Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Understand Scrum and how to adopt it.
Two days of intensive practice to learn to support agile teams, facilitate communication, internal and external collaboration, make progress visible and increase the value delivered by the team thanks to short work cycles and early feedback. Online program endorsed by Scrum Alliance.
Free Course Buy Now After registration, you will receive a welcome kit containing resources to start your training journey immediately.
What will you learn?
How Scrum works: the Team from the inside, iterative and incremental development with Sprints, Sprint Backlog, Product Backlog, PBIs, refinement, acceptance criteria, and more.
ScrumMaster's responsibilities and the four disciplines for everyday work to improve your ability to take action.
Differences between Agile and traditional leadership to better adapt to change, lead from a place of service and unlearn various leadership styles that impede adopting Scrum the right way.
Agile development's evolutionary planning, relative estimation of PBIs or User Stories, and Ametrics based on results.
We will go through:
How it works and differs from traditional project management
The Team, Product Owner and Developers
The Scrum Master: responsibilities, servant leadership and impediment removal
Sprints (key to the framework)
Sprint Planning, Daily, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective
Artifacts: Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog and Increment. Purposes and links
Commitments: Product Goal, Sprint Goal and Definition of Done (DoD)s
2. Agility and Complexity Management
You will be able to recognize the various complexity levels in product building and necessary focus areas for each of them.
You will learn:
The underlying reasons for using this framework in managing complexity (and the difference between complex and complicated problems)
When it makes sense (or not) to use it
Taking advantage of this Agile framework to succeed in complex contexts due to these essential pillars: transparency, inspection, and adaptation.
3. Incremental Development
We will go in detail over the essential elements of incremental product development.
In this section:
You will experience one of the most significant mindset shifts in transitioning from traditional product development to Agile product development
You will understand the strategy used to build products incrementally while validating hypotheses
You will understand through exercises this paradigm shift from the ScrumMaster viewpoint
4. The Team Accountabilities
We will identify team members' responsibilities, mindset, and anti-patterns.
You will learn:
What is expected from each member
The most critical cares you should have when maintaining healthy practices
Agile teams' self-management and cross-functionality traits
What you can do (or avoid) from your place to promote Agility and Scrum
5. Agile Estimation and Planning
When switching from a traditional to an Agile approach, there is a significant change in estimating and planning mindsets.
In this section:
We will practice PBIs estimation
You will understand how to carry out performance measurement from an Agile perspective
You will be able to differentiate between results-oriented and output-oriented metrics
6. Integrative Simulation through Scrum Events
In this last stage, you will participate in a comprehensive exercise.
We will build a digital product where:
You will establish the Product Goal (Product Goal) You will determine the Goal of each Sprint You will carry out the planning of the Sprint You will participate in the Sprint Review and get Feedback to evolve the product You will carry out a series of Retrospectives to improve the development process At the same time, you will understand the most critical details of the Planning, the Daily, the Sprint Review and the Retrospective
You will learn what to take into account when facilitating these events, for example: purposes, participants, typical agendas, relationship with Stakeholders, durations, anti-patterns and frequent problems
How do I get certified?
1. Register now
3. Pass the Exam
What does Certified ScrumMaster mean and how can I become one?
By earning this credential, everything you've learned about team work will be challenged by Agility.
Fuente: 11th State of Agile Report - VersionOne
As a ScrumMaster, you'll work with the Product Owner, Developers, and the Organization, ensuring the fluidity in their work by removing organizational impediments.
In your day-to-day, you will work on Sprints. Sprints are fixed periods to build and deliver Product Increments that will be inspected by the Scrum Team and Stakeholders to learn from the feedback obtained.
In the meantime, as ScrumMaster, you should be aware of the purpose, dynamics, tools, and anti-patterns of the Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective (we discuss everthing on the course).
You will be key in each and every one of these meetings. You will be the facilitator, responsible for overseeing the process by which the other team members will make collaborative decisions.
Your responsibilities do not end here; as CSM you should also facilitate refinement activities with a large part of the team and Stakeholders, groups of people who generally think very differently, to bring agreements and shared decisions.
Great ScrumMasters learn this new way of leading by serving the Team and knowing all about Scrum, adaptive-control models, evolutionary product development, and facilitation. Still, they also pay close attention to unlearning many leadership behaviors that become obstacles to successfully adopting Scrum.
All those learnings will come along with your ScrumMaster certification.
Sign up for the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) today and give your career a tangible boost..
What do you get when you register?
Access to the course recording after its completion.
Bonus: CSM Exam Prep.
An additional course with recommended reading material and simulations for you to practice before taking the ScrumMaster certification exam.
Welcome Kit + Campus
With videos that you can watch immediately to get to know the fundamental aspects of Scrum without having to wait for the start of the course and material that you can use without a time limit.
Digital Book 'Scrum and more...'
(in Spanish) to have as a reference during the course and after finishing it.
The most recognized ScrumMaster certification in industry companies 🥇 (after passing the exam).
16 Miles & PDUs
Miles that you can later exchange for discounts in our other courses and PDUs to accredit in the PMI (Project management Institute).
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
16 hours divided into two days of 8 hours each.
Online course live with Martin Alaimo
All Study materials provided
Bonus: Certified ScrumMaster Exam Prep.
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5 advantages to taking this course with Martin Alaimo
You'll learn from a renowned author of 5 books on Agility and 100+ Google Scholar citations who has trained over 6,000 professionals since 2012.
Martin Alaimo holds four of the industry's most prestigious certifications: Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) since 2012, Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) since 2010, Certified Team Coach (CTC) since 2010, Certified Agile Leadership Educator (CAL Educator) since 2015, and Path to CSP Educator since 2017, which grants you an expert trainer in Agility.
His thinking is situational and pragmatic, based on over 15 years of experience leading organizational evolutions.
His teaching style is immersive, with a fresh content approach that promotes quick learning.
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Are there requirements to join?
No. In fact, this program is the best starting point because it ensures high-quality learning standards.
Why take this and not other certifications or Scrum courses?
Because it offers you robust learning to benefit your teams and promote change, the possibility of expanding your professional community, the possibility of creating new career opportunities, and continuing to move towards more advanced professional certifications such as: Advanced CSM, Certified Agile Coach, or Certified Enterprise Coach.
Who grants the ScrumMaster certification?
This certification is awarded by the Scrum Alliance. It was founded in 2001, it is the longest-running and most established professional organization in the international Agile community. Their certifications are highly recognized when it comes to hiring professionals with Scrum competencies.
Why take the CSM workshop delivered by Martin Alaimo?
Because it's a 100% participatory experience that will lead you to find the answers and tricks to develop within this innovative framework, influence your teams and your organization.
Who should attend?
All those who:
• Want to become ScrumMasters, discover the framework or formalize their knowledge
• Joined Agile teams and need to familiarize themselves
• Work in changing environments
• Want to increase the product value and be more innovative
• Want to improve productivity at a sustainable rate and reduce rework cycles
• Seek to minimize risks in unstable contexts
• Want to increase customer satisfaction and/or teams well-being
Does the training include access to the Scrum Alliance certification exam and the ccreditation?
Yes, no further payments needed. After finishing the training process and based on the Successful Participation criteria, your instructor (CST) will register you at the Scrum Alliance to take the exam. Participating successfully means being present 100% of the time and adding value to the other participants.
Do I have to take an exam to get certified?
Yes. Following your successful completion of the course, Scrum Alliance will send you a welcome message and instructions to the email you provided at registration. You have 90 calendar days from that point to finish the multiple-choice evaluation.
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