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Certified Scrum Master Class

  • Washington Dulles Airport Marriott 45020 Aviation Drive Dulles, VA, 20166 United States (map)

FoxHedge is committed to delivering dependable, quality public classes. Since our inception in 2007, we have never cancelled a class.



Learn how to lead your teams using Scrum and to lead change in your organization. If helping individuals and teams on a journey of continual improvement and helping customers get what they need rapidly is your passion, this class is for you.

This highly interactive 2-day workshop provides a foundational understanding of the Scrum framework and gives participants hands-on practice applying Scrum in multiple settings and situations.


Using a combination of interactive presentations, problem-solving exercises, and team-structured simulations, the CSM workshop will enable participants to:

  • Understand the core principles, strategies, and practices of Scrum

  • Practice applying Scrum in multiple project settings and situations

  • Cultivate the Scrum mindset vital to effective use of Scrum

  • Gain skills and confidence in effectively communicating Scrum principles to managers and team members alike


  • Overview of Scrum

  • Product Backlog

  • Release Planning and Estimation

  • Role of the Product Owner

  • Role of the ScrumMaster

  • Leading Self-Organizing Teams

  • Sprint Practices

  • Metrics and Reporting


Who is the instructor?

This workshop is presented by Jim York, one of the premier Certified Scrum Trainers® in the world. Jim is also a Certified Enterprise Coach℠ and Certified Team Coach℠, an expert in theory and practice, helping individuals and organizations implement Agile in the real world. We do not subcontract our classes to other trainers.

Who is the class for?
Anyone on a team who wishes to learn how to use Scrum to create or participate on high performing teams focused on rapid value delivery to customers. ScrumMasters, Product Owners, and other Scrum Team Members will benefit from this class. 

At what time does the class start and end each day?
The class starts promptly at 9:00 AM each day and ends at 5:00 PM.   

Are meals and refreshments included?
The following meals and refreshments are included in your class fee:

  • A continental breakfast at 8:30 AM

  • A set lunch

  • Coffee and tea at mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks

  • Iced water all day

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For answers to your questions about the class, please call Melissa York at 703.771.8367 or

Are discounts or other special pricing available?
If you are a current client, alum or unemployed, we reserve reduced-price seats in each class for you. Contact us if you wish to be considered for one of these seats. In addition, group pricing is available.

How do I get an invoice or receipt?
On completion of your registration, you will receive an email confirmation with details of your registration including the balance due, if any. If there is a balance due, the confirmation email is your invoice.

What is the refund policy?
If YOU need to cancel within one week of the class, there is no refund. However, you may substitute another person to take your place in the class, or, for a $200 fee, you can transfer to a future FoxHedge workshop.  For a schedule of future workshops, please visit

If WE cancel the workshop, you will receive a full refund.

How often have you cancelled a class?
FoxHedge has never cancelled a class.  In the event that a situation beyond our control forces a cancellation, we will notify you through the contact information you provide with your registration and issue a full refund of any fees paid.

Can I get SEUs and PDUs for this class?
Scrum Alliance members can claim 16 SEUs for thei class.
PMPs can claim 16 PDUs for this class.

Earlier Event: December 16
Certified Scrum Master Class
Later Event: February 10
Certified Scrum Product Owner Class