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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training in Herndon, VA

Excella Consulting

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training in Herndon, VA

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration Ended $1,100.00 $0.00
Training Registration 1d 16h 24m $1,300.00 $0.00

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training

Excella’s Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class is a two-day learning experience that provides students a full immersion into Agile principles and the concepts and practices that define the Scrum framework.

The class is presented in a highly interactive and collaborative format with elements of lecture, classroom discussion, exercises, games, simulations, and video interwoven throughout the class.

Upon completion of the class, students will be eligible to take the Certified ScrumMaster evaluation and become Certified ScrumMasters. This course also allows the students to claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs) which can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP)® and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certifications. PMI, PMP, and PMI-ACP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for all members of the project team including developers, testers, analysts, project managers, etc. This course is also great for functional managers and executives who are interested in Agile methodologies and process improvement.

Course Outline

The Excella CSM training uses Scrum to teach Scrum. Listed below is the ordered Product Backlog for the class. The class is run using four half-day Sprints. Sprint Planning is used to identify the Sprint Goals and key learning modules for each Sprint. The Task Board and Burndown charts are used to create transparency and track progress to completion. Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives ensure students are engaged in a great learning environment.

  • Agile Overview
  • Iterative and Incremental
  • Empirical and Defined Process
  • Scrum Framework
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Teams
  • Product Backlog and Product Backlog Refinement
  • Product Backlog Items and User Stories
  • Product Increment and Definition of Done
  • Estimation
  • Sprint Planning
  • Task Board and Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Review and Retrospective
  • Quality
  • Burndown Charts
  • Scrum Simulation
  • Dashboard / Metrics

About Your Trainer

Richard Cheng, Director of Training at Excella, provides training and consulting services to commercial and federal clients in the Washington, DC area. Richard coaches, mentors, and trains clients in understanding and implementing Agile and Scrum.

A graduate of Virginia Tech, Richard has authored several publications on project management, presented at Agile and PMI sponsored industry events, is a member of Mensa, and holds certifications including Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified LeSS Practitioner, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). Richard is a founder and on the executive committee of the Agile Delivery for Agencies, Programs, and Teams (ADAPT), an Agile government task force.

Class Logistics

Your registration fee includes:

  • Exam fees
  • Certification fees
  • Two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance
  • Training manuals and supplies
  • Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks

The class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the MicroTek Dulles Training Center at 12950 Worldgate Drive, Suite 400, Herndon, Virginia 20170. On-site complimentary parking will be available.

Cancellation Policy

Students submitting cancellation requests 10 business days or more prior to the start of the course are entitled to a full refund. Students submitting cancellation requests less than 10 business days prior to the start of the course will be issued a credit toward a future Excella training course. The credit will be equal to the amount paid for the initial course less any applicable fees. Should the organizer cancel the course for any reason, each registered student will be refunded 100% of the registration cost they paid.

Have questions about Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training in Herndon, VA? Contact Excella Consulting

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MicroTek Dulles Training Center
12950 Worldgate Drive, Suite 400
Herndon, VA 20170

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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