Certified ScrumMaster Training

September 28-29, 2019

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

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) and agile expert – Our instructors have demonstrated experience building, teaching and consulting. They are established thought-leaders with extensive credentials and real-world experience in business, behavioral science and in-the-trenches project success.
• All class materials for this highly-interactive class, 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)
• Sixteen (16) SEUs towards becoming a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
• Two-year membership for each class participant with the Scrum Alliance, which includes the exam fee
• A 132-page student guide for note taking and future reference

This class is offered in partnership with PMI to support the local PM community.

Platinum Edge is a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider Platinum Edge is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider

Seminar Objectives
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 methods support 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 Overview
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
– ScrumMaster
– Self-organized Team

• Scrum artifacts
– Product backlog
– Release burndown
– Sprint backlog
– Sprint burndown

• Scrum meetings
– Release planning
– 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 system
– How to transition into use of Scrum, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challengesThe 2-day Professional Scrum Master course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum Framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it. This course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, and teaches what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement.

PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and for anyone coaching a software development team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness. The course includes advanced thinking for servant-leadership and behavioral shifts.

Throughout the course, students are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.

The PSM course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.

Included within the course costs :-

Password to take the PSM I assessment
40% discount on the PSM II assessment
Lunch & refreshments

Location:  DoubleTree by Hilton LA Westside 6161 W. Centinela Ave. Culver City, CA 90230