Date: 18-19 November, 2013
Location: Denver, CO, United States of America
Regular Price: 1250
This intensive two-day course will prepare you to take on the ScrumMaster role and is taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer. We’ll cover pragmatic, time-tested practices for managing product backlogs, long and short-range planning, project execution, and progress reporting. We’ll also examine many facets of Scrum, including the project lifecycle, roles, ceremonies, and artifacts.
You will participate in exercises, in-depth discussion, case studies and techniques to help illustrate practices and principles. After completing the course, you will be eligible for ScrumMaster Certification with the Scrum Alliance. You will also receive a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, an organization that provides valuable materials and resources exclusively to CSMs.
Angela is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformation Coach providing education consulting services to clients across the United States who are adopting Agile. Angela has successfully implemented Scrum and Agile principles in a variety of projects from web-based applications to enterprise level retail and financial projects coaching teams, managers, stakeholders and executives.
A graduate of Hamline University (B.A.) and the University of St. Thomas (M.B.C.), Angela has presented to PMI’s Global Agile Community of Practice and at the Project Management Institute (PMI) Minnesota Professional Development Days and chapter events and also to the Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association. Angela is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP). Angela facilitates the PMI Minnesota Agile Local Interest Group and is also an active member of the Scrum Alliance, and Agile Alliance.
2 days, from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily
Project & Program Managers, Product Owners, Business, and IT managers, Team Members, Team Leads, Architects, Developers, Analysts and Testers, Development Managers or anyone interested in learning about Scrum and Agile Methodologies.
After taking the 2-day Certified ScrumMaster course, students are eligible to take the CSM Exam online through the Scrum Alliance website. It has 35 questions and no time limit in which to complete. Candidates may bookmark questions, change answers to questions, and even stop the exam, returning to it to complete the questions at a later time within the 90-day period. For more information, please visit the Scrum Alliance directly at:http:/scrumalliance.org
What happens if I fail the CSM Exam?
Students who do not pass the CSM exam the first time may re-take the exam immediately (no "cooling off" period required) or take it again any time within the 90-day period at no additional charge. After the 90-day period, CSM candidates must pay $25 to re-take the exam. After three (3) attempts it is recommended that the CSM candidate take another CSM course before being permitted to re-take the exam.
Please note, it is required that students attend the full 14 hours of this class to be eligible for certification. Frequently asked questions about the exam can be found on our Scrum Guide
Registrants who fail to cancel at least 10 business days prior to the class start date are subject to payment of the full registration fee. Registrants who cancel or roll into another class more than 10 days before the class start date are not subject to any fee. If registrants request to roll into another class within 10 days of the course start date, they are subject to a $150 course change fee.
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.