Agile Product Management Bootcamp
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About the Event
Scrum helps thousands of organizations improve their processes through Agility. As a Certified ScrumMaster, you’ll be an integral part of that success — without having to suffer through a single PowerPoint slide.
This training will teach you everything you need to know to effectively apply Scrum tools and techniques. You’ll also graduate prepared to pass your ScrumMaster Certification test — guaranteed. 99% of Adam’s graduates pass on their first try!
In terms of format, Adam uses Scrum to teach Scrum, combining your training with practical experience. The course is split into two focused work periods — or ‘sprints’ — each lasting a day. Each sprint has its own backlog (a detailed description of required accomplishments) and you’ll track your progress towards your certification using burndown charts.
Learning the language of Scrum is part of the course, so don’t worry if all that sounds jargon heavy.
All graduates receive:
- Adam’s Scrum Kickoff Planner
- Access to a regular series of open Q&A conference calls
- 14 Project Management Institute Professional Development Units (PDUs)*
- 16 Scrum Education Units from the Scrum Alliance
- A two-year Scrum Alliance Membership
- Additional mentorship, as needed, to pass the ScrumMaster Certification test
- Adam’s personal telephone number — If you run into a Scrum-related situation, he’s only a text away!
The training maintains a comfortable, sustainable pace as required by Scrum. Each sprint includes at least two mini-breaks (at around 10:30am and 2:30pm) and a longer lunch break (around noon). If you need a personal break at any other time, you’re welcome to take it. Just don’t miss more than 60 minutes of the two-day workshop or we can’t certify you.
What You’ll Learn
Adam’s CSM class covers all the topics required by the Scrum Alliance, including:
- Understanding Agile: Scrum is just one of many Agile approaches. We’ll discuss what all Agile approaches share in common and what makes an approach Agile.
- Scrum Framework Overview: We’ll teach you the Scrum workflow to build your understanding of the whole process and the details of each step.
- Scrum Artifacts: Discover how to use product backlogs, sprint backlogs, sprint burndowns, and release burndowns, plus other optional artifacts such as task boards.
- Scrum Roles & Responsibilities: What does a ScrumMaster do? What makes for an effective Product Owner? Get familiar with the roles required to run Scrum and learn how to tackle the responsibilities of each.
- Scrum Meetings: Learn the ins and outs of each scrum meeting type —sprint planning, daily standup, sprint review, sprint retrospective, and backlog refinement — along with tricks to make each run smoothly.
- Self-organization Techniques: Self-organization is a bedrock element of Scrum. These exercises help you experience how and why teams are better off managing themselves.
- Empirical Process Control: Transparency, inspection, and adaptation are the keys to remaining Agile. Taken together, they let us set aside detailed upfront planning in favor of a more effective method of development.
- Definition of Done: Scrum allows you to ship a working product at the end of each sprint. In order to do that, a team must have a shared understanding of how and when they consider something ‘done’.
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