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Free Amazon Gift Card up to $200 with Certified ScrumMaster Training By Carlton Nettleton in Irvine,CA (June 17-18, 2013 – 14 PDUs)

When: June 17-18, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PDT)
Where:

Work Is Good Workspace, 2082 Business Center Dr. Suite 250,
Irvine, CA 92612

Instructor:

Carlton Nettleton

Course

All CSM courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. Taking a CSM course and the corresponding evaluation designates you as a Certified ScrumMaster, which indicates that you have been introduced to the basic concepts you need to perform as a ScrumMaster or team member on a Scrum team. This course also satisfies two elements of the CSD track: Scrum Introduction and Elective.

Details

This two-day course will begin to clear away that murkiness through short, focused lectures by a qualified Certified Scrum Trainer teaching the basics of Scrum as well as practical tools gathered while mentoring and consulting with organizations learning to apply Scrum.

An important aim of this course is to leverage the wide-ranging knowledge and experience of the participants, so expect a significant amount of this course will be spent in peer-to-peer interactions, hands-on activities and drawing connections between the classroom material and your day-to-day experience. This course will equip the participants with the knowledge on how to facilitate Scrum in their teams and begin the process of change in their organization.

Agenda

The learning objectives for this course are:

  • List the five values of Scrum and the eight essential Scrum principles.
  • Draw a diagram describing the Scrum framework, highlighting all meetings, roles and artifacts.
  • Describe the rights and responsibilities of each role in Scrum – Team member, Product Owner, ScrumMaster and stakeholder.
  • Discuss with other participants what Scrum means to you and what it will mean to be a ScrumMaster in your organization.
  • Watch Scrum in action as the framework of Scrum will be used to deliver the course material.
  • Identify the main obstacles to using Scrum in your organization.
  • Practice applying ScrumMaster skills to solve real life problems.
  • Pass the Certified Scrum Master assessment.

In addition to the objectives listed above, your instructor will incorporate your learning objectives into the class curriculum, provide regular opportunities to reflect-and-adapt on the class direction and make adjustments to achieve your learning objective. By the close of the training, you will have gained the confidence and understanding to begin socializing Scrum within their your organizations and support teams with improving their processes.

Who Should Attend

Any person who is interested in learning more about Scrum or wants to make Scrum work better for their Team or organization, is encouraged to attend. While the focus of the class is for people who want to learn how to leverage the Scrum framework to bring about change, any member of Team or the organization who is interested in how to use Scrum would find this class useful. Typical attendees in the past have been functional managers, Team leads, analysts, architects, engineers, software developers, directors, testers and other roles that support product development.

About your Instructor:

Carlton Nettleton is an Agile software development coach, consultant and thought-leader in San Diego County. He provides advice, mentoring and training to teams and programs looking to better software quality, improve productivity, build great teams and apply Lean Thinking to software projects. He has over ten years of experience with software development as a contributor, facilitator and leader. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer and has been practicing Scrum since 2005.

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Questions

Questions?

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FAQs

Will I be a Certified ScrumMaster at the end of the course?

Not yet. After completing the course, we will send you a link within 2 days for taking the online test given by ScrumAlliance. You will need to pass the test to get your ScrumMaster certification.

Is the certification or test fee included in the course price?

Yes, they are included. You do not need to pay anything else to become certified.

Is ScrumAlliance membership included in the course fee?

Yes, a 2 year membership is included with the course fee.

Do I receive PDU credits for a CSM course and how do I claim it?

You claim 14 PDUs from the Certified ScrumMaster class. You will be reporting Scrum trainings conducted by Conscires as Category B. There is no limit to the number of hours you can report in this category.

According to the PMP handbook: ‘Contact hours of project and/or program management education may be earned by attending relevant educational courses offered by organizations not registered with PMI. To calculate the number of PDUs earned, use the following formula: one contact hour of learning relevant to project and/or program management within a structured activity or course equals one PDU. Documentation required upon PMI audit/request: registration form, certificate or letter of attendance, and a brochure or course materials outlining the subject matter covered and the qualifications of the instructor/lecturer.’ Most CSTs can tell you how many PDUs their course offers.

How soon after my course do I have to complete the CSM Evaluation?

After receiving your membership email, you have 90 days to take and complete the online evaluation.

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