Market Need: Need CSM for finding a new job. You will get your exam link at the end of the 2nd day. Our well-designed quizzes will ensure you have enough practice to take the test. You can find more details here: https://leanpitch.com/quizzes We will return your money back if you are not able to pass the test.
Organizational Need: Your organization/client wants to adopt Scrum and they need your help. We have a thriving community to help you with your job at your organization with weekly webinars and monthly meetups. Join the community here: https://agilitythinking.io
Personal Need: You want to grow as a Coach so you want to get started. We have weekly online courses and eLearning courses to help you in your learning journey. More details: https://leanpitch.com/elearning
Our goal is to help you whatever may be your goal. Scrum Master is an enabler inside the Organization. They are responsible for building a team that builds valuable products that solve user problems while helping organizations succeed. Watch this video to get a fair idea of the role to decide if its the right one for you.
What's the career path for Scrum Masters?
Every organization crafts its own path for Scrum Masters. However, the general path is as below:
How are the workshops run?
Scrum on The Wall: Apeksha's unique way of presenting Scrum Framework on the Wall with Charts will help you visualize Scrum all the time during the 2 days and ever after. You will be working with others as part of a Scrum Team working on a Project. So you will learn how to get started as a ScrumMaster and develop valuable products using Scrum. Here is a glimpse of our CSM certification workshop in action:
About the trainer:
Apeksha Patel is the first woman CST in India and is the first Accredited Kanban Trainer. She is a practicing Coach and works as part of a Scrum team. She practices a wide variety of coaching frameworks like ORSC, NLP and Leadership Gift. She has been in the industry for over 17 years in both service and product companies as a DevOps expert. You will get a flavor of both the coaching and development world.
Our workshop size generally ranges from 18 to 36. We cap to a maximum of 42.
1. You get a workbook
2. Access to all the material, quizzes, mock tests, videos and eLearning courses on the Leanpitch mobile App. Download app here: iOS | Android
3. Access to 4 crash courses every month to enable continuous learning to help you lead trasnformation. The following recordings are available now:
Your test will be released at the end of the second day of the workshop. You can take the test anytime(even on the same day), from anywhere in this world within 3 months. You get four attempts to clear the test. It's very difficult to fail. We guarantee to return your money back if you are not able to clear the test.
WHO CAN ATTEND:
This workshop is for anybody and everybody who is tasked with maximizing the effectiveness of teams and wants to learn Scrum to do so. It really doesn’t matter who you are as long as you want to get started with Scrum. You are welcome even if you are
- a software engineer,
- a mechanical engineer,
- a manager,
- a publisher,
- a wedding planner,
- an event manager,
- an experienced ScrumMaster,
- a going to be ScrumMaster
- a stakeholder
- a CXO etc.
Once you register you get access to prework reading material on our dashboard or on our mobile App. You can download the app here: iOS | Android
On the app you get access to Agility Essentials and Scrum Fundamentals course along with quizzes.
The workshop is designed to help you learn everything you need to do as a Scrum Master from day 1 of your job. You will be learning the role of Scrum Master through role-plays and by doing. The whole course is split into 4 Sprints with each Sprint focusing on the following topics:
Sprint 1: Why do we need Scrum and ScrumMaster?
The goal of this Sprint is to understand why do Organizations need Scrum and why do they hire ScrumMaster.
What is the mental model?
How are they formed?
How do mental models change?
Why is it important for ScrumMaster to understand Mental Models?
What is Cost of Delay and Cost of Production?
What are the factors that cause CoD and CoP?
How do CoD and CoP impact the ROI of the Organization?
How Scrum helps in improving ROI by reducing CoD and CoP?
Agile & Empirical Process
What is Agile and Empirical Process?
Why are the various ways to be Agile?
How to decide what process is good for my product?
Sprint 2: How to introduce Scrum in an Organization?
The goal of this Sprint is to explore ScrumMaster’s role in helping the organization adopt Scrum.
ScrumMaster as a Systems Thinker
What is a System and why Organizations are a System?
What is Systems Thinking?
Why is it important for ScrumMaster?
How to develop Systems Thinking?
ScrumMaster as a Change Agent
How to create a shared need for change?
Explore the underlying reasons behind Organizations adopting Scrum and how to measure progress?
How to identify various stakeholders required to support adoption?
How to identify what are the structural/policy/process changes required to adopt Scrum?
What are the different techniques to facilitate change?
ScrumMaster as a Facilitator
What is facilitation – Basic vs Developmental facilitation?
Different facilitation techniques – Advocacy vs Inquiry
What are the different focus areas of ScrumMaster
How does ScrumMaster’s role change over a period of time?
Sprint 3: Coaching Product Owner to build Product in increments.
The goal of this Sprint is to explore ScrumMaster's role in coaching Product Owner to deliver Product in increments. In the process, participants will understand everything to be done to get started with the first Sprint.
Forming Scrum Team
What are the responsibilities of Scrum roles?
What are the skills required to play Scrum roles?
How to transform your teams into Scrum teams?
What are the practical difficulties in forming Scrum teams and how to overcome them – Distribution and Scaling?
Identify a product to work on
Understand Product vision.
Building Product Backlog
What is vertical split vs horizontal split?
What are the various techniques to Split Product Backlog Items(PBIs)?
What is ScrumMaster’s role in teaching PO about splitting techniques and building Product Backlog?
Practice splitting techniques on the class project.
Why is it not possible to fix things upfront for complex projects?
What is Technical Debt and how fixing things upfront and focusing on estimation causes Technical Debt?
How to overcome Technical Debt?
Why is it good to focus on value delivery instead of fixing the estimation problem?
What is the MVP?
How ScrumMaster can help PO identify MVP?
Apply Story Mapping on a class project to identify MVP.
Sprint 4: Coaching teams to become learning teams.
The goal of this Sprint is to explore ScrumMaster's role in the coaching Development Team to become learning teams. The participants run a couple of Sprints on the class project to understand Scrum end to end.
Sizing Product Backlog
What is a Release?
What is relative estimation and #NoEstimates?
How do we forecast a release date?
Why release plan is not cast in stone and release planning should be iterative?
Refining Product Backlog
What is Backlog Refinement?
What are the helpful practices for Backlog Refinement?
Refine the Product Backlog of the Class Project.
Run a couple of Sprints for the class project.
Simulate and discuss issues that a team may face during Sprint and learn how ScrumMaster can help the team.
After the workshop, you get access to:
All course material
Scrum Master interviews
Podcast Recordings of Scrum Master challenges
Weekly webinar recordings and more.
Our prices are transparent based on what you choose.
Call Deepak @ +91-73580-62677 or write to email@example.com or visit CSM Workshop
Frequently Asked Questions
When do we start and end each day?
The classroom opens at 8:30 AM each day and the class will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. We will end at 5:30 PM each day.
What should I wear?
Wear anything that makes you comfortable. There are no rules!
What should I bring?
Just yourself. You don't need a laptop, although you are free to bring one.
- I'm an introvert who is not so big on the whole audience participation thing. Will this class make me uncomfortable?
Participation in any physical exercise is, of course, optional--in fact the role of "observer" is quite valuable, so feel free to participate at your ability and comfort levels. Remember, people are different and we value that!
Do you offer a guarantee?
We guarantee our services unconditionally. If you aren't satisfied, we aren't either, and we'll work with you to make it right, up to and including your money back.
What is your refund policy?
You get 80% refund if you cancel 4 days prior to the workshop.
You get 70% refund if you cancel 48 hours prior to the workshop.
You will not get any refund if you neither inform or turn up for the workshop.
If the GST amount is already deducted then it won't be refunded as well.
What if I have more questions?
Feel free to contact Deepak @ +91-73580-62677 or firstname.lastname@example.org