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Certified ScrumMaster

The Certified ScrumMaster Course

The role of ScrumMaster is pivotal to the Scrum process, and especially to a successful Scrum adoption initiative. Acting as a change agent, leader, facilitator and coach, the ScrumMaster supports and guides the team in successfully delivering their projects.

This course provides ScrumMasters with the tools you need to effectively guide your team in the successful adoption and practice of Scrum. In this course, you will learn how to approach development in the Scrum way; solidify your understanding of the practices and techniques of Scrum, gain exposure to advanced topics such as scaling, distributed teams and teamwork skills; and learn how to introduce and evolve the use of Scrum in your organization.

About This Course

This course provides complete, hands-on training in the Scrum process. From the core principles and theory behind Scrum, to Scrum’s process framework and practices, to advanced topics such as scaling, distributed teams and transitioning to Scrum, this course provides the in-depth understanding and skills that enable your team to effectively utilize Scrum on your mission-critical projects.

This course has been designed using advanced accelerated learning techniques that provide a multi-faceted approach to rapid learning. Utilizing an effective combination of lecture, hands-on exercises and simulations, scenario solving and group discussions, our expert Scrum trainers lead you in acquiring the knowledge, expertise and insights needed for successful Scrum projects.

About Scrum

Scrum is an agile development process founded on the principles of complex adaptive systems, empirical process control and a healthy dose of common sense. In use on a variety of development projects across a wide range of domains since 1993, Scrum has proven itself as one of the most effective and popular of the agile processes.

ScrumMaster Certification

The Certified ScrumMaster program has proven to be an extremely effective and popular way to prepare your team for their Scrum projects, with more than 6,300 Certified ScrumMasters world-wide. Agile Logic has certified 397 of these ScrumMasters.

Upon successful completion of the course, attendees will receive an individual license and copy of the Scrum methodology, the Scrum training materials and the Scrum project tracking software. Certified ScrumMasters receive additional benefits including opportunities to participate in the development of the Scrum methodology through the Scrum Gatherings, listing as a Certified ScrumMaster at the Scrum Alliance web site and a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, a source for information and materials available only to Certified ScrumMasters.

PMPs: You can receive 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for this course.

The Instructor

The ScrumMaster Certification course is taught by Paul Hodgetts, one of the first North American ScrumMaster Trainers certified by Ken Schwaber, a founder and thought leader of Scrum. Paul has been training ScrumMasters since 2004, and has over six years of in-the-trenches experience practicing Scrum and assisting client such as Yahoo!, Microsoft, Fidelity and SAP with their Scrum adoption initiatives. There are few in the industry with more practical, real-world Scrum experience.

Course Agenda

  • The Foundation of Scrum
    • Core Principles and Strategies
    • Empirical, Adaptive Processes
  • The Scrum Process
    • Scrum Process Lifecycle
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Work Products
  • Scrum Practices and Techniques
    • Developing Product Backlog and Stories
    • Long-Term (Release) Planning and Estimating
    • Sprint Planning and Estimating
    • Sprint Activities
    • End of Sprint Activities
    • Feedback, Tracking & Reporting
  • Advanced Scrum
    • Creating Cross-Functional, Self-Organizing Teams
    • Scrum for Enterprise Projects
    • Full Lifecycle Development with Scrum
    • Scaling Scrum for Multiple Teams, Multiple Products
    • Scrum with Distributed Teams
    • Engineering Practices for Scrum
    • Testing Practices for Scrum
    • Evolutionary Design Approaches for Scrum
    • Tool Support for Scrum
    • Scrum in Formal Environments
  • Adopting and Supporting Scrum
    • The ScrumMaster as Change Agent, Leader, Facilitator, Coach
    • Organizational Issues with Scrum
    • Teamwork and Team Skills
    • Strategies for Introducing Scrum
    • Managing a Scrum Adoption
    • Optimizing Scrum
    • Scrum Patterns & Anti-Patterns

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