Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

This course can work as a refresher, or as a starter. And let’s not forget about getting certified – it can be an important milestone and a springboard for your career.

Description

We have delivered this course over 200 times in Europe, Africa, and America. While project managers, business analysts, developers, testers are most interested in attending, we have also trained teachers, miners, chartered accountants, and engineers.

This course is truly for everyone! Even if you do not make a career out of it, you will always find something useful within this elegant framework. 

Course Objectives

  • Understand Agile and the Scrum framework
  • Grasp the role of Scrum Master
  • Learn how to get ready to start scrumming
  • Know how to support your team & deal with organisational issues

Topics Covered

  • Understanding the fundamentals of Agile
  • History of Agile
  • Agile values and principles
  • Following the Scrum framework
  • Empiric process theory
  • Scrum framework: roles, events, and artefacts
  • Cross-functional and self-organised Scrum teams
  • The role of the product owner in a Scrum team
  • The role of the scrum master in a Scrum team 
  • Starting up new products and teams
  • Product vision
  • Creating the initial product backlog
  • Product backlog management
  • Writing user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Common user story mistakes
  • Definition of ready and done
  • Estimations and planning poker
  • Budgets and timelines
  • Release planning
  • Sprints and their characteristics
  • Sprint planning
  • Backlog refinement
  • Sprint execution
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Sprint review
  • Team coaching

Certification

International certification with Scrum Alliance

Duration

2 days

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