Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) - 2017607

Date: April 29-30, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Location:  Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NW – Galleria Area, 2855 Spring Hill Pkwy, Smyrna, GA 30080

Earn 16 PDUs!

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.

Course objectives:

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: Tom Mellor, CST

Instructor Biography: 

Tom Mellor has been actively involved in business and IT for over 36 years. A seasoned professional, he has worked in both large and small companies serving in a multitude of capacities and functions. With a rich history in Agile, Tom is passionate about the adoption and use of agile-based product development approaches and in 2004 introduced Agile and Scrum framework into a Fortune 50 company. He trained over 1,000 employees and hundreds outside of the company in the practices and principles of Agile and Scrum and coached and nurtured the use of Scrum on many of project teams. Tom has been a Certified Scrum Trainer since 2008 and served on the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors from March 2008 through October 2010 including a term as chair from September 2009 until October 2010. Purpose driven work for Tom means helping organizations, their leaders, and their teams do modern Agile-based product development processes effectively and he helps them do this through consultation, training and coaching.  Tom grew up in Montana and earned a BS Degree in Business Administration from The University of Montana. He now lives in Bloomington, Illinois with his wife, Maryann, and their 3 daughters – Lindsey, Kristen, and Amanda and dog, Penny.

Date: April 29-30, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm


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

Registration Fee:

$ 1,195 --- PMI Atlanta Chapter Member  (members receive $100 off the class price.  Reduced price is reflected upon registration.)

$ 1,295 --- Non-members (standard rate)

Early Bird Discount of $100 off by April 24, 2017.

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 04-29-2017 8:30 am
Event End Date 04-30-2017 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-04-2017
Cut off date 04-28-2017 11:55 pm
Individual Price $1,295.00
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NW – Galleria Area
2855 Spring Hill Pkwy Smyrna, GA 30080 United States
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NW – Galleria Area
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