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Here’s 6 great reasons why you should get Scrum certified with Firebrand Training:
You’ll be certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be a Certified ScrumMaster in just a couple of days
It’s all inclusive. A one-off fee covers the course materials and all accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
You’ll learn more. Because you'll get at least 12 hours per day with your instructor, we can look at Scrum in more detail. We apply the principles as we work through Firebrand tailored scenarios
You'll get more than just the certification. You'll also get workshop sessions, so you can work through these scenarios in a real-life Scrum organisation
You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
You’re in safe hands. We’re the Institute of IT Training’s “Training Company of the Year” 2006, 2007, 2008. We’ve trained and certified over 17,000 professionals to date, we’ve won several awards for our work, and we’re partners with all the big names in the business
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Scrum - Certified ScrumMaster - Benefits
Other training providers rely heavily on lecture, self-testing and self-study.
Our approach is highly varied and interactive to keep your attention, promote teamwork, and reinforce knowledge gained through hands-on learning.
Be Immersed into a distraction-free environment - escaping your normal routine and focusing purely on learning.
Experience Accelerated Learning methods – designed to help you learn much more quickly, spend less time out of the office, and see returns from your investment straight away.
Be Measured through on-site exam testing - creating a complete feedback loop that ensures you understand the subject thoroughly.
With Firebrand Training, you will learn more.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes. Firebrand Training provides a guarantee of obtaining certification at the camp, but does not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification.
Scrum - Certified ScrumMaster - Curriculum
The first part of the course serves as foundational training, which equips you to begin practicing Scrum. You'll cover the following topics:
- Key Principles to Understanding Agile & Scrum
- Basic Scrum Engine
- Scrum Roles: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, Scrum Development Team
- Scrum Meetings: Sprint Planning Meeting, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review Meeting, Sprint Retrospective, Backlog Maintenance Meeting
- Scrum Artifacts: Product Backlog, Product Backlog Item, Sprint Backlog, Burndowns
- User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
- Estimation and Value
- Multi-Team Development
- Release Planning
- Organizational Impediments
- Question & Answer
Then we move on to exercises designed to offer a practical understanding and refinement of the product backlog and user stories. You'll get a a solid foundation for successful Scrum utilisation.
You'll be given a product vision and high-level product backlog meant to drive the development of a real-life scaled Scrum organisation. You'll then each take on the roles of business owner, product owner, ScrumMaster and team members in a mock release planning session and subsequent sprint planning meetings. We'll address epic breakdown, vertical slices of functionality, acceptance criteria for both business and technical requirements, and assigning business value and effort estimates.
Scrum - Certified ScrumMaster - Exam Track
To certify, all you need to do is to attend Firebrand's Certified ScrumMaster course.
Scrum - Certified ScrumMaster - What's Included
With Firebrand, you benefit from top-quality education in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so you can focus solely on your studies and certification goals.
You’ll get a robust set of course materials that cater to each of our three key individual learning styles (auditory, visual, and kinaesthetic-tactile) - critical for a successful learning experience.
And there's more. Along with daily lectures, exercises, and review sessions, you’ll also get:
Our Certification Programs include*
- Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
- Comprehensive study materials and courseware - we adapt official curriculum to address the demands of accelerated learners
- Self-testing software and/or mock exam papers
- Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
- Exam vouchers
- On site testing
- Accommodation, all meals, drinks and snacks
- Our Certification Guarantee - because we're sure you'll pass first time, if don’t pass your exams, come back to the course within a year and you only pay for accommodation and exam vouchers - everything else is free
* Please note:
- Our ISC(2) Cissp CBK Review program differs from normal course delivery. For more details, speak to us on 080 80 800 888.
- Exam vouchers for our (ISC)2 certifications need to be purchased directly from (ISC)2
- On site testing is not included in our Scrum, ISACA or PMI certifications
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
Examination Passing Policy
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
Scrum - Certified ScrumMaster - Prerequisites
Prior to attending the CSM course, students should have read the Scrum Guide which you can download here.
We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.
Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.