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Certified ScrumMaster 20170731

Monday, July 31, 2017 - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
8:30am - 5:00pm

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Scrum. The class is full of practical, real world techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.

  1. Learn the history of Scrum
  2. Learn the importance of having team values
  3. Understand situations where using Scrum is appropriate and beneficial
  4. Learn the Scrum framework
  5. Experience Scrum firsthand in real-world scenarios
  6. Learn the roles and responsibilities in Scrum
  7. Learn how to create a product vision statement
  8. Learn how to seed a product backlog
  9. Learn how to create a product roadmap
  10. Learn how to write user stories
  11. Learn how teams relatively size backlog items
  12. Learn the functions of key meetings in Scrum
  13. Learn how to tell a good user story from a bad one
  14. Learn how to track team progress
  15. Learn the benefits of additional meetings recommended for Scrum
  16. Learn to identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation
  17. Learn how other fields that may enhance our ability to do Scrum better
  18. Utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems

Who should attend:

  • IT Professionals (Architects, BAs, DBAs, Developers, Testers, etc.)
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Project Managers
  • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum

Instructor

Aakash Srinivasan, CST, CSP is an Agile trainer, coach, TBR - certified trainer and speaker who travels to consult Fortune 100 companies on business efficiency, process improvements, organizational change and large scale Agile transformations. Aakash frequently speaks at Agile conferences and Scrum user groups. Some recent instances include; Southern Fried Agile 2016, ADC West 2016, Heart of Agile 2016, Big Apple Scrum Day 2016, Global Scrum Gathering Orlando 2016, Innovate VA 2016, AgileIndy 2015, Agile 2015, IIBA DC, Illinois Regional Agile Users Group, Washington DC Scrum User Group, Baltimore Agile, Agile Professionals VA, Agile Chicago Style podcasts.

Fees

$ 1,195 --- PMI Atlanta Chapter Member  
$ 1,295 --- Non-members

PDUs Earned

PMP: 16
PMI Talent Triangle: Technical 12.5 / Leadership 1.5 / Strategic 2

Location

Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NW - Galleria Area
2855 Spring Hill Pkwy
Smyrna, GA 30080

Please note that walk-ins on the same day as class are not allowed. Registration must be completed on-line in advance of RSVP date provided in course description. 

* For information on the event, please contact Scott Dunbar at BrainTrust Consulting Group.  Refunds will be processed by BrainTrust Consulting Group.

Event Properties

Event Date 07-31-2017 8:30 am
Event End Date 08-01-2017 5:00 pm
Cut off date 07-28-2017 11:55 pm
Individual Price $1,295.00
Location
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NW – Galleria Area
2855 Spring Hill Pkwy
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NW – Galleria Area
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