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Scrum Essentials (SE) -- Nashville, TN

The Braintrust Consulting Group

Monday, April 14, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

Scrum Essentials (SE) -- Nashville, TN

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Class Overview:

Scrum Essentials is a one day immersion into the world of Scrum. The course is full of practical, real world techniques, which can be implemented immediately at your organization. This course will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand. This is the ideal course for all team members who will be working on Scrum teams.

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7 PDUs Awarded   Scrum Alliance
Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
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What others are are saying about us:

  • "This was the biggest "bang for the buck" of any class I've ever taken (in 18 years of professional development)." - Heather
  • "The class was extremely helpful in helping me find my role as ScrumMaster on my team." - Michael
  • "I was pleasantly surprised that after the class I now have a foundation to begin using Scrum at my agency." - Kevin


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  • Increase customer satisfaction and time to market delivery
  • Properly align your development efforts around delivering the highest business value features first
  • Gain organizational trust and improve your teams reputation for on-time and on-budget delivery by setting them up for frequent successes
  • Experience higher team morale and productivity with a fundamental shift in an empowering management style
  • Focus your efforts on the highest value tasks that will have an immediate impact on your success
  • Improve communications, through transparency and "pull" versus "push" systems
  • Achieve greater flexibility and value to your organization by adding another tool to your toolbox


  • Thorough understanding about Agile and Scrum
  • A new outlook on the way you manage teams
  • A framework for understanding whether Agile and Scrum is right for your organization
  • The knowledge necessary for incorporating Scrum practices into your working environment
  • Easy to use reminders of Scrum7 PDUs
    • Printed class manual
    • Scrum reference card
    • Thumbdrive loaded with; articles, class exercises, whitepapers, etc...
  • Fulfill one of the requirements for the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification

About The Instructor: Kate Megaw, CSP, PMP

Kate is an IT professional with over 12 years of industry experience. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management from The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) from the Scrum Alliance and a Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI).

Kate is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations. Kate has spent much of her career managing and leading teams for global companies like XcitekSolutionsPlus (XSP) and H&R Block. She has founded and grown several community organizations such as Birmingham International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP), Agile Birmingham and TechBirmingham’s suite of TechMixer Events. In addition Kate has served as Vice President for Professional Development for PMI Birmingham.

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Scrum Alliance (SA) Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)

Organizations That We Have Trained:

  • American Airlines
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Earnst & Young
  • EMC
  • Emory University
  • FedEx
  • Garmin
  • GE
  • H&R Block
  • IBM
  • McKesson
  • NASA
  • Oracle
  • Raytheon
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Tractor Supply
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Walmart
  • Many, many, more...

Who should attend?

  • Project Managers
  • Software Development Managers
  • Senior IT Leadership (Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Team Members
  • Anyone interested in learning about the benefits of Scrum
Learning Objectives

  • As a class participant, I want to identify limitations of traditional project management, so that I understand what problems Scrum solves.
  • As a class participant, I want to explain the theories Scrum is based on, so that I know why Scrum works.
  • As a class participant, I want to describe the overall Scrum Framework, so that I know how the parts of Scrum integrate.
  • As a class participant, I want to list the roles in Scrum, so that I know how the members of a Scrum team work together.
  • As a class participant, I want to demonstrate developing a Vision Statement, so that I can provide a guiding light for the product.
  • As a class participant, I want to explain the purpose of a backlog and user stories, 
so that I can focus the team on the highest customer value.
  • As a class participant, I want to experience a Scrum Sprint, so that I can learn by doing.

Cancellation Policy:

In order to receive a refund of your tuition for this class you must notify us no later than 5 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 5 business day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class.

Privacy Notice:

We may on some occasions share your email address with a limited number of our trusted partners. We do not sell your personal information and we treat your privacy with the utmost regard. Please contact us at info@braintrustgroup.com if you have any concerns.

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When & Where

Homewood Suites - Brentwood, TN
5107 Peter Taylor Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37027

Monday, April 14, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

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