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Certified ScrumMaster

Dates & Times

January 12, 2013
January 13, 2013


Ramada Burbank Airport
2900 North San Fernando Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91450

Course Fee

Sale Ends (All times US Pacific) Price
Early Bird Pricing until December 15, 2012
Standard Pricing until January 8, 2013
Just In Time Pricing until January 11, 2013

This is a 2-day event. Each day's hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
Full participation is required for certification--no exceptions.


Platinum Edge offers specials discounts for groups, veterans and those that are unemployed. See our discount information below.

Go Platinum – and experience what world-class training can do.

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 Mr. Agile® – the Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) selected by Wiley and Sons to author their iconic “Scrum for Dummies” and “Agile Project Management for Dummies” series
•   All class materials for this highly-interactive class, with examples and exercises that truly enable understanding of Scrum, by one of the few agile consulting firms that have been in business for  over a decade
•   Post-course assessment and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) registration for each participant with the Scrum Alliance
•   Sixteen (16) PDUs toward PMI’s PMP and PMI-ACP certifications by a PMI Registered Education Provider®
•   Sixteen (16) SEUs towards becoming a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
•   Two-year membership for each class participant with the Scrum Alliance, which includes the exam fee
•   A 132-page student guide for note taking and future reference

Platinum Edge is a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider Platinum Edge is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider

Seminar Objectives

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 methods support 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 Overview

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
– ScrumMaster
– Self-organized Team

• Scrum artifacts
– Product backlog
– Release burndown
– Sprint backlog
– Sprint burndown

• Scrum meetings
– Release planning
– 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 system
– How to transition into use of Scrums, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challenges

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


Platinum Edge Discounts:

Contact us for special discount codes for:

Group Discounts: (Students must register at the same time)
2 Students: 5% off 
3-5 Students: 10% off
6+ Students: 20% off

Veterans: 20% off

Unemployed: 20% off

Multiple Class Sign-Up: Register for a CSM and CSPO class at the same time and receive 20% off

Alumni: 10% off

These are the only discounts we offer.
To see if this course qualifies for the Platinum Edge discounts, please contact us.
Veterans: contact us about possibly attending our certification training for FREE, under the GI Bill!


Money Back Guarantee: Over 6,000 Recommendations Can’t Be Wrong

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.

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.