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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training in Herndon, VA

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Courtyard Marriott Herndon Reston

533 Herndon Parkway

Herndon, VA 20170

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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training 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.

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.

  1. Agile Overview
  2. Iterative and Incremental
  3. Empirical and Defined Process
  4. Scrum Framework
  5. Scrum Roles
  6. Scrum Teams
  7. Product Backlog and Product Backlog Refinement
  8. Product Backlog Items and User Stories
  9. Product Increment and Definition of Done
  10. Estimation
  11. Sprint Planning
  12. Task Board and Daily Scrum
  13. Sprint Review and Retrospective
  14. Quality
  15. Burndown Charts
  16. Scrum Simulation
  17. Dashboard / Metrics

About Your Trainer

Richard Cheng, Principal Consultant at Excella Consulting, provides 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. He also leads Excella’s Agile Center of Excellence.

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 .

Price, Date, and Location

The registration fee for this two-day course is $1,300.00 (inclusive of all taxes and fees). This fee includes:

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

Registration is now open. Classes on both days will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott Herndon Reston at 533 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, Virginia 20170. On-site complimentary parking will be available. Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be provided each day.

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 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 students will be refunded 100% of the registration cost they paid.

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