Certified ScrumMaster® - CSM® Certification


LIVE ONLINE; INSTRUCTOR - led Workshop

By Certified Scrum Trainer from Scrum Alliance®

We are North America's Number#1 provider of Scrum Training, Consulting & Certification; proven by words from our past participants: Read Google Reviews

What Participants Get

  • CSM® certification after attending the workshop and passing an online exam
  • Exam fee is included; FREE Retake
  • Digital workbook and reference guide
  • 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance
  • Access to a specially designed logo to highlight your certification
  • Profile page on the Scrum Alliance website
  • 14-16 PDUs & 16 SEUs
  • Payments towards this workshop may be eligible for tax purposes
  • Tips and tricks from our experienced CSTs’ years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments 

   We have a 100% exam pass record till now.


Why Get CSM® Certified?

CSM® certified individuals:

  • Earn 15% more on average (Source: Payscale.com)
  • Has higher resume visibility
  • Has more credibility in the industry
  • Is apart from the crowd
  • Stays marketable


UPCOMING SCHEDULE

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Oct 01-02
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
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Steve Spearman$745  $1,045
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Oct 03-04
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
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Chet Hendrickson$745  $1,045 
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Oct 17-18
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
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Chet Hendrickson
$745  $1,045
 

Oct 22-23
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
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Peter Saddington
$745  $1,045 

Oct 24-25
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
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Sekhar Burra$745  $1,045 

Oct 31-Nov 01
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
EDT
Steve Spearman
$745  $1,045 

Nov 07-08
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
EDT
Steve Spearman
$745  $1,045 

Nov 12-13
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
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Chet Hendrickson
$745  $1,045 

Nov 14-15
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
EDT
Peter Saddington
$745  $1,045
 

Nov 21-22
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
EDT
Steve Spearman
$745  $1,045
 

Nov 28-29
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
EDT
Steve Spearman
$745  $1,045
 


Topics Covered

  • Why Agile: Agile/Scrum Foundation, Agile Manifesto – the definition of Agile
  • Scrum Theory: The three pillars of Scrum: Transparency, Inspection and Adaptation.
  • Scrum Framework: The meetings, ceremonies, artifacts and roles which make up the Scrum framework.
  • Scrum Practices:  Product Vision, Estimation, Sprint, Backlog and release planning.
  • Scrum Leadership: What is it and why is it important for a ScrumMaster.
  • People Management: Helpful tips and techniques to resolve conflicts for building strong teams


Our workshops are not a one-way knowledge transfer. Participants Play, Build, Debate and Collaborate throughout the learning process. 


What Past Participants are Saying

  'I strongly recommend Skillbook Academy's CSM course; very interactive and full of real life examples' - Ana Elia, Change Manager

  'The workshop provided an amazing learning session. Special thanks to the trainer. I cleared my Certified ScrumMaster exam in my first attempt' - Joyce Li, ScrumMaster

  'Collaborative approach that is fun and engaging' - Rajesh, ScrumMaster


Is CSM® certification right for you?

If you are a Current or Aspiring:

  • Scrum Master
  • Business Analyst
  • Project manager/Middle Manager
  • Developer or QA/Test engineer
  • Product Manager/Owner
  • Technical Lead, Architect
  • Any other Development related roles
  • Any role that requires you to solve complex problems

Then this workshop is built just for you.


TRAINER PROFILE

STEVE SPEARMAN:

Steve Spearman is an AGILE GURU who has taught more than 6000 students across the globe. Steve has over 30 years of real-world experience in software/hardware development.

 Some of his certifications include:

  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Path to CSP Trainer
  • CSM, Advanced CSM, CSP-SM
  • CSPO, Advanced CSPO, CSP-CSPO
  • Less Certified Practitioner
  • (former) SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
  • PMP, PMI-ACP

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as waterfall to agile scrum

Clients include: Bell, Lucent, Avaya, Cisco and many more


CHET HENDRICKSON:

Chet is an AGILE MASTER to say the least - He is the FIRST signatory to the Agile Manifesto.

  • Chet has been a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) since 2009.
  • Chet has been involved with Agile Software Development since 1996, when as a member of Chrysler’s C3 project he helped develop Extreme Programming.
  • In 2000, Ron Jeffries, Ann Anderson, and Chet wrote Extreme Programming Installed. It detailed XP’s core practices, how to do them, and how they work together to help teams be successful.
  • Since 2002, Chet has been an independent consultant, coach, and trainer.
  • In 2009, he was asked by the Scrum Alliance to help develop the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) program. Chet and Ron Jeffries taught the first CSD course and continue to offer them in the United States and Europe.

Certifications: CST, CSM, CSPO, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSD . Certified Scrum Trainer

Specialties: Agile, Extreme Programming, SCRUM, TDD, Refactoring


PETER SADDINGTON:

Peter Saddington is a 3x startup founder, angel investor, and Certified Scrum Trainer who has been in software development for 20+ years.


Peter's courses are 100% experience - you will experience a full-team scrum simulation over 2-days and shall become more than just a CSM, you'll become a better leader.

Learn from a proven enterprise coach and startup founder with experiences of moving a 12,000 person business unit to agile, building his own startups, going through venture funding and acquisition. 

Peter has been in software development since 1997, starting out as a developer at Johnson & Johnson. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and an Organizational Scientist. Prior to scrum training, he founded Action & Influence, which was named the Best Training Company in Atlanta in 2013. 

He writes for AgileScout.com which is one of the top 20 agile software development blogs in the world. He is also a published author of the book The Agile Pocket Guide (Wiley, 2012). 

Specialties: Agile, Extreme Programming, SCRUM, TDD, Refactoring

Clients: Blue Cross Blue Shield, T-Mobile, Home Depot, Accenture, Capital One, IHG, Cisco, ING and many more .. 


SEKHAR BURRA:

Sekhar is one of the most respected Mentor Coaches in the Agile community. He is constantly globetrotting around the world training individuals and corporations in scrum: from Asia to Europe and North America. 


Sekhar is a technocrat, management consultant and an Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach. He has over 20+ years of experience using methodologies from Agile to Waterfall.

He is also a reviewer and contributor of the book titled- “The Human Side of Agile”, and the “The Agile  Mind-Set” authored by Gil Borza.

He is an editorial Board Member of http://www.transition2agile.com/

Certifications: CST, CEC, CSM, CSPO, CSP-SM, CSP-PO,  Certified LESS Practitioner, Certified Change Management Practitioner, SAFe SPC4, PMP and PMI-ACP

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Finance, Retail & New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as waterfall to agile scrum

Clients include: ADP, IBM, Citibank, Ericsson, Dell & many more.