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Certified Scrum Master

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  • Overview

    Scrum is the agile development process that allows teams to deliver usable software periodically throughout the life of a project, absorbing change and new requirements as a project proceeds.

    Traditional software project management methods fix requirements in an effort to control time and cost; what we’ve learned after decades of building software is that requirements often need to change based on market conditions or the reality of the emerging system. Scrum allows organizations to shift requirements in a manner that does not disrupt the team. Scrum teams make progress in a series of sprints, or fixed time-boxes of usually one to four weeks. Moreover, delivering products using Scrum relies heavily on the collaboration between the team and the product owner to create the right product for the customer in a lean fashion.  A Scrum product owner manages and stages the product backlog, which is a prioritized list of features for the product, so that the team is always working on the most valuable items first. The ScrumMaster helps synchronize the business needs with the delivery team’s capabilities and provides visibility into this progression at all times.  Beginning with the history of agile development and moving through the disciplines promoted by Scrum, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Scrum methodology.

    This course is facilitated by a Certified Scrum Trainer from the Scrum Alliance, which fulfills the educational requirement for Scrum Master Certification and prepares those who attend to pass the Scrum Master exam.

  • Who Should Take This Course

    AUDIENCE

    This class is suitable for those practicing or looking to practice the art of the ScrumMaster, but is highly valuable for anyone involved in Scrum (Managers, Team Members, Product Managers, etc.). Project & Program Managers, Product Owners, Business, and IT managers, and Sr. Developers interested in learning about Scrum and Agile Methodologies.

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  • Course Outline

    TOPICS

    • Introduction to Agile
    • Introduction to Scrum
    • Scrum Roles and Responsibilities
    • Scrum Process Details
    • Scrum and Architecture
    • Scaling Scrum
    • Getting Started with Scrum
    • Scrum Rules
  • FAQs
    Is there a discount available for current students?

    UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.

    What is the cancellation and refund policy?

    Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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