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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) – Nashville, TN

Brentwood, TN

November 27, 2017 November 28, 2017

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Kristyn Bara, CSM, CSPO

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Event Details

Venue
Hyatt Place Nashville/Brentwood
Address
202 Summit View Dr.
Brentwood, TN 37207
Begins
Monday, November 27, 2017
Ends
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time
8:30am – 5:00pm
Duration
2 Days
Capacity
Only 30 Seats Available

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$1,195.00

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) – Nashville, TN

Class Overview

Prerequisites:

None

SEUs 16
PDUs 16

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Scrum. The class is full of practical, real world techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.

Instructor

Anu Smalley, CST, CSP, CSM, CSPO

Anu Smalley is a Certified Scrum Trainer providing education and coaching, consulting services to clients across the United States.  Anu’s passion lies within Product Management.  Having been a Product Owner for a number of years, she focuses on coaching Product Owner’s, Product Manager and Business Leaders. Anu has 20+ years of experience.  Over her career she has been a developer, Project Lead Project Manager, Development Manager, Scrum Master, Product Owner and Agile Coach and Trainer. A Graduate from Osmania University, India ( B.A and M.A in Psychology) and Bowling Green State University, Ohio (MBA), Anu has presented at User Group events like SAFe RVA, Agile Delaware and Scrum User Group of Columbia, MO. Anu is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and a Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP). Anu is an active member of the Scrum Alliance, and Agile Alliance.

"It was the best class I've taken on Scrum. I have a much better understanding of the framework now."

Marc, Nielsen

"One of the best courses I've had in the past decade. Brian is a great instructor-kept us interested & engaged. Enjoyed learning about Scrum & I want to learn more."

Scott Caillier, Emory University

"If you are planning on moving to a Scrum/Agile development team you need to begin with this type of training."

Kuenn, Jack and Henry & Associates

"It is a fast pace, high-intensity 2 day class to learn the concepts and process of Scrum. It will give you enough insight to realize this is a best practice in project management."

Guillermo, NCARB

his course changed my life…and hopefully it will change the world."

Jamie, Summit Business Media

Class Information

Class Learning Objectives

As a Certified ScrumMaster class participant, I want to learn…

  1. To explain Scrum’s history, so that I can better appreciate Scrum
  2. To demonstrate the importance of having team values
  3. To list situations where using Scrum is appropriate and beneficial
  4. To describe the Scrum framework and fully comprehend the Scrum process
  5. To experience Scrum firsthand in real-world scenarios
  6. To describe the roles and responsibilities in Scrum
  7. To explain the value of a product vision statement
  8. To explain how to seed a product backlog
  9. To demonstrate how to write user stories
  10. To teach team members how to relatively size backlog items
  11. To list and explain the key meetings in Scrum
  12. To explain how to tell a good user story from a bad one
  13. To understand velocity
  14. To demonstrate how to track team progress
  15. To list and explain the additional meetings recommended for Scrum
  16. To identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation
  17. To list other fields that may enhance our ability to do Scrum better
  18. To utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems

Benefits

  • Learn while not being bored and 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 Educational Units (SEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace

Who Should Attend?

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

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.

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