Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training @ the VTCRC

Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 13, 2018

All welcomed!

ExcellaThe Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training class is a two-day learning experience that provides students a full immersion into Agile principles and the concepts and practices that define the Scrum framework.

The class is presented in a highly interactive and collaborative format with elements of lecture, classroom discussion, exercises, games, simulations, and video interwoven throughout the class.


Upon completion of the class, students will be eligible to take the Certified ScrumMaster evaluation and become Certified ScrumMasters.  This course also allows the students to claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs) which can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP)® and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certifications.

PMI, PMP, and PMI-ACP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc

Who Should Attend

  • This course is appropriate for all members of the project team including developers, testers, analysts, project managers, etc.  This course is also great for functional managers and executives who are interested in Agile methodologies and process improvement.

Course Outline

The Excella CSM training uses Scrum to teach Scrum. Listed below is the ordered Product Backlog for the class. The class is run using four half-day Sprints.  Sprint Planning is used to identify the Sprint Goals and key learning modules for each Sprint.   The Task Board and Burndown charts are used to create transparency and track progress to completion.  Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives ensure students are engaged in a great learning environment.

  • Agile Overview
  • Iterative and Incremental
  • Empirical and Defined Process
  • Scrum Framework
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Teams
  • Product Backlog and Product Backlog Refinement
  • Product Backlog Items and User Stories
  • Product Increment and Definition of Done
  • Estimation
  • Sprint Planning
  • Task Board and Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Review and Retrospective
  • Quality
  • Burndown Charts
  • Scrum Simulation
  • Dashboard / Metrics

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