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Certified ScrumMaster®
8/12/2011 12:00:00 AM Platinum Edge, LLC Four Points - Memphis East 5877 Poplar Avenue Memphis TN 38119-3949 United States of America 35.102716 -89.866243 995 per person


Platinum Edge, LLC

  • Course

    Date: 12-13 August, 2011
    Location: Memphis, TN, United States of America

    Regular Price: $995 per person

    This highly interactive certification course provides in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles, and scaling. This course provides 16 PDUs toward PMP recertification and PMI-ACP certification.

    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: 12-13 August, 2011
    Location: Memphis, TN, United States of America

    Four Points - Memphis East
    5877 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38119-3949 United States of America

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    Regular Price: $995 per person


    Continential breakfast, refreshments, and snacks are provide both days of the course.


  • Agenda

    Topics included in this course are:

    Agile foundational concepts


    – Defined vs. Empirical process control
    – The Agile Manifesto
    – The 12 Agile Principle

    Scrum concepts


    – Theory and principles
    – Planning and tracking with Scrum
    – Shippable functionality and getting to Done
    – How the Scrum approach supports agile principles

    Scrum roles and responsibilities


    – Product Owner
    – Self-organized Team
    – ScrumMaster

    Scrum artifacts


    – Product backlog
    – Release burndown
    – Sprint backlog
    – Sprint burndown

    Scrum meetings


    – Release planning
    – Sprint planning
    – Daily scrum
    – Sprint review
    – Sprint retrospectiv

    Requirements analysis 


    – Estimating and prioritizing product backlog items 
    – Technical debt
    – Scaling across multiple teams and multiple geographies
    – Tips on, techniques for, and benefits of helping clients and management understand the Scrum system 
    – How to transition into use of Scrums, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challenges


  • Who Should Attend

    Attendees who will find benefit from the course include:
    • Executive, Client, and I.T. Management
    • Project and Product Managers
    • Software Designers and Developers
    • Quality Assurance Testing Staff
    • Any professional who needs to understand Scrum methods, or any team that will be (or is currently) assigned to a Scrum project


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