Date: 4-5 August, 2009
Location: Albany, NY, United States of America
Regular Price: $1395
This intensive two-day ScrumMaster Certification course taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer provides participants with a practical, fundamental guide to getting started with Scrum. One of the largest and fastest-growing Agile frameworks. Scrum is a simple, yet extremely powerful, technique to boost team productivitym, elevate quality, and accelerate project delivery. This course comprises pragmatic, time-tested practices for managing product backlogs, long and short-range planning, project execution and progress reporting. The class provides an examination of the Scrum project lifecycle as well as an in-depth exploration of the Scrum roles, ceremonies and artifacts.
Participants will apply the experiential exercises in a discussion of advanced topics such as how to apply Scrum in multi-team environments, strategies for distributing Scrum projects and working with non-Agile teams.
Exercises, case studies and examples are interwoven to illustrate the principles and practices being taught. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be designated "Certified ScrumMaster" (CSM) which includes a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance where valuable ScrumMaster materials and resources are available exclusively to CSMs.
Participants of this course will be eligible to apply for 16 PDU's toward their continuing education requirements with the PMI (Project Management Institute)
What You Will Learn
- Agile and Scrum fundamentals
- How to improve project delivery and product development practices
- How to be an effective ScrumMaster
- How to perform short-term and long-term planning on Scrum projects
- How to build hyper-productive Scrum teams
- Fundamental models for scaling and distributing Scrum projects
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.