Certified ScrumMaster – Washington DC – 160723L
- CSM: Certified Scrum Master, Washington, DC (weekday)
July 23, 2016 - July 24, 2016
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Get Certified by Doing Scrum – This course provides the fundamental principles of Scrum, gives participants hands-on experience using Scrum and closes with Certification as a recognized ScrumMaster.
“Whether you have experience or are new to Agile, I highly recommend Devon’s class. He makes all the terms easy to understand and relate-able. Great instructor, personable, great attitude!” – Gurminder S.
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The ScrumMaster Certification is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of the Scrum, the most popular Agile framework. Scrum is a seemingly simple process that can have profound effects on an organization. Each participant will gain practical experience working with Scrum tools and activities such as the product backlog, sprint backlog, daily Scrum meetings, sprint planning meeting, and burndown charts. Participants leave knowing how to apply Scrum to all sizes of projects, from a single collocated team to a large, highly distributed team.
Following successful completion of the course, you will be qualified and ready to pass the new Scrum Alliance certification test. This multiple-choice, online test is required to become a Certified ScrumMaster. It includes a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information are available.This course also counts towards the following continuing education requirements:
- PMP’s: This course counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
- Scrum Alliance Members: This course counts for 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs).
- PMI-ACP: This course counts is 15 of the 21 contact hours needed to be eligible for the PMI-ACP certification.
What you will learn
- Learn Scrum by doing Scrum – Activity based learning
- Practical, proven practices to get you started right
- How to live and breathe Agile while doing Scrum
- Learn about estimation, story points and get a deck of cards
- The essentials of getting a project off on the right foot
- How to help both new and experienced teams be more successful
- How to successfully scale Scrum to large, multi-continent projects with team sizes in the hundreds
- Tips and tricks from experienced instructors on using Scrum in a wide variety of environments
“The workshop structure was perfect with theory and hands on activities.” – Manoj B
- Overview of Scrum (what Scrum is & what Scrum is not)
- Foundation of Scrum (empirical vs defined, history, values, sprints, etc.)
- Roles (ScrumMaster, Product Owner, Team)
- Meetings (planning, daily scrum, review, retrospective, etc.)
- Artifacts (burndown charts, backlogs, etc.)
- Scaling and the human side of Scrum
Who Should Attend
Anyone can attend – No prerequisites
This course is intended for those who desire a foundational education and wishexplore the benefits of Agile and Scrum including its values, principles and practices. The class is taught in a learning format that is hands-on, experiential and Socratic. Attendees will utilize a variety of exercises, activities, discussions and resources to help them learn and apply Scrum in both software and non-software product development situations.
Roles That Would Benefit From This Class
- Product Owner
- Agile Coach
- Release Managers
- New Scrum Team Members
- Portfolio Manager
- Business Analyst
- Chief Operations Officers
- Departmental Leads
- Product Management Leads
- Project Managers
- Product Managers
About the Instructor
Devon Morris is a Coach, Open Space facilitator and Certified Scrum Trainer with over a decade of experience with with Scrum and Agile at small, medium and large enterprises in a variety of industries. Devon brings this broad range of experience to each consulting, coaching and training engagement. He boosts performance by actively applying the techniques. His certifications include: Project Management Professional, Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
“This is the best money I’ve ever spent on personal certification. The coach was nothing less than fantastic!” – Lester F.
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Venue Phone: 703-723-8989
Hilton Garden Inn Dulles North
22400 Flagstaff Plaza
Ashburn, Virginia 20148