CSM Certified ScrumMaster

Taught by James O. Coplien
March 23-24, 2009 in Helsinki, Finland

This hands-on, interactive two-day course will teach you:

  • How to be an effective Scrum Master
  • Improve teamwork
  • Launch products sooner
  • Improve engineering practices to deliver high-quality products

Class runs 9-5pm

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Scandic Marski Hotel, Mannerheimintie 10, Helsinki


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Course Description

Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will be enrolled as a Certified ScrumMaster, which includes a one-year Scrum Alliance membership, where additional ScrumMaster-only material and information is available.

Attendees will be served lunch, morning and afternoon team and receive a bound copy of the training materials.

Applicable to all levels and roles including Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers, Executives, Project Managers and IT.
Recommended reading

No prior knowledge of Scrum or Agile methods is required although some prior reading is recommended. A good getting started guide can be found at
Class Agenda


Scrum 101

Requirements Management

Scrum In-depth

The ScrumMaster role:

Optional modules:

About the Instructor

Gabrielle Benefield is a Certified Scrum Trainer offering courses in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand through the Scrum Training Institute. Gabrielle was Senior Director of Agile Development at Yahoo! leading Yahoo!’s large-scale corporate adoption of Scrum, which now encompasses more than 200 teams projects and over 1500 employees in the US, India, Europe, and Asia. She is co-author of The Scrum Primer (

Gabrielle holds a Masters of Digital Design from the University of Western Sydney, Australia and has over 16 years building enterprise software and web products at global companies. Gabrielle is a regular conference speaker presenting papers and talks on Enterprise Agile and Agile User Experience and Design.

Gabrielle provides training to a number of companies around the world and is currently based in London.
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Professional Development Units (PDUs)

PMPs: You can receive 14 PDUs for this course.