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Scrum Certification (via Platinum Edge)

Nov 15 and 16, 2012

Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Course Description

This certification course provides in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles and scaling. When this course has been completed attendees will have gained in-depth practical knowledge of the Scrum system and its benefits.

Scrum methods support responsive development that:

When this course has been completed, attendees will have gained in-depth practical knowledge of Scrum and its benefits.

Seminar Overview

Topics included in this course are:


Mark Layton, PMP, SCPM, recognized globally as Mr. Agile(tm), is an organizational strategist and PMI certification instructor with over 20 years in the project/program management field. He is the Los Angeles chair for the Agile Leadership Network and is the founder of Platinum Edge, Inc. - an organizational improvement company that supports businesses making the Waterfall-to-Agile transition. Mark holds MBA's from UCLA and the National University of Singapore, a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Behavioral Science from the University of La Verne, and an A.S. in Electronic Systems from the Air Force's Air College. He is also a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force's Leadership School, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Trainer, and a recipient of Stanford University's advanced project management certification (SCPM). Mark is the author of Wiley & Sons "Agile Project Management for Dummies" and is a frequent speaker on Lean, Scrum and other agile solutions.


$1,100 Westchester PMI members; $1,200 nonmembers

Payment must be made in advance by Paypal or by check (payable to PMI Westchester).


Fordham Westchester (West Harrison, NY)
400 Westchester Ave, Room 137
West Harrison, NY 10604

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