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6/5/2012 12:00:00 AM Collabnet Dallas Marriott City Center 650 North Pearl Street Dallas TX 75201 United States of America 32.7871493 -96.7950544 1675



  • Course

    Date: 5-7 June, 2012
    Location: Dallas, TX, United States of America

    Regular Price: $1675

    The Certified ScrumMaster course focuses on the primary principles and practices of Scrum through a combination of instruction and exercises. In this course, participants will apply the Scrum framework to build a new product. Participants will learn what it feels like to be on a Scrum team – experiencing many of the challenges they are likely to face – while being coached by one of the most accomplished Scrum trainers in the business. This “learning by doing” style of instruction demands an open mind and active participation.


    CollabNet realizes that those responsible for implementing Agile practices at an organization may require more than just the basic knowledge of Scrum provided in the standard 2 day CSM course. This new 3 day CSM + workshop adds to the core fundamentals of Scrum with additional Agile topics like eXtreme Progamming (XP), Kanban, and Lean Software Development - the essential Agile toolkit beyond Scrum.


    Learning Objectives

    Completion of this 3 day CollabNet workshop will enable participants to:

    • Satisfy the Scrum Alliance course requirement to sit for the CSM exam
    • Be prepared to take the Scrum Alliance exam and apply for CSM certification
    • Gain experience of what it’s like to be on a Scrum team
    • Understand the distinctions between Agility, Scrum, eXtreme Programming, and Lean Software Development

    In addition, students will:

    • Earn 21 PMI Professional Development Units for existing PMI certification (e.g. PMP, ACP,CAPM) OR
    • Earn 21 PMI Contact Hours that will satisfy PMI's Agile Project Management Education requirement for the new PMI Agile Certified Practitioner credential as described in the PMI-ACP handbook
    • Understand the Agile Certified Practitioner exam structure and scoring and be able to demonstrate passing level knowledge of ACP exam content

    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: 5-7 June, 2012
    Location: Dallas, TX, United States of America

    Dallas Marriott City Center
    650 North Pearl Street
    Dallas, TX 75201 United States of America

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    Regular Price: $1675

  • Agenda

    Workshop Topics

    Through a combination of lecture and hands-on sprint simulation exercises, participants learn Agile and Scrum’s primary principles and how to apply them. Topics include:

    • The Scrum framework, meetings, roles, and responsibilities
    • Writing User Stories with Clear Acceptance Criteria
    • Agile Estimating and Release Planning
    • Prioritizing the Product Backlog
    • The Definition of Done
    • Dealing with Technical Debt and Impediments
    • eXtreme Programming (XP) and Lean Software Development Overview
    • Agile Risk management, Agile EVM, Kanban, and the Agile Product Manager
    • An Overview of the ACP Exam Structure, Scoring, and Strategies for Success
    • A 1 hour Practice Exam
    • Key Resources for Further Study


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