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6/2/2014 12:00:00 AM Agile Pain Relief Consulting Holiday Inn Kanata 101 Kanata Ave Ottawa ON K2T 1E6 Canada 45.3117107 -75.9048092 1295


Agile Pain Relief Consulting

  • Course

    Date: 2-3 June, 2014
    Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

    Regular Price: $1295

    2-Day Certified ScrumMaster Workshop

    Holiday Inn Kanata, 101 Kanata Ave, Ottawa
    June 2-3, 2014 $1295
    Early Registration (before May 2) $1195
    Refunds and cancellations

    Register NOW

    Agile Pain Relief presents Certified ScrumMaster with Practical Exercises.
    Certified Scrum Trainer Mark Levison will lead an intensive, two-day course which introduces and familiarizes you with core ScrumMaster concepts of Scrum and Scrum methods through a mix of direct instruction and hands-on activities.

    "The best two days of training I ever had." —Sridhar

    "A perfect insight into the Agile world." —Smita


    In this two day course you will be introduced to Scrum concepts through a series of exercises employing Scrum methods to build a new application. During the process, you will be exposed to and practice Scrum using practical, real-world examples, learn how Scrum works, and experience the dynamics of participating as part of Scrum team.

    In addition to the exercises, the course itself is conducted using a Scrum-like process to provide insight into Scrum concepts and familiarize students with Scrum processes. Practical examples demonstrate how to handle changing requirements and using Scrum to manage product backlog, estimates, and even acceptance criteria.

    Finally this is one of the few CSM courses where the neuroscience and psychology of teams is discussed as applied to managing Scrum and building effective teams.


    "Fantastic. Very personable and great delivery." —Jennifer

    "Great actionable content." —Jason

    "Wonderful course. Delivering both 'How to do it' and 'Why it works' in a fun and enlightened way." —Hugo

    Key Concepts

    This course covers the following concepts through a mix of in-class lectures and practical exercises designed to introduce and expand on the following areas:

    • How Scrum fits in the world of Agile Project Management
    • Using Scrum from Release Planning through to Project Completion
    • Building a high-performance team
    • Techniques to reduce time-to-market and increase quality
    • Methods to create a culture of learning and continuous improvement
    • Complete the requirements of the Certified ScrumMaster Program including preparation for the CSM Exam
    • For more details see the complete Course Outline in the Agenda section

    This course qualifies for 14 PMI PDU's for PMP renewal. Pre-paid exam fee and ScrumAlliance membership are included in the course cost.

    Coffee and refreshments provided for breaks.

    Holiday Inn Kanata, 101 Kanata Ave, Ottawa   
    June 2-3, 2014 $1295
    Early Registration (before May 2) $1195 

    Register NOW

    "I really enjoyed the course and I know that I can start using this new knowledge immediately in my work." —Francois

    Cancellation and Refunds: Refund of full registration amount issued upon request up to 10 business days prior to Certified ScrumMaster course start date; credit towards a future course for cancellations that occur less than 10 business days before course start date.
    Course Location: Hosting venue to be confirmed and may be subject to change.
    Terms & Conditions 

    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: 2-3 June, 2014
    Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

    Holiday Inn Kanata
    101 Kanata Ave
    Ottawa, ON K2T 1E6 Canada
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    Regular Price: $1295

  • Agenda


    Day 1

    1. Self-Organizing Teams Exercise

    2. Walk through Agenda on Task wall 

    3. Opening

    4. Scrum Overview

    5. Introduce Website exercise and form teams

    6. Writing User Stories Exercise

    7. Estimation and Release Planning

    8. End of Day Review

    9. Retrospective

    Day 2:

    1. What did you learn yesterday

    2. Sprint Planning

    4. In-Depth Simulation Exercise 

    5. Sprint Review 

    6. Definition of Done

    7. Sprint Retrospective

    8. The Team Member Role and Teamwork

    9. The ScrumMaster Role

    10. Foundations of Agile

    11. Engineering practices

    12. In Class Test

    13. Resources

    14. Feedback forms

  • Who Should Attend

    This course is for people interested in creating high performance development teams or participating in them. I've had attendees from Developer, QA, Development Manager, Director of Engineering and even a Marketing VP who wanted to know afterwards how to apply these ideas to marketing. This course is for anyone who wants to have a deep understanding of Scrum and understand how high performance teams work.


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