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Course

Location

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Certified Scrum Master

5 Dec - 6 Dec

Virtual

£999

Certified Scrum Master

12 Dec - 13 Dec

Virtual

£999

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course features

Accredited by: Scrum Alliance.

Certificate: Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

Prerequisites: None.

Location: Online.

Format: Virtual classroom.

Duration: 2 days.

Exams: Included (taken online).

Course code: CSM

What’s included?

2-day Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course

  • 2-days of instruction from a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile expert with over 20 years’ training and consulting experience.
  • Course materials handbook (online PDF).
  • Access to electronic copies of other reference documentation.
  • Recognition by the Scrum Alliance as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) after passing the Exam.
  • 2 years’ membership to the Scrum Alliance.
  • Agil8 Community membership including face-to-face and virtual networking and knowledge sharing opportunities, access to industry experts, special offers and invitations to special events.
  • For PMI Project Management Professionals (PMPs), this course provides 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs)

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course details

Timings

  • Duration: 2 days.
  • Times: 09:00 to 17:00.

Exams

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) exam voucher included

The Certified Scrum Master (CSM) qualification measures whether a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of Scrum to recognise and understand key elements of the approach.

This Scrum course is a pre-requisite for the Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) and Certified Scrum Professional – ScrumMaster (CSP-SM) qualifications.

Curriculum

General agile and Scrum

  • The Agile Manifesto.
  • Empirical and defined processes.
  • Scrum process and sprints.
  • The significance of “done.”
  • The 5 Scrum values.
  • Applicability of Scrum.

Scrum roles

  • An overview of Scrum roles.
  • The Scrum Master.
  • The product owner.
  • The team.
  • Teamwork.
  • Team characteristics.
  • The impact of Scrum on traditional roles.

Preparation

  • Project constraints.
  • Success factors.
  • Approach questionnaire.

Scrum meetings

  • Sprint planning meetings.
  • Daily Scrum meetings.
  • Sprint review meetings.
  • Sprint retrospective meetings.
  • Release planning meetings

Scrum artifacts

  • The product backlog.
  • Product increments and the definition of “done.”
  • Sprint backlogs.
  • Burndown charts.

Learning outcomes

Agile Project - management

This 2-day Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training course will give you a good understanding of Scrum principles and practices. Successful candidates will learn how to:

  • Participate as an informed and productive member of a Scrum team.
  • Work as an effective Scrum Master for the Scrum team.
  • Successfully manage projects under the Scrum framework.
  • Explain the benefits and drawbacks of the Scrum framework to key stakeholders.
  • Define and understand the management of Scrum Artifacts.
  • How to initiate and run Scrum Meetings
  • Understand how to employ Scrum in practical contexts.
  • Understand how to transition to Scrum.
  • Understand how to combine the use of Scrum with other Lean and Agile approaches.
  • And much more!

Exam details

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) exam

Accredited by: Scrum Alliance.

Format: Multiple-choice.

Questions: 50.

Pass mark: 37/50 (74%)

Duration: 60 minutes.

Style: Closed-book.

Pre-requisites: None.

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