Certified ScrumMaster Workshop - Overland Park, KS June 4-5
Event Start Date: 6/4/2018
Event End Date: 6/5/2018
9AM to 5 PM Both Days
Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City Overland Park/Convention Center
Certified ScrumMaster Workshop
Practical, Hands-on Scrum Training
This course gives the participants actual hands on experience with the basic practices of Scrum with a solid introduction to the principles that frame the practices of a successful agile team. The course is focused on the skills and attributes of a successful ScrumMaster.
The participants will get experience through a large Scrum simulation where they will practice and observe the role of ScrumMaster and the other major Scrum Roles. Teams will work together on a project to produce a product that will be presented to the stakeholders near the end of the course.
·Why an organization might choose to adopt Scrum
·The fundamentals of Scrum
·The important aspects of Agile Analysis and Planning
·The role of ScrumMaster in all the meetings, processes and decisions of Scrum
·The Responsibilities of the Scrum Product Owner to the business and the team
·Practical, skill and experience building practice in running Scrum
·Instruction and practice to develop your skills as a ScrumMaster in dealing with people
·Discussion and practice in dealing with organizational challenges
This course is aimed at individuals and teams new to Scrum and Agile Software Development or teams that need to level-set terms, understand the principles that drive Scrum and create a common understanding of the roles, meetings and artifacts of Scrum.
We believe that the key to a successful Scrum kickoff is a clear and universal understanding of the principals and practices of Scrum on the team. We also believe that while reading about Scrum is a good place to start, the level of understanding that is required to be successful is only achieved by doing Scrum. This workshop puts the participants into a Scrum driven project. The problem domain is one that most participants have never dealt with, thereby creating the opportunity for all participants to learn. When the goals of the Scrum project are presented, the participants know very little about how they will create a workable product in the short time they will have to complete the project.By using agile analysis, agile planning, effort sizing and team work they work together to create a product. Most participants are surprised at the results of their project.
This course is intended for software development teams and professionals. Scrum can be used on other types of projects. Consult with your Effective Agile Development Enterprise Coach for information about customizing this course for your team and organization.
All seats in this course include access to the Certified ScrumMaster exam at no additional charge. Completing the in-person class and passing the test are required for Certification. The exam is taken online via the Scrum Alliance, on your own time following the class. You will have 2 attempts and 60 days to pass the 35 multiple-choice question test following the class. Our trainers will be available to help you if you have trouble with the exam.
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified Scrum Developer
Software Development as Knowledge Work
The value of Agile Teams
The business value focus of Scrum
What kind of projects benefit most from Scrum?
Basic Scrum flow and activities
Scrum Roles and Relationships
Scrum Product Management
Project Tracking and Visibility
Developing User Stories
Business Value Driven Prioritization
What is a process and why do we need one?
The role of Lean Software Development in Scrum
Project and Product Vision Creation
From High Level Requirements to Stories and Tasks
Relative Story Sizing
Team Estimation and Commitment
How is a ScrumMaster different than a Project Manager?
Team Coaching and Servant Leadership
Developing Trust with the Team
Moving Testing Forward
A Change in Focus for QA
Scrum is Simple, Scrum is Hard
The Promises of Scrum
The Sprint and Release Retrospectives
The pursuit of process improvement
Finding and dealing with process impediments
Creating Product and Product Vision
Product Owner / Team Communication
The Product Owner Responsibility to the Business
Vision Statement Writing
Work Item Sizing
Work Item Prioritization
The Daily Scrum
The Sprint Review
The Release Retrospective
Click on this video hear Jon Robbins of SolidifiyHR in Kansas City KS talk about our Certified ScrumMaster Workshop. Jon says "our first release under the program was transformative for the business, the client was extremely happy", after the team completed the Certified ScrumMaster Workshop.
"Thank you! This was an excellent course, and extremely insightful in helping us implement Scrum." -DD, Albuquerque
"Really thought building the "Scrum Game" was an effective teaching tool.A very thorough class." - AL, Albuquerque
"Excellent use of teamwork and experiential learning."JL, Seattle
"Great team building exercise." - JN, Seattle
Effective Agile Development offers special discounts for veterans, prior students, PMI members, ALN members, and the long-term unemployed. Discounts are NOT cumulative; only one discount will be granted per person. Discounts are granted at the sole discretion of Effective Agile Development on a per course basis and can be denied for any reason. Please note discounts are applied to the full price registration only. Early purchase or special programs with your group may result in a lower price. Effective Agile Development reserves the right to limit the number of discounted seats in any one class and if the class you request exceeds this limit, we will offer you an alternate class date for the same course. Applications for discount must be submitted at least 7 days before the scheduled event. After you have completed your application, please wait to receive a coupon code by email if you have been approved. As discounted seats are limited, your application does not guarantee that you will receive a discount.
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Super Early Bird - Up to 5 registrations 45 days before the event - $899
Early Bird - Up to 10 registrations 30 days before the event - $999
Regular Price - Up to the event limit 3 days before the event - $1199
Last Chance - Up to the event limit within 3 days before the event - $1399
Teams of 3-5 - $849 per attendee.
Teams of 6+ - $799 per attendee.
Rod Claar Certified Scrum Trainer is a software development coach and instructor with broad experience in Design Patterns, Test Driven Development, Scrum and Agile methodologies. Specialist in coordinating large teams and large projects to increase return on investment through Agile principles and practices.
Rod has extensive experience teaching and coaching teams to achieve their goals.
Rod believes that team building is at the heart of this success. Teams get more done than do the same individuals working independently.
Rod specializes in Retail Technology, Training, Course Development, Software Development Coaching and Mentoring, Enterprise Databases, Design Patterns, Test Driven Development, Large Scale Scrum and people.
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