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Certified ScrumMaster®

11/21/2011 12:00:00 AM GoodAgile National University of Singapore 23 Heng Mui Keng Terrace Singapore Singapore 1.2917208 103.7766652 S3210 (963 for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents)



  • Course

    Date: 21-23 November, 2011
    Location: Singapore, Singapore

    Regular Price: S$3210 ($963 for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents)

    Led by Pete Deemer, author of The Scrum Primer and co-founder of the Scrum Foundation, which is headed by Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum.  He has provided Scrum training and coaching to some of the largest companies in the world, including services companies such as Infosys, Wipro, TCS, and Cognizant and product companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, GE, and EMC. Pete is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and has spent the last 22 years leading teams building software-based products and services at global companies.  Most recently he served as Vice President of Product Development for Yahoo!, where he led Yahoo’s global adoption of Scrum, which grew to over 2000 developers worldwide during his tenure.  He has also spent a number of years as adjunct faculty at University of California Berkeley, where he received the prestigious Club 6 teaching award, and he is currently a visiting lecturer at the National University of Singapore's Institute of Systems Science.


    This course provides an in-depth training in Scrum theory and practice, taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer who works with some of the largest companies in the world using Scrum. This three-day course is divided between lecture, exercises, simulations, open discussion and question and answer.

    The course content includes best practices and advice for using Scrum with multi-location / distributed projects; project estimation and delivery-date planning and tracking in Scrum; fixed-bid / fixed-date projects in Scrum; Scrum tools; scaling Scrum for large projects; and strategies for successful organizational adoption of Scrum.


    All attendees who complete the course and pass the Scrum Alliance online exam will become Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs), and will be listed in the Scrum Alliance's CSM registry, and receive access to the Scrum Alliance website's CSM-restricted areas.  In addition, all course attendees will receive both hard-copy and soft-copy versions of the course presentation and other teaching materials, as well as a selection of Scrum templates and other resources.  Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP's are eligible for 19.5 Professional Development Units.


    This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by WDA. Up to 70% WDA funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents).  Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Terms & conditions apply. Please visit for full details, or email


    The cost of the 3-day course and certification is S$3210 (or $963 for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents after subsidy).

     For questions, please email  (Fee includes cost of certification, materials, and lunch and snacks on both days.  Other meals and travel / accommodations are not included.)


    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: 21-23 November, 2011
    Location: Singapore, Singapore

    National University of Singapore
    23 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
    Singapore, Singapore
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    Regular Price: S$3210 ($963 for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents)

  • Agenda
    • The Fundamentals of Agile Development and Scrum
    • The Principles of Inspect - Adapt - Transparency
    • Using Iterative, Incremental Development
    • Scrum Simulation: 5 Sprints with IID and Inspect - Adapt - Transparency
    • The Basic Structure of a Project or Release in Scrum
    • Working Successfully with Uncertain or Changing Requirements
    • Emergent Architecture and Design
    • The Basic Practices of Scrum
    • The Role of the ScrumMaster
    • The Role of the Product Owner
    • The Role of the Team
    • A Day in the Life of a ScrumMaster
    • The 5 Scrum Values
    • The Product Backlog and D.E.E.P.
    • The Definition of Done
    • Getting to Potentially Shippable in 30 days or less
    • Intensive Scrum Simulation: Commitment-based Sprint Planning, Estimating Available Hours, Product Backlog Item Analysis and Decomposition, the Sprint Backlog and Burndown Chart, The Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective)
    • Success with Scrum in multi-location (distributed) projects, including best practices, strategies for success, and hands-on creation of a gameplan for success. (Each student will also receive a copy of 'The Distributed Scrum Primer' minibook to take with them.)
    • Scaling Scrum to Large Projects, including the Scrum of Scrums, team coordination, synchronized sprints, and dependency handling
    • Scrum and Maintenance Projects, including hands-on case study
    • Scrum Tools, including references for enterprise, open source, and lightweight tools
    • The Role of the Manager in Scrum. (Each student will also receive a copy of 'The Manager and Scrum' minibook to take with them.)
    • Starting Scrum Projects from Day 1
    • Creating the Product Backlog and writing requirements using User Stories
    • Product Backlog size estimation using Planning Poker
    • Estimating release dates and project cost in Scrum (including Date-Driven Releases, Scope-Driven Releases, and Date- and Scope-Driven Releases), including hands-on case study
    • Creating the Release Backlog and Release Burndown Chart
    • Managing projects/releases to successful, on-time delivery, including hands-on case study
    • Five strategies for getting a behind-schedule project/release back on schedule
    • ScrumMaster Case Studies
    • Scrum Contract Models, including Fixed Bid (fixed-price/fixed-date/fixed-scope projects), Time & Materials, and Price per Sprint
    • Graduation
  • Who Should Attend

    Anyone who wants to be successful with Scrum, including Project Managers, ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Developers (Coders, Testers, Architects, Designers), Product Managers, and other members of management (Engineering Managers, Testing Managers, Quality Management, Directors and VP's, etc.)




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