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Certified ScrumMaster (CSM),Pittsburgh, by Kiran Thakkar, DailyAgile


Certified ScrumMaster (CSM),Pittsburgh, by Kiran Thakkar, DailyAgile

This hands-on activity based CSM® certification course is taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with over 25 years global IT industry experience. Learn more about your trainer:

Upon successfully completing this two-day class you will be a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM). On the 2nd day of the class or after the class you will take the online ScrumAlliance® exam for your certification to be valid for 2-years.You may take exam on the 2nd day itself.

Your tuition includes 2-year membership in ScrumAlliance® and all exam fees. Story Point estimation cards are provided

All students earn:

- Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

- Project Management Institute (PMI®) members earn PDUs

Free enrollment in ScrumAlliance® authorized AgilePA Users Group

Continental breakfast and lunch provided during class.

 Topics and hands on activities:

Day 1:

Agile and Scrum Introduction

Overview on various Agile Methods

Why Agile? Team activity

Origins of Scrum and  Understanding Scrum

Basic Scrum Engine, Agile Manifesto

Sprints Team activity

  Four Meetings

  Four Roles

  Scrum Artifacts, non-scrum artifacts

Scrum and Compliance

Non-Scrum Roles Team activity

Various scrum team structure - Discussion on DevOps, globaly distributed scrum team

How do architecture, DBA, and other supporting roles fits in Scrum?

Enterprise Agile scenarios - 10, 20, 30, 40, .... 120+ scrum teams

Scrum Values

Scrum Phases

Scrum Simulation - Non-IT Case Study - Multiple Team activities and role play

Sprint planning meeting

Daily standup meeting

Burndown charts and project reporting

Sprint review and retrospective

Day 2:

Q&A, Refresher from Day 1

Agile Transformation Team activity

Agile Portfolio and Release Planning

Day 2 - IT Case Study multiple activities and role plays

Vision Statement

Product backlog creation Team activity

Various Estimation Techniques, Prioritization Team activity

What is User Story? Template and Simulations Team Activity

Acceptance Criteria, Definition of Readiness and Definition of Done

Determine Team Velocity

Release Management and Project Reporting

Scaling and Global Teams

Agile Metrics that Matters

Agile Contracts

Scrum and CMM, Scrum and XP

Closing Activities and Graduation


The certification class is appropriate for all software team members, including project managers, team leads, development managers, product managers, architects, developers, testers, as well as executives like CIOs and CTOs.




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

Our Philadelphia class is in walking distance to Jefferson Train station. DailyAgile is not responsible for parking fees.


What can/can't I bring to the event?

Open mind and lots of energy


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

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Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, you may transfer your ticket to another participants 7 days prior to the class.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you will be able to change your e-mail or name during the class.


What is the refund policy?

Please refer to:


The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes, We will be able to change it during the class.


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