SOLD OUT - Certified Scrum Master Training (Alluvial)

18 Oct 2018 @ 9:00am PDT
19 Oct 2018 @ 5:00pm PDT

Certified Scrum Master Training Course



Presented by Alluvial
October 18 & 9, 2018
Fort Tectoria - 777 Fort St
Trainer:  Petra Skapa


This ​two-day ​Certified Scrum Master ​course ​is ​a ​great ​jumping ​off ​point ​for ​becoming ​a ​servant ​leader ​or ​effective ​member ​of ​a ​Scrum ​team. ​You’ll ​first ​learn ​the ​essential ​concepts ​and ​tools ​of ​Scrum, ​including ​how ​to ​execute ​a ​discovery ​session, ​plan ​releases ​and ​sprints, ​track ​and ​report ​progress, ​and ​continually ​improve ​via ​feedback ​loops. ​Then ​we’ll ​cover ​how ​to ​build ​a ​roadmap ​for ​implementing ​Scrum, ​and ​facilitate ​or ​participate ​in ​Scrum ​ceremonies, ​such ​as ​release ​planning, ​sprint ​planning, ​daily ​Scrums, ​sprint ​reviews ​and ​retrospectives.

All ​attendees ​will ​receive ​Scrum ​training ​materials ​to ​take ​back ​to ​their ​teams, ​a ​2-year ​membership ​in ​the ​Scrum ​Alliance, ​and ​eligibility ​to ​take ​the ​Scrum Master ​Certification ​Exam ​upon ​completion ​of ​the ​class.

The main points are as follows, but can be adjusted based on class priorities:

  • Introduction
  • Mindset
  • Communication
  • History
  • Scrum Overview
  • Roles
  • Product Planning
  • Product Discovery
  • Product Backlog
  • Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Retrospective
  • Estimation
  • Metrics
  • Definition of Done
  • Extreme Programming
  • Lean
  • Scaling
  • Distributed
  • Change Management

Attendees Will Receive:

  • Eligibility to take the ScrumMaster Certification Exam
  • CSM Exam fee paid
  • Snack, lunch and beverages

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Trainer Bio – Petra Skapa

Petra Skapa was taught Scrum by Ken Schwaber in 2002 and has been a team member as a developer, Scrum Master, Iteration Manager and Agile Project Manager.  

Her experience has great diversity of domain, from airlines to retail, and medical to telecom. She has been leading Agile Transformations for over 10 years now.  A Certified Scrum Trainer since 2011, she has taught hundreds of students through Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner training classes.

Petra holds a Bachelors degree in Human and Social Development from the University of Victoria, 1998, and a post graduate diploma in Object Oriented Software Technology from Saint Mary’s University, 2001.

Petra presents regularly at conferences such as, Agile Central Europe, Agile Eastern Europe, Better Software Conference, Dev Chicks, XP Suisse and Global Scrum Gathering Paris 2013, and leads the Scrum Breakfast Club in Victoria, BC.

Petra’s background as a social worker makes her unique and brings with it the understanding that all change comes from individuals.  Petra understands that people’s choices are directly influenced by their motivations, be they external or internal.  She can get inside an organization quickly by immediately connecting with people and goes to where the work is.  Petra can quickly build trust with a team by seeking understanding of their perspectives, and lead them in a direction where they see value for themselves, their product and their organization.   She believes every Agile adoption is as unique as every individual and therefore she varies her approach to each specific context.

Petra’s key values are integrity and respect for people.


Pricing & Registration 

  • Early bird pricing: $995 (September 18th, 2018)
  • Regular pricing: $1,095
  • VIATeC Members Discount: 20% - please request discount code.

 Registration here:


Mack Adams
(250) 886-4273

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