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Certified Scrum Master Training Class in Washington DC (CSM) | 1199 Vermont Ave NW | Thursday, 03. October 2019

Certified ScrumMaster®

Start your Agile journey with the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®) class. This course is a 2 day immersive training and learning experience that covers Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of Scrum, the intricacies of the Scrum framework, Scrum roles and responsibilities, and the keys to a successful Scrum implementation. Upon completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the Scrum Alliance® exam and become Certified ScrumMasters.

Who Should Attend

The class is appropriate for attendees that are brand new to Agile and Scrum or for more experienced practitioners that need a refresher to get certified and start their journey towards becoming a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP). The CSM course is considered a foundational class and is suitable for all roles and team members including:

Business Analysts
User Experience Professionals
Functional Managers
Project Managers
Product Managers

 Course Outline


The class is presented in a highly interactive and collaborative format with elements of exercises, games, simulations, videos, and classroom discussion interwoven throughout. Topics Include:

Lean, Agile and Scrum values and principles
Scrum Roles: ScrumMaster, Product Owner, Development Team
Product Backlog and Product Backlog Refinement
Product Backlog Items and User Stories
Planning and Estimation
Scrum Events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective
Sprint Backlog and Task Boards
Agile Engineering Practices
Product Increment and the Definition of Done
Burndown/Burnup Charts
Servant Leadership
Agile Facilitation
Agile Coaching

Certification and Credits

Upon completion of this class, students can

Take the CSM exam and attain the Certified ScrumMaster designation (CSM)
Earn 14 Project Management Institute Professional Development Units (PDUs)
Earn 16 Scrum Alliance Scrum Educational Units (SEUs)



Date:  October 3 - October 4, 2019
Time: 9 am to 5 pm

Location: 1199 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20005
This is a 2 day class that will run from 9 am to 5 pm. Light breakfast will be available at 8:30 am.

The class will be held in downtown Washington DC at 1199 Vermont Avenue NW near the McPherson Square metro station. 

Money Back Guarantee

Upon completion of this class, we are confident that you will pass the certification exam or we will give you a full refund.
Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests received at least 14 calendar days before the start of a class receive a full 100% refund.

Cancellation requests received less than 14 calendar days from the start of a class receive full refund minus a $200 late cancellation fee.
Should the organizer cancel the class for any reason, a full 100% refund will be issued.
All cancellation requests must be made via email to info@kaizenko.com

About Your Trainer

Fadi Stephan is a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®), Agile Coach, and technology consultant with more than twenty years of experience at startups, government agencies, and Fortune500 companies across various sectors including financial, hospitality, and homeland. His focus is on building high performing innovative organizations and teams that deliver value early and maximize ROI. Most recently, Fadi was the Software Development Practice lead at Excella Consulting as well as the Digital Services Delivery Solutions lead. Prior to that, he was Director of Product Development at DATABASICS. 
Fadi’s background is in technology consulting and product development. He has successfully led digital transformations by combining lean discovery with Agile delivery and a DevOps mindset to deliver impactful digital experiences. At client sites, Fadi trains and coaches teams on agility, leadership, product management, user-centered design, Agile engineering practices and DevSecOps.
Fadi is based in Washington DC and co-organizes DC’s largest Scrum User Group and frequently presents at conferences nationwide. When Fadi is not teaching or coaching, he enjoys cycling as well as downhill skiing.