Agile Project Management – SCRUM Bootcamp 2019

SCRUM Bootcamp teaches you the most effective skills to become an effective scrum team member, by learning and understanding the SCRUM concepts and framework. This series of 10, 90 minute interactive workshops will cover experiential, hands-on learning approach to agile implementation, foundational education in Agile and Scrum, including its values, principles, and practices. This interactive learning approach will include a variety of exercises, activities, and discussions for attendees to learn how to apply Scrum in both software and non-software development scenarios. This course is appropriate for people working in Agile / SCRUM Environment as project team members, stakeholders, managers, Product Owners or wants to transform to Scrum Master role or anyone who wants to understand what Agile and Scrum are all about.

The course also includes a voluntary attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I certification exam (PSM I). PSM (Professional Scrum Master) is the rising popularity of the Agile and Scrum certified individuals in the IT industry as well as in non-IT sectors. A widely pursued IT certification is the PSM certification, that is being recommended across all the industries. However, you need to know the basic concepts of Agile and Scrum methodologies to gain a PSM certification.

Course capacity: 10
Course fee: $10

Dates & Times

Starting July 1st, 2019 – July 31st, 2019

  • Week 1: Monday & Wednesday (8:30 – 9:30 AM)
  • Week 2: Monday & Wednesday (8:30 – 9:30 AM)
  • Week 3: Monday & Wednesday (8:30 – 9:30 AM)
  • Week 4: Monday & Wednesday (8:30 – 9:30 AM)
  • Week 5: Monday & Wednesday (8:30 – 9:30 AM)

Course Description


  • Clear understanding of the rules of Scrum through the empirical foundation of Scrum
  • Act as Scrum Masters for Scrum Teams and stakeholders from an in-depth understanding of servant-leadership
  • Effectively start using Scrum
  • Increase the effectiveness of Scrum underway


  • Scrum theory and principles
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The Definition of Done
  • Running a Scrum project
  • Working with people and teams
  • Scrum in your organization
  • The role of the Scrum Master
  • Metrics & Tools

Certification Assessments

All participants completing the SCRUM Bootcamp will be eligible for taking the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment. Structure of PSM-1 exam is:

  • Fee: $150 USD per attempt
  • Passing score: 85%
  • Time limit: 60 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer and True/False
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Language: English only


Suman Katter, Scrum Master / Agile Evangelist, CTDS, University of Chicago

As the Scrum master, Suman Katter provides strategic direction to ensure that the CTDS Plan X Project effectively leverages the power of SCRUM framework to build and deliver the products and services to customers with utmost quality.

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