Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training class is a two-day learning experience that provides students a full immersion into Agile principles and the concepts and practices that define the Scrum framework. CSM course is conducted by Certified Scrum Trainers (CST).

Note: All names, trademarks, certification marks are proprietary to Scrum Alliance, Inc. (SA).

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Course Objectives

  • » The origins of Agile development and the values and principles that define it
  • » The essential values, roles, meetings, and artifacts that define the Scrum framework
  • » Specific practices that support designing and delivering great products within the framework
  • » Help your product owner get the product backlog in shape
  • » Identify and remove obstacles
  • » Facilitate release planning events
  • » Facilitate Sprint meetings: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective
  • » Use Scrum artifacts and visibility tools for tracking and facilitating decision-making
  • » Use Scrum to help your team and organization improve

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Course Outline

      1. General Knowledge
        1. Agile Manifesto
        2. Scrum Foundations
        3. Empirical and defined processes
        4. Sprint
        5. The Significance of Done
        6. The Five Scrum Values
        7. Applicability of Scrum
      2. Scrum Roles
        1. Overview of Scrum Roles
        2. ScrumMaster
        3. Responsibilities
        4. Authority
        5. Product Owner
        6. Responsibilities
        7. Authority
        8. Constraints
        9. Single Overall Product Owner per Product
        10. Organizational Respect
        11. The Team
        12. Responsibilities
        13. Authority
        14. Teamwork
        15. Team Characteristics
        16. Impacton on Traditional Roles
        17. No Project Manager
        18. Specialities
      3. Scrum Meetings
        1. Sprint Planning Meeting
        2. Daily Scrum Meeting
        3. Sprint Review Meeting
        4. Sprint Retrospective Meeting
        5. Release Planning Meeting
      4. Scrum Artifacts
        1. Product Backlog
        2. Defination
        3. Content
        4. Management and Refinement
        5. Responsibility and Participation
        6. Item Readiness
        7. Item Estimation
        8. Product Increment and the Definition of Done
        9. Definition of Product Increment
        10. Development of a Product Increment
        11. Definition of Done (DoD)
        12. Understanding the DoD
        13. Sprint Backlog
        14. Definition
        15. Purpose
        16. Management
        17. Responsibility
        18. Update Scope
        19. Update Frequency
        20. Burndown Charts
        21. Sprint Burndown Chart
        22. Release Burndown Chart
      5. Scaling Scrum
        1. Working with Multiple Scrum Teams
        2. Scaling Teams
        3. Scaling Product Owners
        4. Scaling the Product Backlog
        5. Scaling the Sprint Meetings
        6. Working with Distributed Scrum Teams
        7. Product Owner in a Different Location
        8. Scrum Team Split among Different Locations
        9. Importance of Infrastructure and Engineering Practices

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » CSM : Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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