by KOOLDERBY ACADEMY
The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®) Course
During this 2-day interactive course, you are introduced to Scrum concepts through a series of engaging and hands-on activities. Our approach is to bridge the gap between theory and applied knowledge by using real-life examples. The course is structured to maximize learning, and we do this by having students work in teams to discuss agile concepts, solve business-related case studies, and produce Scrum artifacts.
Further, this course if offered in a way where students are practicing Scrum along the way. For example, the lessons are time-boxed, students participate as part of a Scrum Team, and the Scrum Board is updated as we make progress to complete the course objectives. We ensure that you learn the key fundamentals that allow you to build on this knowledge as you go back to your workplace and apply it.
Key concepts covered include:
- How Scrum fits into the Agile project management umbrella.
- The benefits of building high-performance teams.
- Approaches to leveraging the results of a transparent and values-based organization.
- Techniques on how to get products on the market faster with higher quality.
- Methods to improving team and organizational culture.
- Strategies to creating an organization that is committed to continuous improvement.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for anyone who is interested in creating high-performance teams who are committed to delivering value to the customer ... including the following roles:
- Business Analysts
- Product Managers
- Project Managers
- Team Members
- Operational Staff
- Technical Writers
The class is delivered in an engaging manner where everyone can benefit, whether you have some Scrum experience or not.
OUR CSM WORKSHOP INCLUDES
- Two-year membership to Scrum Alliance ($50 value)
- Comprehensive presentation that includes the in-class exercises
- Access to Scrum and Agile resources
- GREAT opportunity to network with the Scrum enthusiasts!
|Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®)
|Dr. Jimmie Flores
About Dr. Jimmie Flores
Dr. Flores has held management and leadership positions in major companies including Shell Oil Company, The Prudential, and USAA. At USAA, he managed the $11.5 million budget for the IT department. He has extensive experience developing and teaching courses for organizations in the disciplines of Project Management, Human Resources, Agile Scrum, and Information Technology. His clients include Rackspace, City of San Antonio, United States Air Force (USAF), H-E-B, and Verizon Wireless. His university experience works includes Colorado State University-Global, Purdue University Global, Texas A&M; Kingsville, Our Lady of the Lake University, and Wayland Baptist University.
Dr. Flores founded a global IT enterprise and has operations in India and The Philippines. He has earned the following Scrum Alliance credentials: CSM®, CSPO®, CSP®, Advanced-CSM®, and Certified Agile Leadership I. Further, he has earned 7 credentials from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, including the PMP®, PMI-ACP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-PBA®, PfMP®, Dr. Flores has written several books including How to Become a Proficient Online Learner and Becoming an Effective Entrepreneur. He has earned two doctorates and seven master’s degrees.