Class Details

Price: $1,295

Course Includes:

  • High quality hands-on training using role-plays and case-studies
  • Exam fee!
  • Complimentary copy of the SBOK Guide
  • Free Lifetime Primary Membership
  • One-year Advanced Membership worth $120
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee and soda avaiable throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies at participating locations

Course Outline

Agile and Scrum Overview

  • What is Agile?
  • Why use Agile?
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Methods
  • Other Agile Methods
  • Scrum Overview
  • Scrum Summary

Scrum Roles

  • The Product Owner
  • The Scrum Team
  • The Scrum Master
  • Advantages of Cross-functional Teams

Planning in Scrum

  • Scrum Flow
  • Requirements in Scrum
  • Prioritizing the Product Backlog
  • Adaptive Project Management
  • Scrum Planning
  • User Stories
  • The Concept of Persona
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Generic Done Criteria
  • Criteria for a Good User Story
  • Estimation
  • Importance of Value
  • Risk Burndown Graphics
  • Scrum Board

Sprint Planning

  • Sprints
  • Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Planning Game
  • Task Estimation
  • The Sprint Backlog

Implementation of Scrum

  • Daily Stand-up Meeting
  • Sprint Review Meeting
  • Sprint Retrospective Meeting
  • Product Backlog Grooming

Scrum for Large Projects

  • The Chief Product Owner
  • Distributed teams in Scrum
  • Transitioning to Scrum
  • Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
  • Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement

Objectives

The following are objectives for this course:

  • To familiarize participants with the concepts, advantages, and challenges of the Scrum methodology
  • To equip participants with the knowledge needed to be the Product Owner
  • To provide practical knowledge of dealing with the Project Stakeholders and take care of the business/value side of things
  • To prepare participants to pass the SPOC certification exam

Class Exam

Your exam is included in the price of your course! 

Students who pass the exam will be awarded the "Scrum Master Certified" certificate.

Exam Format

  • 140 multiple-choice questions
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 180 minutes to complete
  • Proctored online exam