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Agile Scrum Master®
10 Oct 2022
to
11 Oct 2022
Auckland
Auldhouse (Auckland)
NZD$ 1,650.00 + 247.50 GST
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This two-day course will cover all aspects of the Scrum framework through a variety of focused practical information related specifically to the Scrum Master.

The role of Scrum Master is crucial to ensuring a proper Scrum process is maintained throughout a project. A Scrum Master certification demonstrates a deep understanding of Scrum best practices and provides a level of expertise that goes beyond a typical team leader or project manager.

You will gain the must-have skills to become a certified Scrum Master through our unique combination of storytelling, and practical learning based on the real-life challenges that Scrum Masters face. The course is designed at an intermediate level, supplying the knowledge and core activities associated with the Agile Scrum Master role.

The exam is included on the last day.

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PREREQUISITES

The Agile Scrum Essential class is a pre-requisite for this course. PRINCE2 Agile practitioner training or similar may be applied for as a substitute pre-requisite.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will understand:

  • The true extent of what it means to think and act in an Agile way
  • The mastery of the Scrum framework centered around the integration of roles, events, and Scrum artifacts, including and supporting the product backlog and sprint backlog
  • The many soft skills necessary for the Scrum Master, such as servant leadership, facilitation, coaching and mentoring, problem solving, and removing impediments
  • The key skills related to visual management for increasing transparency, inspection, and adaptation for success with your projects
  • The importance of team dynamics, self-organizing, team building, and virtual teams
  • The most important skills for successful Scrum Masters that are applied through different Scrum events from initial planning to the final retrospective
  • The crucial strategies for scaling Scrum projects with multiple teams and complex products
WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is applicable to anyone working in the fields of IT and project management, particularly those leading projects and development efforts, as well as sponsors looking to understand and introduce an Agile culture.

Job titles include:

  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • UX or UI Designers
  • Software Developers
  • Software Engineers
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
COURSE OUTLINE

EXAM & CERTIFICATION

  • One-hour, closed book
  • Consists of 40 multiple-choice questions (a passing score of 70% – 28 correct answers – is required)
  • After completion of this course, you may apply for self-directed learning PDUs through PMI. Certificate of attendance is available upon request.
2 day trainer led course 9:00am to 4:00pm each day
APMG International Managing Benefits™ Foundation Only
10 Oct 2022
to
12 Oct 2022
Auckland
AUT - Auckland University of Technology - City campus - Rooms TBA (see email coming)
NZD$ 2,400.00 + 360.00 GST
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This is our accredited APMG course held over three days designed to prepare you for the Foundation exam. This course covers the principles, practices and techniques of Managing Benefits as described in the official guide. It provides managers and practitioners from multiple disciplines, working in a variety of organizations, with generally applicable guidance encompassing benefits management principles, practices and techniques.  Project or programme management experience is not required for this course.  Expect pre-course work and homework.

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The price of the course covers:

  • Exclusive CC Learning accredited pre-course and course material
  • A copy of the official guide
  • Foundation exam fee
  • Lunches, snacks and beverages on each day of the course when attending live
  • Small class sizes - usually twelve people or fewer - so you get more time with the trainer
  • Leadership and support from one of our top quality trainers
  • Structured homework, Note that to ensure you achieve the best results possible you may be expected to complete homework.

This Foundation level aims to measure whether a candidate understands the benefits management principles, practices, techniques, roles, responsibilities and documents, specifically to know and understand the:

  •     Definitions, scope and objectives of benefits management, barriers to its effective practice, and the key success characteristics
  •     Principles upon which successful approaches to benefits management are based
  •     Five practices contained within the Benefits Management Cycle and relevant techniques applicable to each practice
  •     Scope of key roles and responsibilities for benefits management and the typical contents of the main benefits management documentation
  •     Approaches to implementation and the factors to consider in sustaining progress.

On successful completion of this course you will achieve Managing Benefits foundation level - a certification that is globally recognised and increasingly in demand.

3 day trainer led course 9:00am to 5:00pm each day, arrive 8.30am first day
APMG International Managing Benefits™ Foundation with Practitioner
10 Oct 2022
to
14 Oct 2022
Auckland
AUT - Auckland University of Technology - City campus - Rooms TBA (see email coming)
NZD$ 3,300.00 + 495.00 GST
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This is our accredited APMG course held over five days designed to prepare you for the Foundation and Practitioner exams. This 3 day foundation and 2 day practitioner combined course covers the principles, practices and techniques of Managing Benefits as described in the official guide. It provides managers and practitioners from multiple disciplines, working in a variety of organizations, with generally applicable guidance encompassing benefits management principles, practices and techniques.  Project or programme management experience is not required for this course.  Expect pre-course work and homework.

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The price of the course covers:

  • Exclusive CC Learning accredited pre-course and course material
  • A copy of the official guide
  • Foundation & Practitioner exam fees
  • Lunches, snacks and beverages on each day of the course when attending live
  • Small class sizes - usually twelve people or fewer - so you get more time with the trainer
  • Leadership and support from one of our top quality trainers
  • Structured homework, Note that to ensure you achieve the best results possible you may be expected to complete homework.

Foundation Course Content includes:

  1. An overview of benefits management – what it is, the case for doing it, and some common misconceptions that can limit its effectiveness in practice.
  2. The seven principles upon which successful benefits management practices are built.
  3. The five practices in the Benefits Management Cycle relating to individual change initiatives, and examples of how they can be/have been applied in practice.
  4. How to apply benefits management at a collective or portfolio level encompassing all projects and programmes included in the change portfolio.
  5. How to get started in implementing effective benefits management practices and how to sustain progress.

Practitioner level aims to confirm whether the candidate has achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the guidance in a scenario situation. Specifically candidates should be able to:

  • Plan the implementation of benefits management, select appropriate strategies to sustain and measure progress;
  • Select and adapt principles, practices and techniques to suit different organizational environments;
  • Identify activities that should be undertaken during each of the practices of the Benefits Management Cycle together with the accountabilities and responsibilities of each of the defined roles;
  • Evaluate examples of benefits management information (documents);
  • Analyse the solutions adopted in relation to a given scenario.

Managing Benefits has been carefully designed to complement existing Best Practice in portfolio, programme and project management such as PRINCE2®, MSP®, P3O® & MoP®. It consolidates existing guidance on benefits management into one place, while expanding on the specific practices and techniques aimed at optimizing benefits realization.

On successful completion of this course you will be an APMG Managing Benefits practitioner - a certification that is globally recognised and increasingly in demand.

5 day trainer led course 9:00am to 5:00pm each day, arr 8.30am first day
Agile Scrum Essentials®
13 Oct 2022
to
14 Oct 2022
Wellington
Auldhouse (Wellington)
NZD$ 1,650.00 + 247.50 GST
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This 2-day course provides the essential knowledge needed by IT professionals in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices. It focuses on the fundamental principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum. This course will prepare you for the exam leading to the Agile Scrum Essentials certification.

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This 2-day course provides the essential knowledge needed by IT professionals in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices. It focuses on the fundamental principles and concepts of both Agile and Scrum. This course will prepare you for the exam leading to the Agile Scrum Essentials certification.

To stay competitive today, more than ever, businesses must be flexible, keep costs low, and delivery cycles short. Companies that have successfully adopted Agile Scrum processes have reaped the benefits of decreased costs, reduced risk, and the encouragement of innovation within the organization. Agile offers a flexible, iterative project-management style that promotes continuous improvement and increased product quality. Scrum, which is a lightweight framework and the most popular Agile methodology, provides guidelines and other tools to help teams structure and manage their work. Together, these processes ensure the effective and efficient management of projects.

The Agile Scrum Essentials course has been designed from the ground up, based on customer feedback, to provide you with everything you need to start applying the Agile Scrum approach to your projects.

The exam is included on the last day.

Prerequisites - No prerequisites are required.

Who Should Attend - This course is applicable to any IT professionals with a need to understand how to achieve and maintain a highly effective approach to project management.

COURSE CONTENT
Upon the successful completion of this course, you will understand:

    The definition and purpose of Agile
    The three pillars of Scrum: inspection, adaptation, and transparency
    The five Scrum values: commitment, focus, openness, respect, and courage
    The accountabilities of effective Scrum Masters, product owners, and developers
    The purposes of different events, artifacts, and rules in Scrum
    How multilevel planning can help your team develop long-term goals and create more realistic strategies to achieve those goals
    How to identify the attributes of the product backlog and understand how it can evolve as your product and environment changes
    The purpose and steps involved in Scrum events such as product backlog refinement, sprint planning, execution, daily Scrum, review, and retrospective

Exam, Certification, Designation & Awards - This course prepares participants for the examination -
*Exam is 1 hour, closed book, consists of 40 multiple choice questions and a passing score of 65% is required to achieve certification
*14 PDUs are awarded



2 day trainer led course 9:00am to 4:00pm each day
APMG International Managing Benefits™ Practitioner only
13 Oct 2022
to
14 Oct 2022
Auckland
AUT - Auckland University of Technology - City campus - Rooms TBA (see email coming)
NZD$ 1,950.00 + 292.50 GST
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This is our accredited APMG course held over two days designed to prepare you for the Practitioner exam. Please note that this course is based upon the 2nd edition of the guide.  This assumes you have a foundation knowledge of  the principles, practices and techniques of Managing Benefits as described in this guide. It then provides advice and guidance on sitting the practitioner exam. To sit the Managing Benefits practitioner exam you must have sat and passed the foundation exam.  Expect pre-course preparation and homework.

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We presume that you already have the latest copy of the official guide (Managing Benefits Guide 2nd Ed) from your prior training. If not, you are welcome to purchase this in your booking submission.

The price of the course covers:

  • Exclusive CC Learning accredited pre-course and course material
  • Practitioner exam fee
  • Lunches, snacks and beverages on each day of the course when attending live
  • Small class sizes - usually twelve people or fewer - so you get more time with the trainer
  • Leadership and support from one of our top quality trainers
  • Structured homework, Note that to ensure you achieve the best results possible you may be expected to complete homework.

Practitioner Course Content

Practitioner level aims to confirm whether the candidate has achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the guidance in a scenario situation. Specifically candidates should be able to:

  • Plan the implementation of benefits management, select appropriate strategies to sustain and measure progress;
  • Select and adapt principles, practices and techniques to suit different organizational environments;
  • Identify activities that should be undertaken during each of the practices of the Benefits Management Cycle together with the accountabilities and responsibilities of each of the defined roles;
  • Evaluate examples of benefits management information (documents);
  • Analyse the solutions adopted in relation to a given scenario.

 Managing Benefits has been carefully designed to complement existing Best Practice in portfolio, programme and project management such as PRINCE2®, MSP®, P3O® & MoP®. It consolidates existing guidance on benefits management into one place, while expanding on the specific practices and techniques aimed at optimizing benefits realization.

On successful completion of this course you will be an APMG Managing Benefits practitioner - a certification that is globally recognised and increasingly in demand.

2 days, wkdays instructor-led 9-5, arrive from 8.30am first day
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