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Agile/Scrum Foundations

PSM I Certification Training
Ann Arbor, September 18-19, 2019

Fast & Effective Agile Qualification Training

A two-day Agile/Scrum live immersion class taught by Agile masters Tom Meloche and Helene Gidley. An effective and fun way to prepare for certification.

"Credentials of and reputation of instructors are unparalleled."
 

"After this class I had no trouble passing the exam."

Jam packed with great material and hands-on activities. You will not be bored. There will be marshmallows!

What You Receive

  • Agile/Scrum Training Handbook 

  • Class Worksheets and Agile Vocabulary

  • Official Scrum.org Study Guide

  • Printed Certificate of Completion

  • 14 PDU's or SEU's

What You Learn

How to pass the Agile PSM I Certification exam. Covered topics include: 

  • Foundational Agile practices and principles

  • Process flow vocabulary

  • Personal Kanban

  • Scrum values

  • Scrum events, roles, and artifacts

  • The power of Agile ceremonies

  • Requirements management

  • Story writing and estimating

  • Tracking progress

  • Retrospective

  • The perils of multitasking

  • The power of single-piece flow

 

The capstone event drives home the material through a full Scrum simulation including planning, story writing, estimating, and delivering through short sprints. 

Agile/Scrum Foundations

Live Event Training

PSM I Certification Training
Ann Arbor, September 18-19, 2019

One of the 25 Highest Paid Jobs in America

Did you know big business frequently hire Scrum Masters and Agile coaches? 

 

In the current Glassdoor survey Scrum Master was listed as one of the 25 highest paying jobs in America, with a median base salary of $98,239 a year. Ranked currently at #20, it's even more money than an Attorney!

This class is a great way to prepare for Scrum Master certification, a first step if you want to turn this life-changing skill into a career as well. In addition, attendees who complete the course earn 14 PDU's or SEU's. If you don't know what any of this means don't worry, we will teach you!

Who Should Attend

People wanting to become qualified Scrum Masters. Project managers, user experience designers, product owners, quality analysts, and managers seeking a better understanding of Agile all benefit from this class. 

Anyone passionate about working smarter and being happier while actually getting more done is welcome! 

Agile/Scrum Foundations

Live Event Training
PSM I Certification Training
Ann Arbor, September 18-19, 2019

World Class Instructors

"The 'real world' experience of the instructors enables them to draw from a rich tapestry of stories. More than just lecture, they keep you engaged in the learning process. There are no bystanders here!"

Tom Meloche

Tom was an Agile pioneer. He create and taught the very first class on Agile in Michigan in 2002.

 

  • Over the past eighteen years he lead Agile transformations in companies both large and small
     

  • Tom co-founded Menlo Innovations LLC, the company featured in the book "Joy Inc. How we built a workplace people love."

  • He has overseen the delivery of hundreds and hundreds of Agile projects with budgets counted in billions

Helene Gidley

Helene has been working as an Agile trainer, mentor, and coach for fifteen years.  A coach of coaches, she leads the annual Agile Coach Retreat in Ann Arbor MI.

 

  • She has thirty years of experience in the IT industry
     

  • She consults and trains for the Fortune 500, startups, and mid-sized companies bringing broad Agile experience, coaching, and training to project teams

 

  • She is the founder of Agile Groupies, a Scrum Alliance Meetup, which has been running for 10 years

Tom and Helene believe in Appreciative Agile, growing agility with our clients by celebrating and embracing the best of their existing corporate culture. 

Agile/Scrum Foundations

Live Event Training

PSM I Certification Training

Ann Arbor, September 18-19, 2019