Certified Scrum Master
with Jef Cumps
Jun. 29-30, 2017
Scrum is a framework to deliver products and projects at minimal cost while maximizing delivered business value. Although many organizations are experimenting with Scrum, only few succeed in successfully implementing it and obtaining the real benefits.
That is why this 2-day certification course prepares you for a solid and successful implementation of Scrum in your team or organization. You will learn the Scrum framework and understand how all elements fit together into one of the most powerful project management tools around.
We will discuss and practice the principles of Agile, Lean and Scrum that are vital in implementing Scrum in your specific context. By also exploring typical pitfalls and proven implementation approaches, your chances of successfully implementing Scrum are maximized by this course.
This course is designed to offer optimal learning for every participant, so it is not a typical classroom training. You will be engaged and invited to bring in your specific challenges and questions. We will combine theoretical concepts, practical experiences, exercises, games, discussions and real-life examples into a great learning experience. After this course, you will be ready to start implementing Scrum as a manager, ScrumMaster or team member. Or to boost your current Scrum implementation and the results of your team!
The main benefit of this top quality course is the huge amount of new insights and practical idea’s you will gain about implementing Scrum in the right way. Doing this will cause your product and projects to be delivered faster and at a higher quality! And it will boost innovation and the motivation of your people.
Next to the 2-day training, our offer also includes:
Breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks
Course documentation, checklists, further reading tips and a copy of your favorite Scrum book
Access to our experienced Scrum coaches to support you hands-on when implementing Scrum
The Scrum Alliance certification test and the CSM certificate
A 2-year membership of the Scrum Alliance, providing access to very interesting Scrum resources
PDU credits needed for PMI certification
This course is valuable for everyone that wants to be successful at applying Scrum and/or that is pursuing the Certified ScrumMaster certificate or the PMI Agile Certification.
In terms of roles, this course will benefit everyone involved in Scrum projects: analysts, developers, testers, architects, engineers, project managers, product managers and line managers.
In terms of experience, this course does not require any previous knowledge or experience in Scrum. Both people new to Scrum as people with experience in Scrum will find great value in this training.
This course will be facilitated in English. Since our trainer is also speaking Dutch and French, he will be happy to help you out in your native language as much as possible.
We will apply Scrum to run this course, so it will be fun and the content will be adapted to your specific needs. What we will definitely cover are:
Agile and Lean principles and values
Complex systems and empirical approaches
History of Scrum
The Scrum framework and all its elements: roles, rituals (meetings) and artifacts
The ScrumMaster role in more detail
Requirements in Scrum and managing the Product Backlog
Estimating effort and business value
Project and release planning with Scrum
Initiation of Scrum projects
Adopting Scrum in your organization (optional)
Scaling Scrum and distributed Scrum (optional)
Combining Scrum with other (project management) approaches (optional)
Place: Renaissance Zurich Tower Hotel, Turbinenstrasse 20, 8005 Zurich
Date: June 29-10, 2017
Duration: 2 days. Both days 9:00 to 17:00
Price: 2700 CHF incl. VAT incl. course materials and meals
Discounts: We do not combine discounts. This means that the biggest discount that applies to you will count.
We do not provide any refunds. What happens in case you cannot attend the course?
1) You are welcome to pass on the place to a colleague or
2) You are welcome to attend a later course in our course calendar.
Further, once a registration has been made and the confirmation email has been sent out, the price is set and can not be changed or adjusted.
After attending this course, you will need to pass an online exam to receive the Certified Scrum Master certificate from the Scrum Alliance. This test has 35 multiple choice questions on the topics that are discussed during the course. Our trainer will explain all details about the certification process and guide you to the necessary materials to prepare for the test.