Certified Agile Service Manager (CASM)® Certification Course – GTCASM

Course Description

Devops This sixteen (16) hour course provides an introduction to Agile Service Management – the application and integration of agile thinking into service management processes and process design projects.

Agile thinking improves IT’s effectiveness and efficiency and enables IT to continue to deliver value in the face of changing requirements.

A Certified Agile Service Manager (CASM) is the operational counterpart to a Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Working together, ScrumMasters and Agile Service Managers can instil agile thinking into the entire IT organization as the basis of a DevOps culture.

PREREQUISITES

  • Completion of pre-class assignment
  • Familiarity with IT service management processes and ITIL® is recommended

AUDIENCE

  • Anyone interested in learning about Agile and Scrum from a products and process perspective
  • Employees and managers responsible for designing, reengineering or improving process
  • Consultants guiding their clients through process improvement initiatives
  • Internal and external suppliers
  • Process stakeholders

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

The learning objectives for Certified Agile Service Manager (CASM) include an understanding of:

  • What it means to “be agile”
  • The Agile Manifesto, its core values and principles
  • Agile concepts and practices including ITSM, Kanban, Lean and DevOps
  • Scrum roles, artifacts and events as it applies to both products and processes
  • The two aspects of Agile Service Management
    • Agile Process Improvement —ensuring processes are lean and deliver “just enough” control
    • Agile Process Design—applying Agile practices to process design projects

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COURSE / STUDENT MATERIALS

  • Sixteen (16) hours of instructor-led training and exercise facilitation
  • The Agile Service Management Guide and Scrum Guide (pre-class resources)
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in unique hands-on exercises designed to apply concepts
  • Sample documents, templates, tools and techniques
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities

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CERTIFICATION

Successfully passing (65%) the 60 minute exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the candidate’s designation as a Certified Agile Service Manager. The certification is governed, administered and maintained by the DevOps Institute.

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ABOUT THE DEVOPS INSTITUTEwww.devopsinstitute.com

The DevOps Institute (DOI) is bringing enterprise level DevOps training and certification to the IT market. Working with thought leaders from the DevOps community, the IT Service Management field and the IT training market, the DevOps

Institute is setting the standard in quality for enterprise grade DevOps education and training.

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