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Certified ScrumMaster®
7/13/2013 12:00:00 AM BeardedEagle Hyatt Dulles 2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard Herndon VA 20171 United States of America 38.960639 -77.423389 1199.00



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  • Course

    Date: 13-14 July, 2013
    Location: Herndon, VA, United States of America

    Regular Price: $1199.00

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    This two day course provides the fundamental principles of Scrum, gives participants hands-on experience using Scrum, and closes with Certification as a recognized ScrumMaster.

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    Course Description

    The ScrumMaster Certification is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of the Scrum, the most popular Agile framework. Scrum is a seemingly simple process that can have such profound effects on an organization. Each participants will gain practical experience working with Scrum tools and activities such as the product backlog, sprint backlog, daily Scrum meetings, sprint planning meeting, and burndown charts. Participants leave knowing how to apply Scrum to all sizes of projects, from a single collocated team to a large, highly distributed team.

    Following successful completion of the course, you will be qualified and ready to pass the new Scrum Alliance certification test. This multiple-choice, online test is required to become a Certified ScrumMaster, which includes a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information are available.

    PMP's: This course counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
    PMI-ACP: This course counts is 15 of the 21 contact hours needed to be eligible for the PMI-ACP certification

    What you will learn

    • Practical, project-proven practices
    • The essentials of getting a project off on the right foot
    • Practice Agile estimating and planning in an emprical environment
    • Learn the foundation of Agile and Scrum from the pillars to meetings to roles to artifacts
    • How to successfully scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects with team sizes in the hundreds
    • Tips and tricks from the instructor’s thirteen years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments

    About the Instructor

    Devon Morris is a Coach, Open Space facilitator and Certified Scrum Trainer with over 13 years of experience with Scrum. He has helped with the adoption of Scrum and Agile at numerous companies both large and small. Devon brings this broad range of experience to every training event and coaching session to boost performance when applying techniques. He holds the following certifications - Project Management Professional, Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

    Refund Policy

    A full refund will be provided if you cancel or tranfer your registration to a different event no later than five business days prior to the start of the class. If you cancel or transfer within five business days, you will be charged $150 per class per student


    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 July, 2013
    Location: Herndon, VA, United States of America

    Hyatt Dulles
    2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard
    Herndon, VA 20171 United States of America

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    Regular Price: $1199.00


    What You Get

    • High quality training from an industry expert
    • Recognition by the Scrum Alliance as a Certified ScrumMaster after passing a short certification exam
    • A lunch, an morning/afternoon snack, and continuously replenished drinks
    • A one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, a $50 value
    • A printed copy of the course materials
  • Agenda
    • Overview of Scrum
      • What Scrum is
      • Origins
    • Sprints
      • Potentially shippable
      • Architecture on a Scrum project
      • Sprint length and release sprints
      • Abnormal terminations
    • The ScrumMaster
      • Responsibilities and mindset
      • Situational ScrumMastering
      • ScrumMaster as team member
    • The Product Owner
      • Description and responsibilities
      • Sharing the vision
    • Product backlog
      • User stories on the product backlog
      • INVEST in your backlog
    • Meetings
      • The daily scrum
      • Sprint review
      • Sprint retrospective
    • Sprint planning
      • Prioritization and the sprint goal
      • Sprint planning meeting
    • Release planning
      • Velocity
      • Estimating the product backlog
      • Release planning meeting
    • Tracking progress
      • Burndown charts
      • Task boards
    • The team
      • Composition and cross-functionality
      • Organizing
    • Scalability
      • The scrum of scrums
      • Focus of initial sprints
      • Shared vs. specific product backlogs
      • Scaling the product owner
      • Getting started
  • Who Should Attend

    This course is intended for those who wish to explore the benefits that agile and Scrum and who desire a foundational education in agile and in Scrum, including its values, principles and practices, and those who enjoy a learning format that is hands-on, experiential and Socratic. Attendees will utilize a variety of exercises, activities, discussions and resources to help them learn and apply Scrum in both software and non-software product development situations.


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