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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) — Portland, OR

Portland, OR

June 10, 2019 June 11, 2019

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Event Details

Venue
Holiday Inn Portland Airport
Address
8439 NE Columbia Boulevard
Portland, OR 97220
Begins
Monday, June 10, 2019
Ends
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Time
8:30am – 5:00pm
Duration
2 Days

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) — Portland, OR

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

Jan Beaver, PhD, CST

Jan is a Certified Scrum Trainer® and deeply experienced Agile coach who has for more than a decade worked with a wide variety of companies in an equally wide variety of industries including telecommunications, medical, insurance, media, banking, retail, and smart-grid energy. He specializes in bringing Scrum practices and broader Agile and Lean principles and practices to teams, helping them to become effective, productive, and self-sustaining. He also works at the enterprise level employing strategic training and coaching to help organizations become successful in their Agile practice. Jan’s other credentials include Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Scrum Professional. Jan is also a Scrum Alliance Path to CSP Educator®.

 

"It met my expectations and taught the elements of Scrum, focusing on the Scrum Master role, but in unexpected and innovative ways."

Steve, GE Energy

"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 promotes teamwork and the importance of a cross functional team. With this work style, project development becomes almost effortless because the team is no longer working in a silo."

Dennis, OKDHS

"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

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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