Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

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Class Overview

14 PDUs

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Scrum. The class is full of practical, real world techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.

Who Should Attend?

  • IT Professionals (Architects, BAs, DBAs, Developers, Testers, etc.)
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Project Managers
  • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum

Prerequisites

  • None

Class Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the history of Scrum
  2. Learn the importance of having team values
  3. Understand situations where using Scrum is appropriate and beneficial
  4. Learn the Scrum framework
  5. Experience Scrum firsthand in real-world scenarios
  6. Learn the roles and responsibilities in Scrum
  7. Learn how to create a product vision statement
  8. Learn how to seed a product backlog
  9. Learn how to create a product roadmap
  10. Learn how to write user stories
  11. Learn how teams relatively size backlog items
  12. Learn the functions of key meetings in Scrum
  13. Learn how to tell a good user story from a bad one
  14. Learn how to track team progress
  15. Learn the benefits of additional meetings recommended for Scrum
  16. Learn to identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation
  17. Learn how other fields that may enhance our ability to do Scrum better
  18. Utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems

Benefits

  • Learn while not being bored and having fun
  • Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science
  • Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
  • Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace

Takeaways

  • Easy to use reminders of Scrum
    • Printed class manual
    • Scrum reference card
    • Thumbdrive loaded with; articles, class exercises, whitepapers, etc…
  • 14 PDUs
  • Fulfill one of the requirements for the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification

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Upcoming CSM Classes

  1. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) — Tampa, FL
    April 15, 2014 8:30 am – April 16, 2014 4:30 pm
  2. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) – Nashville, TN
    May 12, 2014 8:30 am – May 13, 2014 4:30 pm
  3. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) — Memphis, TN
    May 13, 2014 8:30 am – May 14, 2014 4:30 pm
  4. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) — Birmingham, AL
    May 19, 2014 8:30 am – May 20, 2014 4:30 pm