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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®)

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This highly interactive certification course provides in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles, and scaling.

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Our immersive instructional techniques teach you Scrum by having you do Scrum – just as it is done in the real world. A small sampling of what you'll get:

  • Certified ScrumMaster training by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with the Scrum Alliance, the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community, having certified nearly 1 million practitioners worldwide
  • A highly-interactive learning experience with examples and exercises that truly enable understanding of Scrum, by one of the few consulting firms solely focused on agile transformation for almost 20 years
  • Post-course assessment and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) registration for each participant with the Scrum Alliance
  • Sixteen (16) PDUs toward PMP® and PMI-ACP® certifications by a Project Management Institute (PMI)® Registered Education Provider (REP)
  • Two-year membership for each class participant with the Scrum Alliance, which includes the exam fee
  • All course materials and resources

This class is offered in partnership with PMI to support the local PM community.

Platinum Edge is a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider 


Seminar Overview

This highly interactive certification course provides in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles, and scaling. This course provides Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master certification, 16 PDUs toward PMP recertification and 16 PDUs toward PMI-ACP certification.

Scrum supports responsive development that:

  • Adapts to volatile business needs and ongoing refinement of business solutions
  • Drives efficient and effective production
  • Ensures closer adherence to customers’ real-world needs through streamlined planning
  • Supports faster deployment of production-grade solutions so your organization can gain market advantage and business value
  • Reduces project risk through rapid iterations of development that inform opportunity assessments

When this course has been completed, attendees will have gained in-depth practical knowledge of Scrum and its benefits.


Seminar Objectives

Topics included in this course are:

  • Agile foundational concepts
    • Defined vs. Empirical process control
    • The Agile Manifesto
    • The 12 Agile Principles
  • Scrum concepts
    • Theory and principles
    • How the Scrum approach supports agile principles
    • Planning and tracking with Scrum
    • Shippable functionality and getting to Done
  • Scrum roles and responsibilities
    • Product owner
    • Scrum master
    • Development team
  • Scrum artifacts
    • Product backlog
    • Sprint backlog
    • Product increment
  • Scrum events
    • Sprint
    • Sprint planning
    • Daily scrum
    • Sprint review
    • Sprint retrospective
  • Requirements analysis
  • Estimating and prioritizing product backlog items
  • Technical debt
  • Scaling across multiple teams and multiple geographies
  • Tips on, techniques for, and benefits of helping clients and management understand the Scrum framework
  • How to transition to Scrum, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challenges
  • Preparation for the CSM certification test

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Platinum Edge provides one of the best training programs in the industry. We have so much confidence that you will be satisfied with our training that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. If by the end of the course you are not satisfied, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee.

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We'll match any published price on identical classes offered by other providers in the same geographic area. Show us the lower published price and we will match it.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be provided for any reason prior to one week before the start of the class. If less than one week prior to class, you will be charged $100 if you cancel and do not transfer your registration to a future Platinum Edge class.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to other common questions.

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