The next CSM and CSPO in Czech – March 2021

The next two Scrum certification  trainings  in Czech (in Prague or online depending n the current situation) will be in March 2021. The CSM – Certified ScrumMaster will take place on March 8-9, 2021 and the CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner will take place on March 10-11, 2021. Both  trainings  are planned in Czech and they are the first ones for the year 2021.

Schedule of Agile and Scrum training for the 2021 year is ready

The 2021 year already started and we released the schedule of Agile and Scrum training for the 2021 year.

During the year 2021 we will be delivering a lot of interesting Agile and Scrum certification training including CSM – Certified ScrumMasterCSPO – Certified Scrum Product Owner, and popular leadership class CAL1 – Certified Agile Leadership. These classes we deliver in English online and if situation is calm we are ready to deliver them face-to-face worldwide including USA and Europe - we have our favorite places as Belgium (Gent), Germany (Berlin), Austria (Vienna), Czech Republic (Prague), Slovakia (Bratislava), Slovenia (Ljubljana).

Our catalog extended with advanced classes as well – we are delivering regularly ACSM - Advanced Certified ScrumMasterACSPO - Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner, and CSP-SM - Certified Scrum Professional – ScrumMaster in English and online.

Together with our partners we are delivering as well ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC), ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF), Certified LeSS Practitoner (CLP), and LeSS and Learn.

Please check dates at my pages.

My new book “The Agile Leader: Leveraging the Power of Influence” has been already published

My new book “The Agile Leader: Leveraging the Power of Influence” has been already published and is available for worldwide delivery at Amazon website.

Pre-course Reading: A-CSM

This 2-days workshop is part of the advanced Great ScrumMaster Academy program so you are expected to spend significant time preparing yourself before the class, where we validate your learning and practice situations from the ScrumMaster journey. Certification is an optional part of this program and to get certified you have to: 

  1. Demonstrate your knowledge/skills/experience as described in the Learning Objectives and get them validated by the trainer during the class.
  2. Demonstrate at least 12-months of ScrumMaster experience by uploading your role-specific experience to your Scrum Alliance Profile (any time after the class).

Some topics may be well known and an internal part of your day-to-day work, some others may be new or bring a different perspective. Join the class with an open mind, the ways of learning are unexpected. 

Note that, an important part of the class is trainer learning validation. In case of gaps, you get feedback so you can inspect and adapt on that part and demonstrate your learning. If the gaps are too big to inspect and adapt in two days, it may end up with some recommended follow-up learning/coaching followed by trainer validation. However this is a possibility, it is not expected to happen too often and most of the active ScrumMasters will make it if they do the class preparation well

Please spend time reading through given concepts and reflect on them. You are encouraged to join local meetups and work on specific learning objectives with a group of Agile enthusiasts there.

The questions in italic shall help you to cross-check your understanding.

Agile and Scrum Background

Team

Be familiar with the core team concepts (part of my CSM class so you can use notes in your CSM workbook or as described in The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay book):

Servant Leadership

  • Watch the videos or read the following books:
    • David Marquet, Turn the Ship Around: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivwKQqf4ixA
    • Dave Logan, Tribal Leadership: https://www.ted.com/talks/david_logan_on_tribal_leadership

ScrumMastery 

Be familiar with the ScrumMaster concepts (part of my CSM class so you can use notes in your CSM workbook):

For more details, you can read The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay book.

System Thinking

Agile Product Ownership

Refresh the basics (part of my CSPO class):

Additional resources: 

Scaling

Be ready to: 

Other

Be familiar with technical practices of Extreme Programming and be able to explain them to the team. 

Additional recommended reading (after the class)