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Agile training & Scrum Training in San Francisco, CA(January 25, 2013)

When: January 25, 2013 – 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (PT)

Where: Electronics for Imaging, Inc.
303 Velocity Way
Foster City, CA 94404

Instructor: Lisa Montaño

Course Outline

This 1-day course teaches the principles and practices that make Scrum effective at managing projects.The course itself uses the principles of Scrum, where the learning outcome is driven by the needs of the participants through a combination of expert instruction and self-directed learning. Opportunities to reflect and adapt the direction of the course are offered at regular intervals.At the end of the training the participants will have the confidence and understanding to begin to socialize Scrum at their own organization and support teams in improving their processes.

The following elements will be covered during the one day course
* Scrum in Practice: the course is designed to illustrate Scrum in action.
* Understanding of the Agile Manifesto and what it means to them.
* Essence of Scrum: values, foundations and a new way of thinking.
* Understanding how Scrum values and foundations are related to the practices.
* Get a sense of what self-organization is (and is not).
* Can draw a diagram of mechanics of Scrum: framework, roles, artifacts & flow.


About your Instructor:

Lisa Montaño, MBA, CSM, CSPO has over 15 years experience in start-up and entrepreneurial companies working as a business analyst and functional lead. Lisa’s experience includes leading cross-functional teams to implement customized web interfaces, e-commerce capability, and workflow automation projects.
Lisa has experience as the Scrum Product Owner and Scrum Master, and is a trainer and Scrum coach with Conscires Agile Practices.

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Participants Speak

“I attended a class on Agile that Lisa taught recently. She provided an incredible learning environment, using Agile tools throughout so that the concepts were not only presented in a didactic form but experienced as well. Never boring, Lisa is light-hearted and passionate about her work. She understands how to teach a class full of people with varying levels of knowledge in such a way that all participants were able to learn something new. I highly recommend Lisa as an instructor/presenter and would not hesitate to take another class from her.”—Pamela H.

“Lisa provided a SCRUM training in the greater Seattle area that was excellent. Her approach worked well for all levels of knowledge and with a diverse attendee group. She easily explained concepts and then demonstrated those concepts so the knowledge being learned was integrated on all NLP levels. Despite the technical nature of the training she made it fun, interesting, and interactive. I highly recommend her for any of your training needs as well as SCRUM Master needs.”—Mary B.

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Why ‘Pay it forward’ training?

Agile and Scrum have changed our world of work from a dull, mechanical one to a vibrant, thriving and joyous one. We wish to spread the awareness and invite others to the world of Agile and Scrum, to share the knowledge, through our training sessions. For anyone in transition, we offer the option of donation. “Paying it forward – Donation only” is our way of giving back to the community.


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