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Certified ScrumMaster®

5/22/2008 12:00:00 AM Evolve Beyond Westfield Mall Market Street at 5th Street San Francisco CA United States of America 37.7840081 -122.408092 1700


Evolve Beyond

  • Course

    Date: 22-23 May, 2008
    Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America

    Regular Price: $1700

    22-23 May, 2008: San Francisco, CA

    Course Description

    This hands-on, interactive two-day course will teach you:

    • How to be an effective Scrum Master
    • Improve teamwork
    • Launch products sooner
    • Improve engineering practices to deliver high-quality products

    Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will be enrolled as a Certified ScrumMaster, which includes a one-year Scrum Alliance membership, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information is available.

    Attendees will be served lunch, morning and afternoon team and receive a bound copy of the training materials.


    Applicable to all levels and roles including Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers, Executives, Project Managers and IT.

    Recommended reading

    No prior knowledge of Scrum or Agile methods is required although some prior reading is recommended. A good getting started guide can be found at

    Class Agenda


    • Overview of Methodologies
    • Exercise; empirical learning
    • Agile Manifesto
    • Agile Values
    • History of Scrum
    • Exercise: The offsite customer

    Scrum 101

    • Scrum Overview
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Scrum team
    • Product Owner
    • ScrumMaster
    Requirements Management
    • One-pager
    • Product Backlog creation
    • User Stories (requirements)
    • Exercise: User Story writing

    Scrum In-depth

    • The Sprint
    • Sprint Planning
    • Exercise: Sprint Planning
    • Tracking Progress
    • Daily Scrum
    • Exercise: Running a Daily meeting
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective

    The ScrumMaster role:

    • Exercise: Great ScrumMaster scenarios
    • Exercise: Scrum simulation

    Optional modules:

    • Scaling Scrum
    • Distributed Scrum

    About the Instructors 

    Dr. Jeff Sutherland is the co-creator of Scrum and was a signer of the Agile Manifesto, which marked the start of the Agile movement. He began his career as a fighter pilot in the US Air Force, and went on to join the faculty at the University of Colorado Medical School as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Sutherland has served as VP of Engineering or CTO at ten software companies, managing the last four entirely using Scrum, and achieving industry-leading, hyper-productive results.

    Gabrielle Benefield is a Certified Scrum Trainer offering courses in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand through Kanjeo.  Gabrielle was Senior Director of Agile Development at Yahoo! leading Yahoo!’s large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which now encompasses more than 200 teams projects and over 1500 employees in the US, India, Europe, and Asia.  She is co-author of The Scrum Primer (

    Training: Jeff and Gabrielle's public and in-house Scrum Certification courses train hundreds of developers every year from all major countries in the world. They have applied their experience with Scrum teams in leading companies like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Yahoo, Palm, Seimens, and others provide practical experience that is useful to new ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Team members, and management.

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    Professional Development Units (PDUs)
    PMPs: You can receive 14 PDUs for this course.

    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: 22-23 May, 2008
    Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America

    Westfield Mall
    Market Street at 5th Street
    San Francisco, CA United States of America
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    Regular Price: $1700

  • Who Should Attend
    Anyone who is on or will be on a Scrum team.  It is applicable for all levels and functions.


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