Certified ScrumMaster

 

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training

Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

 

In this Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Instructor-Led Live Online Course you will be immersed in the world of Agile & Scrum. You will receive the same quality instruction, information, insights and guidance as in our in-person CSM course.  We’ll introduce you to the inner workings of Agile & Scrum from the perspective of the Scrum Master role, and we will provide our real-world tips and time-tested techniques for your Agile Toolbox. We will cover all of the core concepts set forth by the Scrum Alliance, secure your understanding, and support your ability to make the ideas immediately actionable with your teams when you return to the office.

Our online courses are engineered with adult learning theory and brain science to help reinforce the key points in a fun, interactive, and engaging teaching approach.  We use the latest in web conferencing technology and HD audio/video to include breakout groups, polling, quizzes, role-playing scenarios and interactive Scrum simulations.  Class size is limited to enhance the learning experience and ensure that Scrum and Agile concepts are fully understood by every student. All audiences are welcome, including the team & manager level.

Take our online CSM course, and when the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic improves and we resume our in-person workshops, simply email us and we’ll let you audit a live in-person CSM course again for free.

Your CSM Exam is included in the price  The cost of your exam and the first two years of membership to the Scrum Alliance are included with your course.

You are Guaranteed to Pass Your CSM Exam — If you don’t pass the CSM exam, we will pay any retake fees to ensure you become certified.

Your CSM Exam is included in the price  The cost of your exam and the first two years of membership to the Scrum Alliance are included with your course.

You are Guaranteed to Pass Your CSM Exam — If you don’t pass the CSM exam, we will pay any retake fees to ensure you become certified.

 


 

Why take your Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training from Brett Palmer & Associates?

 

 

World-Class Training with Experienced Instructors — All our instructors are passionate educators who will not only ensure your understanding of the concepts, theory and other associated material but will also focus on real world concept application and integration of the Agile mindset into your workplace. 

 

 

Real World Success with Agile —  We are veteran agile coaches who have cut our teeth doing years of complex project work and make it a point to stay in touch with current work through coaching.  We have lots of experience consulting very large complex organizations transition to agile. Clearly, it is in your best interest to only accept training from a trainer- coach.  Our students get straight talk where the rubber hits the road and Agile & Scrum are applied in the real-world not just classroom theory.

 

 

Engaging & Fun — Our courses are high energy and engineered based on adult learning theory and brain science. We engineer our in-person courses to keep PowerPoint slides to a minimum. Our courses feature interactive role playing scenarios, simulations, and case studies to reinforce learning concepts.

World-Class Training with Experienced Instructors — All our instructors are passionate educators who will not only ensure your understanding of the concepts, theory and other associated material but will also focus on real world concept application and integration of the Agile mindset into your workplace. 

 

Real World Success with Agile —  We are veteran agile coaches who have cut our teeth doing years of complex project work and make it a point to stay in touch with current work through coaching.  We have lots of experience consulting very large complex organizations transition to agile. Clearly, it is in your best interest to only accept training from a trainer- coach.  Our students get straight talk where the rubber hits the road and Agile & Scrum are applied in the real-world not just classroom theory.

Engaging & Fun — Our courses are high energy and engineered based on adult learning theory and brain science. We engineer our in-person courses to keep PowerPoint slides to a minimum. Our courses feature interactive role playing scenarios, simulations, and case studies to reinforce learning concepts.

You will also receive …

 

 

Brett Palmer & Associates Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training Manual – this downloadable workbook will be your guide and resource during the workshop and an invaluable reference after the formal coursework has been completed.

 

 

Agile Gathering Network Membership  You will be given access to the Agile Gathering Network: regularly scheduled conference calls with Brett and other Agile professionals which are designed educate, inspire and keep you current with the goings on in the world of Agile.

 

 

Brett Palmer & Associates Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training Manual – this downloadable workbook will be your guide and resource during the workshop and an invaluable reference after the formal coursework has been completed.

 

 

 

Agile Gathering Network Membership  You will be given access to the Agile Gathering Network: regularly scheduled conference calls with Brett and other Agile professionals which are designed educate, inspire and keep you current with the goings on in the world of Agile.

What Will You Learn?

Get prepared to engage in an interactive workshop full of learning, group breakouts and much more!  Example key topics we will cover include:

Day 1

• Intro/Opening Activity
• Working Agreements
• What is the problem we’re trying to solve?
• What is Agile? Why do companies want Agile?
• Agile Manifesto Values
• Agile Manifesto Principles
• Exam Prep – Pop Quiz 1
• Origins of Scrum / Scrum Framework
• Scrum and its relationship to Agile
• When to use Scrum?
• Scrum Values
• Scrum Roles
— Scrum Master
— Product Owner
— Development Team Member
• Exam Prep – Pop Quiz 2

Day 2

•  Scrum Framework Review
•  Scrum Scenario
•  Product Backlog
•  User Stories
•  Exam Prep – Pop Quiz 3
•  Product Backlog Refinement
•  Scrum Events/Meetings
— Sprint Planning
— Daily Scrum
— Sprint Review
— Sprint Retrospective
•  Definition of Ready
•  Definition of Done
•  Burnup & Burndown Charts
•  Exam Prep – Pop Quiz 4
•  Exam Review

Words from recent students!

“Anyone looking to take their Agile knowledge to the next level should definitely attend this class!”

K.N.

Project Manager, Kiewit

“Brett’s teaching would be beneficial to individuals at all stages of an agile transformation.”

S.M.

Project Manager, US Air Force

“Gained Confidence in what I’m already doing as a Certified Scrum Master and learned new skills.”

D.F.

ScrumMaster, USAA

 

Who Should Attend?

Our Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) course is for individuals looking to gain an in-depth understanding of Agile & Scrum from the perspective of the Scrum Master role. All audiences are welcome, including executives, architects, business analysts, project managers, program and portfolio managers. By taking this course, you will receive a Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification (upon passing a 60 minute timed exam of 50 multiple choice questions), 16 PDUs toward a PMP recertification, 16 SEUs, and/or it can be applied toward other educational goals. Please email us at hello@brettpalmer.com if you have any questions.