CSM Certified ScrumMaster

Taught by Pete Deemer
April 15-16, 2010 in Singapore, Singapore

Using Scrum can enable software teams and organizations to dramatically improve their results — but being successful with Scrum is challenging. This two-day course is an in-depth, hands-on preparation for using Scrum, and a great source of advice and new ideas for people already working with Scrum.

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Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel, 50 East Coast Road, Roxy Square – Marine Parade,


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Pete Deemer is a founder of the Scrum Training Institute, which is headed by Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum. Pete is based in Singapore and specializes in helping companies in Singapore, India, China, and Australia succeed with Scrum. He has provided Scrum training and coaching to some of the largest companies in the world, including services companies such as Infosys, Wipro, TCS, and Cognizant and product companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, GE, and EMC. Pete is the lead author of The Scrum Primer (, one of the most widely read guides to Scrum.

Pete is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and has spent the last 19 years leading teams building software-based products and services at global companies. He spent a number of years as adjunct faculty at University of California Berkeley, where he received the prestigious Club 6 teaching award. Most recently he served as Vice President of Product Development for Yahoo!, where he led Yahoo’s global adoption of Scrum, which grew to over 2000 developers worldwide during his tenure.


This course provides an in-depth training in Scrum theory and practice, taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer who works with some of the largest companies in the world using Scrum. This two-day course is divided between lecture, exercises, simulations, open discussion and question and answer.

The course content includes best practices and advice for using Scrum with multi-location / distributed projects; project estimation and delivery-date planning and tracking in Scrum; fixed-bid / fixed-date projects in Scrum; Scrum tools; scaling Scrum for large projects; and strategies for successful organizational adoption of Scrum.


All attendees who complete the course and pass the Scrum Alliance online exam will become Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs), and will be listed in the Scrum Alliance’s CSM registry, and receive access to the Scrum Alliance website’s CSM-restricted areas. In addition, all course attendees will receive both hard-copy and soft-copy versions of the course presentation and other teaching materials, as well as a selection of Scrum templates and other resources. Attendees who are Project Management Institute PMP’s are eligible for 16 Professional Development Units.


The cost of the 2-day course and certification is S$2000. For questions, please email (Fee includes cost of certification, materials, and lunch and snacks on both days. Other meals and travel / accommodations are not included.)