Certified ScrumMaster from Scrum Alliance

Start Dates: TBC

Duration: 2 Days

Accreditation: Successful candidates will receive official designation as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance, along with a two-year membership of the Scrum Alliance. Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP's are eligible for 16 Professional Development Units (PDU’s).

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Programme overview

Scrum is an iterative, incremental process for developing any product or managing any work.
An attendee will learn how a Scrum project works and how to facilitate and coach a Scrum project through a mixture of class room study, exercises, pair discussions and real-world trainer experiences.   The course covers a range of techniques including: Vision Creation, the use of the Product Backlog, Backlog Formatting Techniques, Story Point Estimation, and how to use this to formulate a release plan.

Learning outcomes:

The attendee will learn how a Scrum project works and how to facilitate and coach a Scrum project through a mixture of class room study, exercises, pair discussions and real-world trainer experiences.

The participant will learn:

  • How Sprint Backlogs (the lower level of planning in Scrum) can work and will experience it in a case study.
  • How to get the Daily Scrum ceremony working effectively, through primers for helping you maximize the benefit for the team from this key principle
  • how to coach your team through planning and through the powerful inspect and adapt technique of retrospectives.
  • How to report this information in a clear and simple format using of Burndown Charts

How to apply Scrum to an enterprise environment with scaling and distribution the key areas of investigation in this final session

Who is the course for?

The course is recommended for:

  • Project Leaders
  • Development Managers
  • Technical Leads
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Designers

Product Managers

Course Content:

DAY ONE

Introductions
History of Scrum and Agile
Agile Mindset – Discussing the “Art of the Possible”
Release and Sprint Planning
(Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog)

Cast Study, Exercise One – iSanta
What is done? – Quality in Scrum
Role of the ScrumMaster
ScrumMaster Challenges
Role of the Product Owner
Retrospective on Day One

DAY TWO

Recap of Day One
Aspects of the Daily Scrum
Dysfunctional Scrum
Sprint Review
Retrospectives
Project Progress Techniques

Case Study, Exercise Two – 59 Minute Scrum
Scrum in the Enterprise
Distributed and Dispersed Scrum
Context Switching
Paperwork and Review of Expectations

Trainer Profile