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Certified Scrum Master Training (via Bearded Eagle) - November 2017

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Saturday, November 04, 2017, 07:30am - 05:00pm

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Fairfield University
Charles F. Dolan School of Business - Room 112
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06284 (click here for directions)

2 Day Course: November 4 & 5, 2017

7:30 - 8:00am Registration and Networking
8:00 - 5:00pm Certified Scrum Master Training

Costs: Pre-Reg Walk-In
SNEC Members * $999 N/A
Non-SNEC Members ** $1,199 N/A

* Note: SNEC Members must LOGIN to website prior to registering to obtain their $200 discount


Registration closes:
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Midnight

** If you belong to another PMI chapter, and are in good standing, you may pay the member price. Please contact the PM of the class for the discount code.

Standard PMI membership is currently $139 with SNEC chapter membership cost at $25 for a total of $164. Join today at Note: If you are a new SNEC member, please allow 2-3 business days for PMI to process your membership and notify us of your eligibility for member discount.


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The PM for this event is:
Linda Benedict, Continuing Education Member at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SNEC-PMI is proud to partner with Bearded Eagle, to provide Certified Scrum Master Training in Fairfield, CT. This 2-day event 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. This course provides Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master certification, 16 PDUs toward PMP recertification or PMI-ACP certification.

The course topics will include:

  • Scrum Concepts
  • Scrum Roles and Responsibilities
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Meetings
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Estimating and prioritizing product backlog items
  • Technical debt
  • Scaling across multiple teams and multiple geographies
  • Tips on, techniques for, and benefits of helping clients and management understand the Scrum system
  • How to transition into use of Scrums, with a review of management and team challenges associated with the transition, along with strategies to respond to those challenges

Instructional materials and case study are provided along with Coffee/Water, Lunch, beverages and snack.

Talent Triangle

PDU Info: You will need to record and self-report your PDU's for this activity. Following the guidelines of the new CCR program and the PMI Talent Triangle®, the PDU's for this course can be applied as follows:

16.0 PDU - 8.0 - Technical (PMP, PgMP, ACP), 4.0 - Strategic & Business Management and 4.0 Leadership

Instructor: S. Elizabeth “Lizzy” Morris - Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
Lizzy, as she likes to be called, is a seasoned executive consultant who focuses on driving measurable results for her clients’ processes, employees and financials. Lizzy has over 20 year’s in-depth experience in delivering software development, project management and strategic consulting. This has given her a unique ability to provide you with the right tools and techniques - tailored to the needs of your organization.

Lizzy’s career has taken her from the UK across Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa, giving her a global perspective on business. This unique background enables her to become of part any executive leadership team and bring collaboration across verticals that establishes corporate strategic alignment. A collaborative down to earth style empowers her to go in at ground-level, relating strategic direction to teams through coaching and training in the utilization of Agile practices and techniques. Lizzy ‘s approach focuses on getting real-world measurable results. Whether coaching, facilitating or value-stream mapping, she introduces innovative, culture appropriate, pragmatic problem-solving techniques to promote team engagement and accountability.

When working in the trenches with teams as an Agile coach, Scrum trainer and facilitator, Lizzy partners with clients to support them through the difficult transitional phases of implementing an Agile transformation. She guides them to a place where they have high-performing Agile teams that, by the daily practical application of Agile framework methodology and principles, will quickly deliver high quality working software solutions that provide measurable value coupled with innovative flare.

Lizzy is a Certified Scrum Trainer, as well as a CSM, CSPO, CSP, PMI-ACP, DISC, Certified Life Coach, Certified NLP Practitioner and Coach, Certified Hypnotherapist. She is a multifaceted consultancy partner with an Agile toolbox that you never want to be without.




Please register online to ensure an accurate count and reserve a spot at this event. Seating is limited, and no walk-ins will be allowed.


If the event is cancelled by SNEC-PMI and is not being rescheduled, the pre-registered participants will be notified via an email broadcast and a full refund will be processed. If the event is rescheduled and the pre-registered participant cannot attend the new date, SNEC-PMI will process a full refund.

For any individual cancellations, please notify the PM of the event. Any user requested cancellation prior to registration ending, will be refunded the amount paid, minus a 10% cancellation fee. SNEC-PMI does not provide refunds for any user requested cancellations after the registration deadline or for No-Shows.


In the event that inclement weather is forecast for the time of the event, a cancellation decision will be made prior to the scheduled event.

If the meeting is cancelled, registered participants will be notified of the cancellation via an email broadcast. We will also endeavor to get meeting cancellation notices broadcast by local media. Notification of the re-scheduled event or refund will also be communicated via an email broadcast.

If a decision is made to hold the meeting, our normal cancellation policy (above) will be in effect, i.e. there will be a 10% cancellation fee for any individual cancellation requests prior to the registration deadline. We do not refund any individual requests after the registration deadline or for no-shows.


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