Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification Course

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Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, one will be able to achieve outstanding performance in teams and self-organized units of individuals and when these teams are equipped with objectives, rather than executable tasks. One will be able to significantly achieve as Scrum teaches you how to give room for the teams to develop their own tactics to meet the common objectives.

Course Module

  • How manufacturing has influenced software development
  • The origins of agile thinking
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The complexity of projects
  • Theoretical Vs. Empirical processes overview
  • The “Iron Triangle” of Project Management

  • The different Scrum roles
  • Chickens and Pigs
  • Iterative Development vs. Waterfall
  • Self-Management concepts
  • Full disclosure and visibility
  • The Scrum Framework Overview

  • Traditional vs. Agile methods overview
  • Scrum:  The Silver Bullet?
  • The Agile Skeleton
  • A Scrum launch checklist

  • The Team Member
  • The Product Owner
  • The Scrum Master

  • The Agile Heart
  • Bruce Tuckman’s team life cycle
  • Patrick Lencioni’s Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Team ground rules
  • Getting Human Resources involved
  • The impact of project switching
  • The Scrum of Scrums
  • Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)
  • The importance of knowing when software is “done”
  • Dispersed team consideration

  • Product Backlog Features
  • Relative Weighted Prioritization
  • User Stories
  • Relative Effort
  • Velocity
  • Planning Poker and Story Points
  • Projecting a Schedule
  • Why Plan in an Agile Environment?

  • The Priority Guide
  • Product Backlog Refactoring
  • Release Management

  • The ScrumMaster Aura
  • Characteristics of a ScrumMaster Candidate
  • The Difficulties of Being a ScrumMaster
  • A Day in the Life of a ScrumMaster
  • The Importance of Listening
  • Common Sense

  • A Chart of Scrum Meetings
  • The Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning
  • The Sprint Backlog
  • The Sprint
  • The Daily Scrum
  • The Sprint Review
  • Why Plan?
  • The Ideal Team Day
  • Scrum Tools

Learning Approch

  • Designed with a focus on real world relevance
  • Real-world case studies
  • Hands-on Assignments
  • Individualized Instructor
  • Career Guidance

Certification (LP Certificate)

Earn a Course Completion Certificate, an official Learners Point credential that confirms that you have successfully completed a course with us.

Certification (KHDA)

Earn a KHDA attested Course Certificate. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is the educational quality assurance and regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our trainings are mostly instructor led and classroom based. However, we also offer high quality live and interactive online sessions.

Our highly skilled faculties from around the globe are experts in their fields and come with decades of diverse industry experience. Our trainers are internationally recognized and locally preferred with rich research driven experience which will ensure highly customizable, engaging and top in the class learning experience.

Choosing LearnersPoint is true value for money as our trainings are right blend of theory and practice and specially developed keeping tomorrow's business needs in mind. All the training sessions are closely monitored through specially designed progress tracker to ensure reinforced and unparalleled learning experience.

Once you have registered for a course and wish to not to proceed with the training for any reason, you are entitled for a refund of the fees provided we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of initial registration before the training commencement. The refunds are processed within 4 weeks from the day of withdrawal.