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Certified ScrumMaster®
11/22/2010 12:00:00 AM Berteig Consulting Inc. Courtyard by Marriott 65 Minthorn Boulevard Markham ON Canada 43.8415951 -79.3807639 1650 (Canadian)


Berteig Consulting Inc.

  • Course

    Date: 22-24 November, 2010
    Location: Markham, ON, Canada

    Regular Price: $1650 (Canadian)

    In this unique seminar, we will be offering a practical view of three important Agile methods:

    Scrum - used for software new product development and IT project management

    OpenAgile - used for general agile project management and agile teamwork including projects and organizations doing any kind of work

    Kanban - used for teams doing operational work

    This seminar contributes towards three certification programs: the Scrum Alliance's Certified ScrumMaster program, the OpenAgile Team Member level and the IPMA/PMAC Agile Project Management certification.

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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.

  • Details

    Date: 22-24 November, 2010
    Location: Markham, ON, Canada

    Courtyard by Marriott
    65 Minthorn Boulevard
    Markham, ON Canada
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    Regular Price: $1650 (Canadian)



    When you register and when you attend the course, additional details and guidance will be provided in a timely manner to allow you to successfully complete the course and do any necessary follow-up work.

    The three day course runs from 8:30am to 5:00pm all three days. Please plan to arrive a little early. A continental breakfast will be provided as well as coffee, tea and water throughout the day. There will be two breaks in the morning, a one-hour lunch break (lunch is not provided) and two breaks in the afternoon.

    This course counts for 24 PDUs with the PMI. You will receive a signed letter of attendance for your records.

    When you come to the course, please have completed any necessary prerequisites.


    OpenAgile - Team Member (level 2)

    This course is one part of the Team Member level of certification in the OpenAgile system. There are prerequisites, as well as a number of other requirements in addition to this course in order to complete the TeamMember certification.

    Prerequisites: you must have successfully completed the OpenAgile Basic Readiness (Level 1) certification.

    Additional Requirements: In order to complete the Team Member Certification, you will also be required to complete the following:
    * read the OpenAgile Team Member manual
    * complete the OpenAgile Team Member knowledge test with a score of 100% (multiple tries allowed)
    * confirmation of course attendance
    * publish a statement regarding your participation as a Team Member
    * public endorsement by two individuals
    * confirmation of accompaniment through a complete Cycle as a member of an OpenAgile team
    * $50.00 CAD one-time registration fee

    The official list of detailed requirements can be found at:

    Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

    This course is one part of the Certified ScrumMaster level of certification in the Scrum Alliance's certification program.

    Prerequisites: none. There is some recommended reading that can be found on our Agile/Scrum Resources Page.

    Addition Requirements: In order to receive your CSM designation, you will also be required to complete the following:
    * read the Scrum Guide
    * complete the CSM self-evaluation test (always pass)
    * after the first year, you will have an annual membership renewal fee of $50.00US

    The official list of detailed requirements can be found at:

    PMAC Certificate in Agile Project Management

    This course is one part of the PMAC Certificate in Agile Project Management.

    Prerequisites: applicants for the certificate must have a recognized Project Management credential OR minimum two years applicable experience.

    Additional Requirements:
    * $150 exam fee paid to PMAC
    * complete online application form
    * complete online exam or in-person written exam

    The official list of detailed requirements can be found at:

  • Agenda

    Day One: Learning about Agile Methods
    * Getting to know each other
    * Ground rules and expectations
    * About Berteig Consulting and Mishkin Berteig
    * Self-Organizing Teams Exercise
    * Waterfall/Kanban/Agile Simulation
    * Types of Agile
    * OpenAgile Process Overview
    * Role of the Team Member
    * Scrum Process Overview
    * Kanban Process Overview
    * Truthfulness
    * Consultative Decision-Making
    * The Learning Circle
    * Pluses and Deltas

    Day Two: In-Depth Practice
    * What did you learn?
    * Agile Requirements Exercise
    * Estimating Value Exercise
    * User Stories Exercise
    * Estimating Effort Exercise
    * Planning Projects and Releases Exercise
    * Short Term Planning Exercise #1
    * Executing a Short Term Plan Exercise #1
    * Types of Work Exercise
    * Short Term Planning Exercise #2
    * Executing a Short Term Plan Exercise #2
    * Pluses and Deltas

    Day Three: Advanced Topics
    * What did you learn?
    * Kanban Exercise
    * Teams and Team Rooms
    * Effective Meetings
    * Roles and Paths of Service
    * The ScrumMaster Role
    * Agile-Lean Transformation
    * Review Exercise
    * Graduation

  • Who Should Attend

    This course is for team leads, project managers, functional managers, and anyone who is interested in improving the performance of their teams and organization.

    The material covered in this seminar is not just for software and IT.  Examples will be given of many other applications including sales teams, mining projects, volunteer groups and others.


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