Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Course | December | London

Tue Dec 10 2019 at 09:00 am to Wed Dec 11 2019 at 05:30 pm
Etc Venues - Marble Arch, 86 Edgware Road, London, United Kingdom

Etc Venues - Marble Arch, 86 Edgware Road, London, United Kingdom

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A fully immersive, hands-on Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training course

This two-day Certified Scrum Master training course is structured around the Scrum values, principles and practices, using a blend of lecture, interactive exercises, and participant dialog. There are no powerpoint slides; the focus is on learning through action, activity, and conversation, allowing the new ideas to take root, and have the potential to grow within each participant’s context. Scrum is not a formula to be memorised, but rather a journey to undertake. Plus, each day you will get to enjoy a tasty breakfast, lunch, coffees, teas, and water – included as part of your registration fee.

"The course exceeded my expectations as I had thought it would have been mainly focused around a dull PowerPoint presentation and taking notes. But I was wrong, the course was very lively and interactive which really helped me understand Scrum (and also pass the test!)." - Hameda

What You Will Learn

Each student is taught to assume the responsibilities of a ScrumMaster.

By the end of the workshop participants will understand the Scrum framework well enough to return to work and take up the role of ScrumMaster, or to apply the principles and practices from any other role in the organisation, e.g. developer, tester, manager, director. More specifically, participants will have the following skills:

Facilitate all Scrum ceremonies: refinement, planning, daily scrum, review and retrospective;

Be able to recogniseorganisational impediments that break the creative flow of a development team;

Work with the product owner and/or customer on maximizing ROI and to meet their objectives using Scrum;

Improve the work of the development team by facilitating creativity and empowerment, and guide the team members to improve their engineering practices so each increment of functionality is potentially shippable;

Foster a collaborative relationship between the teams and the product owner/customer to meet the needs of the business;

Work with managers, directors and executives to help them understand how to support the Scrum initiative.

Participants will also have sufficient information to easily pass the CSM test.

Course Agenda

Scrum Framework

Scrum Values

Scrum Principles

When to use Scrum

ScrumMaster as Facilitator

Iterative/Incremental Development

The Sprint

Scrum Roles

The Team

Product Owner

Scrum Master

Scrum Ceremonies


Daily Scrum



Scrum Artifacts

This CSM workshop is taught according to the Agile Manifesto, the Scrum Guide and the CSM Learning Objectives. Participants are expected to familiarise themselves with all three documents prior to attending the workshop.

What People Say:

Exceptional.  I absolutely loved the course and learned so much... Tobias was fabulous and a wealth of knowledge, easy to get on with, helpful and good fun as well.  Everything you would need from a trainer in any subject. Terasa Campbell.

Tobias is a brilliant trainer who delivers highly engaging training - Karina Marigole - Scrum Master

Tobias is a great educator and facilitator - Ben David - QA Manager

I came skeptical of the usefulness of Scrum but can see that the implementation of this methodology would really help our team - Andy Bush - Head of Development

Tobias is a great teacher. Using immersive exercises helped me understand the course better than previous similar ones. Thumbs up - Vincent Synan - Delivery Manager

"The course was great not only did I learn a lot but I thoroughly enjoyed it. I don't know the set up for other Scrum courses, but the level of engagement and encouragement from the all participants and coach was excellent." - Isher

AWA have solidified my knowledge of Scrum, and I have gone back to work refreshed with a new confidence. - Austin

"The course exceeded my expectations as I had thought it would have been mainly focused around a dull PowerPoint presentation and taking notes. But I was wrong, the course was very lively and interactive which really helped me understand Scrum (and also pass the test!)." - Hameda

I enjoyed the course very much. I had been using Agile for around 5 years but still learned a lot from the course. Having passed the exam, I recently won a contract as a Scrum Master.. so well worth it on that front! - Don

What you will receive:

Electronic copy of all course materials;

Certificate upon passing;

2 years Membership to the Scrum Alliance;

Free access to half-day ScrumMaster Clinics, which will support your journey towards excellence, and if required towards the next level of Scrum Alliance certification;

For PMI PMPs, this course provides 14 Category B PDUs;

Membership to the Adventures with Agile community and access to the best agile and lean meetups in London to help you on your agile journey for continuous improvement;

Tasty breakfast, lunch, teas, coffees and water throughout the day.

Your Trainer - Tobias Mayer

Tobias Mayer has been involved in the Scrum world since 2004. He was among the first twenty-five people, worldwide, certified to teach Scrum by Ken Schwaber, its co-founder.

Skilled as a developer, tester and engineering manager, Tobias also has a background in publishing, theatre arts, and community service work. He skilfully blends this unusual mix of experiences when teaching Scrum, creating a lively and engaging experience.

He is the author of the highly acclaimed, and somewhat controversial book, The People’s Scrum, blogs regularly on LinkedIn and Medium and is known as the creator and curator of AgileLib.Net, the world’s foremost collection of Agile resources.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for everyone who is about to start using Scrum or has already gathered some experience and wants to deepen their understanding of Scrum. The ScrumMaster role is the focus of the course – however it is suitable for team members or managers who would like an introduction to Scrum.


No specific experience is required but please read the Agile Manifesto, the Scrum Guide and the Scrum Alliance CSM learning Objectives  before attending the course. If you’d like to read more, The Elements of Scrum is highly recommended.

Important: be sure to bring a laptop or tablet with you on day two in order to register with the Scrum Alliance and take the online CSM test.

Speak to the training organisers - Adventures with AgileTo speak to the organisers of this course for further details:

Call: 0203 369 1125

Email: training | adventureswithagile ! com

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