Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • Agile Alliance
  • Business Relationship Management Professional
  • Scrum Alliance
The instructor’s explanations, stories, and analogies were very relevant and he is so knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful! Best class so far! –Roxy Strub

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General Information

Length and Learning Modes: In person classes: 2 days; Discounts available for teams and for private offerings.
Overview:

This two-day Certified ScrumMaster training course will provide an overview of the Scrum framework and prepare attendees to take on the ScrumMaster role. During the course, participants will learn about Agile, the foundation of Scrum as well as the fundamentals associated with the framework including its events, artifacts and roles.

Participants will learn these topics through exercises, discussions, and case studies based on the instructor’s real-world experience in working with Scrum teams.

Upon completion of the course, all students will be eligible for ScrumMaster Certification with the Scrum Alliance. Attendees will also receive a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, an organization that provides valuable materials and resources exclusively to Certified ScrumMasters.

Course includes a 2 year Scrum Alliance membership.

Pre-requisites:
Registrants of this course do NOT need to have substantial experience working in an Agile environment—but it does help if students have at least some experience managing projects.
Skill Level: Basic
Audience:
This 2-day class is suitable for those practicing or looking to serve as a Certified ScrumMaster, but is highly valuable for anyone involved in Scrum (Formal Leaders, Team Members, Product Managers, etc.).

Development Units:
PDUs: 14
SEUs: 14
CEUs: 1.4
Certificate Programs:
  • Agile Practitioners Certificate
Format:
Participants will learn these topics through exercises, discussions, and case studies based on the instructor’s real-world experience in working with Scrum teams. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.
Content:
Introduction
  • Scrum Values
What is Agile?
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles
Foundations of Scrum
  • Origins of Scrum
  • Scrum Theory
  • Empirical Process vs. Defined Process
  • Products vs. Projects
  • The Building Blocks of Scrum
  • Definition of Done
Scrum Roles
  • Product Owner
  • ScrumMaster
  • The Development Team
Scrum Events
  • The Sprint
  • Sprint Planning
  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective

Scrum Artifacts

  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Potentially Releasable Product Increment
Monitoring Progress
  • Monitoring Progress toward a Goal
  • Monitoring Sprint Progress
Practices Complimentary to Scrum
  • User Stories
  • Release Planning
  • Sizing
  • Product Vision
  • Simulation
Note:

Watermark Learning constantly improves its course offerings to ensure the best training possible and to keep you abreast of the latest industry trends. As a result, this outline is subject to change.

Early Bird Pricing applies to registrations that are paid for by the Early Bird Date. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount unless Early Bird pricing results in a higher discount. In that case Early Bird pricing will override any lower discount offer.

No bulk discounts are applicable to this item.