Product Backlog order as the critical path
    • Building better processes through Scrum

    Growing Agile Teams with Proper Methodology

    Developing coaching skills

    • Applying different Agile coaching styles
    • Climbing the Shu-Ha-Ri ladder of attainment
    • Practicing servant-leadership

    Achieving continuous improvement

    • Prioritizing business value as the primary concern
    • Emphasizing Scrum's self-management versus the approach of other Agile methodologies

    Organizing around value-driven software

    • Reinforcing the strategic role of the Product Owner
    • Ordering the Product Backlog dynamically to determine the project's critical path
    • Sniffing out bad "smells" in Scrum Teams

    Delivering High Performance with Agile Team Training

    Employing advanced team practices

    • Distilling requirements with Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)
    • Designing products through Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Integrating functional increments continuously

    Scaling Agile development

    • Coordinating the work of multiple teams
    • Applying Continuous Integration (CI) for large projects

    Accelerating organizational change

    • Exposing dysfunctions in the software development process
    • Driving change through the Scrum Master role

    Managing Backlogs

    Prioritizing product requirements

    • Separating concerns with value propositions
    • Organizing Epics and Stories
    • Story-Mapping to visualize backlog

    Slicing and dicing Stories

    • Planning releases with Minimal Marketable Features (MMF)
    • Characterizing a well-formed Product Backlog
    • Avoiding "Story Card Hell"

    Streamlining Team Progress with Lean Thinking

    Maximizing the amount of "work not done"

    • Thinking Lean to eliminate waste
    • Comparing Lean and Kanban to Scrum
    • Identifying opportunities to eliminate rework

    Implementing Lean thinking

    • Prioritizing resources with Agile portfolio management
    • Visualizing throughput with Cumulative Flow Diagrams
    • Reallocating resources to eliminate bottlenecks

    Improving and Measuring Team Performance

    Assessing agility

    • Measuring the delivery of business value
    • Defining team performance
    • Selecting metrics that support self-management

    Implementing improvement through Agile development process

    • Creating Improvement Backlogs
    • Tracking the removal of impediments
    • Developing a momentum for success

    Planning for External Dependencies

    Resourcing projects

    • Integrating contractors into Scrum teams
    • Outsourcing to third parties
    • Running geographically dispersed teams

    Relating to external constraints

    • Mapping external dependencies
    • Addressing the slow-moving infrastructure team issue
    • Working with deployment teams

    Generalizing Scrum in the Wider Organization

    Scaling Scrum

    • Gaining support for Scrum
    • Creating Agility assessments
    • Addressing impediments at the enterprise level
  • Who Should Attend

    Anyone interested in Agile development, methodology or processes who needs Scrum-focused Agile training. This includes IT managers, project managers, business analysts, software developers, QA specialists and anyone involved in or impacted by the software development process.


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