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Certified ScrumMaster®
6/9/2014 12:00:00 AM Conscires Hilton Garden Inn - Raleigh Durham Airport, 1500 RDU Center Dr Morrisville NC 27560 United States of America 35.823483 -78.8255621 1295




  • Course

    Date: 9-10 June, 2014
    Location: Morrisville, NC, United States of America

    Regular Price: $1,295

    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: 9-10 June, 2014
    Location: Morrisville, NC, United States of America

    Hilton Garden Inn - Raleigh Durham Airport,
    1500 RDU Center Dr
    Morrisville, NC 27560 United States of America
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    Regular Price: $1,295

  • Agenda

    This course is taught as per the latest CSM Learning Objectives. Beyond this, attendees also learn skills and techniques that can help them be an effective Scrum Master. Various topics that are covered include

    • Agile Manifesto, Agile Values and Agile Principles
      • Agile adoption and transformation
      • Why change is hard and what you can do to help facilitate change
    • Defined Process vs. Empirical Process as seen through Cynefin Framework 
      • Why knowledge work (e.g. software development) is complex
      • How empirical frameworks (like Scrum) help in managing complexity
    • Scrum foundations
      • Scrum is based on Empiricism
      • Scrum is Iterative and Incremental
    • Scrum Values
      • Implementing Scrum Values through Scrum rules, Roles, Artifacts, Meetings and common Agile practices
    • Scrum Roles: Scrum Master
      • Scrum Master as a Servant Leader
      • Scrum Master as a Master of Scrum Framework
      • Scrum Master's service to Product Owner and to Development Team
      • Scrum Master's service to the Organization
    • Scrum Roles: Product Owner
      • Responsibilities and attributes of a good Product Owner
      • Identifying dysfunctional Product Ownership and how to prevent it
    • Scrum Role: Development Team
      • Responsibilities of a Development Team member
    • Scrum Artifacts
      • Product Backlog
        • User Stories as one type of Product Backlog Item
        • Writing good User Stories
      • Sprint Backlog
        • Managing the Sprint Backlog
        • Visible Progress during Sprint
      • Product Increment
        • Definition of Done and Technical Debt
    • Estimation 
      • Value of estimation
      • Relative Estimation Techniques (Planning Poker®, T-Shirt Sizing, Affinity Estimates)
    • Scrum Meetings
      • Sprint Planning
        • Sprint Goals and Sprint Scope
      • Daily Scrum
      • Sprint Review
      • Sprint Retrospective
        • Retrospective facilitation techniques
    • Release Planning in an Empirical environment
      • Managing and tracking a release
    • Introduction to Scaling Scrum
      • Coordination in Large Scale Scrum (Decentralized and Centralized techniques)
      • Scrum of Scrums for scaling Scrum

    I will also share my personal experience coaching teams and organizations, providing you tips and techniques that can help you do your job better.

    There will be plenty of time in the class to ask questions.  The class is adaptive - based on participants experience and interest, other relevant topics may also be added to during the workshop


  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    This 2 day workshop is appropriate for individuals and teams that are new to Scrum and to Agile Software Development. Anyone having an interest in learning and applying Scrum is encouraged to attend.  More specifically, this training would be very valuable for

    • Project Manager
    • Line Managers
    • Product Managers
    • Scrum Masters  in training
    • Product Owners
    • Developers
    • QA / Testers
    • Front End Engineers
    • Team Leads
    • Architects
    • Development and QA Managers

    For people who are looking to be new Scrum Masters, this course will help you in getting started the right way !!


    All course attendees are encouraged to read Core Scrum as defined by Agile Atlas before coming to the class.


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