Certified ScrumMaster

Certified ScrumMaster
Start Date6th June 2018
Course CodeSS18-12
Full Fee
Duration2 Days
Network Member Subsidised Fee€750.00
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Programme Overview


This two day programme, through a mixture of class room study, exercises, pair discussions and real-world trainer experiences, gives participants the knowledge on how to facilitate and coach a Scrum project.

Techniques used to investigate these practices include Vision Creation, the use of the Product Backlog, Backlog Formatting Techniques, Story Point Estimation, and how to use this to formulate a release plan.

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Those attending the course will learn how to:

  • Assume the responsibilities of a ScrumMaster.
  • Remove the barriers between development and the customer so that the customer/Product Owner directly drives development.
  • Improve employee and customer satisfaction.
  • Improve accuracy of estimation and planning.
  • Improve the engineering practices and tools so each increment of functionality is potentially shippable.
Who should attend
Team leaders working in an agile environment.
Course Content

Modules that will be covered on this two day programme are:

Day One

  • Expectations and Introductions
  • History of Scrum and Agile
  • Agile Mindset - Discussing the “Art of the Possible”
  • Release and Sprint Planning. (Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog)
  • Case Study - Exercise One - iSanta
  • What is done? - Quality in Scrum
  • Estimating in a Scrum Project
  • Sprint Backlog and Sprint Planning
  • Role of the ScrumMaster
  • ScrumMaster Challenges
  • Role of the Product Owner
  • Retrospective on Day One

Day Two

  • Recap of Day One
  • Aspects of a Scrum Team
  • The Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Review
  • Retrospectives
  • Burndown Charts and Project progress techniques
  • Case Study  - Exercise Two - 59 Minute Scrum
  • Scrum in the Enterprise
  • Distributed and Dispersed Scrum
  • Context Switching and Parkinsons Law
  • Close and Review of Expectations
Scrum Alliance Certification
Other course details
The course fee includes Scrum Alliance Certification
About the Trainer

A highly accomplished Independent Enterprise Agile Coach and Trainer focused on supporting organisations in the sensible application of Agile software development frameworks. 

Zia Malik has developed, mentored and coached multiple organisational leads, delivery teams and individuals, focusing on transitioning to Agile / Scrum and transformation work with under-performing projects. Zia has extensive experience in successfully introducing and implementing Agile frameworks within broadcasting, media, commercial property, mobile, retail, government, oil and gas and Financial sectors with an established foundation of knowledge and over 12 years experience in a variety of organisations.