Certified Scrum Master Training Course (Alluvial)

23 May 2017 @ 9:00am PDT
24 May 2017 @ 5:00pm PDT

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Certified Scrum Master Training Course (Alluvial) 


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


For more information, please visit: https://www.scrumalliance.org/



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 5 years now.


A Certified Scrum Trainer since 2011, she has taught over 600 students through Certified Scrum Master or 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. 


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: $895 (before April 23rd, 2017)
  • Regular pricing: $995
  • VIATEC Members Discount: 20% - please request discount code.


Registration here: https://www.regonline.ca/alluvial-csm-training-may2017



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23 May 2017 @ 9:00am PDT
24 May 2017 @ 5:00pm PDT

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