A Certified ScrumMaster® helps project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project's overall success. CSMs understand Scrum values, practices, and applications and provide a level of knowledge and expertise above and beyond that of typical project managers.
This course is intended for software development teams and professionals. Scrum can be used on other types of projects.
All seats in this course include access to the Certified ScrumMaster exam at no additional charge.
• An intensive hand on classroom training by experienced trainer
• 16/18 PMI Contact Hours
• Practical, skill and experience building practice in running Scrum
• Online CSM exams assistance
• Discussion and practice in dealing with organizational challenges
• Course Kit including classroom course material
- Software Development as Knowledge Work
- The value of Agile Teams
- The business value focus of Scrum
- What kind of projects benefit most from Scrum?
- Basic Scrum flow and activities
- Scrum Roles and Relationships
- Scrum Meetings
- Scrum Artifacts
- Scrum Product Management
- Project Tracking and Visibility
- Developing User Stories
- Business Value Driven Prioritization
- How is a ScrumMaster different than a Project Manager?
- Team Coaching and Servant Leadership
- Developing Trust with the Team
- Moving Testing Forward
- A Change in Focus for QA
- Acceptance Testing
- Agile Specification
- Scrum is Simple, Scrum is Hard
- The Promises of Scrum
- The Sprint and Release Retrospectives
- The pursuit of process improvement
- Finding and dealing with process impediments
- What is a process and why do we need one?
- The role of Lean Software Development in Scrum
- Agile Principles
- Agile Practices
- Project and Product Vision Creation
- From High Level Requirements to Stories and Tasks
- Relative Story Sizing
- Team Estimation and Commitment
- Work Prioritization
- Release Planning
- Creating Product and Product Vision
- Product Owner / Team Communication
- The Product Owner Responsibility to the Business
- Team Forming
- Vision Statement Writing
- Release Planning
- Work Item Sizing
- Work Item Prioritization
- Sprint Planning
- Sprint Work
- Project Visibility
- The Daily Scrum
- The Sprint Review
- TheSprint Retrospective
- The Release
- The Release Retrospective
The participants will get experience through a large Scrum simulation where they will practice and observe the role of ScrumMaster and the other major Scrum Roles.
Teams will work together on a project to produce a product that will be presented to the stakeholders near the end of the course.
This course is aimed at individuals and teams new to Scrum and Agile Software Development or teams that need to level-set terms, understand the principles that drive Scrum and create a common understanding of the roles, meetings and artifacts of Scrum.
Completing the in-person class and passing the test are required for Certification. The exam is taken online via the Scrum Alliance, on your own time following the class. You will have 2 attempts and 60 days to pass the 35 multiple-choice question test following the class. Our trainers will be available to help you if you have trouble with the exam.