Braintrust Kicks Off 2015 Scrum Training Schedule in Des Moines, Iowa on February 9

Share Article

Braintrust will host Scrum training classes the week of February 9-13, 2015 Registration is now open for the following training classes: Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two, Agile Engineering Practices, User Story Workshop and Scrum Essentials.

News Image
“Braintrust did an amazing job keeping the class entertaining and incorporated real life issues a product owner could face with Scrum. I had a great time and excited to share what I've learned with my team.” — Rachel

The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile, will host Scrum training classes the week of February 9-13, 2015. Registration is now open for the following training classes: Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two (5 days), Agile Engineering Practices (3 days), User Story Workshop (1 day) and Scrum Essentials (1 day) to be held at the Staybridge Suites---West Des Moines.

The Braintrust Consulting Group has bundled a series of classes including Scrum Essentials, Agile Engineering Practices, and User Story Workshop into an in-depth five-day training to earn Scrum Developer certification, as outlined by The Scrum Alliance.

Scrum, the leading Agile development framework, is a simple yet incredibly powerful set of principles and practices that help teams deliver products in short cycles, enabling fast feedback, continual improvement, and rapid adaptation to change.

The Certified Scrum Developer Track Two class is ideal for software architects, developers, development managers and systems analysts who have an understanding of Scrum principles and specialized Agile engineering skills. The CSD Track Two is intended for professional software developers who are on a Scrum team and want to understand how Scrum and agile engineering practices are applied. It’s also ideal for candidates who already have their Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification or software architects and development managers.

Members of the Project Management Institute will earn 35 Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining their existing credentials by attending this class. For additional details about the Certified Scrum Developer class, please visit: http://braintrustgroup.com/class/certified-scrum-developer-csd-track-two-des-moines-ia-9-13-february-2015/.

The Agile Engineering Practices course will be held February 11-13, 2015 for those who may have already fulfilled other components of the Certified Scrum Developer certification. Agile Engineering Practices is aimed at helping software development professionals and teams become more effective when implementing Scrum and other Agile software development methodologies. It is designed to deliver the core Agile Development Practices Learning Objectives of that program and should prepare the participant to successfully pass the Scrum Alliance CSD Candidate Assessment. Members of the Project Management Institute will earn 21 Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining their existing credentials for attending this class.

Scrum Essentials (February 9-8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) offers attendees a one-day in-depth immersion into the world of Scrum. This class is an introduction to Scrum that requires no prerequisites and is full of practical, real world techniques that attendees can implement immediately at their workplace. It is an ideal class for software architects, software developers, software development managers, and systems analysts who are interested in aligning development efforts around delivering the highest business value features first and increasing customer satisfaction and time to market delivery, among the other benefits of Scrum. Members of the Project Management Institute will earn 7 Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining their existing credentials by attending this class.

User Story Workshop (February 10-8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) class is a one-day in-depth focus on how to gather Agile requirements and document them as User Stories. This class is ideal for business analysts, product managers/owners, and anyone who wants to understand how to adapt this Agile best practice. Members of the Project Management Institute will earn 7 Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining their existing credentials by attending this class.

The Braintrust Consulting Group chose Iowa because of the state’s reputation as one of the best places for business and careers, according to Forbes Magazine. Braintrust President, Brian Rabon said, “Our decision to host classes in Iowa was based on Des Moines’ commitment to the growth of technology-based companies. Through the efforts of the Technology Association of Iowa, Des Moines boasts a strong and talented ecosystem of technology professionals. We are proud to participate in their technology industry by bringing our world-class training to Des Moines.”

Erick Fleming, CSM, JCD, MCT, MSCD, will instruct these courses. Fleming is a certified .NET and Java Developer with over 17 years of programming and training experience and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of South Florida. He has spent most of his career training and consulting with organizations on technologies ranging from .NET and Java to Linux and other open source tools, and specializes in cloud-based web solutions.

Attendees are encouraged to sign up in advance. Individual attendee and group pricing are available. To learn more about the Agile approach to training and additional upcoming classes in Des Moines, please visit: http://braintrustgroup.com/tour/des-moines/.

About The Braintrust Consulting Group
With offices in Birmingham, Alabama, Los Angeles, California, and Salt Lake City, Utah, The Braintrust Consulting Group is a worldwide leader in Agile transformations. Through practical, hands-on training and enterprise and team coaching, we help our clients learn, plan, and implement Agile processes, such as Scrum and Kanban. Our goal is to teach our clients how to increase predictability of delivery, decrease time-to-market, and improve overall client satisfaction.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Michael Bell
@braintrustgroup
since: 01/2010
Follow >
The Braintrust Consulting Group
since: 02/2010
Like >
The Braintrust Consulting Group

Follow us on
Visit website