Certified ScrumMaster Training in Bangalore, KA (December 6-7, 2012 -14 PDUs)

Certified ScrumMaster Training in Bangalore, KA (December 6-7, 2012 -14 PDUs)


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About The Event

When: February 2-3, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (IST)
Where: Hotel Ramada Bangalore, # 11 Park Road, Near Indian Express Circle,Bangalore 560051, Karnataka


This two-day course will begin to clear away that murkiness through short, focused lectures by a qualified Certified Scrum Trainer teaching the basics of Scrum as well as practical tools gathered while mentoring and consulting with organizations learning to apply Scrum.

An important aim of this course is to leverage the wide-ranging knowledge and experience of the participants, so expect a significant amount of this course will be spent in peer-to-peer interactions, hands-on activities and drawing connections between the classroom material and your day-to-day experience. This course will equip the participants with the knowledge on how to facilitate Scrum in their teams and begin the process of change in their organization.


 Agile Scrum Foundations

  • The ideological relationship between Agile, Scrum and XP
  • Putting fundamental Agile, Scrum and XP values into practice

Scrum, an Aerial View

  • Iterative and Incremental development
  • Scrum adoption success and failure indicators
  • Empirical and predictive process controls
  • Scrum’s origin, direction, cycles and cadence

Talking the Talk

  • Scrum and agile terminology demystified
  • Scrum roles, responsibilities and commitment levels

Continuous Improvement exercise

Walking the Walk

  • Self organizing, self directing teams
  • Before-during-after sprint activity cycle
  • Focus and purpose of each Scrum meeting
  • Net present value and the definition of “done”

Metrics that Matter

  • Delivery vs. activity based tracking
  • Applicability of metrics vs. diagnostics
  • Burn-ups and Burn-downs
  • Commitment based planning vs. capacity based planning

Daily Scrum dynamics (exercise)

User Stories

  • User story basics and format
  • Thin slicing stories
  • Acceptance criteria and format
  • Stories, requirements and use cases

Agile estimation techniques

  • Estimation variance
  • Estimation units and scales
  • Coping with uncertainty

Release planning in Scrum

  • Plan a release (exercise)
  • Discovery, inception and Sprint-0

Distributed Scrum Simulation exercise

Selling Scrum, adoption models

  • Bottom up and top down models
  • Adoption barriers and overcoming them

Agile Retrospectives

Certification Details :

After the course attendees will receive an email instructing them to set up a profile on the Scrum Alliance website and take a short CSM exam. Upon completion of those items a participant will be recognised as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance.

 Target audience:

Project Managers, Software Developers, Functional Managers, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Engineers and Architects, executives.

Prerequisites: Experience with project management.

 Who Should Attend:

Any person who is interested in learning more about Scrum or wants to make Scrum work better for their Team or organization, is encouraged to attend. While the focus of the class is for people who want to learn how to leverage the Scrum framework to bring about change, any member of Team or the organization who is interested in how to use Scrum would find this class useful.

Typical attendees in the past have been functional managers, Team leads, analysts, architects, engineers, software developers, directors, testers and other roles that support product development.


About your Instructors:

 Gregory Neil Smith

 A highly experienced SCRUM trainer, with an experience level of 18 years starting from Kansas City to the world's most eminent technology centers in Silicon Valley, Raleigh-Durham, Tokyo, Bangalore and New York. Educated at the University of Missouri, Gregory is a whole-hearted supporter of Scrum and is of the view that Scrum, seasoned with XP practices is the antidote for widespread CS and IT project pathologies.

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