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Joseph Little
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4/18/2012 12:00:00 AM Xebia 156, boulevard&Haussmann Paris 750008 France 48.856614 2.3522219 1100 Euro HT



  • Course

    Date: 18-19 April, 2012
    Location: Paris, France

    Regular Price: 1100 Euro HT

    This course will be led by Joe Little.   Joe is an experienced Agile Coach, with in-depth practical experience in helping teams become very productive with Scrum and Agile. He often co-teaches these courses with other great Scrum trainers. Joe's blog is Agile & Businesses, here.  Gilles Mantel, with Xebia France, will be co-teaching, and handling questions and discussion en francais.


    Participants Will Learn:

    • Practical, project-proven practices
    • The essentials of getting a project off on the right foot
    • How to write user stories for the product backlog
    • Why there's more to leading a self-organizing team than buying pizza and getting out of the way
    • How to help both new and experienced teams be more successful
    • How to successfully scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects with team sizes in the hundreds
    • Tips and tricks from the instructors' years of using Scrum in a wide variety of situations

    In this course, we typically mix in XP and Lean ideas.  Having worked recently with Jeff Sutherland, we mix in many of his ideas and stories.  Having a business background and MBA, this course is perhaps somewhat more oriented toward Product Owners and business issues.


    Additional Information:

    The course will run from 9am-5pm each day. You will need to arrive by 8:30am on the first day. Breaks and lunch will be provided.

    Following successful completion of the course and passing of the CSM Exam, a participant will be enrolled as a Certified ScrumMaster.  AT present, everyone who takes the CSM Exam will pass, although that will change soon. Participants will also receive a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information are available.

    Course Material:

    Participants will receive course materials (not books) at the course. The CSM course was formulated to train and certify ScrumMasters and is used worldwide for ScrumMaster training. In addition, participants should obtain (at their own expense) Agile Project Management with Scrum, by Ken Schwaber, which is required reading for the course. You may also wish to obtain the first Scrum book, Agile Software Development with SCRUM by Schwaber and Beedle.

    Of course, there will be updated material and training exercises in the course which you cannot get from books.

    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: 18-19 April, 2012
    Location: Paris, France

    156, boulevard&Haussmann
    Paris, 750008 France

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    Regular Price: 1100 Euro HT



  • Agenda
    • Overview of Scrum
    • Product Backlog
    • Release Planning and Estimation
    • Role of the Product Owner
    • Role of the ScrumMaster
    • Leading Self-Organizing Teams
    • Sprint Practices
    • Metrics and Reporting

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  • Who Should Attend

    This course has been taken by everyone connected to a Scrum Team.  The CEO, COO and CFO of a company have attended and that has benefited the company.  The future ScrumMaster, Product Owner, Team members, managers, and other stakeholders have attended.  Everyone.  With profit.

    It is common for whole Teams (and related stakeholders) to take the course all at one time. This is very valuable.

    As you can tell by the title of the course, it was originally designed to teach people to become ScrumMasters.  Sometimes one person can take the course, learn about Scrum, already have the basic skills of a ScrumMaster, and go back and implement Scrum quickly with success. (Greater investment generally leads to even better results.)

    You will get useful knowledge about how and why Scrum works.

    The course includes many interactive exercises and small-group discussions. These will prepare you to plan your first Sprint immediately after this class.  This is a practical course.


    PMPs: You can receive 14 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for this course.

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