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Scholarships and Financial Assistance Opportunities

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies has several scholarship opportunities for new or current students. You may be eligible for a $500 - $1250 scholarship, in course-fee credit. Read more for details and eligibility.

Certified ScrumMaster

Exam Preparation

Overview

This course is built around a Scrum Lego® City simulation that provides vivid and memorable experiences that tightly mirror those new teams experience when adopting Scrum in real life. It offers an intensive, highly interactive introduction to the principles and practices of Agile and the Scrum framework.

This two-day course is taught by the only Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) and Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) in Canada. Participants receive the Certified ScrumMaster credential from the Scrum Alliance upon completion of the course and passing an online exam, as required by the Scrum Alliance.

This course is designed for ScrumMasters, project managers, product owners, and managers, and development teams (e.g., development, QA, DBAs, UI/UX) new to Agile and Scrum. Ideally, the cross-functional team attends together with their managers.

The UBC Certified ScrumMaster course is delivered in partnership with IncrementOne.

IncrementOne is a professional services firm that enables organizations to unlock and achieve rapid and sustainable performance improvement based on the application of a lean and agile mindset. We believe that your delivery capability is only as good as the results it delivers. Results are how you learn and steer your product delivery teams to exceed customer expectations. In a dynamic, complex and unpredictable environment the ability to respond quickly to emerging customer needs defines business agility. Companies that get this right stand out in the marketplace. IncrementOne brings together a proven team of agile consultants with a unique approach to change management and problem solving based on seeing results from the outset.

Courses:

Certified ScrumMaster

Check out our graduate testimonials, to hear what they have to say about our programs.

Apply your learning to: 

  • Understand the principles underlying agile methodologies and how to apply them in a team context
  • Connect agile principles to the core lean disciplines and understand how to apply lean and agile principles to software/product development
  • Learn about the trends driving agile adoption and the benefits of an iterative and incremental approach
  • Gain a common vocabulary and understanding of the Scrum framework
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Development Team
  • Experience iterative & incremental development through a Scrum Lego City simulation
  • Learn through doing, applying the agile/Scrum principles and practices to build a real product
  • Work together on an agile team, using the iterative process to rapidly learn and change how the team works
Details

Location

UBC Robson Square

Duration

2 DAYS

Schedule

9AM-5PM

Tuition & Fees

$1,495

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Curriculum

Regular Program Required Courses

Title
Fall2020
Winter2021
Spring / Summer2021
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    Certified ScrumMaster

    Using the Scrum Lego® City simulation, this course provides an intensive, highly interactive introduction to the principles and practices of the Agile and the Scrum framework. Pre-req: Agile Delivery Methods. Elective.

    14 PDUs $1495

    Fall2020
    Winter2021
    Spring / Summer2021

Program curriculum may be subject to change.

Delivery Format HOW IT WORKS
In Class or Blended Learn in-person with your instructor and classmates at scheduled class times.
Online Virtual Learn in an online classroom. Attend scheduled virtual sessions with your instructor and classmates. Fixed start and end dates with access to online curriculum and possibly an online tutor.
Online (100% Online) Learn in an online classroom. Fixed start and end dates with the flexibility to collaborate with your classmates. Optional live virtual sessions and access to an online instructor. 
Instructors
Dave Sharrock

Dave Sharrock

MBA, CSC, CST

Dr Dave Sharrock is a senior consultant and enterprise agile coach for agile42, the only Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) in Canada and holds an MBA and PhD. Dave has over 15 years of experience working with product delivery organizations, from Fortune100 companies to startups. From telecommunications to branded consumer goods, Dave helps companies and organizations understand and realize the benefits of applying an agile/lean mindset to product development. A sought-after speaker and consultant, Dave is an expert on organizational change and agile business processes. Dave moved to Vancouver in 2010 from Europe, and leads agile42 consulting in North America. As an agile coach, Dave brings a unique perspective to product development from a history of working both on the service side, running the production department at a full-service web agency for nearly five years through the ups and downs of the dotcom bubble, and on the client side, leading online production teams at a major PC manufacturer and leading international social networking platform.

Requirements

It is strongly recommended that students be fluent in written and spoken business English.

How to Register

Registration is done on a course-by-course basis.

Create an account and login to register for specific courses at any time. Visa or MasterCard accepted.

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Online Course Registration

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Contact cbstudies@sauder.ubc.ca if you have any problems registering online.

What payment options do I have to pay for a course?

All course fees are payable in Canadian dollars. Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Will I have to pay tax on my course fees?

Fees made payable to UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies are not subject to tax if they are for courses that are part of a certificate or associate certificate program.

Can I get a credit towards the certificate for courses I’ve already taken?

You are eligible to receive credit for applicable UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies courses taken within the last two years.

Is there a fee differential for international students?

No, all students pay the same fees.

How do I get a T2202A tax receipt?

Many courses and programs offered by UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies qualify for non-refundable tax credits and education expense amounts. If the courses or programs you were enrolled in are eligible, you will receive an email notification in February outlining how to obtain your T2202A Tuition, Education and Textbook tax certificate. A T2202A can be used as an official statement for income tax purposes.

I'm a UBC employee. How can I access UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies courses?

Most UBC employee groups are eligible for tuition fee waivers that reimburse or offset the cost of most courses. Please visit the UBC Finance Tuition Fee Benefit website for information on eligibility and instructions on how to use your tuition fee benefit. Since tuition fee benefits for UBC faculty and staff may differ depending on your employee group, please visit the UBC Human Resources Benefits website for information on your eligibility. Do not register for a course prior to submitting your tuition waiver.

If your department or faculty is funding the course, please submit an authorized journal voucher (JV) along with your registration to UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies.

General

Are there any accommodations for people with medical conditions or disabilities?

Please contact us well in advance of the program for assistance in the event of either of these circumstances.

Where can I get parking or transit information?

Parking and transit information is available on our website.

Who can I contact if I still have questions about the Change Management program?

If you are unable to find the information you need on the website, please contact us by phone at 604-822-1420 or online.

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