Agile and Scrum - Scrum Master Certified


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Course Description

 

Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensure that Scrum processes are being followed.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.

Introduction to SCRUM and AGILE

 

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Overview of Adaptive Project Management and comparison with Waterfall
  • History of Agile and Overview of the various methods of Agile Product Development
  • Overview of SCRUM, characteristics of SCRUM methodology
  • Advantages of using SCRUM
  • End of chapter quiz

 

Roles in SCRUM

  • Overview of SCRUM roles
  • Product Owner- Roles and Responsibilities
  • Team performance practices
  • Scrum Master- Roles and Responsibilities
  • Development Team- Roles and Responsibilities End of chapter quiz

 

Planning in SCRUM

  • Overview of SCRUM process flow
  • SCRUM Pre-project Meeting: overview, Product Vision development
  • Product Backlog: overview, developing the Backlog
  • User Stories: overview, layout, developing User Stories
  • Release Planning: overview and guidelines
  • End of chapter quiz

 

Sprint Planning Meeting

  • Overview of Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Objective definition and task estimation
  • Sprint Backlog: overview, developing the Backlog
  • Estimation of tasks: planning estimation game
  • Product Backlog Grooming: overview, need, grooming process
  • Acceptance Criteria for User Stories
  • End of chapter quiz

 

Daily Scrum and Post-Sprint Meetings

  • Daily Stand-up Meetings: overview, attendees
  • Rules for conducting Daily Stand-ups.
  • Sprint Burn Down Chart- description, relevance and advantages
  • Sprint Review Meeting: overview, attendees, rules
  • Sprint Retrospective Meeting: overview, attendees, rules
  • End of chapter quiz

 

Practical Implementation Considerations for SCRUM

  • SCRUM for large projects: implementation challenges
  • Chief Product Owner: responsibilities and roles in large projects
  • Transition to SCRUM: resistance to change, implementation considerations
  • Mapping traditional roles to SCRUM
  • Distributed teams in SCRUM
  • Maintaining stakeholder involvement
  • End of chapter quiz

What participants will learn

 

  • Participants will become familiar with the concepts, advantages, and challenges of the Scrum methodology.
  • Participants will be equipped with the knowledge needed to be the Scrum Master or developer in their organizations and help their organizations adopt Scrum methodology. Furthermore, participants will develop an understanding of all the roles in Scrum.
  • Participants will have experience carrying out a Scrum project through simulated case studies.
  • Participants will gain knowledge to identify and anticipate issues related to the practical implementation of scrum.
  • Participants will be armed with the proper tools to address, resolve, and take the lead on Scrum issues in their organizations.

 

Takeaways

  • SBOK (Scrum Body of Knowledge)
  • Workbook
  • Case study booklet
  • Scrum in a page
  • Scrum Master Certified certificate by SCRUMstudy
  • 16 PMI®PDUs

Certification Prerequisites Target Audience Maintaining Certification(RCUs)
SMC
Experience Education
Nil Preferably SDC (or) SMC certified professional
Anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master 40 Recertification units every 2 years

There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC) certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SMC classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy Approved Training Provider (A.T.P.)

Exam Format

 

  • Proctored online exam
  • 120 minutes, 100 questions
  • Need to schedule the exam in advance using the membership account
  • Can be taken only as per the allotted time-slot
  • Current pass rate: 95%

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