Certified ScrumMaster

Certified Scrum Master

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What is this course?

The two-day Certified ScrumMaster course will give you a sound understanding of Scrum principles and practices in order that you can:

  • Participate actively as a Scrum Team member
  • Function effectively as the ScrumMaster for the Scrum Team
  • Deliver a successful Scrum project
  • Explain why Scrum works and how it is a risk reduction strategy
  • Explain and sell Agile and the Scrum framework to other key stakeholders
  • Define and use the full range of Agile and Scrum Artefacts (Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Task Boards, and Burndown Charts etc. )
  • Set-up and facilitate Scrum Meetings (Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective)
  • Implement all of the Scrum roles
  • Implement Scrum in real world circumstances such as distributed Scrum teams,
  • Implement other Lean and Agile approaches from Kanban and eXtreme Programming to support your Scrum implementation
What will you learn?

Our interactive two-day Certified ScrumMaster Class is a great course for anybody who is new to Scrum or applying it within their organisation and covers in-depth the full Scrum Framework, Scrum practices, roles, artefacts and the values and principles that underpin it.  The course also covers many agile practices that support Scrum including User Stories and relative estimation as well as examining strategies for scaling Scrum and working with distributed teams.

Our course builds on a combination of interactive exercises, practical real-life examples, and lively discussion and will equip you with the knowledge required to understand Scrum in depth so that you can be an effective ScrumMaster or Scrum team member.

What will you receive?
  • 2 days of high quality instruction from one of our Certified Scrum Trainers
  • For courses on our public schedule, refreshments before and during the course, including lunch
  • Course materials
  • Certified Scrum Master certification on successful completion of an examination
  • Membership of the Scrum Alliance on successful completion of an examination
What topics are covered?

General Knowledge

  • Agile & Lean Principles
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Empirical & Defined Processes
  • Scrum Framework & Sprints
  • Scrum Values
  • Applicability of Scrum

Scrum Roles & Responsibilities

  • ScrumMaster
  • Product Owner
  • The Team
  • Teamwork
  • Team Characteristics
  • Impact on Traditional Roles

Scrum Artifacts

  • Product Backlog
  • Product Increment & the Definition of ‘Done’
  • Sprint Backlog

Srum Events

  • The Sprint
  • Sprint Planning & Sprint Goals
  • Daily Scrums
  • Sprint Reviews
  • Sprint Retrospectives

Estimation & Forward Planning

  • Relative estimation
  • Story Points
  • Planning Poker
  • Velocity & Tracking progress
  • Burndown charts

Product Backlog Items

  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Product Backlog characteristics
  • User Stories
Who is this course suitable for?
  • Anyone who wants to be successful using Scrum
  • Anyone who is involved in a Scrum Project across the full range of Scrum roles
  • Those newly setting out on their Agile journey
  • Those who are already using Agile or Scrum but now want to consolidate their knowledge or address questions that have arisen based on their experience
  • Those with the following roles within their organisation:
    • Agile Coaches
    • ScrumMasters
    • Team Leaders
    • Development Team Members (Analysts, Architects, Designers, Coders, Testers)
    • Project Managers
    • Product Owners
    • Product Managers
    • Process Owners and Managers
    • Functional / Departmental Managers

Attending the course as a full team offers a real opportunity for the entire team to experience and learn Scrum in-depth together and creates an excellent foundation for them to move forward.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for the course, however students are expected to complete the pre-course reading required.

How should I prepare for this course?

Attendees should read the Scrum Guide

What about exams and certifications?

A short multiple choice examination requires to be completed.

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EventLocationStart DateTrainerPrice
Certified ScrumMasterManchester
  • 26th Mar 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£995.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 30th Apr 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterEdinburgh
  • 14th May 19 - 2 days
Matt Roadnight
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLeeds
  • 21st May 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 4th Jun 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterManchester
  • 18th Jun 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 10th Jul 19 - 2 days
Mark Summers
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 1st Aug 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterManchester
  • 5th Sep 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 10th Sep 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLeeds
  • 23rd Sep 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterEdinburgh
  • 30th Sep 19 - 2 days
Matt Roadnight
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 15th Oct 19 - 2 days
Mark Summers
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 19th Nov 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLeeds
  • 27th Nov 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterEdinburgh
  • 9th Dec 19 - 2 days
Matt Roadnight
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterManchester
  • 12th Dec 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register
Certified ScrumMasterLondon
  • 17th Dec 19 - 2 days
Tom Reynolds
£895.00 (GBP)Register

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