All CSM courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. 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.
During this 2-day class we will add practice to theory through a variety of exercises (and takeaways to use with co-workers).
This class is high paced and will focus extra on estimation and planning (for product, sprint and release).
Participants completing this course:
- Will leave with hands-on practice and exercises to share with colleagues and have shared experience
- Will learn ways to help their teams to execute Scrum efficiently and productively
- Product backlog
- Sprint backlog
- Daily Scrum meetings
- Sprint planning meeting
- Working with the Product Owner (and user stories)
- Burn charts and reports
- Incomplete stories at sprint end
- Estimation in story points and hours (release planning and sprint planning), estimating bugs and maintenance work
- Technical debt and legacy problems
- Obscure "technical" backlog items or user stories
- Sprints with lengthy analysis and time-consuming testing
- Learn practical approaches to increasing productivity while increasing Product Owner and management satisfaction
- Learning from feedback - and running engaging retrospectives
- Explore techniques for applying Scrum to large and distributed teams
- Scrum and corporate governance and quality models
- The book: "Succeeding with Agile - Software Development using Scrum"
- Additional reference material (electronic format)
- PMI members can claim up to 16 PDUs upon completing this course
26-27 Nov 2012
The target audience for this course consists of:
- Candidate ScrumMasters