Home

Scrum Master and Agile Coach



Unofficial Certified Scrum Master Course Outline

  1. Instructor Background
  2. Welcome
  3. Create your tent card
  4. Stand and line-up based on: 1. Knowledge of Scrum 2. Years of experience with Scrum
  5. Day One: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  6. Kevin Redmond, Scrum Master Asentinel
  7. Working Agreements:  ???, Technical Distractions, Open Mind, Limits/Breaks, Pass, Fun
  8. Objectives
  9. Airplane Factory Instructions http://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities/PaperAirplaneFactory.aspx
  10. Airplane Factory: Round 1
  11. Airplane Factory: Round 2
  12. Airplane Factory: Debrief
  13. As a CSM  class participant, I want to explain Scrum's history, so that I can better appreciate Scrum. 
  14. History of Scrum
  15. The Agile Umbrella
  16. Agile Manifesto
  17. Principles
  18. Scrum 54%, Scrum/XP Hybrid 11%, Scrumban 7%, Kanban 4%
  19. Scrum Alliance mission
  20. As a CSM class participant, I want to demonstrate the importance of having team values, so that I can facilitate the creation of working agreements amongst team members.
  21. Let's Discuss - Why would values be important to a team? 
  22. Commitment
  23. Focus
  24. Openness
  25. Respect
  26. Courage
  27. Believe
  28. As a CSM class participant, I want to list situations where using Scrum is appropriate, so that i can be more successful at applying Scrum. 
  29. Table Talk - When might Agile not be a good fit? 
  30. When to use Scrum
  31. Deciding when or If to use Scrum
  32. Types of Work
  33. Defined Process
  34. Empirical Process
  35. Transparency, Inspection, Adaptation
  36. Exercise  - Brainstorm 3 types of work, Defined Process, Empirical Process
  37. Shout Out!  # between 3 & 7 # of facts about defined or empirical processes
  38. As a CSM participant, I want to describe the Scrum framework, so that I can clearly comprehend the Scrum process. 
  39. Scrum - Scrum is a framework for developing complex products and systems that is grounded in empirical process control theory. 
  40. Braintrust - Sprint Cycle
  41. Agile Concepts | Scrum Concepts
  42. As a CSM class participant, I want to describe the roles and responsibilities in Scrum, so that i can understand who does what. 
  43. Team
  44. Why small teams?  Communications paths on a team (n(n-1))/2
  45. Product Owner
  46. ScrumMaster
  47. Manager/Employee Exercise
  48. Deep Dive
  49. Stakeholders
  50. Chickens and Pigs?  Oh My! 
  51. Fact or Crap Game
  52. Pair Share
  53. As a CSM Class Participant, I want to experience Scrum, so that I know what it feels like when i start doing it for real. 
  54. Simulation
  55. As a CSM class participant, I want to explain the value of a product vision statement, so that I gain a greater appreciation for why we need one. 
  56. Product Vision
  57. Vision
  58. As a CSM class participant, I want to explain how to see a product backlog, so that I can assist the Product Owner with creating one. 
  59. Product Backlog
  60. Product Backlog Iceberg
  61. As a CSM class participant, I want to demonstrate how to write user stories, so that I can clearly articulate the who, what, and why behind a backlog item. 
  62. As a <<user_role>>, I want <<business_need>>, so that <<business_value>>. 
  63. The Product Owner sets the direction when creating a Product Backlog. 
  64. User story writing workshop. 
  65. As a CSM class participant, I want to teach team members how to relatively size backlog items, so that the Product Owner can make better prioritization decisions. 
  66. Assign Priority
  67. Relative Sizing
  68. Agile Sizing
  69. Size The Product Backlog
  70. As a CSM class participant, I want to list and explain the key meetings in Scrum, so that I know what is happening, before, during, and after each sprint. 
  71. The Sprint
  72. Sprint Planning - Part 1
  73. Sprint Planning - Part 2
  74. Daily Scrum
  75. Should the chickens be allowed in the daily Scrum? 
  76. Sprint Review
  77. Sprint Retrospective
  78. Scrum Calendar
  79. Questions
  80. Day 1 Conclusion
  81. Day 2 Introduction
  82. Quiz
  83. Braintrust Sprint Cycle
  84. Questions
  85. As a CSM class participant, I want to explain how to tell a good user story from a bad one, so that I can better assist the Product Owner with creating an effective product backlog. 
  86. At your table discuss 3 characteristics of good user stories. 
  87. Good user stories are ... INVEST
  88. (I)ndependent
  89. (N)egotiable
  90. (V)aluable
  91. (E)stimatable
  92. (S)ized Appropriately
  93. (T)estable
  94. Epics
  95. Best practice - Avoid getting too detailed
  96. Best practice - Don't ignore business value
  97. Acceptance Criteria
  98. Back of card
  99. Example #1
  100. Example #2
  101. Example #3
  102. Stand, Stretch, and Speak
  103. As a CSM class participant, I want to demonstrate how to track team progress, so that I can accurately understand what has been accomplished and how much longer it will bake to complete the product. 
  104. Juggling
  105. Velocity
  106. Burn-Up Charts
  107. Burn-Up Chart
  108. Burn-Down Charts
  109. Burn-Down Chart
  110. Burn-Down Chart Exercise
  111. Information Radiator (aka. Scrum Board)
  112. Scrum Board
  113. Beat the Clock
  114. As a CSM class participant, I want to list and explain the "extra" meetings recommended for Scrum, so that I can improve the overall efficiency of the Scrum process. 
  115. Shout Out!  What are the names of the Scrum meetings covered so far?  What meetings are missing? 
  116. Product Road-Mapping
  117. Product Roadmap
  118. Release Planning
  119. Release Plan
  120. Releases Example
  121. 5 Levels of Planning
  122. Backlog Grooming
  123. Sizing
  124. As a CSM class participant, I want to experience Scrum, so that I know what it feels like when I start doing it for real. 
  125. Time to Work/Play!
  126. How did the simulation feel? 
  127. As a CSM class participant, I want to list areas where we might get into trouble, so that I know what to look out for as my organization implements Scrum.
  128. Technical Debt
  129. Definition of Done
  130. What to do if your Product Owner says that your product backlog item is rejected
  131. Beware of Scrum "Buts"
  132. Atypical Sprints
  133. No product owner or absentee product owner
  134. As a CSM class participant, I want to list other helpful tools and techniques to do Scrum better, so that I can increase our chances of success. 
  135. Flow
  136. Collaborative Work Environment
  137. Tools
  138. Software Engineering (aka. "XP" Practices
  139. Scrum Metrics
  140. Servant Leadership
  141. As a CSM class participant, I want an open forum to discuss challenging questions about Scrum, so that I can utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems. 
  142. The Scrum Cafe
  143. Open Space
  144. Resources
RedmondRoad.com Discounts

Square Cash
Uber Driver

Uber Passenger

Airbnb

Zija

Michael Hyatt Full Focus Planner


Comments