Certified ScrumMaster Training

Certified ScrumMaster Training with Michigan Technology Services

Michigan Technology Services offers instructor-led Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training, as well as other Agile and Scrum courses, through a partnership with the only Scrum Alliance authorized Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) based in Michigan, Chet Hendrickson. Chet was the first signatory of the Agile Manifesto and is a globally recognized Scrum Trainer.

Our training takes place at our location in the Farmington Hills/Novi area, 20 miles outside of Detroit, or at your location anywhere around the world. Our Agile workshops and Agile coaching sessions can also be offered virtually, reducing your need to travel.

While many CST’s fly into metro Detroit to deliver a class, and then leave, we live here and support the local Agile community.   We continue to sponsor regional Agile conferences and local Agile and Scrum meetups. We have strong ties to Agile companies in the metro Detroit area.  We have successfully run this course for multiple teams in the Great Lakes area.

What is Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training?

Scrum is a very useful agile framework for completing complex projects.

This intensive two-day course will prepare you to take on the ScrumMaster role and is taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer. We’ll cover pragmatic, time-tested practices for managing product backlogs, long and short-range planning, project execution, and progress reporting. We’ll also examine many facets of Scrum, including the project lifecycle, roles, ceremonies, and artifacts.

You will participate in exercises, in-depth discussions, case studies and techniques to help illustrate practices and principles. After completing the course, you will be eligible for ScrumMaster Certification with the Scrum Alliance. You will also receive a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, an organization that provides valuable materials and resources exclusively to CSMs.

Additional Benefits of taking our CSM course

Participants are eligible for 16 Education Hours for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner application and 16 PMI PDUs (Professional Development Units)

Schedule:

Note: The Scrum Alliance has allowed virtual classes taught by CSTs as we all deal with the covid-19 situation. Our upcoming CSM workshops are now virtual workshops.  You are still eligible to get certified after 2 days of virtual/online training with Chet.

Our May weekday public Certified ScrumMaster workshop is scheduled for Thursday and Friday,  May 28 and 29, 2020. The regular course fee is $1,295/student, but early enrollment, prior to May 21, is $945/student.  Groups of three or more students from the same company receive the rate of $ 895/student. The CSM exam fee is included in the course fee, as well as a two year membership with the Scrum Alliance. While we are located in Farmington Hills the May ScrumMaster workshop is now a virtual CSM workshop.

Our June public Certified ScrumMaster workshop is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, June 22 and 23, 2020. The regular course fee is $1,295/student, but early enrollment, prior to June 2, is $945/student. Groups of three or more students from the same company receive the rate of $ 945/student. The CSM exam fee is included in the course fee, as well as a two year membership with the Scrum Alliance. While we are located in Farmington Hills the June ScrumMaster workshop will be virtual, because of the Covid-19 situation. * Call 248-489-0408 for enrollment details

Our July public Certified ScrumMaster workshop is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, 2020. The regular course fee is $1,295/student, but early enrollment, prior to July 17, is $945/student. Groups of three or more students from the same company receive the rate of $ 895/student. The CSM exam fee is included in the course fee, as well as a two year membership with the Scrum Alliance. While we are located in Farmington Hills the July ScrumMaster workshop will either take place in Novi at Walsh College, or be virtual, depending upon the Covid-19 situation. * Call 248-489-0408 for enrollment details

Enroll in one of our Certified ScrumMaster workshops by filling out the following enrollment form.

After taking a CSM class, expand your ScrumMaster knowledge by joining an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster workshop.

Private classes for groups are available upon request. Your training can take place at our location in Farmington Hills, 20 miles outside of Detroit, or onsite at your office anywhere throughout the United States. Call 248-489-0408 for details.

Course Schedule

Individual, Private, Corporate and Group Training Available

Early-Bird Price: $945

Regular Price: $1295

Date(s) Days Time Type
6/22/20 - 6/23/20 M & T 9:00am - 5:00pm

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7/30/20 - 7/31/20 Th & F 9:00am - 5:00pm

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For additional Certified ScrumMaster Training class information or to request a class date contact Michigan Technology Services. 248-489-0408

Who Should Attend

Scrum is not just for programmers. Project managers, business analysts, technical writers, QA staff, testers - as well as developers - have all found value in our instruction.

You do not need to have substantial experience working in an Agile environment, but it helps if you have some experience managing projects. Anyone looking to gain an understanding of the Scrum framework will benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

  • The basics of what Scrum is and how it fits into an Agile process
  • How the ScrumMaster role differs from a traditional project manager
  • The process for organizing, planning, and executing a Scrum project
  • Strategies for applying the Scrum framework to your job in the real world

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