Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) Training

April 27-28, 2020

Platinum Edge is temporarily offering online/virtual certification classes due to the COVID 19 situation

This is a 2-day event. Each day’s hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Full participation is required for certification–no exceptions.

Your instructor: Steve Ostermiller is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), co-author of Agile Project Management For Dummies, and technical editor of Scrum For Dummies and Pearson Education’s Agile Foundations Complete Video Course.

Go Platinum – and experience what world-class training can do.
Our immersive instructional techniques teach you Scrum by having you do Scrum – just as it is done in the real world. A small sampling of what you’ll get:

Certified ScrumMaster training by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with the Scrum Alliance, the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community, having certified nearly 1 million practitioners worldwide
A highly-interactive learning experience with examples and exercises that truly enable understanding of Scrum, by one of the few consulting firms solely focused on agile transformation for almost 20 years
Post-course assessment and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) registration for each participant with the Scrum Alliance
Sixteen (16) PDUs toward PMP® and PMI-ACP® certifications by a Project Management Institute (PMI)® Registered Education Provider (REP)
Two-year membership for each class participant with the Scrum Alliance, which includes the exam fee
All course materials and resources
This class is offered in partnership with PMI to support the local PM community.

Platinum Edge is a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider

Seminar Overview
This highly interactive certification course provides in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles, and scaling. This course provides Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master certification, 16 PDUs toward PMP recertification and 16 PDUs toward PMI-ACP certification.

Scrum supports responsive development that:

Adapts to volatile business needs and ongoing refinement of business solutions
Drives efficient and effective production
Ensures closer adherence to customers’ real-world needs through streamlined planning
Supports faster deployment of production-grade solutions so your organization can gain market advantage and business value
Reduces project risk through rapid iterations of development that inform opportunity assessments
When this course has been completed, attendees will have gained in-depth practical knowledge of Scrum and its benefits.

Seminar Objectives
Topics included in this course are:

Agile foundational concepts
Defined vs. Empirical process control
The Agile Manifesto
The 12 Agile Principles
Scrum concepts
Theory and principles
How the Scrum approach supports agile principles
Planning and tracking with Scrum
Shippable functionality and getting to Done
Scrum roles and responsibilities
Product owner
Scrum master
Development team
Scrum artifacts
Product backlog
Sprint backlog
Product increment
Scrum events
Sprint
Sprint planning
Daily scrum
Sprint review
Sprint retrospective
Requirements analysis
Estimating and prioritizing product backlog items
Technical debt
Scaling across multiple teams and multiple geographies
Tips on, techniques for, and benefits of helping clients and management understand the Scrum framework
How to transition to Scrum, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challenge
Preparation for the CSM certification test
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Platinum Edge provides one of the best training programs in the industry. We have so much confidence that you will be satisfied with our training that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. If by the end of the course you are not satisfied, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee.

Price Match Guarantee
We’ll match any published price on identical classes offered by other providers in a comparable geographic area. Show us the lower published price and we will match the price or refund you the difference.

Refund Policy
A full refund will be provided for any reason prior to one week before the start of the class. If less than one week prior to class, you will be charged $100 if you cancel and do not transfer your registration to a future Platinum Edge class.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to other common questions.

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CSM and its logo are registered trademarks of Scrum Alliance, Inc.

Location: Online