Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) (Houston, TX)
$942 – $1,242
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) (Houston, TX)

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) (Houston, TX)

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RAC Houston

1880 S Dairy Ashford Rd

#220

Houston, TX 77077

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The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class is a two-day learning experience on the Scrum framework, Agile principles, and how to be a great ScrumMaster.

“This was by far the best professional course that I've attended. If all were this engaging I'd attend many more. Thank you!"

-- Karen R., Data Operation Manager

Why choose agile42?

  • Engaging: Our courses are highly interactive and fun -- not a PowerPoint assault
  • Best instructors: Our instructors have decades of experience using Scrum in hundreds of organizations large and small
  • Practical and memorable: participants learn through hands-on exercises, creating high knowledge retention
  • Learn by doing: you will apply all the Scrum practices in a practical, fun and memorable Scrum project

What our participants are saying:

“I can honestly say this was hands down the best training class I have ever attended. You guys do an amazing job facilitating and keeping people interested. I am so excited to use the new tools in my toolbox for my sprint planning on Monday, and easily passed the CSM test with the knowledge I obtained in your class."

-- Stephanie C., Project Manager

Training Topics:

  • Lean & Agile Principles
  • Scrum Values & Principles
  • Scrum framework core elements: roles, activities, and artifacts
  • The ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Development Team roles
  • Product Vision and long-term roadmap planning
  • Mid-range ‘Release’ Planning
  • Scaling Scrum to multiple teams
  • User Stories and the Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning and the Sprint backlog
  • Daily Scrum (stand-up) Meeting
  • Estimating and sizing work items
  • Reporting and artifacts: burn-down charts, burn-up charts, and more
  • The Sprint Review (Demo): valuable feedback from stakeholders
  • Continuous process improvement via impactful Retrospectives

PMI PDUs

Participants earn 14 PDUs from the PMI, which can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP) and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) designations.

Participants also earn 14 Scrum Education Units (SEUs) toward the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) designation from the Scrum Alliance.

Upon successful completion of the 2-day course, you will be eligible to take the Certified ScrumMaster examination from the Scrum Alliance and receive your Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) designation.

Ask us about in-house private training, where we can focus on your organization’s specific needs. Contact usa@agile42.com

More testimonials from our students

“Excellent instructor, excellent examples!”

“The course is great as it teaches not just the teams and processes about agile, but also the key concepts of how to make agile successful. The in-class activities keep everyone focused & engaged. The instructor is knowledgeable and able to communicate the essence clearly, and is able to control the pace very well.”

“One of the best animated, diverse, fun yet enlightening trainings I've attended.”

Our training approach

Over the years, agile42 has delivered Scrum & Agile training to thousands of professionals worldwide, with consistently excellent ratings from participants. In all our trainings we use techniques from Accelerated Learning and in particular principles from Training from the Back of the Room. Our participants stay engaged throughout the class, learn by doing, and have fun along the way. "When learners talk and teach, they learn." -- Sharon Bowman.

Lunch and a light breakfast will be served each day. Breaks of 10-15 minutes will be scheduled approximately every 60-90 minutes.

Training Topics:

  • Lean & Agile Principles
  • Scrum Values & Principles
  • Scrum framework core elements: roles, activities, and artifacts
  • The ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Development Team roles
  • Product Vision and long-term roadmap planning
  • Mid-range ‘Release’ Planning
  • Scaling Scrum to multiple teams
  • User Stories and the Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning and the Sprint backlog
  • Daily Scrum (stand-up) Meeting
  • Estimating and sizing work items
  • Reporting and artifacts: burn-down charts, burn-up charts, and more
  • The Sprint Review (Demo): valuable feedback from stakeholders
  • Continuous process improvement via impactful Retrospectives

FAQs
2days before training you will receive a pre-course email re-confirming venue details, catering and parking options. You will also receive an email from the trainer outlining learning expectations.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, you can always transfer to a different date for the same course at no extra charge.

Do you have to bring anything with you to the class?

Leave your laptop at home and bring a pen and a smile. You will be provided with a workbook.

What is the refund policy?

Cancellations more than 2 weeks before the course date receive a full refund. Cancellations within 2 weeks of the course date receive a 70% refund.



Disclaimer: agile42 reserves the right to change venue or cancel any course for reasons including, but not limited to, trainer illness or bad weather. In the event of cancellation, we will offer a transfer to a different course or a refund.

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Houston, TX 77077

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