SCRUM MASTER CERTIFIED(SMC)- EXAM PREPARATION

The ‘Scrum Master Certified– Exam Prep Training‘ will enable you with essential skill set and tools needed to deliver successful projects. It covers the complete project lifecycle in AGILE – from AGILE framework, Scrum Roles, Scrum Meetings, Scrum Artifacts along with Scrum Management Tool JIRA. This will lay foundation for you to take certification in Scrum Master.

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The ‘Scrum Master Certified– Exam Prep Training‘ will enable you with essential skill set and tools needed to deliver successful projects. It covers the complete project lifecycle in AGILE – from AGILE framework, Scrum Roles, Scrum Meetings, Scrum Artifacts along with Scrum Management Tool JIRA. This will lay foundation for you to take certification in Scrum Master.

Upon completing this course, you will have following benefits:

  • Prepared to take the SMC exam
  • Demonstrate to employers their level of professionalism in agile principles, practices, tools, and techniques.
  • Increase their professional versatility in Agile tools and techniques.
  • Become familiar with AGILE Guide terms, definitions, and processes
  • Master Exam-taking techniques
  • Identify the key processes and requirements of a project in AGILE

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Course Duration : 16 Hours
  • Agile Introduction
  • Who is a Scrum Master?
  • Role and Core Competencies of a Scrum Master
  • What is a Project?
  • Confronting the Agile Methodology
  • How Project Process is different in Agile Projects?
  • The Agile Manifesto and Guiding Principles
  • Scrum Foundations
  • Define Four SCRUM values.
  • Comparing Agile to Waterfall model.
  • Identify Stakeholder and Characteristics
Hands On Practice: First step towards Exam
  • Scrum Master – Job Market
  • Current opportunities
  • Industry Expectations
  • What to expect in Scrum Master Exam and an Interview!
  • Know Yourself in 30 Second Elevator Speech!
  • Scrum Overview
  • Defining the Scrum Framework
  • Scrum Benefits to IT Projects
  • Work breakdown Structure in SCRUM
  • Introducing the Product Vision and Product Backlog
  • Formation of Product Backlog and Sprint backlog
  • Tracing the three Roles: Product Owner, Scrum Master and Development Team
  • Significance of “Done”
  • Release Planning – Weekly, Monthly or Emergency Releases
  • Agile Estimations
Hands-On Practice: Scrum Role Play Session
  • Establishing team connections and Collaborating with the team
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Team Associates
  • Encounter Different challenges for Agile Adoption
  • Release Planning – Concept of Prioritization
  • Assigning teams to Scrum
 Class Exam – 1
  • Define Product Backlog – Definition, Contents, Management, Refinement, and Participation
  • Refining Product Vision
  • Product Increment and Definition of Done
  • Define Sprint Backlog – Definition, Contents, Management, Scope, Prioritization & Update
  • Log sprint reviews
  • Map Sprint Scope to Release Plan
  • Burndown Charts
  • Working with Multiple Scrum Team
  • Working with Globally Distributed Scrum Teams
  • Define User Stories
  • Techniques to write User Story
  • INVEST model value in writing user stories
  • Introduction to JIRA Tool
  • How JIRA can add on to your Scrum Master expertise
  • Industrial demand for Scrum Master with JIRA experience
Hands-On Practice:Jira
  • Installation of JIRA
  • Creating Product Backlog: EPIC, User Stories, Tasks, Bug
  • Story Writing on JIRA with “Given, Then, When” Technique
  • Defining Acceptance Criteria in User Stories
  • Applying a framework to different user stories
  • Sizing and estimation of user stories
  • Creation of Subtasks and Assign to Scrum Team Members
  • Log and Link Bugs in JIRA
  • Link bugs to User Stories/EPIC
  • Creation of Clone of stories
  • Close Stories and Log Work
  • Managing Sprint Backlog
  • Generate Status Reports
Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Agenda, Audience, Time frame, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Analysis of main agenda and objective.
  • Participants of the meeting
  • Requirement gathering for the meeting
  • When does the meeting take place?
Daily Scrum Meeting
  • Agenda, Audience, Time frame, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Analysis of main agenda and objective.
  • Participants of the meeting
  • Requirement gathering for the meeting
  • When does the meeting take place?
Sprint Review Meeting
  • Agenda, Audience, Time frame, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Analysis of main agenda and objective.
  • Participants of the meeting
  • Requirement gathering for the meeting
  • When does the meeting take place?
Backlog Grooming Session
  • Agenda, Audience, Time frame, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Analysis of main agenda and objective.
  • Participants of the meeting
  • Requirement gathering for the meeting
  • When does the meeting take place?
Sprint Retrospective Meetings
  • Agenda, Audience, Time frame, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Analysis of main agenda and objective.
  • Participants of the meeting
  • Requirement gathering for the meeting
  • When does the meeting take place?
Release Planning Meeting
  • Agenda, Audience, Timeframe, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Gathering pre-requisites.
  • Defining main objectives of the meeting
  • Situations in which the meeting is called upon
  • Who participates in the meeting depending on the release.
  • Updating release plan after the meeting.
Demo Session with Business Stakeholders
  • Agenda, Audience, Time frame, When, Facilitator, Frequency
  • Analysis of main agenda and objective.
  • Participants of the meeting
  • Requirement gathering for the meeting
  • When does the meeting take place?
Hands-On Practice: Meetings Role Play
  • Review User Stories and Update
  • User Management in JIRA
  • Generate reports in JIRA
  • Role Play Session for Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Role Play Session for Daily Scrum Meeting
  • Role Play Session for  Sprint Review Meeting
  • Role Play Session for Backlog Grooming Session
  • Role Play Session for Sprint Retrospective Meetings
  • Role Play Session for Release Planning Meeting
  • Role Play Session for Demo Session with Business Stakeholders
 Class Exam – 2

SCHEDULE

November
2020-11-03
December
2020-12-08
January
2021-01-05
February
2021-02-02

MORE DETAILS

  • The ‘Scrum Master Certified– Exam Prep Training‘ is suited to anyone who wants to be Scrum Master Certified.
  • Any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis on AGILE methodology , or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a SCRUM Team.
  • Also, anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices can take up this course.

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.Through a combination of immersive team-based learning, exercises, and real-world case studies, you will learn how to:

  • Expand your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices.
  • Demonstrate to employers and peers your attainment of core Scrum knowledge.
  • Learn the foundation of Scrum and the scope of the Certified ScrumMaster’s role from the best minds in Scrum.
  • Engage with a community of recognized Scrum experts who are committed to continuous improvement

Scrum Master training provides an applied understanding of the Scrum process and helps participants begin to develop the tools, insights, and skills required to apply Scrum on their projects and across their organizations.