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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) – Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL

August 17, 2020 August 18, 2020

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Kristyn Bara, CSM, CSPO

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Event Details

Venue
Homewood Suites Birmingham-South/ Inverness
Address
215 Inverness Center Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
Begins
Monday, August 17, 2020
Ends
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Time
8:30am – 5:00pm CDT
Duration
2 Days

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$1,195.00

Early Bird: CSM, Birmingham 08/17/2020Sales end on August 3rd

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) – Birmingham, AL

Class Overview

Prerequisites:

None

SEUs 16
PDUs 16
CDUs 16

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) is a two-day, hands-on workshop that takes students through the Scrum Framework. The class is full of practical, real-world techniques that ScrumMasters can take back and use immediately at their workplace. The class explores in-depth the roles and responsibilities in Scrum with a deep dive into the role of the ScrumMaster. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. The CSM exam is included with class registration. 

Instructor

Julie Chickering, CSP, PMP, CST

Julie Chickering was an an Agilist with CA Technologies (formally Rally Software in Boulder, Colorado) for 9 years. She has the proven ability to transfer job knowledge and skills to all levels, and has a solid track record coaching through the challenging transition from waterfall to Agile practices. Julie brings more than 20 years of experience in the software development industry, she was an internal coach at Travelocity before joining Rally as an Agile Coach.

Julie believes that Lean and Agile practices are packed with potential — to enable positive culture change, business agility, and breakthrough results. She has a strong track record of helping organizations of all sizes in various industries successfully execute Lean and Agile transformations. Julie brings personal, real-world experience to every training and coaching engagement, working with people at all levels — executive, program, and team — to adopt and roll out realistic Agile strategies organization-wide. Customers appreciate her pragmatic approach, strong collaboration skills, and smart sense of humor to guide them along their Agile journeys.

"This course is a must have for entire R&D teams."

Jason, GFI Software

"Braintrust has great instructors. They kept the class, with several "unbelievers", engaged and the time flew. I was never bored."

Tom, Abacus Technologies

"This course was very useful for me to be better prepared to do my job more effectively. This course highlights how Agile/Scrum can truly be useful regardless of role."

David, Version One

"Learned that my view of "agile" was pretty much wrong and that it is a very well thought out process. I learned that using Scrum, I can greatly increase productivity while providing necessary documentation."

Peter, Scientific Research Corporation

"This is one of the most interesting training I've ever had. There's a lot of fun you'll find during the course as well as a lot of knowledge of Scrum process XPO"

Elina, France Telecom

Class Information

Class Learning Objectives

As a Certified ScrumMaster class participant, I want…

  1. To explain Lean, Agile and Scrum so that I can better understand Scrum’s relationship to the Agile Manifesto
  2. To describe the Scrum framework, so that I can clearly comprehend the Scrum process
  3. To describe the roles and responsibilities in Scrum, so that I can understand who does what
  4. To do a deep dive into the ScrumMaster role, so that I can clearly understand the breadth and depth of my role
  5. To experience Scrum, so that I know what it feels like when I start doing it for real
  6. To explain how to seed a Product Backlog, so that I can assist the Product Owner with creating one
  7. To demonstrate how to write User Stories, so that I can clearly articulate the who, what, and why behind a Backlog item
  8. To teach team members how to relatively size Backlog items, so that the Product Owner can make better prioritization decisions
  9. To explore the Sprint construct, so that I can coach my team on the importance of good Scrum practices
  10. To list and explain the key events in Scrum, so that I know what is happening, before, during, and after each Sprint
  11. To explore some additional concepts, so that I can support a Scrum implementation in my organization

Benefits

  • Learn while having fun
  • Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science
  • Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
  • Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Scrum Education Units® (SEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum
  • IT Professionals (Architects, BAs, DBAs, Developers, Testers, etc.)
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Project Managers

Take Aways

  • Easy-to-use reminders of Scrum
    • Printed class manual
    • Scrum reference card
    • Copy of the Braintrust book Scrum for the Rest of Us
  • 16 SEUs/16 PDUs
  • Two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance
  • Fulfill one of the requirements for the Certified Scrum Developer® (CSD®) certification

Cancellation Policy: In order to receive a refund you must notify us no later than 10 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 10 day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class within the next 12 months and are subject to a $150 transfer fee.

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