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Certified ScrumMaster®
2/29/2012 12:00:00 AM Scrum WithStyle Saxons Sydney Level 10, 10 Barrack St Sydney NSW 2000 Australia -33.8676553 151.2060019 1695


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  • Course

    Date: 29 February - 1 March, 2012
    Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

    Regular Price: $1695

    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.

    Participants will learn:

    • The philosophy, values and principles that guide you in becoming more Agile.
    • The nature of principles such as Empirical Process Control, Iteration, Timeboxing and Self-organisation that provide an effective model for working in a complex environment.
    • The Scrum roles in-depth and how they fit together to address Project Management.
    • How to establish an environment to foster high-performance agile delivery including creating a Definition of Done and keeping a Product Backlog in a well-groomed state.
    • Techniques for facilitating and participating in highly effective agile meetings each iteration and each day.
    • How to leverage review and retrospective activities to produce better fit solutions and continuously improve the Agile delivery capability.


    Initial course backlog

    The following initial course backlog provides an outline of major topics. In addition to this, there are numerous group discussions and exercises throughout the course. The Scrum framework is employed to manage the course as a two day Scrum project.

    Goal 1: You are able to describe all components of the Scrum framework.

    Values: As a Scrum practitioner, I want to adopt the values and principles that support agility and good Scrum, so that I can cultivate agile sensibilities and behaviours. Topics:

    • Agile Values and Principles

    Scrum model: As a practitioner, I understand the Scrum framework holistically, so that I can identify opportunities to improve our agile implementation. Topics:

    • Scrum Framework
    • Iteration and Timeboxing
    • Empirical Process Control

    Goal 2: You are able to describe the key attributes of each of the Scrum roles.

    Roles: As a Scrum practitioner, I understand each of the Scrum roles and how they fit together, so that I can play my role well and understand how to interact with others in their roles. Topics:

    • Self-organisation
    • Scrum Roles in Depth

    Project Management: As a ScrumMaster, I understand how Scrum deals with Project Management and how to use the framework to address common organisational issues. Topics:

    • ScrumMaster in Action
    • Project Management with Scrum

    Goal 3: You are able to plan a Sprint effectively.

    Managing Work: As a Scrum practitioner, I can work with the Product Backlog and Definition of Done so as to be able to manage requirement change effectively. Topics:

    • Product Backlog
    • Definition of Done

    Planning: As a Scrum practitioner, I can plan effectively at both the Sprint and Daily levels, so as to be able to have productive and successful Sprints. Topics:

    • Sprint Planning

    Goal 4: You are able to co-ordinate work effectively in a agile team environment.

    Sprinting: As a member of an agile team, I have techniques for running effective and efficient Daily Scrums so we can keep well organised as a team. Topics:

    • Daily Scrum

    Continuous Improvement: As a facilitator, I know how to conduct effective Scrum review and retrospective meetings, so that we continuously improve both our product and our process. Topics:

    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective
    • Next Steps


    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 way."

    - 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


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    As the Scrum Alliance website says, “Students are expected to attend the CSM course with a working knowledge of Scrum. This knowledge can be obtained by reading books, articles, and web info about Scrum." A good starting point is the Scrum Student Resources page.



    $1695 per person. This includes:

    • Two full days training with a highly experienced agile practitioner and Certified Scrum Trainer.
    • Printed handouts and worksheets to take away.
    • Full catering during the course including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
    • Access to the Certified ScrumMaster certification exam following the course.
    • 2 years membership with the Scrum Alliance for participants who successfully complete the certification exam.
    • A letter of course completion that may be submitted to your employer and/or a professional body (PMI/ACS) for Professional Development Units (PDUs) (available upon request).

    A discount of $100 per person is available when 3 or more participants are registered as a group.


    Please select the "Register Now" button to secure your place on the course.





    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.

  • Details

    Date: 29 February - 1 March, 2012
    Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

    Saxons Sydney
    Level 10, 10 Barrack St
    Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

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    Regular Price: $1695

  • Who Should Attend


    Who should attend?

    The course is suitable for developers, testers, team leads, project managers, iteration managers and other managers.

    For Project Management Professionals, this course may qualify you for 14 PDUs as approved by the Project Management Institute. At the conclusion of the course, you will be provided with a signed letter of course completion which may be used to claim PDUs.


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