Date: 7-8 July, 2011
Location: London, United Kingdom
Regular Price: GBP 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
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.
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 (www.scrumprimer.com), the most widely read introductory guide to Scrum available and became the 12th Certified Scrum Trainer in the world.
Andreas Schliep is an independent Scrum coach and trainer from Bremerhaven, Germany. As a developer, team and technical project leader, he has implemented videoconferencing applications, Web portals and communication servers.
Andreas became first involved into - then committed to - Scrum in 2004. He has worked as ScrumMaster and coach at various companies in Germany, Austria, Brazil and Poland. His special interests are retrospectives and agile quality management.
Since October 2010, Andreas is co-owner and member of DasScrumTeam, a Scrum focused training and coaching company based in Zurich, Switzerland.
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.