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12/6/2014 12:00:00 AM agil8 Ltd agil8 - 4th Floor One Kingdom Street Paddington Central London W2 6BD United Kingdom 51.5115391 -0.178845 £995 + VAT

Organization

agil8 Ltd

  • Course

    Date: 6-7 December, 2014
    Location: London, United Kingdom

    Regular Price: £995 + VAT

    Certified ScrumMaster 

    Scrum in the real world

    Ensuring success with Scrum can be a daunting prospect. You have understood thetheoretical benefits of ‘going agile’, but how to implement this in the real world?

    This two-day, highly interactive course investigates the Scrum framework in detail from theory and foundations to practical application and pitfalls, covering all the team roles, activities, and artifacts, so that you can be an effective ScrumMaster or member of a Scrum team.  The course incorporates the latest 'training from the back of the room' learning techniques and avoids death by PowerPoint! You can find the full agenda via the tab above.

    What You Will Receive

    • 2 days high quality training from one of the world’s most qualified and experienced Agile practitioners. 
    • Certified ScrumMaster Certification upon successful completion of the short online certification exam
    • 2 year membership of the Scrum Alliance with access to exclusive ScrumMaster material after Certification
    • 16 Category B SEUs as well as 15 PDUs (Category A) within the PMI. SEUs and PDUs can be used toward CSP (Certified Scrum Practitioner), PMP, PMI-ACP and other certifications. More about CSP certification here.
    • Ongoing support via membership of the agil8 LinkedIn Community. 
    • Course materials (printed bound copy plus access to electronic versions and other materials)
    • Planning Poker® cards for use in team estimating 
    • Nourishment! A tasty buffet and refreshments available throughout the day

    Your Trainer – Agile pioneer David Hicks

    David Hicks is a highly respected Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Alliance Founder Member, with almost 20 years experience of Agile consulting, training and coaching in a huge variety of contexts. He has trained over 3,000 Certified ScrumMasters alone, and his consulting work for clients large and small crosses a broad range of industry segments. As a result the training you receive is based on extensive experience of Agile in the real world.

    David is uniquely qualified across the full range of Agile approaches: Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework, Lean, XP, DSDM and Agile Project Management.

    You can read about David in more detail here.

    "Dave is a first class trainer with excellent knowledge and his ability to impart that information is an art form!”

    - Keith Wilson, Scrum Master - Travis Perkins

    “David's CSM course has an excellent blend of practical advice, examples and theory, all tied together by his rare and outstanding teaching and mentoring skills.”

    - Shane Sendall Snr Project Manager, Snowie Research SA, Switzerland

    "An incredible opportunity to discuss the real concerns with implementing Scrum effectively. I’ve come away with a very clear vision of how to do my job!"

    - Tim Schooley, Software Development Engineer - McAfee International Ltd, United Kingdom

    What Will You Learn?

    The two-day Certified ScrumMaster course will give you a sound understanding of Scrum principles and practices in order that you can:

    • Participate actively as a Scrum Team member 
    • Function effectively as the ScrumMaster for the Scrum Team 
    • Deliver a successful Scrum project 
    • Explain and sell Agile and the Scrum framework to other key stakeholders 
    • Define and use the full range of Agile and Scrum Artifacts (Product Backlog, Burndown Charts etc.)
    • Set-up and facilitate the various Scrum Meetings 
    • Understand how to employ scrum in real world circumstances such as distributed Scrum teams, fixed price contracts and third party supplier relationships 
    • Help your team or organisation to transition to a more Lean and Agile way of working using Scrum 
    • Understand how to combine the use of Scrum with other Lean and Agile approaches such as Kanban, eXtreme Programming and AgilePM
    • Book early and receive an Early Bird discount!
    • Reductions are also available for groups over 3 on public courses.
    • Agil8 offers additional discounts to the unemployed and charities - please enquire.

    Customise your own In-house Certified ScrumMaster Course

    For companies seeking in-house training without the need to travel, agil8 can adapt our standard Certified ScrumMaster course to suit your specific requirements and business needs. Contact us directly at enquiries@agil8.com or telephone +44 (0)207 796 9903 to discuss course content and discounted group rates.

    Book now 

     

     

    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: 6-7 December, 2014
    Location: London, United Kingdom

    Venue:
    agil8 - 4th Floor
    One Kingdom Street
    Paddington Central
    London, W2 6BD United Kingdom
    http://www.agil8.com/contact/directions.html

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    Regular Price: £995 + VAT

    Notes

    Notes

    Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)

    This course earns you 14 Category B SEUs within the Scrum Alliance towards Certified Scrum Professional (CSP). The course also earns you 14 PDUs (Category A) within the PMI. SEUs and PDUs can be used toward CSP, PMP, PMI-ACP and other certifications. To learn more about the CSP certification, please see here.

    CSM Certification

    The criteria for achieving Scrum Master Certification changed on 1st October 2009. All CSMs are now required to pass a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) multiple-choice, online certification test, as well as completing a Certified ScrumMaster course, in order to maintain certification. Successful certification gains 2 year membership of the Scrum Alliance, which includes access to exclusive ScrumMaster-only information and material.

    Full details of the exam process at the end of the agil8 course can be found here.  Please also see the Scrum Alliance certification requirements.

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  • Agenda

    Two full days 0930-1730 with a half hour break for lunch, and short breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Breakfast and refreshments are available before and during the course, with a hot buffet lunch.

    The Scrum Alliance set out the core agenda of all Certified ScrumMaster courses and so ensure that courses cover all key aspects of the Scrum framework and lifecycle/other word. This is then expanded and enhanced by the individual training organisation. For in-house customised versions of the course, specific areas of interest can be accommodated.

    
In addition you will also gain a high level understanding of alternative and complementary Agile methods including Kanban, Lean, XP, DSDM and Agile Project Management and how they fit with Scrum.

    Agil8 Certified ScrumMaster Course

    The following topics will be covered during the course:

    • General Knowledge
      • Agile Manifesto
      • Empirical and Defined Processes
      • Scrum Process and Sprints
      • The Significance of "Done"
      • The Five Scrum Values
      • Applicability of Scrum
    • Scrum Roles
      • Overview of Scrum Roles
      • ScrumMaster
      • Product Owner
      • The Team
      • Teamwork
      • Team Characteristics
      • Impact on Traditional Roles
    • Scrum Meetings
      • Sprint Planning Meeting
      • Daily Scrum Meeting      
      • Sprint Review Meeting
      • Sprint Retrospective Meeting
      • Release Planning Meeting
    • Scrum Artifacts
      • Product Backlog
      • Product Increment and the Definition of Done
      • Sprint Backlog
      • Burndown Chart
    • Scaling Scrum (NB not examined)
      • Working with Multiple Scrum Teams
      • Working with Distributed Scrum Teams

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    Customise your own In-house Certified ScrumMaster Course

    As our trainers have in-depth experience across the whole range of Agile methods, including Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban and Agile Project Management/DSDM, bespoke training can include one or more Agile methods and cover how they may be combined.

    For companies seeking in-house training without the need to travel, agil8 can adapt our standard Certified ScrumMaster course to suit your specific requirements and business needs. Contact us directly at enquiries@agil8.com or telephone +44 (0)207 796 9903 to discuss course content and discounted group rates.

     

  • Who Should Attend
    • Anyone who wants to be successful using Scrum
    • Anyone involved in a Scrum Project across the full range of Scrum roles
    • Those newly setting out on their Agile journey
    • Those already using Agile or Scrum wishing to consolidate their knowledge or address questions that   have arisen out of their experience

    In terms of roles, the course is suitable for:

    • Agile Coaches
    • ScrumMasters
    • Team Leaders
    • Development Team Members (Analysts, Architects, Designers, Coders, Testers, etc)
    • Project Managers
    • Product Owners
    • Product Managers
    • Process Owners and Managers
    • Functional / Departmental Managers

    Course Prerequisites

    Prior to attending the course, students should familiarise themselves with key Scrum terms and definitions, as described in the official Scrum Guide. An online, as well as downloadable pdf version of the official Scrum Guide, is available as pre-reading. 

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