Date: 13-14 September, 2013
Location: Anaheim, CA, United States of America
Regular Price: $950
Here's the offer - I give you over as much as 70% off other's prices if you are willing to sign up early. The price goes up weekly, so it pays to sign up early.
- The course is taught interactively. No death by PowerPoint. Students will learn hands-on via teams, a half day Scrum simulation, discussions, numerous exercises and fun. Results: 99% of my students pass the exam, and class feedback has been more than 9.5.
- Experience. Are you a fulltime employee who is or will be a ScrumMaster? Learn from someone who's been there. Check my LinkedIn experience. I have 3 years experience as a fulltime ScrumMaster, and another 3 coaching at two of the best agile coaching organizations in the nation, Rally and BigVisible.
- I'm local and I'm here for the students. If you need help or have a question, I'm here.
This class is targetted (but not limited) for those with actual Scrum experience. For those with no knowledge or experience, consider the beginner class. This class will spend additional time on common challenges beyond getting started, and how to build high performance teams, how to help your company's adoption of Scrum. The course will be iPad based - you'll be able to follow along, take notes, pictures and use apps that connect all the content. If you do not register with the ticket pricing that includes the iPad Mini, a lender will be made available to you.
If you believe in starting with people, or you need a little inspiration, then this is the class for you.
This two-day ScrumMaster certification course provides everything you need to get started with Scrum . The largest and fastest-growing Agile project management methodology, Scrum is a simple framework that has a small set of interrelated practices and rules, is not overly prescriptive and enables more effective teams almost immediately.
This course shares industry-tested practices for evolving Product Backlogs, planning your Releases and Sprints, tracking and reporting progress, and developing continuous improvement cycles. Participants will learn how to effectively plan and run daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, and more.
Upon completion of the course and a post-course online evaluation, participants are registered as Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs). Registration includes a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, (www.scrumalliance.org) where valuable ScrumMaster material and information are available. Also, you receive:
Free post-class consultation or assessment
Invitation to coaching circle for ScrumMasters, coaches or organizational leaders
45 page follow-up resources booklet with the top recommendations for your next steps
Learn about servant leadership from someone that models servant leadership. Besides Scrum education, this course has a bigger purpose of changing the world, and connecting and inspiring others to do the same. We believe in success AND significance. 10% of class proceeds will be donated to a charity highlighted during the class. We've given over $20,000 to help people via Kiva, World Vision, One Generation Alliance, and Kirabo for kids and orphans in Mexico and Uganda. Not bad for learning and getting certified in the class, to boot.
As your instructor, I came from a developer background (MCSD and architect), as well as a project manager and manager. My passion for agile and the local community lead me to begin blogging over 9 years ago, found the Orange County Agile Leadership Network 5 years ago and become the first Certified Scrum Trainer in the LA and Orange County area. I've spoken at code camps, PMI meetings, as well as the national Scrum Gathering and Agile 2011 conferences. I've worked alongside over two dozen of the worlds best agile coaches while at Forrester-recognized agile companies Rally Software and BigVisible. Before agile, I held positions of manager, project manager, architect and developer. I've been a consultant as well as internal IT, worked with start-ups and Fortune 500. I was a ScrumMaster for several companies. I've seen a lot, and can give you real stories and examples beyond just the theory. Also, as a local trainer with a large network, you'll have post-class support and follow-up to ensure you succeed.
My purpose is to have as many people as possible hear about Scrum and its benefits, and to help them, their team and their company take their next step in personal and professional growth. Along those lines, we've come to value democratizing access to our workshops over maximizing profit, and creating space for availability for and developing community over pursueing additional revenue.
For private certified, agile introduction, or team building workshops for 6 or more participants, please contact me.
"Great course to take me from very basic Scrum knowledge to confidence that I can implement on my own."
This course is 15 Category 3 PDU's
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.