Date: 20-21 March, 2018
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States of America
Regular Price: $995.00
Bob Schatz, with over 35 years in the industry, has led teams and companies using agile techniques since the mid-90’s. Bob served as VP of Development for Primavera Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for leading the highly-successful adoption of agile development techniques starting in 2002 for the team that develops Primavera’s software solutions for Enterprise Project, Resource, and Portfolio Management. Bob was coached, mentored, and trained by Ken Schwaber and Bob Martin. Before joining Primavera, Bob spent seven years at Liquent, Inc., managing the development of publishing software targeted for the pharmaceutical market, and 12 years at GE Aerospace/Lockheed Martin, where he held various management positions for large-scale development projects for US government agencies and the Department of Defense. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Temple University and a Masters degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership at Thomas Jefferson University.
Bob is a proven leader in successfully implementing agile development techniques, such as Scrum and XP, and driving culture changes in organizations. He and his team have been featured in a number of industry articles. He often speaks at industry events talking about the benefits and challenges of bringing agile techniques into an organization. He has experience in all aspects of a project from developer to C-level executive. Bob is passionate about creating better software and improving the quality of life for the people that create and use it.
Bob's training and certification expertise spans across the organization to support Executive, Product Owner (Certified/non-certified), Team, and Scrum Master Training (Certified/Non-certified); Project Kick-off; Project Coaching; Team Health Checks/Assessments, Portfolio Management Coaching; Organizational Development and Conflict Management, Project Rescue.
The CSM Course is a 2 day class from 9AM-5PM, a light breakfast is served at 8:30AM and Lunch is provided mid-day.
- 2 Day CSM In-person Course
- Includes a light breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack provided on both days of training
- Includes Exam Fee for CSM Certification (2 attempts towards the CSM exam)
- 2 Year Membership to Scrum Alliance
- General Knowledge
- Agile Manifesto
- Scrum Foundations
- Scrum compared to Waterfall
- Significance of "Done"
- Scrum compared to Waterfall
- Scrum Values
- Applicability of Scrum
- Scrum Roles
- Overview of Scrum Roles
- ScrumMaster: Responsibilities & Authority
- Product Owner: Responsibilities, Authority, Constraints...etc.
- Product Owner: The Team: Responsibilities, Authority, Teamwork & Characteristics.
- Impact on Traditional Roles.
- Scrum Meetings
- Sprint Planning Meeting
- Daily Scrum Meeting
- Sprint Review Meeting
- Sprint Retrospective Meeting
- Release Planning Meeting
- Scrum Artifacts
- Product Backlog
- Product Increment and the Definition of Done
- Sprint Backlog
- Burndown Charts
- ScrumMaster Responsibilities and Skills
- Scrum Simulation
- Class Retrospective
There is no required prior certificate, educational background, or work experience needed to participate in the CSM course, complete the exam, and receive certification.The Certified Scrum Master course is designed to introduce you to the basics of Scrum, and as such all backgrounds are welcome to join and achieve Scrum Master Certification.
The CSM exam is administered online and sent via email after attendance is recorded and reported by your Scrum Alliance Instructor. The link is sent 24-48 hours after class concludes. You have 90 day access to take the exam and 2 attempts towards passing. The exam is in multiple choice format.
All cancellations or date changes must be made at least 10 days prior to the course start date or will be subject to a $150 late-move/cancellation fee. No-shows or same day move/cancellations are non-refundable.
By attending the 2 day CSM course you will earn 14 PDU/SEU that can be applied towards further educational goals. To claim credits a code is provided at the end of the CSM course book.
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.