Date: 13-14 January, 2011
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Regular Price: 1595.00 inc. GST
About the course
This 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,
- Raise the visibility of project status and impediments,
- Facilitate Scrum meetings effectively,
- 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
- Agile and Scrum Values
- Empirical Process Control
- Scrum Practices
- Scrum Tracking
- Scrum Roles
- Scrum Risk Reduction
- Defining “Done”
- Daily Scrum
- User Stories
- Conditions of Satisfaction
- Team Estimation
- Release Planning
- Extended Scrum Simulation
- Sprint Planning
- Sprint Review
- Sprint Retrospective
- ScrumMastering Technique
- Scrum-But Anti-Patterns
- Scaling Scrum
- Distributed Scrum
For Project Management Professionals, this course may qualify you for 14 PDUs as approved by the Project Management Institute.
Who should attend?
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 instructors
This Certified ScrumMaster course will be jointly led by Simon Bennett and Rowan Bunning.
Simon Bennett has been in the Agile & Lean space for over a decade. Most recently as the Head of Lean Agile & Systems Thinking for EMC Consulting, Simon has been all of practitioner, coach & trainer serving additionally as the Product Owner for the popular TFS process template "Scrum for Team System", "Task Board for Team System" and the Microsoft Surface Planning Poker application.
Rowan Bunning is a pioneer of Scrum in Australia. He has a strong background in using Scrum with R&D-intensive product development and introducing it into organisations ranging from start-ups to global enterprises. With a technical background in web development, XML and Smalltalk, Rowan became interested in eXtreme Programming in 2001 and Scrum in 2003. He went on to become Australia's first Certified ScrumMaster and first Certified Scrum Practitioner. Having worked as an agile coach for one of Europe's leading Scrum consultancies, Rowan has built extensive experience leading, coaching, and training organisations in Scrum across Australasia.
Scrum WithStyle offers in-house training, agile coaching and consulting throughout Australia and New Zealand.
What others are saying about courses from Scrum WithStyle
“A great course. Excellent facilitation & presentation.”
- Project Manager, Workcover NSW
“Very insightful and enjoyable.”
- Analyst/Programmer, Agile Development Team, University of Sydney
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and thanks for facilitating it in such an agile and participative
- Portfolio Manager at a large local council
"Thank you again for the trainings. I am now more confident running the Scrum projects at work."
- Project Manager, RedHat Asia Pacific
As the Scrum Alliance website says, “Students are expected to attend the CSM course with some knowledge of Scrum. This knowledge can be obtained by reading books, articles, and web info about Scrum."
Please follow the link to the Scrum Alliance Student Resources and find an article in the "Suggested Reading" that matches your learning style.
Price and venue
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All CSM courses are taught by Trainers approved by the Scrum Alliance. 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.