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Certified ScrumMaster®

3/31/2008 12:00:00 AM Evolve Beyond salesforce.com The Landmark Building @ One Market St. San Francisco CA 94105 United States of America 37.7913891 -122.3987616 1700


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  • Course

    Date: 31 March - 1 April, 2008
    Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America

    Regular Price: $1700

    March 31 - 1st April, 2008: San Francisco, CA

    Course Description

    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 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.

    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.

    Class Agenda


    • Overview of Methodologies
    • Exercise; empirical learning
    • Agile Manifesto
    • Agile Values
    • History of Scrum
    • Exercise: The offsite customer

    Scrum 101

    • Scrum Overview
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Scrum team
    • Product Owner
    • ScrumMaster
    Requirements Management
    • One-pager
    • Product Backlog creation
    • User Stories (requirements)
    • Exercise: User Story writing

    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
    • Exercise: Scrum simulation

    Optional modules:

    • Scaling Scrum
    • Distributed Scrum

    About the Instructor

    Gabrielle 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 Design.

    Gabrielle provides training to a number of companies around the world and is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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    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.

  • Details

    Date: 31 March - 1 April, 2008
    Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America

    The Landmark Building @ One Market St.
    San Francisco, CA 94105 United States of America
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    Regular Price: $1700

  • Who Should Attend
    Anyone who is on or will be on a Scrum team.  It is applicable for all levels and functions.


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