Certified Scrum Master with Certified LeSS Basics

Online
Tokyo
Japan

Description :

 

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Certified Scrum Master®: CSM® [Live Online version: Certified Scrum Master]

This training will be conducted in English without a Japanese interpreter.

In addition to being a Certified Scrum Master class, this class fulfills the requirements to obtain the Certified LeSS Basics (CLB) certification.

■ Number of class days: 5 days (held online)

■ Class times: 2020/11/2 (Monday) - 2020/11-6 (Friday), 9:00-15:00 (Attendance is required for all dates)

 


MJ's Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Experience takes a more comprehensive, in-depth approach to CSM training for people who want to apply the Scrum principles to real world situations and explore how to avoid common mistakes other organizations have made. This workshop accepts participants who are willing to prepare before class.

Michael James is Seattle's Scrum expert, author of the the world's most popular Scrum e-learning series, as well as materials used by other trainers and translated by volunteers into twelve languages. Participants will need to complete the free online preparation work followed by an assessment to demonstrate their knowledge prior to registering for class. We do this because well-prepared groups are able to spend time exploring more advanced topics. The class is 90% activity, with very little lecture and PowerPoint. Unlike most trainers, MJ checks your knowledge during class to ensure you cannot fail the ScrumAlliance's test. MJ's class prepares you to explain Scrum to others when implementing it at work, and during job interviews.


This class will appeal to you if:

  • You are the type of person that has a natural curiosity for learning
  • You challenge yourself to be the best in whatever you do
  • You enjoy problem solving and are comfortable with ambiguity as you explore options in complex situations
  • You appreciate theory but learn best by doing
  • You are a job seeker wanting to be more knowledgeable about Agile during job interviews than an ordinary CSM
  • You are a consultant wanting more confidence in the guidance you deliver
  • You are a business leader seeking to avoid common mistakes in implementing Scrum

This course is an unconventional learning experience using activities rather than long lectures. 

 

Course topics include:

  • How Agile development differs from traditional project management.
  • Three Scrum roles, responsibilities, boundaries, in depth.
  • How to write well formed Product Backlog Items such as user stories.
  • Techniques for splitting large requirements (e.g. epics) into small specific ones.
  • Product Backlog prioritization.
  • Effort estimation.
  • Maintaining the Sprint Backlog.
  • Five Scrum meetings (how to, how not to).
  • Sprint execution for self organizing teams.
  • Definition of done and the potentially-shippable product increment.
  • Environments that encourage or impede team self organization.
  • Small group dynamics (the psychology of innovative teams).
  • Modern Agile engineering practices including test-driven development (TDD).
  • Lean principles derived from the Toyota Production System.
  • Product Owner planning and forecasting beyond one Sprint.
  • Case studies of Scrum in large organizations and for large scale development.
  • Case studies of common organizational impediments.
  • Case studies of successful and unsuccessful attempts to introduce Scrum/Agile to organizations.

The class will also contain knowledge tests that precede the Scrum Alliance's online test.


"It was the best class I've attended in years."


Course Prerequisites:

Regardless of whether you have prior exposure to Scrum, this class has mandatory prerequisites, which include 6 entertaining e-learning modules with quizzes, followed by a self assessment to demonstrate your knowledge.

The award-winning free online preparation work at http://ScrumTrainingSeries.com must be completed in order to register for this class. Absorbing the vocabulary and basics of Scrum before the classroom activities helps ensure the best team learning experience for all participants. Once you've completed the modules, we will send you a self assessment to measure your understanding of the preparation work. If you have any difficulty with the modules or embedded quizzes, please contact us for assistance.

Here’s what people are saying about the preparation work:

I wish to express my thanks for your online scrum training videos. They succeed in introducing the concepts of scrum, without being too complicated for a beginner to understand.

--Josh at Ericsson

I watched the Intro to Scrum video and it just made pure sense. I took the test as well and loved it, everything sank in first time around.

--Rich in Holden, MA

This series is FANTASTIC! It was entertaining, engaging and informative. I’m very new to SCRUM and this material was presented in a very logical, easy to understand manner. It’s such a logical framework and approach! In fact, I sent the link to all the PMs in my company (we’re implementing this approach to SDLC).

--Donna in Nashville, TN


On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive

  • Qualification for ScrumMaster Certification (passing the classroom and in person exams are required for certification)
  • Payment of your first two year dues for the Scrum Alliance

"I passed the CSM test on the first try without the need for subsequent review."


Interactive instructional methods

During class, CSM participants explore Agility while divided into self organizing Scrum teams of 5-7 people each, working with case studies and experiencing learning situations beyond the Scrum Alliance's certification requirements.

The case study method of learning has been used in business, law and medical education for many years. Case studies are valuable for not only teaching the concepts and content around Agile, but also the process skills and critical thinking required for implementing Scrum successfully in a real world work environment.

The case examples used will often involve complex situations that require participants to learn to problem solve. Having to apply concepts to practical situations can help participants synthesize information more quickly. In addition, the case studies used in class usually generate enthusiastic class discussions that enhance the learning experience for all.

Agenda :

Main topics covered primarily by team activities and examples (any lectures would be very short):

  • How Agile development differs from traditional project management.
  • Three Scrum roles, responsibilities, boundaries, in depth.
  • How to write well formed Product Backlog Items such as user stories.
  • Techniques for splitting large requirements (e.g. epics) into small specific ones.
  • Product Backlog prioritization.
  • Effort estimation.
  • Maintaining the Sprint Backlog.
  • Five Scrum meetings (how to, how not to).
  • Sprint execution for self organizing teams.
  • Definition of done and the potentially-shippable product increment.
  • Environments that encourage or impede team self organization.
  • Small group dynamics (the psychology of innovative teams).
  • Modern Agile engineering practices including test-driven development (TDD).
  • Lean principles derived from the Toyota Production System.
  • Product Owner planning and forecasting beyond one Sprint.
  • Case studies of Scrum in large organizations.
  • Case studies of Scrum for large scale development.
  • Case studies of common organizational impediments.
  • Case studies of successful and unsuccessful attempts to introduce Scrum/Agile to organizations.

The class contains individual and group knowledge tests that precede the Scrum Alliance's online test.

Better prepared groups are able to spend more time on the advanced topics.

This class will appeal to you if:

  • You are the type of person that has a natural curiosity for learning
  • You push yourself to be the best in whatever you do
  • You enjoy problem solving and are comfortable with ambiguity as you explore the best options for a complex situation
  • You appreciate theory but learn best by doing
  • You are a job seeker wanting to be more knowledgeable about Agile during job interviews than an ordinary CSM
  • You are a business leader seeking to avoid common mistakes in implementing Scrum

Regardless of whether you have prior exposure to Scrum, completion of the following material is required before registering for your class (links to this material will also be sent to you when you inquire). If you are not sure whether to sign up for the class, consider doing the free e-learning first:

Details :

 

Course Prerequisites:

Regardless of whether you have prior exposure to Scrum, this class has mandatory prerequisites, which include 6 entertaining e-learning modules with quizzes, followed by a self assessment to demonstrate your knowledge.

The award-winning free online preparation work at http://ScrumTrainingSeries.com must be completed in order to register for this class. Absorbing the vocabulary and basics of Scrum before the classroom activities helps ensure the best team learning experience for all participants. Once you've completed the modules, we will send you a self assessment to measure your understanding of the preparation work. If you have any difficulty with the modules or embedded quizzes, please contact us for assistance.

On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive:

  • CLB certification.
  • Qualification for ScrumMaster Certification (full participation + passing my exam + the ScrumAlliance's exam are required for certification).
  • Payment of your first two year dues for the Scrum Alliance.

Price: 300,000 JPY

Additional Price Information: ( ¥330,000 including tax)