Date: 18-19 January, 2011
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Regular Price: US$450
Led by Pete Deemer, author of The Scrum Primer. Pete specializes in working with teams in India doing distributed Scrum. He is a founder of the Scrum Training Institute, 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 prestigious National University of Singapore.
ABOUT THE COURSE
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 two-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.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION
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 16 Professional Development Units.
The cost of the 2-day course and certification is US$400 (discounted rate for online booking: 30 days or more in advance) or US$450 (Standard rate for on-line booking). For questions, please email email@example.com. (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.