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Manish Thakkar

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Certified Scrum Master Workshop in Toronto, run by one of the best certified scrum trainers, who has trained more than two of thousand professionals (IT and Non-IT) from more than 20 countries. This seminar is not just about scrum concepts and framework, but it is an interactive seminar where each participant will learn scrum concepts through multiple activities, exercises, simulations, and implement it in a team setting for a case study.


This hands-on CSM® certification seminar is run by Kiran Thakkar of Daily Agile, who is Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with over 25 years IT industry experience. Upon successfully completing this two-day seminar you will be a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) for a period of 90-days. After the class you will take the online ScrumAlliance® exam for your certification to be valid for 2-years.


Your tuition includes 2-year membership in ScrumAlliance® and all exam fees. Story Point estimation cards are provided

All participants earn:

- Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

- Project Management Institute (PMI®) members earn PDUs

Continental breakfast is provided during class.

CSM Based on New Learning Objectives

Topics and hands on activities:

Day 1:

  • Agile and Scrum Introduction
  • Overview on various Agile Methods - Lean, Kanban, Scrum, Xp, DevOps
  • Why Agile? Team activity
  • Origins of Scrum and  Understanding Scrum
  • Basic Scrum Engine, Agile Manifesto
  • Sprints Team activity
  •   Four Meetings
  •   Three Roles
  •   Scrum Artifacts, non-scrum artifacts
  • Scrum and Compliance
  • Non-Scrum Roles Team activity
  • Various scrum team structure - Discussion on DevOps, globaly distributed scrum team
  • How do architecture, DBA, and other supporting roles fits in Scrum?
  • Enterprise Agile scenarios - 10, 20, 30, 40, .... 120+ scrum teams
  • Scrum Values
  • Scrum Phases
  • Scrum Simulation - Non-IT Case Study - Multiple Team activities and role play
  • Sprint planning meeting
  • Daily standup meeting
  • Burndown charts and project reporting
  • Sprint review and retrospective

Day 2:

  • Q&A, Refresher from Day 1
  • Agile Transformation Team activity
  • Agile Coaching - difference between facilitation, teaching, mentoring, and coaching
  • Agile Portfolio and Release Planning
  • Day 2 - IT Case Study multiple activities and role plays
  • Vision Statement
  • Product backlog creation Team activity
  • Various Estimation Techniques, Prioritization Team activity
  • What is User Story? Template and Simulations Team Activity
  • Agile Facilitation
    • Scrum Master Facilitation techniques
    • Communication obstacles and their impacts
    • Define clear communication ground rules and impact on collaboration
  • Scrum Master - Service to the
    • Development team
    • Product Owner
    • Organization
    • Acceptance Criteria, Definition of Readiness and Definition of Done
    • Determine Team Velocity
    • Value of good engineering practices
  • Release Management and Progress Reporting
  • Agile Metrics that Matters
  • Agile Contracts
  • Closing Activities and Graduation
 Team Activity

Team Activity

Team Activity

Team Activity 4

Team Activity

The certification class is appropriate for all software team members, including project managers, team leads, development managers, product managers, architects, developers, testers, as well as executives like CIOs and CTOs.

Have questions about Weekend - Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Toronto, Canada - by DailyAgile? Contact Manish Thakkar

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Innovative Professional Offices (just off the 401/dixie exit)
5800 Ambler Drive (just off the 401/dixie exit)
Suite 210
Mississauga, ON L4W 4J4

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Manish Thakkar

Manish Thakkar, an IT professional with 20 plus years of experience in global application development and leadership, is an Agile Certified Practitioner, Project Management Professional (certified by the PMI) and a Certified Scrum Master (certified by the Scrum Alliance). Manish also holds a degree in Masters of Computing (Information Technology) from Australia.

Manish has an extensive experience in Information Technology projects and he has progressively advanced into Project and Program Management. Manish brings in a wealth of experience from wide variety of industries including Financial, Insurance, Consulting, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Sales and Marketing. Manish has managed multiple projects and programs of various size, complexity and risk rating including highly complex and large-scale program with globally distributed teams. Manish brings real life Traditional and Agile Project Management experience to his class and information sessions.

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