• 25th Mar 20 - 26th Mar 20
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tickets Price VAT Qty*
Early Bird Ticket £895.00 (GBP)    + £179.00 (GBP) Expired
Standard Ticket £995.00 (GBP)    + £199.00 (GBP)

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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, free flowing refreshments before and during the course, including a full lunch with a choice of options
  • •   Course materials
  • •   Certified Scrum Master certification on successful completion of an examination
  • •   Membership of the Scrum Alliance on successful completion of an examination
  • •   14 Category B Professional Development Units (PDUs) can be claimed for this course
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.

“Great course which has provided valuable insight into Scrum, and provided plenty of ideas for improvements”

Darryl Gwinnet

“The trainer was professional, knowledgeable and a great coach. Fun activities and clear explanations made the 2 days incredibly worthwhile ”

Matthew Bruce

“Excellent training - intense and challenging with a fantastic group of people”

Robin Smith

Venue:   London - CCT Venues Smithfield

Situated above the historic, Grade II listed Smithfield market in Farringdon, London, CCT Venues-Smithfield is seamless with its surroundings, embodying London’s historic markets from the flooring to the décor.

Adorned with its traditional wrought-iron windows and Victorian features, the trappings of tradition end the minute you walk through the door. The interior has been completely re-imagined and revitalised with a bright, lively and energising new design – creating an informal and inspiring space which fosters creativity, perfect for meetings, training and conferences. Our Smithfield venue is a refreshing change from a traditional corporate training venue and is an ideal creative meeting space located in the heart of London.

Situated just five minutes walk from Farringdon station – keep an eye out for the attractive coloured wrought-iron windows which forms part of the building.

Directions

Tube and rail

On leaving the main entrance of Farringdon station at Cowcross Street, turn left or right depending on the exit and continue walking along Cowcross Street towards Smithfield Market following the directions below:

From Farringdon rail (five minutes)

On exiting Farringdon rail station, turn right out of the main exit onto Crowcross Street, and follow the directions below.

From Farringdon tube (five minutes)

On exiting Farringdon tube station, turn left out of the main exit onto Crowcross Street, and follow the directions below.

Walk past the pub The Castle and past various restaurants and shops (i.e Byron, T.M Lewin, Itsu, Subway) until you reach Paul’s Patisserie on the right hand corner. Cross the road via the pedestrian crossing in front of Paul’s Patisserie (Charterhouse Street) and immediately turn right and follow the pathway around Smithfield Meat Market. When you reach the first junction on your left (East Poultry Avenue), you will see Gate 17 directly in front of you, turn left and follow the road which is partially covered by Smithfield Meat Market roof. The second glass door on the left hand side of the road (opposite Gate 18) is CCT Venues-Smithfield

Parking
NCP, London Aldersgate
Just Park, Charterhouse Square

  • Trainer: Tom Reynolds


    Tom is a passionate and energetic Agile Coach and Certified Trainer with over 30 years’ experience in IT and has been an agile practitioner and coach since 2007.

    Tom has a proven ability to guide teams and organisations on their agile journey and a proven track record of success delivering scalable, enterprise software to major blue chip clients. Using Scrum, Kanban, Relationship Systems Coaching, Co-active Coaching and other supporting agile practices Tom works with teams and organisations to deliver better outcomes for themselves and their customers within a respectful, open and trusting environment.

    Tom has vast experience to bring to you and your organisation to help you achieve your goal of adopting agile ways of working doing so through coaching and both public and private training to help organisations and teams succeed in their agile journey.

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