Date: 31 March - 1 April, 2008
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America
Regular Price: $1700
March 31 - 1st April, 2008: San
This hands-on, interactive two-day course will teach you:
- How to be an effective Scrum Master
- Improve teamwork
- Launch products sooner
- Improve engineering practices to deliver high-quality
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
Attendees will be served lunch, morning and afternoon team and receive a
bound copy of the training materials.
Applicable to all levels and roles including Managers, Designers,
Developers, Testers, Executives, Project Managers and IT.
No prior knowledge of Scrum or Agile methods is required although some prior
reading is recommended. A good getting started guide can be found at http://www.scrumprimer.com and two
recommended books are: Agile
Project Management with SCRUM by Ken Schwaber or Agile
Software Development with SCRUM by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle.
- Overview of Methodologies
- Exercise; empirical learning
- Agile Manifesto
- Agile Values
- History of Scrum
- Exercise: The offsite customer
- Scrum Overview
- Roles and responsibilities
- Scrum team
- Product Owner
- Product Backlog creation
- User Stories (requirements)
- Exercise: User Story writing
- 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
- Exercise: Scrum simulation
- Scaling Scrum
- Distributed Scrum
About the Instructor
Benefield is a Certified Scrum Trainer offering courses in
the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand through Kanjeo.
Gabrielle was Senior Director of Agile Development at Yahoo! leading Yahoo!’s
large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which now encompasses 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).
Gabrielle holds a Masters of Digital Design from the University of Western
Sydney, Australia and has over 16 years building enterprise software and web
products at global companies. Gabrielle is a regular conference speaker
presenting papers and talks on Enterprise Agile and Agile User Experience and
Gabrielle provides training to a number of companies around the world and is
currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
To Register go to:
Professional Development Units (PDUs)
PMPs: You can receive 14 PDUs for this course.
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.