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Event - 1/30-31/12 - Certified Scrum Master course with Platinum Edge, Inc.

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Platinum Edge presents:

CSM - Certified ScrumMaster Class in San Francisco, CA, USA

DATE/TIME: Monday, January 30, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at
5:00 PM (PT)

LOCATION: AMA Executive Conference Center in the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 
55 Fourth Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103

COST: $995-$1395

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

MORE INFO:
Website: www.platinumedge.com
event info: http://www.eventbrite...­
Phone # (866) 652-9866
Contact:george magdaleno
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