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Certified ScrumMaster® course (Reading)

November 14, 2016 - November 15, 2016

Date: 14-15 November 2016

Location: Hilton Hotel, Reading, RG2 0GQ, United Kingdom

Regular Price: £995 + VAT

Trainers: Paul Goddard & David Lowe

Understand and apply an agile framework for project management – Scrum. This course allows delegates to gain an appreciation of the Scrum framework and how to apply it in their own context.

Through a varied mix of both theory and practical exercises, this course makes this a popular choice for those wishing to start a more agile journey towards a high-quality and frequent delivery structure.

This course is aimed at all members of a delivery team, and will introduce the roles and responsibilities within an effective Scrum team with a strong focus of the ScrumMaster role.

Course length: 2 days

• What is Scrum?
• Product Backlogs
• Planning in Scrum
• Sprint Backlogs
• Daily Scrums
• The Definition of "Done”
• Scrum Teams
• The ScrumMaster Role
• Estimating
• Prioritisation
• Burndown Charts
hilton-outside The course will be held at the Hilton Reading. The hotel is close to junction 11 of the M4 and a 5-minute drive from the centre of Reading. The hotel has a private car park that is free on a first-come-first-served basis.

Lunch on both days is included in the course price, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments.

(If you wish to stay in the hotel, click here for details of the various room types).

Developers, testers, analysts, designers, project managers, product managers etc. Just about anyone involved in product delivery.

As the course is focussed on the ScrumMaster role, people who are intending to take that role on will gain most from this course.

None. All you need to bring is an open mind.

• Two days of interactive training from a world-leading instructor and coach of agile and Scrum
• 14 Category B Scrum Alliance Education Units (SEUs) towards The Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
• A Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification upon successful completion of a short online exam
• Scrum Alliance membership for 2 years
• A folder containing paper for note-taking and a printed version of a subset of the slideware used
• Lunch on both days, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments
• Free car parking is provided on a first-come-first-served basis

What is a CSM?

This course is endorsed by the Scrum Alliance, Inc (www.scrumalliance.org) and on completion entitles the delegate to claim a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) license, valid for two years.

Is there an exam?

Yes. The CSM accreditation is achieved by attending this two-day course and participating fully in the exercises and class discussions, and then taking an online test in your own time afterwards. The test is 35 multiple choice questions based on the course materials. Delegates must achieve 24 questions or more correctly to pass the test.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The hotel is just a few minutes from Juntion 11 of the M4. Complimentary car parking is available in the hotel's underground car park on a first-come-first-served basis, but there is also ample parking outside. The hotel is about 5 minutes from the centre of Reading and the estimated cost for a taxi from the train station is £10.

Is my ticket refundable or transferrable?

Yes. We will issue a full refund if you cancel your booking 14 days before the course starts. However, cancellation (or no-show at the event) after this time will result in you being charged the full amount due. We will be happy for you to transfer your ticket to another person but, should they cancel or not attend the course, the full amount is due. At our discretion, we may transfer your booking to another scheduled course date, providing payment has been received.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can email the booking team at training@scrumandkanban.co.uk



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