CSM Cert. Class (9/12/23-9/15/23)

Power Skills

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification Class

Description: In working toward creating an agile culture, it’s about finding the right path and support. This CSM course provides a comprehensive review of everything scrum. It deep dives into the scrum framework, covering its history from origins to principles to how to apply it in practical settings. If you’ve ever wanted to know everything about scrum, this is the course for you. The  experienced instructor will deliver invaluable information and engage you with interactive learning activities. By understanding all the components of scrum, you’ll be able to apply agile techniques to your product development.

Learning Objectives: After course completion, you’ll gain hands-on knowledge of scrum including:
   • Scrum theory and principles
   • How to use the scrum framework to support agile development practices
   • Planning and tracking progress with scrum
   • Defining shippable functionality
   • Scrum roles and responsibilities: product owner, scrum master, and development team
   • Scrum artifacts: product backlogs, sprint backlogs, and product increments
   • Scrum events: sprints, sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective
   • How to estimate and prioritize a product backlog
   • Scaling across teams and geographies
   • Tips and techniques of helping other stakeholders understand the advantages of scrum
   • How to transition to scrum

Who Should Attend: 
   • Executive, client, and IT management roles
   • Project and product managers
   • Software designers and developers
   • Quality assurance staff
   • Any professional that needs to understand scrum or is assigned to a scrum project

The following services will be provided by Platinum:

   • 16 hours of training - four half days (online)
   • Access to course materials and resources.
   • Includes 2 year membership with Scrum Alliance.
   • Includes 2 attempts within 90 days after the student is registered with the Scrum Alliance
     (after the 2nd attempt it is $25 to retake the exam).


Certified Scrum Master  (CSM) Certification class

Day(s):                         Tuesday to Friday

Meeting Date(s):                     9/12/2023 – 9/15/2023     

          Start Time:                           01:00 PM               

End Time:                             05:00 PM     



Steve Ostermiller is a trainer, coach, and mentor helping organizations evolve to maximize business value and minimize risk through lean and agile principles and practices. He facilitates Platinum Edge’s agile transformation engagements through assessment, recruiting, training, embedded coaching and mentoring.

Steve’s expertise comes from nearly 20 years of successes and failures as project manager, product manager, operations executive, scrum master, agile coach, trainer and consultant. He has become a thought leader and contributor as:
   • Co-author of Agile Project Management For
     Dummies, published by Wiley & Sons
   • Founder and executive director of Utah Agile -
     committed to increasing agility for Utah businesses,
     technology and people
   • Advisory board: Ensign College project mgt program
   • Agile speaker: local & regional industry conferences

Knowing that one size does not fit all, Steve takes a pragmatic approach to helping organizations optimize value delivered to their customers and minimize organizational chaos and confusion through portfolio prioritization, progress exposure, waste minimization and simplification.

   • BS, Business Management / Organizational
     Behavior – Brigham Young University
   • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) – Scrum Alliance
   • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Coaching
     (ICP-ACC) & Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
   • Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP) – The LeSS Co.
   • Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner (CS@SP)
      – Scrum@Scale
   • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) – Scaled Agile Inc.
   • AgilityHealth Facilitator (AHF) – AgilityHealth
   • Project Management Professional (PMP)
     & Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) – PMI


Cancellation Policy

Registration fees, less a non-refundable $10 processing charge, are refundable if cancellation is received by noon on the date registration closes. There are no refunds thereafter.


To request a refund, send email to VPEducation@pminyc.org and provide the Order # and Event Start Date

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PDU's earned

Attendees self-report 16 PDU's:
   6 Way of Working
   8 Power Skills
   2 Business Acumen



Early Bird Pricing

(To – August 4)

Regular Pricing

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Type of category: Education Classes

Type of activity: Power Skills, Ways of Working, Strategic, Agile

Date: September 12th, 2023

Hour: 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Registration close date: August 22nd, 2023 at 12:00PM

# of PDUs: 8.0


Members: USD$875.00

Non members and Guests: USD$925.00


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