Certified ScrumMaster Training in Chicago, IL (August 19-20, 2013 – 14 PDUs)
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 07, 2013
Our CSM training is focused on Scrum basics and the ScrumMaster role. Besides the basic concepts the training includes discussions and group dynamics about the necessary soft skills for a ScrumMaster, aspects of technical excellence for the Scrum Team, and company-oriented Scrum implementation aspects.
Definition of Scrum: Basic Scrum background and framework, principles and values which ensure the correct understanding of Scrum.
Scrum theory: The three legs of Scrum theory (transparency, inspection and adaptation) are explained. Resultant and fundamental values are examined in details: responsibility, self-organization and self-management, sense of urgency, commitment, technical excellence, rhythm, discipline, respect and courage.
Scrum framework: The meetings, artifacts and roles that make up the Scrum process.
Scrum practices:Estimation, planning, user stories, planning poker, prioritization techniques and other practices which are commonly used in Scrum.
Agile Leadership: What is it and why is it important for a ScrumMaster? Common models of Leadership.
Coaching and facilitation: Coaching definition, coaching scenarios, and facilitation techniques used by ScrumMasters.
ScrumMaster’s Soft Skills: Helpful hints and techniques for building high performing teams, conflict management, practical techniques for the daily work of a ScrumMaster.
Scrum Evolution: Applying Scrum in more than one project, Scrum with geographically distributed teams (real cases), Scrum of Scrums, Product Owner configuration, Scrum beyond software, Scrum and pre-defined techniques like PMBOK, CMMI.
Other topics as required by the attendees.