Scrum Master Certification Workshop / Promotional Offer

Following the success of our Agile and Scrum Workshops in 2016, VLink Academy is now pleased to extend our training services to the local community at a ONE TIME only promotional discounted rate.

A $1100 workshop is being announced at 50% discount. Use code “ING50VA”

** Please note that this is one time only promotional discounted rate.

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Detailed information about the workshop and the agenda will be sent to you as a separate meeting invite post your registration and payment.

Training will be provided by Scrum Certified Trainers, with 12+ years of IT industry & Agile experience and with a history of 100% passing rate for all attendees.

** Registration for VLink employees: Please contact

Snow Dates: 2/18 – 2/19.

About the course:

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed. Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.

SCRUMstudy certifications are the most popular and widely accepted scrum certifications. Learn more

Training Methodology:

Here are five reasons why SCRUMstudy training methodology is the best way to learn:

  • Theoretical concepts taught through instructor-led discussions using PowerPoint presentations, videos, examples, chapter test questions and more
  • Comprehensive case studies where all participants work in teams to apply the theoretical concepts to a real-life situation.
  • Understand how Scrum can be effectively used for your company and how to maximize your ROI by delivering projects using Scrum.
  • Understand how to self-study in the future using SCRUMstudy online study resources and mobile apps, and constantly improve your project delivery.
  • Multi-modal learning through:
    • Instructions from faculty
    • Peer to peer interactions
    • Self-study both during and after the class
    • Sample case studies which help you apply the theoretical concepts to real life scenarios
    • Multiple tests—Chapter tests at the end of each chapter and live proctored certification exams, to gauge your learning.

Course Description

Following is a brief description of topics covered in SMC™ training.

Introduction: This chapter describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK™ Guide.

Overview of Agile: This chapter provides an overview of Agile which includes Agile Manifesto; Agile Principles; What has Changed with Agile; Declaration of Interdependence; and Agile Methods—Lean Kanban, Extreme Programming, Crystal Methods, Dynamic Systems Development Method, Feature Driven Development, Test Driven Development, Adaptive Software Development, Agile Unified Process, and Domain Driven Development.

Scrum Overview: This chapter provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It contains a summary of Scrum principles, aspects, and processes.

Scrum Roles (Organization Aspect): This chapter talks about role guides; the core and non-core roles associated with a Scrum project; Scrum in projects, programs, and portfolio; and responsibilities relevant to the Organization aspect.

Initiate: The Initiate phase includes processes related to initiation of a project—Create Project Vision; Identify Scrum Master and Stakeholder(s); Form Scrum Team; Develop Epic(s); Create Prioritized Product Backlog, and Conduct Release Planning.

Plan & Estimate: The Plan and Estimate phase consists of processes related to planning and estimating tasks which include Create User Stories; Approve, Estimate and Commit User Stories; Create Tasks; Estimate Tasks; and Create Sprint Backlog.

Implement: The Implement phase consists of processes related to execution of tasks and creation of a project’s product. These processes include Create Deliverables; Conduct Daily Standup; and Groom Prioritized Product Backlog.

Review and Retrospect: The Review and Retrospect phase is concerned with reviewing the deliverables created and determining ways to improve practices and methods used for project execution. The processes related to this phase include Demonstrate and Validate Sprint; and Retrospect Sprint.

Release: The Release phase emphasizes delivering the Accepted Deliverables to the customer and identifying, documenting, and internalizing the lessons learned during the project. The processes related to this phase include Ship Deliverables, and Retrospect Project.

Scaling Scrum: This chapter talks about Scalability of Scrum; Scrum in Programs and Portfolios; Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meetings; Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement; and Importance of Executive Support.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]