This 2-day event presents the attendee with an outstanding opportunity to become immersed in learning Agile principles and the Scrum Framework. The trainers will actively engage you, entertain you, and most of all stimulate you to think about new ways of working. Come prepared to learn! Come with an open mind! You will leave with some fundamentally new ideas, a surge of energy and of course a CSM certification along with 14 PDUs to keep up your PMP certification and help prepare for the PMI-ACP.
Your ScrumMaster Certification is your first major step in the journey towards this adaptive and empirical form of work organization. It will familiarize you with all the elements of the Scrum framework. Your next step will be to gain the experience necessary to become a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Your trainers have years of experience helping individuals, teams, and organizations adopt Scrum so they will be able to answer your questions from a rich experience base.
Tom Mellor is a Certified Scrum Trainer and past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Scrum Alliance. He started his Scrum journey in 2004 while helping a very large Insurance company (a Fortune 50 company based in Bloomington, IL) to get better at their product development using Agile principles and practices and Scrum. He has been the champion for change in that company ever since. In addition, he has trained 100s of professionals in Scrum. You might spot him at various Agile and Scrum conference around the world, either presenting his new ideas or just having fun networking with people. His profile and some of his presentations can be found at at http://scrumalliance.org/profiles/503-tom-mellor
Tim Korson is a Certified Scrum Professional and has years of hands-on product development experience. In addition, he holds a Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems, has published numerous articles on Scrum, and is a frequent speaker on Scrum at major international conferences. Tim has worked with numerous clients in fields as diverse as aerospace, finance, traffic control, telecommunications, medical devices, and education. He brings this extensive experience in the field to this event. His profile and some of his articles can be found at http://www.scrumalliance.org/profiles/100343-timothy-d-korson
All CSM courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. Taking a CSM course and the corresponding evaluation designates you as a Certified ScrumMaster, which indicates that you have been introduced to the basic concepts you need to perform as a ScrumMaster or team member on a Scrum team. This course also satisfies two elements of the CSD track: Scrum Introduction and Elective.
For those who are PMP's from PMI can get 14 PDUs for attending this class.
Additional information about the class can also be obtained from Timothy Korson at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 423 432-9836