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Upcoming Agile Training Courses

Jan
14
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training
Instructor: Rick Waters
Chicago, IL
Jan
30
Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) Training
Instructor: Gary Pedretti
Chicago, IL
Feb
4
Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Bootcamp
Instructor: Michael Sahota
Tampa, FL
Feb
11
Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training
Instructor: Bob Galen
Chicago, IL
Feb
19
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training
Instructor: Rick Waters
Chicago, IL
Feb
25
Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Training
Instructor: Gary Pedretti
Chicago, IL
Feb
27
Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) Training
Instructor: Gary Pedretti
Chicago, IL
Mar
18
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training
Instructor: Rick Waters
Chicago, IL
Mar
25
Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training
Instructor: Michael Sahota
Chicago, IL

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training

January 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Rick Waters
Chicago, IL

Who Should Attend the CSM Training Course The certified ScrumMaster Training Course is appropriate f...

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) Training

January 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Gary Pedretti
Chicago, IL

The Professional Scrum Product Owner Training Workshop is a two-day course that covers the principle...

Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Bootcamp

February 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Michael Sahota
Tampa, FL

This workshop is designed to be an immersive experience and will begin at 9:00am and conclude by 8:0...

Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training

February 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Bob Galen
Chicago, IL

The focus of CAL1 is cultural, with an outlook towards Being Agile. We look at topics such as leader...

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training

February 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Rick Waters
Chicago, IL

Who Should Attend the CSM Training Course The certified ScrumMaster Training Course is appropriate f...

Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Training

February 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Gary Pedretti
Chicago, IL

The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification training is a 2-day course that covers the princip...

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) Training

February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Gary Pedretti
Chicago, IL

The Professional Scrum Product Owner Training Workshop is a two-day course that covers the principle...

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training

March 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Rick Waters
Chicago, IL

Who Should Attend the CSM Training Course The certified ScrumMaster Training Course is appropriate f...

Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training

March 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Michael Sahota
Chicago, IL

The focus of CAL1 is cultural, with an outlook towards Being Agile. We look at topics such as leader...

Do You Need Agile Training? 

If you are trying to adopt or use agile, they yes you need training. Some people question the value of Agile Training or try to cut corners on training when adopting Agile and Scrum. Don’t do it! Surveys on Agile failures frequently cite the lack of agile expertise as a common cause. 

If your teams lack expertise or have inconsistent experience, training is a necessity. People need to speak a common language and avoid thrashing. Read more about the value of Agile Training and what happens when you don’t train people in Yes You Do Need Agile Training

What Agile Training do You Need? 

Need help thinking through the details of training for more than one team or as part of an agile transformation? See How to Develop Your Agile Training Plan for details on who, how, what and when for Agile and Scrum Training for your organization. 

Most people find that a mix of general Scrum and agile training and targeted role-based training is most effective. For example, Vitality Chicago provides Agile Training that is targeted to new Agile Teams, Managers and Leaders, and Stakeholders that are impacted by agile teams. 

Do You Need Certification in Agile or Scrum? 

Agile and Scrum Certification Training is big business and there are a dizzying array of offerings for certification. Discover the differences in the introductory agile certifications with our concise guide to certification – Agile Training, Guide to the Best Agile Certification

Start with Scrum Master Certification Training

For organizations new to Agile and Scrum, we strongly recommend that the Scrum Masters be Scrum certified. Agile and Scrum Certification can demonstrate competency, boost confidence, or help you to get a promotion or better job. Vitality Chicago offers both Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Training and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training

In addition to Scrum Master certification, we also provide Scrum certification for Product Owners including the Professional Scrum Product Owner Training (PSPO) and the Certified Scrum Product Owner Training (CSPO)

We also provide the Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training from the Scrum Alliance. Finally, for the marketing team, we provide Certified Agile Marketing Specialist (CAMS) Training

Speaking of Agile Certification Training, are you interested in getting an agile certification quickly and painlessly? Maybe it’s possible! Determine what it would take in our guide – Get Your PMI-ACP Agile Certification Without Hardly Trying.

Advanced Agile Training Options 

For people looking to dive deeper into specific topics or broaden their agile expertise, we offer advanced Agile Training Courses through our partnership with Northwestern University. This includes our  flagship course Agile for Practitioners which leads to the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification.

We also offer Agile Estimating and Planning, Leading and Coaching Agile Teams, and Supporting an Agile Transformations. See the links below for more details.

For a lighthearted look at training, consider our guide to informative AND entertaining agile training – What Makes Agile and Scrum Training Effective.

Any of the following courses can be scheduled as onsite training course. 

Agile and Scrum for Teams

The Agile and Scrum training for teams is a hands-on agile training workshop delivered to entire Scrum teams including the Product Owner and the Scrum Master. 

Agile for Leaders

Our Agile for Leaders training course is focused on providing leaders and executives with the understanding and tools they need to oversee Agile and Scrum teams. 

Agile Training for Stakeholders

This introductory course provides an overview of Agile for stakeholders who work closely with or are impacted by Agile Teams.  

Professional Scrum Master

The Professional Scrum Master training course covers the principles and tools of the Scrum Framework and helps Scrum Masters succeed in this important role.

Professional Scrum Product Owner

The Professional Scrum Product Owner certification course covers the Scrum Framework and focuses on the role of the Product Owner. Get your certification as a Product Owner with this training course.

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Professional Scrum Foundations is an introductory Scrum training course that provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum. The course is a mix of instruction and team-based exercises 

Certified Scrum Product Owner

The Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) course is designed to cover all the basics of Scrum and also provide a large amount of material devoted to the Product Owner role.

Certified ScrumMaster

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training is a two-day, entry-level course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer. The CSM course covers the basics of the Scrum Framework.

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The focus of the 2-day Certified Agile for Leaders course is cultural, with an outlook towards Being Agile. We look at topics such as leadership, organizational structure, culture, and organizational growth.

CAMS Agile-Marketing-Specialist

The Certified Agile Marketing Specialist (CAMS) is a 2-day course that brings together the core concepts of Agile and Scrum as applied to the Marketing and Sales team of an organization.

Through our partnership with Northwestern University, we offer a Certificate in Agile Practices. The following four agile training courses are included.

Northwestern University

Agile for Practitioners is an in-depth, workshop-style course that will teach participants the principles and values of Agile, and help them…

Northwestern University

Proper estimation and planning is essential start a project off on solid footing. The Agile Estimating and Planning Course starts with…

Northwestern University

Agile frameworks empower teams with flexible tools to manage timelines, deliverables, and budgets, and still meet stakeholder needs. Participants will learn the mindset, values…

Northwestern University

The purpose of the Supporting an Agile Transformation Course is to provide managers, project managers, agile practitioners and other leaders an understanding…

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