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Certified Scrum Master


NOTE - Must register with Platinum edge, use the link here


PMI-SNC in partnership with Platinum Edge brings this two-day course designed to provide a practitioner what is needed to obtain a certification as a Scrum Master thru the Scum Alliance. Our instructor, Mark Layton, also known around the world as "Mr. Agile" bring his over 20 years of experience to the classroom to provide instruction recognized the world over.


Seminar Overview

This highly interactive certification course provides an in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles, and scaling. This course provides Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master certification, 16 PDUs toward PMP recertification, and 16 PDUs toward PMI-ACP certification.

Scrum supports responsive development that:

  • Adapts to volatile business needs and ongoing refinement of business solutions
  • Drives efficient and effective production
  • Ensures closer adherence to customers’ real-world needs through streamlined planning
  • Supports faster deployment of production-grade solutions so your organization can gain market advantage and business value
  • Reduces project risk through rapid iterations of development that inform opportunity assessments

When this course has been completed, attendees will have gained in-depth practical knowledge of Scrum and its benefits.

Seminar Objectives

Topics included in this course are:

Agile foundational concepts

  • Defined vs. Empirical process control
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The 12 Agile Principles

Scrum concepts

    • Theory and principles
    • How the Scrum approach supports agile principles
    • Planning and tracking with Scrum
    • Shippable functionality and getting to Done

Scrum roles and responsibilities

  • Product owner
  • Scrum master
  • Development team

Scrum artifacts

  • Product backlog
  • Sprint backlog
  • Product increment

Scrum events

  • Sprint
  • Sprint planning
  • Daily scrum
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective

  • Requirements analysis
  • Estimating and prioritizing product backlog items
  • Technical debt
  • Scaling across multiple teams and multiple geographies
  • Tips on, techniques for, and benefits of helping clients and management understand the Scrum framework
  • How to transition to Scrum, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challenges
  • Preparation for the CSM certification test






Type of category: Classes

Type of activity: Technical

Date: November 16th to November 19th, 2020

Hour: 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Number of PDUs: 16