Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) course is the leading certification and ideal course to study in IT. It helps project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project’s overall success. This is a 2 day course hosted by Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer. Upon passing the CSM exam, you will be recognized as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance.
- Introduction to Scrum.
- Scrum Roles and Responsibilities.
- Agile Requirement Analysis.
- Estimating and Prioritizing Product Backlogs.
- Sprint Planning, Execution, Review and Retrospectives.
- Technical Debt and other pitfalls.
- Release planning based on the empirical measurement.
- Scrum in multiple team organization.
- Key Concepts for CSM Training
- Foundations of Agile Thinking - empirical process control, dynamic change and complex adaptive systems.
- Understanding the Scrum Framework - overview of the roles, ceremonies, artifacts, tools and techniques of Scrum and the importance of feedback loops.
- Scrum Roles a Deeper Dive - Exploration of the role of ScrumMaster as servant leader, working with the Product Owner and Development Team, facilitating for results, and the relationship between good project management techniques and the Scrum framework.
- Leveraging the Five Levels Agile Planning - from vision to roadmapping and release planning to sprint planning and daily planning.
- The Care and Feeding of the Product Backlog - How do ScrumMaster’s support the Product Owner in creating and managing the product backlog? We’ll practice writing user stories and other good product backlog management techniques.
- Agile Estimating - The case for story points and how to help your teams get started.
- Sprinting - Facilitating the daily scrum and other ScrumMaster activities during the Sprint.
- Sprint Demo and Review - Instructor shares their practical experience at facilitating effective Sprint Reviews.
- Sprint Retrospectives - You will leave class understanding the importance of incremental improvement and the structure of a good retrospective.
- Practicum - We will practice what we've learned by building a product increment using Scrum right in class!
Who Should Attend?
Anyone working at a Scrum-focused organizations will greatly benefit from a CSM certification.
- This course is an ideal starting point for those new to Scrum or can provide the needed certification to those already experienced with Scrum.
After the course, the CST will enter qualifying students’ registration information with the Scrum Alliance and those students will then have access to the ScrumMaster exam. To pass, students must answer at least 24 of the 35 questions correctly (includes multiple choice and true/false questions). The exam is taken online, is not time restricted, and is open book.
You will have two attempts within 90 calendar days after you receive your welcome email to pass the test at no cost. After two attempts and/or 90 calendar days, you will be charged $25 for each additional attempt.
What Are People Saying?
"I attended the Certified Scrum Master Workshop and was very impressed. In just two days, the instructors taught us all we needed to know about Scrum and made it fun. The instructors found a way to make every minute productive and actually used Scrum techniques in the class to demonstrate their effectiveness" - Ali Syed
"Classes were very informative and the instructors showed they had real experience and knowledge. I learned practical knowledge that I can use in the workforce". - Theresa Nguyen
"I attended the scrum master training at Aleph Technologies and the instructors were patient, informative and professional. Their years of industry experience showed through the training, they brought real life work scenarios and applied it to the course work which really helped tie everything together."- David Pak
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