Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)

This intensive two-day course will prepare you to take on the ScrumMaster® role and is taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer®. We’ll cover pragmatic, time-tested practices for managing product backlogs, long and short-range planning, project execution, and progress reporting. We’ll also examine many facets of Scrum, including the project lifecycle, roles, ceremonies, and artifacts.

You will participate in exercises, in-depth discussion, case studies and techniques to help illustrate practices and principles. After completing the course, you will be eligible for ScrumMaster® Certification with the Scrum Alliance®. You will also receive a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance®, an organization that provides valuable materials and resources exclusively to CSTs®.

You do not need to have substantial experience working in an Agile environment, but it helps if you have some experience managing projects. Anyone looking to gain an understanding of the Scrum framework will benefit from this course.

This class will cover:

  • The basics of what Scrum is and how it fits into an Agile process

  • How the Scrum Trainer role differs from a traditional project manager

  • The process for organizing, planning, and executing a Scrum project

  • Strategies for applying the Scrum framework to your job in the real world

Participants eligible for 14 Education Hours for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner application and 14 PMI PDUs
(Professional Development Units)