About Course

 A Certified ScrumMaster® is well equipped to use Scrum, an agile methodology to any project to ensure its success. Scrum's iterative approach and ability to respond to change, makes the Scrum practice best suited for projects with rapidly altering and high emergent requirements, enabling teams to deliver usable software consistently and periodically through a defined project lifecycle.

The role of the ScrumMaster can be seen as crucial and involves overcoming challenges to progress, facilitating the process, and working with the product owner to make sure the product backlog is in good shape and ready for the next sprint. The ScrumMaster ensures that his team lives by the values and practices of Scrum, and doing so ensures their high performance.

This two-day Certified ScrumMaster training is delivered by Scrum Alliance Certified Trainers (CSTs) who will provide you with a deeper understanding of the three overarching areas of change under Scrum: Iterative Development, Self-Management, and Visibility required for greater project success as a ScrumMaster.

This training is being conducted in partnership with KnowledgeHut, a Registered Education Provider of Scrum Alliance

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Delivered by
CST®
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CSM exam
Fee included

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16 PMI PDUs &
Certification Offered

Curriculum

  1. Agile Manifesto
  2. Scrum Foundations
    • Empirical and defined processes

  1. Sprint
  2. Sprint duration
  3. The Significance of "Done"?
  4. The Five Scrum Values
  5. Applicability of ScrumSprint duration

  1. Overview of Scrum Roles
    • ScrumMaster
    • Product Owner
    • The Team

  1. Sprint Planning Meeting
  2. Daily Scrum Meeting
  3. Sprint Review Meeting
  4. Sprint Retrospective Meeting
  5. Release Planning Meeting
  6. Sprint Grooming Session

  1. Product Backlog
  2. Sprint Backlog
  3. Burndown Charts
    • Sprint Burndown Chart
    • Release Burndown Chart

Benefits

From the Course

Understanding of Scrum framework, including team roles, activities, and artifacts to get a project off ontheright foot

Practical, project-proven practices

Understanding of how to scale Scrum from small-sized to large, multi-continent projects

Tips and tricks to use Scrum in a wide variety of environments

Access to local user groups, online social networks, and additional resources that are only available to  Scrum Alliance members

Profile page on the Scrum Alliance website and access to a specially designed logo to highlight your credentials, on passing the online CSM Exam

From the Workshop

This training is being conducted in partnership with KnowledgeHut, a Registered Education Provider of Scrum Alliance.

Training by experienced Scrum Alliance Certified Instructors (CSTs)

14 PDUs - 16 PDUs , and correspondingly 14 SEUs - 16 SEUs (Varies according to the CST)

Course Fee includes the CSM Certification (exam) Fee

Scrum Alliance approved course material authored by CSTs

Practical experience working with Scrum tools and activities

2-year membership with Scrum Alliance on passing the online CSM test

Exam & Certification

Eligibility

Your successful completion of this 2-day CSM course makes you eligible for Scrum Alliance's Online CSM Test.

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Process

After completing your CSM course, you will receive an email from Scrum Alliance that includes a link to create your login credentials. You will use those credentials to gain access to the Online CSM Test. Once the test is complete, you will be asked to accept a license agreement. You will then receive the official designation of Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) from Scrum Alliance,along with a two-year membership with Scrum Alliance.

instructors

James Smith

James Smith

James Smith first experienced the power of Scrum during a most dramatic of corporate turnarounds. Holding a very painful client-facing position and tiring of having nothing but bad news to communicate to his clients over and over again, a new job search had begun. Then Scrum took seed.

In an incredibly short time, Monday mornings were once again something to look forward to and not to dread. Clients soon began requesting that they slow down their pace; they were overwhelming their IT departments with new features. Life for everyone in the corporation, and for those to whom they came home at night, got much better.

Moving into the ScrumMaster role and being part of the many successful releases delivered to our clients has been an extremely gratifying part of the past years.

He feels that Scrum when properly implemented makes life better for all involved. And at the end of the day, that is a very good thing of which to be a part.

As a trainer, mentor and advisor, he has been honored with the opportunity to bring the spirit and techniques of Scrum with multiple training engagements for organizations like Sony, Boeing, HP and the US Department of Defense.

James holds several qualifications and certifications; he is Six Sigma Certified, a Certified ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Trainer and holds an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.

Jimi Fosdick

Jimi Fosdick

With more than 20 years of experience in product development, Jimi Fosdick, holding CST, PMP, ACP certifications has worked in a wide range of organizations, including publishing, software, advertising, financial services and the public sector.
 As a Certified Scrum Trainer and Project Management Professional (PMP), he conducts wildly popular, interactive, “full-immersion” public and private Agile and Scrum training workshops around the world each year, helping organizations surface dysfunction and improve processes through Scrum and Agile practices.
Since becoming a Certified Scrum Trainer in 2008, Jimi has mentored and trained more than 2000 Scrum Masters and Product Owners to achieve the qualification and his public and private workshop participants have a 100% pass rate on both the Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master exam and PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner exam. Jimi also uses his expertise and time to lead large-scale Agile transformations at the world’s leading companies.

Lizzy Moriss

Lizzy Moriss

Lizzy Morris is a seasoned executive consultant whose focus is driving measurable results for her clients, their processes, employees, and financials. Lizzy has over 20 years’ in-depth experience in software development, project management and strategic consulting. This experience has netted her unique ability to provide you with the right tools and techniques tailored to the needs of your organization. As a trainer and coach, she shares her wealth of knowledge with an innovative flare that is uniquely Lizzy.

Amongst her most recent accolades, Lizzy has become the first African American female in the world to qualify as a CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) within the globally recognized Scrum Alliance, certification body. Her journey has evolved in the corporate arena; Lizzy has served as Organizational Change coach in organizations across the world. Her career has taken her across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Today Lizzy serves as the VP Of Agile Transformation for one of the largest global recruitment holding companies in the world.

Lizzy owns a specialized boutique management consultancy company that specializes in helping Fortune 500s, and top 50s secure measurable results for delivering end to end value.

Lizzy burns with a deep passion for Scrum. Her time rotates around helping her corporates clients adopt Scrum as their primary transformational foundation framework because she believes Scrum helps organizations and teams discover the Agile tolerance.

Lizzy's classes are packed with improvisations and experiences that allow her students to transcend their cognitive bias and reframe their context. Lizzy sees herself as a lifelong student of learning how to inspect and adapt to deliver value with more and more speed and precision.

Lizzy spends her spare time working on projects that expand upon her love of supporting and mentoring others but this time in aid of the empirical journey of everyday living.

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