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Certified ScrumMaster®

2/1/2014 12:00:00 AM LeanPitch Kohinoor Asiana Hotel 1/238, Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) Semmencherry Chennai Tamilnadu 600119 India 13.0524139 80.2508246 INR 26000 + tax



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  • Course

    Date: 1-2 February, 2014
    Location: Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

    Regular Price: INR 26,000 + tax

    The next class in Chennai is on Feb 22-23. Please visit here for details.

    You want to play Scrum; you have reached the right place to learn the rules!


    What is a Certified ScrumMaster course?

    Becoming a member of a Scrum team can be a daunting prospect, and being asked to serve as the team’s ScrumMaster can be downright intimidating. You’ve got an idea of what Scrum is and have read a few articles or books on the topic, but you really don’t know how to go about putting that theory into action. This course focuses on the basics of the Scrum framework, including team roles, activities, and artifacts, so that you can be an effective member of a Scrum team. 


    What can you expect in this workshop?

    What does this workshop cover?

    This workshop focuses on covering the CSM learning objectives listed on Scrum Alliance site (


    However, we know people are different. Not everybody is a Chris Gayle nor everybody is a Rahul Dravid. Every individual has their own strengths and styles. We will interact with you a week before the workshop and design a unique workshop to suite the participants. 


    What is the training approach?

    We will learn together about Scrum from each other. Expect to have lots of fun while you learn as the workshop is loaded with:

    ·         A lot of group activities

    ·         A few games and simulations

    ·         Some real life stories

    ·         Some short funny videos

    ·         ZERO slides

    So you can expect to have more fun, get involved in activities, sit less and learn more.


    What do you get out of the course?

    After you complete the course, you’ll know

    • All the rules, artifacts, meetings and processes for Scrum
    • Why the ScrumMaster is such an important role, and how to be a great ScrumMaster
    • How to motivate others to support your Scrum efforts
    • Where to look for more information and how to get your questions answered


    On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive

    • Qualification for ScrumMaster Certification (passing the exam is a required follow-on step for certification). You will be able to take the test immediately after the workshop and the fee is covered in the course fee. 
    • Scrum Alliance membership for 2 years.
    • Scrum Reference Card
    • Scrum Framework Poster
    • A deck of PlayScrum cards
    • 16 PDUs towards any PMI credential


    Have more questions on training and certification, visit this link:

    How do I register for this workshop?

    Please visit here to register for the workshop.  


    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.

  • Details

    Date: 1-2 February, 2014
    Location: Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

    Kohinoor Asiana Hotel
    1/238, Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR)
    Chennai, Tamilnadu 600119 India

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    Regular Price: INR 26,000 + tax

  • Agenda

    Here is the tentative agenda. However, you get to choose what to discuss throughout the workshop.

    Day 1: Basics of Scrum

    Empirical Process

    • What is Empirical Process and Defined Process?
    • Why Software Development is hard and complex?

    Agile Values and Principles

    • Introduction to Agile Manifesto
    • 12 Agile Principles

    Scrum Framework

    • Introduction to Scrum Framework
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Artifacts
    • Scrum Ceremonies

    Getting Started with Scrum

    • How to go about implementing Scrum?
    • What is the impact on Organization Structure and policies?

    Scrum Roles

    • Product Owner’s responsibilities
    • Scrum Master’s responsibilities
    • Development Team’s responsibilities
    • What is the role of other organization roles in Scrum?
    • Where does the Project Manager fit?


    Day 2: Scrum in Action

    Product Backlog

    • Characteristics of a Product Backlog
    • Grooming Product Backlog
    • Estimating Product Backlog
    • Prioritizing the Product Backlog

    Scrum in Action: Simulation

    • Introduction to Class Project
    • What is Definition of Done and how a bad DoD can affect NPS?
    • Discuss how the product evolves during the Sprint.
    • Discuss the ceremonies and activities during the Sprint.
    • Conduct Sprint Planning, Execute couple of Sprints, DSMs, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.

     Agile Estimation and Planning

    • What is involved in Release Planning?
    • Release Planning activities.
    • Velocity.

    Scaling Scrum

    • Briefly discuss how to scale Scrum
    • Discuss a case study.
  • Who Should Attend


    It really doesn’t matter who you are as long as you want to get started with Scrum. You are welcome even if you are

    -          a software engineer,

    -          a mechanical engineer,

    -          a manager,

    -          a publisher,

    -          a wedding planner,

    -          an event manager,

    -          an experienced ScrumMaster,

    -          a going to be ScrumMaster

    -          a stake holder

    -          a CXO etc.

    All are welcome to come and co-learn.




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