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Certified ScrumMaster®
1/13/2011 12:00:00 AM Tom Mellor Micro Tek 500 Cherrington Pkwy Cherrington Corporate Center Pittsburgh PA 15108 United States of America 40.491695 -80.1986649 1200 per person


Tom Mellor


  • Course

    Date: 13-14 January, 2011
    Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America

    Regular Price: $1200 per person

    This course teaches the participant how to set up and adhere to the principles and process of Scrum. Participants will learn how to

    work with Product Owners to create Product Backlogs, plan Sprints and break down Backlog items into prioritized tasks. Also,

    participants will learn the methods, logistics and metrics needed to execute and track the release and Sprints and deliver valuable,

    quality porduct quickly.


    The course also examines the ScrumMaster’s role, not as a project manager, but as a protector of the team and servant leader.

    Participants will learn how to use these skills within a large-scale, distributed environment. The course includesinstructor experiences,

    case studies, and several in-class labs that will help participants build knowledge, skills, and appreciation through active

    learning and experiences rather than lecture.


    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be a certified as a Certified Scrum Master from the Scrum Alliance.



    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: 13-14 January, 2011
    Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America

    Micro Tek
    500 Cherrington Pkwy
    Cherrington Corporate Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15108 United States of America

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    Regular Price: $1200 per person



    ·         The advantages that Scrum brings to your organization

    ·         A solid understanding of the Scrum framework

    ·         Your role and responsibilities as the ScrumMaster

    ·         The fundamentals of Agile Leadership (Servant Leadership)

    ·         Facilitation skills that will help you succeed in your new role

    ·         The importance of quickly uncovering roadblocks and clearing them for your team

    ·         Considerations for implementing Scrum throughout your enterprise



    Tom is a Certified Scrum Trainer and has 30 years of business and IT experience and helps organizations understand and put to practice advanced management and product development techniques.


  • Agenda

    ·         Overview and Fundamentals of Scrum

    ·         Roles and responsibilities: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, Team Member

    ·         Creating the Product Backlog using User Stories

    ·         Sizing Stories and Establishing Velocity

    ·         Sprint planning  

    ·         Executing the Sprint

    ·         Daily Scrum

    ·         Sprint Review and Retrospective

    ·         When to Release: Release Planning

    ·         Story boards and Task boards

    ·         Burndown charts and Signatures

    ·         Definition of Done

    ·         Scaling Scrum

    ·         Smells in Scrum

    ·         Scrum Practice Exercise

  • Who Should Attend

    Ideal for anyone in an organization who would like or need to learn the process of Scrum and how to work within the Scrum process to deliver quality, satisfying product quickly and effeciently.  Executives, managers, project managers, and development team members would all benefit from attending the class. 


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