Date: 27-28 September, 2007
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Regular Price: see registration
Agile project management is as radically different from traditional project management as agile processes are different from traditional methodologies. Rather than plan, instruct and direct, the agile project manager facilitates, coaches and leads. This person is called a ScrumMaster in the Scrum agile process to denote the difference and remind the person filling this role of the new responsibilities.Accepted participants learn how to be a ScrumMaster and how to make a development team, a project, or an organization agile. Exercises, case studies, and examples used to bring home the realization of how to be a ScrumMaster instead of a project manager.
Each individual is trained to be able to assume the following responsibilities:
Remove the barriers between development and the customer so the customer directly drives development;
Teach the customer how to maximize ROI and meet their objectives through Scrum;
Improve the lives of the development team by facilitating creativity and empowerment;
Improve the productivity of the development team in any way possible; and,
Improve the engineering practices and tools so each increment of functionality is potentially shippable
This specific class is taught by: Jens Oestergaard
Training – Methology
The training is done with a lot of exercises. Be prepared to do hard work. The training will give you the feeling of Scrum itself.
The first day is dedicated to the Why and the Philosophy the Meaning of Scrum. The second day hands you over the tools and the How of Scrum.
Using anecdotes and experience, teaching the Scrum methodology, and how to use it to be an effective Agile project manager – you will learn to be a ScrumMaster.
Fundamentals of agile and Scrum, running Scrum projects, planning and scaling Scrum projects, offshore development using Scrum, bidding on fixed price/date contracts, and ensuing the adequacy of engineering practices. The agenda for the class is:
- Agile Manifesto
- Agile Overview
- Scrum Overview
- Roles in Scrum
- Day in the Life of a ScrumMaster
- Product Owner
- Scrum Teams and there environment
- Sprint Termination
- Release Management
- Scrum and CMM, Scrum and XP
All CSM courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. 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.