Certified ScrumMaster

Duration: 
2 days
Codes: 
CSM

Overview

Over the past few years, Agile has quickly risen to prominence as organisations strive to realise value quicker by adopting its rapid iterative approach. The iSQI Scrum Master Pro is designed to immerse students in the fundamental principles of Scrum, allowing them to implement best practice and avoid falling into bad habits that can significantly impact project delivery, quality and cost.

The course provides an understanding of the Scrum philosophy and principles, practical knowledge of Scrum, including roles, meetings and artifacts. It also prepares students to confidently apply Scrum methodology in their organisations as a way of managing issues and roadblocks.

Skills Gained

  • Have the tools effectively work within a Scrum team and environment.
  • Be able to recognise, define, and work within the concepts of the Scrum framework.
  • Be prepared for the role of Scrum Master in their organisations.
  • Be able assist their organisations in adopting Scrum frameworks and methodologies.
  • Have the tools to address, resolve, and take the lead on Scrum issues in their projects.
  • Have the knowledge required to sit the International Scrum Master Accredited Certification exam.

Course Outline

What is Scrum?

  • What is Scrum?
  • What is Agile?
  • What makes traditional models fail?
  • History and background of Agile
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Twelve Principles of Agile
  • Common Attributes of Agile
  • What makes Scrum successful?
  • What Agile is not?

Scrum Methodology

  • Overview of Framework and Ceremonies
  • Attributes of Scrum
  • Scrum Values
  • Scrum core practices
  • Typical Scrum artefacts
  • Typical Scrum ceremonies
  • Scrum teams
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Balanced set of skills
  • Time Boxing and Time Boxed development
  • Velocity

User Stories

  • What are User Stories
  • Format and content of user stories
  • Techniques for gathering user stories
  • Epics
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Story Reviews
  • Story Estimation (Poker Planning)
  • Story Prioritisation

Scrum Planning

  • Release Planning
  • Adaptive planning
  • Sprint planning
  • Back log
  • Taskboards (Scrumboards)
  • Spikes
  • Burn down charts (Release and Sprint)
  • Definition of Done
  • Scrum for large projects
  • Scrum Methods and Enterprise Projects
  • Multi-team co-ordination / planning

Sprint

  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Debt
  • Tools and Automation
  • Daily Scrum

Sprint Review and Retrospective

  • Sprint Review
  • Retrospective and Continuous Improvements

Exam

This exam is conducted online, containing 40 questions and you have 60 minutes in a single session to answer all of the questions. After completing the course, you can take this ‘FLEX’ Exam any time within a year of course registration. In order to pass the examination and to obtain your iSQI Scrum Master Pro Certification you need to correctly answer at least 65% of the questions.

Further Studies

  • Certified Agile Tester
  • Certified Agile Essentials
  • ISTQB Foundation Agile Tester Extension

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

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Online
Online1 1295 £1295 2018-09-10
London
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Midlands
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London2 2 £2 2018-08-16
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London
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Online
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Manchester
Manchester2 1387 £1387 2018-08-09
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London
London2 1387 £1387 2018-08-02
Online
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Edinburgh
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London
London2 1387 £1387 2018-07-16
Online
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Online
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Yorkshire
Leeds2 2 £2 2018-07-12
Online
Online1 1295 £1295 2018-07-12
Nottinghamshire
Nottingham2 995 £995 2018-07-12
London
London2 2 £2 2018-07-09
Midlands
Birmingham2 1387 £1387 2018-07-09
Online
Online1 1295 £1295 2018-07-07
Online
Online1 1799 £1799 2018-07-05
Online
Online1 7000 £7000 2018-07-03
Online
Online1 1499 £1499 2018-07-02
Online
Online1 1295 £1295 2018-06-30
London
London2 2 £2 2018-06-28
Online
Online1 800 £800 2018-06-28
Online
Online1 1299 £1299 2018-06-27
Online
Online1 1199 £1199 2018-06-25
London
London2 1387 £1387 2018-06-25
Online
Online1 1495 £1495 2018-06-23
Online
Online1 1795 £1795 2018-06-21
London
London2 995 £995 2018-06-21
Online
Online1 1795 £1795 2018-06-19
Onsite
Onsite3 1500 £1500 2018-06-17
Online
Online1 500 £500 2018-06-16
London
London2 1387 £1387 2018-06-14
Online
Online1 1295 £1295 2018-06-14
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