AGILE SCRUM MASTER CERTIFICATION®

The EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation is a certification provided by the EXIN certification and accreditation body to validate a professional’s blended knowledge in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices.

In this course, the benefits and practices of Agile frameworks, in general, and Scrum in particular will be explored. Topics include working together successfully with Agile to achieve the objectives set by the customer. The course covers the Scrum practices regarding cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or sprint. 

Next Class for Foundation starts on the 7th and 8th February 2020, exceptional discount for the first five joiners. Limited seats only. 

OFFER PRICE $799/- 

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*There is no special prerequisite for Foundation but should successfully complete an EXIN Accredited Agile Scrum Master Training is mandatory.

INSTRUCTOR DETAILS

  • Over 15 years in IT project management experience
  • Certified in Prince2, Prince2 Agile, MSP, ITIL, Agile Scrum Master, Agile Product Owner and PSM I
  • Currently working as a Senior Project manager Trainer
  • Trained hundreds of delegates to pass; Prince2, Prince2 Agile, MSP, CSM, Agile Scrum Master and Agile Product Owner.
  • Been a consultant for national and international companies within UK
  • BSc Hons, MSc in Computing

Course Objectives

Foundation

This scrum master course will involve both practical and theory-based studying.

Individuals certified at this level will have demonstrated their understanding of:

  • Agile and Scrum concepts including the “Agile way of thinking”
  • What it means to have a Cross-Functional Team
  • What self-organization means and how project management is shared
  • The limits of a Scrum Team
  • How to scale to larger teams using both Scrum-of-Scrums and SAFe framework 
  • How to use the Product Backlog in a scaled environment 
  • How to manage issues, bugs and informing people outside of the team 
  • Commonly used tracking methods (Burn-Down Chart, Velocity,…) 
  • How to create Information Radiators, how to interpret them and how to act on the results 
  • Identifying impediments, deviations, roadblocks and other obstacles that influence the progress positively and negatively 
  • How to calculate the ROI (Return on Investment) 
  • How to Recognize errors in estimation
  • How to guide a planning session, with and without Planning Poker 
  • When and how to estimate using Story Points, Ideal Hours and Ideal Days
  • The role of the Scrum Master in all the planning moments: Roadmap, Release and Sprint planning 
  • How to maintain the Backlog and how to add Backlog items
  • Creating and recognizing good user stories
  • Why a good Definition of Done is so important
  • All roles within the Scrum Framework
  • How to coach and challenge the team
  • When and how to mediate through conflict
  • Which tools to use to facilitate the team
  • Which solutions are suitable for solving problems
  • Which tasks and responsibilities belong to the Scrum Master role

Exam Facts

Delivery Online or Paper based
Format Closed book
Proctoring Web proctored / In-class proctored / Test Center
Duration  90 minutes
# of questions 40, simple multiple choice  
Pass Grade  65% (26 out of 40)

Agile Scrum Master

  • What is Agile?
  • The Origin of Agile
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The Values of Agile
  • Scrum Overview
  • The History of Scrum
  • The Differences between Agile and Scrum
  • Key Features of Scrum
  • Sprints
  • Attributes of Scrum
  • Key Activities
  • Quality and its Importance
  • A Kaizen Mindset
  • Incorporating Kaizen
  • Product Backlog
  • Resource Requirements
  • User Stories
  • INVEST
  • Burndown Charts and Scrum Boards
  • Sprints
  • Sprint Planning
  • What is MoSCoW?
  • The MoSCoW Rules
  • Tracking Progress
  • The Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Cancelling a Sprint
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Scrum
  • Product Owner
  • The Development Team
  • Scrum Master Overview
  • Scrum Master and the Product Owner
  • Scrum Master and the Development Team
  • Scrum Master and the Organisation
  • Servant Leadership
  • Servant Leadership and the Scrum Master
  • Developing Cohesiveness
  • Group Loyalty and Trust
  • Belbin Types and Roles
  • Team Development
  • Handling Difficult People and Situations
  • Managing Conflict and Moving Forward
  • Presenting Clear Messages
  • Written Communication
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Motivation
  • The Humanistic Approach
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Decision-Making Theories
  • The Decision-Making Process
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Group Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Questioning Techniques
  • Inclusive Decision Making (Weighting, Criteria, Pugh Matrix)
  • Priority Tasks

 Course Delivery OPTIONS (Foundation)

Physical Classroom Virtual Class Individual Virtual Class E-learning
Location in Qatar Dedicated Online Tutor Dedicated Online Tutor Self Paced Learning
16 Hours 40 Hours 40 Hours 1 year
-2 days session -20 sessions Agreed Pre-booked sessions 24/7 from Registration
Price: $ 799/-

Next batch starts on the 7th and 8th February 2020

  
Price: $ 699/-

Next batch as per your needs

    
Price: $ 999/-

Individual sessions with Flexible timings

 
Price: $ 499/-

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Next Classroom training starts on the 7th and 8th February 2020, exceptional early bird discounts as an offer.

Course Details

COURSE DESCRIPTIONWHATS INCLUDEDTARGET AUDIENCEPREREQUISITES

Foundation

The EXIN Agile Scrum Master certification validates participants’ skills and knowledge of the Agile framework and Scrum methodology.

Agile Scrum is about working together to successfully reach a goal. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas. Scrum practices include establishing cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or Sprint. This certification focuses on adopting Agile or Scrum in the workplace and taking on the role of Scrum Master.

  • Course Material

The Agile way of thinking is best known in the field of software development but the principles are increasingly being applied in other types of projects. Scrum is the most used Agile areas of:

  • Project Management
  • Software Deveopment
  • IT Service Management
  • Business Management

Foundation

The training EXIN Agile Scrum Master at an EXIN accredited training provider is mandatory. Knowledge of Scrum terminology, for instance through the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation exam is strongly recommended.

 

 

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