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Certified ScrumMaster®
11/17/2011 12:00:00 AM Evolve Beyond Forsyth Business Centre The Podium 1 Eversholt Street London NW1 2DW United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 51.5280439 -0.1321829 £995 + VAT


Evolve Beyond

  • Course

    Date: 17-18 November, 2011
    Location: London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Regular Price: £995 + VAT


    In the Certified ScrumMaster training, participants will learn the fundamental principles of Scrum and gain hands-on practice with the Scrum tools (release backlog, sprint backlog, the daily Scrum meeting, tracking progress with a burndown chart, and more). This interactive two-day course will teach you:

    - How to be an effective ScrumMaster
    - Improve teamwork
    - Launch products sooner
    - Improve engineering practices to deliver high-quality products


    The course will run 09:00 to 17:00. Please arrive at 08:30 each day for a continental breakfast. Participants are welcome to consult our list of recommended reading:

    Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will be enrolled as a Certified ScrumMaster, which includes a one-year Scrum Alliance membership, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information is available. You can also receive 14 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for this course.

    About the trainer:

    Gabrielle Benefield is a Certified Scrum Trainer based in London offering classes in the United Kingdom and Europe. Gabrielle has over 18 years experience building enterprise software and web products at global companies and is a founder of the Scrum Training Institute, with Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum, Pete Deemer and Jens Ostergaard.

    Gabrielle works with clients from diverse industries including banking, telecommunications, and internet. Gabrielle was Senior Director of Agile Development at Yahoo! leading Yahoo!’s large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which encompassed more than 200 teams projects and over 1500 employees in the US, India, Europe, and Asia.  She is co-author of The Scrum Primer (, the most widely read introductory guide to Scrum available and became the 12th Certified Scrum Trainer in the world.

    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: 17-18 November, 2011
    Location: London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Forsyth Business Centre
    The Podium
    1 Eversholt Street
    London, NW1 2DW United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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    Regular Price: £995 + VAT


    What is included?

    • Training materials
    • Registration with the Scrum Alliance
    • Certification
    • Catering

    Please note: this course may not run if numbers are low

  • Agenda

    Course Description


    • Overview of Methodologies
    • Exercise; empirical learning
    • Agile Manifesto
    • Agile Values
    • History of Scrum


    Scrum 101

    • Scrum Overview
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Scrum team
    • Product Owner
    • ScrumMaster


    Requirements Management

    • One-pager
    • Product Backlog creation
    • User Stories (requirements)


    Scrum In-depth

    • The Sprint
    • Sprint Planning
    • Exercise: Sprint Planning
    • Tracking Progress
    • Daily Scrum
    • Exercise: Running a Daily meeting
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective


    The ScrumMaster role:

    • Exercise: Great ScrumMaster scenarios


    Optional modules:

    • Scaling Scrum
    • Distributed Scrum
  • Who Should Attend


    Applicable to all levels and roles including Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers, Executives, Project Managers and IT. 



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