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Career Development Workshop: From SCRUM Theory To The Real World Practice - Everything You Need To Know To Start A Scrum Project

Career Development Workshop: From SCRUM Theory To The Real World Practice - Everything You Need To Know To Start A Scrum Project


From SCRUM Theory To The Real World Practice - Everything You Need To Know To Start A Scrum Project 




When: January 18th, (Saturday) 2020  9:00AM - 5:00 PM

Where: Mindroom Coworking Space, 4701 Patrick Henry Dr., Santa Clara CA 95045


Last date for On-line Registration:  
Early Bird - 1/05/2020
Regular - 1/15/2020



In this 1-day class you will gain a solid understanding on how to implement a project using SCRUM and reap the benefits that SCRUM can yield for you and your organization.

In addition to learning about the theoretical aspects of SCRUM, you will also participate in a series of simulation exercises that will allow you to practice SCRUM and make the connection between the theory and the real-world expectations and challenges that SCRUM teams experience.

After this class, not only will you be a SCRUM aficionado but you will have the practical know how on how to start a project using SCRUM.


Learning Outcomes:

You will gain a solid understanding of the following:

• SCRUM framework, roles and responsibilities

• SCRUM ceremonies and artifacts

• Agile execution rhythm and cadence

• Short term and long-term agile planning and estimation of work


You will get practical experience in:

• Setting up SCRUM team operations to execute a project using SCRUM (planning and executing sprints, roles and responsibilities, ceremonies cadence etc.)


About the Instructor:



Lejla Čizmić 


Lejla Čizmić, M.A., SPC4, CSM, CLSSGB is a seasoned Agile and Lean professional with experiences ranging from implementing Lean methods in Software Startups with a dozen of scrum teams to implementing Enterprise Agile Frameworks and Lean Manufacturing methods in Hardware Manufacturing environments with 400+ scrum teams.After a decade+ of maximizing value as a Business Operations, Software Program Manager and an Enterprise Agile & Lean Coach for other Fortune 50 companies such as McAfee and Intel, Lejla now optimizes clients’ processes through Value Vectors LLC | AGILE & LEAN [means], her own coaching, training and consulting company.

Project Management Education Hours: 

Earn 8 PDUs (Technical - 8)

Meeting Leader: Hanu Malineni

Program Agenda:

08:30 AM - Sign In and Networking

09:00 AM - Workshop Begins

12:00 PM - Lunch Break

12:30M - Workshop Resumes

5:00 PM – Adjourn


Continental Breakfast, Coffee, and Lunch will be provided.

Attendees should indicate whether they want a vegetarian meal during the registration.

Plan Ahead Registration:

Early Bird:  PMISV member: $150     Non-PMISV member: $170

Regular:  PMISV member: $170   Non-PMISV member:  $190



At-the-Door Registration:  No walk-ins allowed. Please register for the course online in advance 


Cancellation Policy:

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members.

  • Cancellation before Early Bird Registration Date: Full refund
  • Cancellation between Early Bird Registration Date and Regular Registration Date: $30 cancellation fee; remaining amount refunded
  • Cancellation after Regular Registration Date and Day before workshop (by 5:00 PM Pacific): 50% refund

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Event Properties

Event Date 01-18-2020
Event End Date 01-18-2020
Registration Start Date 11-17-2019
Cut off date 01-16-2020
Individual Price $150/$170/$190
Location Mindrome Coworking Space & Private Office
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