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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Course Description

Curriculum

Chapter 1 : WHAT IS CSM ? 

1WHAT IS CSM ?

  • Scrum is a lightweight process framework for agile development, and the most widely-used one.
  • Scrum is one of the most popular agile methodologies to date, with tools and techniques applicable to more than just software development projects
  • Scrum is an iterative and incremental agile software development method for managing software projects and product or application development.
  • The scrum master manages the process for how information is exchanged.
  • Software Professionals all over the world are passionate about Scrum.
  • A scrum master is the facilitator for a product development team that uses scrum, a rugby analogy for a development methodology that allows a team to self-organize and make changes quickly.
  • The CSM course provides knowledge that critical to successful Agile adoption.

Chapter 2 : BENEFIT OF CSM 

1BENEFIT OF CSM

  • Expand your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices.
  • Demonstrate to employers and peers your attainment of core Scrum knowledge.
  • Learn the foundation of Scrum and the scope of the Certified Scrum Master’s role from the best minds in Scrum.
  • Engage with a community of recognized Scrum experts who are committed to continuous improvement
  • Understanding of Scrum framework, including team roles, activities, and artifacts to get a project off on the right foot
  • Practical, project-proven practices
  • Understanding of how to scale Scrum from small-sized to large, multi-continent projects

Chapter 3 : WHO SHOULD ATTEND ? 

1WHO SHOULD ATTEND ?

  • Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Software Developers
  • Business Analysts, Quality Assurance Analysts, Testers
  • Architects, Software Development Managers
  • Project Managers, Program Managers, PMO Members
  • Business Systems Analysts, Product Managers
  • Directors of Product Development, Directors of Information Technology
  • IT Infrastructure Staff & Consultants

Chapter 4 : LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • List the five values of Scrum and the eight essential Scrum principles.
  • Discuss each piece of the Scrum framework, its’ purpose and interaction with the other pieces of the framework.
  • Describe the rights, responsibilities and interactions of each role in Scrum-Team Member, Product Owner, Scrum Master and Stakeholder.
  • Discuss with the other participants what Scrum means to you and what it will mean to be a Scrum Master in your organization.
  • Identify the main obstacles to using Scrum and the challenges for sustaining Scrum in your organization.
  • Evaluate if Scrum is the right process for you, your team, your project and/or your organization.
  • Practice applying Scrum Master skills and thinking to solve day-to-day issues and challenges.
  • Watch Scrum in action as the framework of Scrum will be used to deliver the course material.
  • Draw a diagram describing the Scrum framework, highlighting all meetings, roles and artifacts.
  • Explain how Innovation Games can help your team and business achieve better results with Scrum.

Chapter 5 : COURSE CONTENTS 

1 UNIT 1 : INTRODUCTION TO THE SCRUM FRAMEWORK

  •     Articulating Scrum values
  •     Locating Scrum in empirical process theory
  •     Viewing the Scrum Framework as a container for Agile
  •     Distinguishing Scrum's focus on self-management

2UNIT 2 : DEFINING THE SCRUM MASTER ROLE

  • Positioning the Scrum Master role in the Scrum Team
  • Identifying three key aspects of Agile servant leaders
  • Facilitating the events of the Scrum framework
  • Leading Scrum Teams to high performance
  • Acting  as organization-wide change agent

3UNIT 3 : COACHING THE SCRUM TEAM

  •     Forming cross-functional teams from individuals with different professional backgrounds
  •     Balancing conflicting opinions within the team
  •     Dealing with dysfunctional team members
  •     Protecting the team from outside interference

4 UNIT 4 : IDENTIFYING AND REMOVING IMPEDIMENTS

  •     Facilitating the daily Scrum
  •     Designing engaging and effective Sprint Retrospectives
  •     Developing responses to typical scenarios

5UNIT 5 : FACILITATING CHANGE IN THE WIDER ORGANIZATION

  •     Recognizing the tension between empirical process control and traditional management culture
  •     Helping the team progress when the organization has not fully adapted to Agile
  •     Mapping spheres of influence and control within the organization

6UNIT 6 : CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVING AS A SCRUM MASTER

  •     Practicing soft skills for more effective servant leadership
  •     Networking for mutual support and learning
  •     Valuing the team performance as a yardstick  of success
  •     Ensuring the right metrics are being collected

Chapter 6 : COURSE CONTENTS2 

1Basic Concepts

  •     Agile Manifesto
  •     Scrum Foundations
  •     Sprint
  •     Scrum compared to Waterfall
  •     Significance of "Done"
  •     Scrum compared to Waterfall
  •     Scrum Values
  •     Applicability of Scrum

2Scrum Roles

  •     Overview of Scrum Roles
  •     ScrumMaster: Responsibilities & Authority
  •     Product Owner: Responsibilities, Authority, Constraints...etc.
  •     Product Owner: The Team: Responsibilities, Authority, Teamwork & Characteristics.
  •     Impact on Traditional Roles.

3Scrum Meetings

  •     Sprint Planning Meeting
  •     Daily  Scrum Meeting
  •     Sprint Review Meeting
  •     Sprint Retrospective Meeting
  •     Release  Planning Meeting

4Scrum Artifacts

  •     Product Backlog
  •     Product Increment and the Definition of Done
  •     Sprint Backlog
  •     Burndown Charts

5Integration

  •     ScrumMaster Responsibilities and Skills
  •     Scrum Simulation
  •     Class Retrospective

Chapter 7 : CERTIFICATION 

1Certified Scrum Master Certification information:

  •     Exam Duration : 60 minutes
  •     Number of Questions : 40
  •     Pass Marks  : 70% (28 out of 40)
  •     Open book : No
  •     Electronic Device Permitted : No

$299

  • Lectures0
  • Video
  • Skill level Full Course
  • Languages English

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