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.
Looking for a straight-forward explanation of Scrum and how to use it effectively? Searching for ways to tailor your current processes to effectively support Scrum? During this two-day dynamic, interactive Certified ScrumMaster class, renowned consultants Carlton Nettleton and Jason Tanner will share their proven, real-world experiences and techniques implementing Scrum and show you how you can be successful with Scrum.
Through short, focused lectures that simplify each piece of the Scrum framework, the class will include lots of peer-to-peer discussions and small group activities, which reinforce each topic and will help you maximize your understanding and retention of Scrum. You will learn from Carlton and Jason’s experiences, and the experiences of the other attendees, what works and what does not work with Scrum. Most importantly, you will have a blast learning as there is absolutely NO PowerPoint in this class.
Location: Rally Software, Halifax St. & Cedar St. Door C, Suite 105 Raleigh, NC 27604
Date: Thursday, March 28 – Friday, March 29, 2013
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
The learning objectives for this course are:
- List the five values of Scrum and the eight essential Scrum principles.
- Discuss each piece of the Scrum framework, its’ purpose, and interaction with the other pieces of the framework.
- Describe the rights, responsibilities, and interactions of each role in Scrum-Team Member, Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Stakeholder.
- Discuss with the other participants what Scrum means to you and what it will mean to be a ScrumMaster in your organization.
- Identify the main obstacles to using Scrum and the challenges of sustaining Scrum in your organization.
- Evaluate if Scrum is the right process for you, your team, your project and/or your organization.
- Practice applying ScrumMaster skills and thinking to solve day-to-day issues and challenges.
- Watch Scrum in action as the framework of Scrum will be used to deliver the course material.
- Draw a diagram describing the Scrum framework, highlighting all meetings, roles, and artifacts.
- Explain how Innovation Games® can help your team and business achieve better results with Scrum.
- A vivid, 55-page student workbook full of custom exercises, activities and course summaries that capture the essential points you need to learn and comprehend to pass the Certified ScrumMaster assessment.
- A signed copy of Carlton’s book, Fourteen Observations of Good Scrum Practice, to use as a study guide to prepare for the assessment.
- Documented Scrum case studies explaining how Scrum was used to create successful outcomes and improved teams.
- A reading list of great books to jump start your continuing education on topics such as how to do Scrum better, scaling Scrum, distributed Scrum, estimating and planning, Lean Thinking, facilitation, collaboration, communication and other essential topics.
- Thought-provoking articles relating to the role of ScrumMaster, the challenges associated with doing Scrum, identifying waste in your business, the Agile Manifesto, how Scrum was used to rescue a troubled project and facilitating change.
- A forty-five minute, personalized question and answer session with a Scrum expert at the conclusion of the first day to answer your specific questions about Scrum and how to get started in your company.
- Two-year membership with the Scrum Alliance providing access to additional articles, case studies and templates authored by other Scrum practitioners like yourself along with discounts to Scrum events and conferences.
- One year standard subscription to Innovation Games® online – a $495 value.
“Learn how they implemented Scrum, roadblocks they faced and how to overcome those”
“Knowledge to decide whether Scrum is for me or not and when to implement it”
“That others are facing similar issues in adopting and adapting to Scrum”
“I learned a lot from people with different roles in their organization”
“Mechanics are not the emphasis for success in this methodology”
“The issues I face in my work is common among my classmates”
“Surprised that Scrum is not as structured as PMI”