Course Description: Our two-day Certified ScrumMaster training course provides a comprehensive and in-depth training in Scrum theory and practice, taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer.
The course format is divided equally between lecture, discussion, and exercises, with frequent opportunities to ask questions.
In addition to Scrum theory and practices, the course also includes coverage of the following topics: release planning and estimation using Scrum; managing Scrum projects to on-schedule completion; multi-location (distributed) development using Scrum; using Scrum in a fixed bid environment; business metrics and Scrum; and strategies for successful corporate adoption of Scrum.
Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP's are eligible for 16 Professional Development Units.
Trainer: Pete Deemer is one of about 100 Certified Scrum Trainers worldwide, and he specializes in working with development teams throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. He received his CSM training and CST sponsorship from Ken Schwaber, who created Scrum with Dr. Jeff Sutherland. Along with Dr. Sutherland, Pete is one of the founders of The Scrum Foundation. Pete is the co-author of The Scrum Primer, one of the most widely read introductions to Scrum, and lead author of The Distributed Scrum Primer, a new guide to distributed and multilocation Scrum.
Pete has spent the last 22 years leading teams building products and services at global companies. Pete was the senior executive who led Yahoo!'s successful large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which grew to more than 2,000 employees worldwide. During his Yahoo! tenure, he served as Vice President of Product Development for Yahoo! in the US, as well as Chief Product Officer of Yahoo!'s 1500-person Research and Development center in Bangalore, India.
Pete is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and has spent a number of years as adjunct faculty at University of California Berkeley, most recently in the Graduate School of Business, where he received the prestigious Club 6 teaching award. Pete is a visiting lecturer at the Institute of Systems Science at the National University of Singapore for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Pete is based in Singapore, and travels frequently to India, Australia, China, and other countries in the region.
Who Should Attend: This course is useful for anyone who wants to be successful using Scrum. It's not just for ScrumMasters -- it's also strongly recommended for Product Owners, Product Managers, Project Managers, Functional / Departmental Managers, Development Team Members (including Architects, Designers, Coders, Testers, and others), and Executives in organizations doing Scrum.
January 30, 2012 — 9:00 am to
January 31, 2012 — 5:00 pm
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