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Teri Payne, Teri Payne, Contract Manager for Corporate Education at Heartland CC

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11/5/2011 12:00:00 AM Tom Mellor Heartland Community College Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) 1500 West Raab Road Normal IL 61761 United States 40.5343354 -89.014746 1200


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  • Course

    Date: 5-6 November, 2011
    Location: Normal, IL, United States

    Regular Price: $1200

    The ScrumMaster Certification is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of the Scrum product development process. Participants will become Certified Scrum Masters, a first step in the journey towards this adaptive and empircal form of work organization.  

    The course is offered by Oobeya Group through the Heartland Community College Corporate Education department. Employers may qualify for grant money that can significantly offset the cost of the course. For more information, contact Teri Payne at or 309-268-8431.  

    The trainer for this class is Tom Mellor ( / 309.846.6792).  Additional information about the class can also be obtained from Lowell Lindstrom of the Oobeya Group at or by phone at 630.335.0889.

    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: 5-6 November, 2011
    Location: Normal, IL, United States

    Heartland Community College
    Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC)
    1500 West Raab Road
    Normal, IL 61761 United States

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    Regular Price: $1200

  • Agenda

    Values and principles of agile and Scrum

    Characteristics and behaviors desired in an agile-based organization

    Empirical-based development versus defined-based development: differences and appropriate uses

    The Scrum Framework: the roles, artifacts, and meetings

    Scrum odors and impediments and how to avoid them and deal with them

    Application of agile and Scrum through interactive exercises

    Debunking agile and Scrum myths

    Other items of interest as desired by the group

  • Who Should Attend

    People who want a foundational education in agile and Scrum values, principles and practices, and enjoy a learning format that is Hands-on, experiential and Socratic.  Attendees will utilize a variety of exercises and resources to help them learn and apply Scrum in both software and non-software product development situations. 


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