Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training in Herndon, VA

december, 2021

13dec(dec 13)9:00 am14(dec 14)5:00 pmCertified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training in Herndon, VA9:00 am - 5:00 pm (14)(GMT-05:00) View in my timeCourtyard by Marriott Dulles Airport Herndon/Reston, 533 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA 20170 Event Organized By: NextUp Solutions

Event Details

Join us for a full immersion into the concepts and practices of Agile and Scrum.

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

NextUp Solutions’ Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class is a two-day, interactive learning experience that provides students a full immersion into Agile principles and the concepts and practices that define the Scrum framework.

Commitment to Safety

As we welcome students back to in-person training, NextUp is committed to providing a safe environment to ensure the best learning experience possible. As such, all students participating in in-person training must be vaccinated and will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Proof of vaccination includes your physical vaccination card or a photo of the card. Participants are also required to wear a mask for the full duration of the training.

All live training venues meet strict sanitation standards, including rigorous cleaning protocols completed with increased frequency. Furniture has also been arranged to allow additional space for social distancing as needed.

Contingency Plan

The state of the world requires us to be more Agile than ever. NextUp will provide confirmation of all in-person trainings proceeding no less than one week prior to the class date. Should class be canceled for any reason, students will have the option to receive a refund, transfer to virtual training, or redeem their class for another in-person training at a later date.

What You’ll Learn

After completing this course, students will understand:

  • The relationship between Scrum and Agile
  • How Scrum teams operate, including roles, events, and artifacts
  • The relationship between the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and developers
  • Understand how to effectively implement Scrum practices to achieve your organization’s goals


Students who complete the class will be eligible to take the Certified ScrumMaster exam and become Certified ScrumMasters.

Additionally, this course allows students to claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs)* as well as 16 Scrum Alliance Scrum Education Units (SEUs).

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for all members of the project team including developers, testers, analysts, project managers, etc. This course is also great for functional managers and executives who are interested in Agile methodologies and process improvement.

What’s Included

The cost of registration includes:

  • High-quality printed course workbook and digital copies of reference materials
  • Exam and certification fees
  • Two-year membership to Scrum Alliance
  • Course certificate of completion


The class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Courtyard Dulles Herndon/Reston at 533 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA 20170. On-site complimentary parking will be available.

About Your Trainer

Richard Cheng is the Vice President of Training and Chief Product Owner at NextUp Solutions. A graduate of Virginia Tech and renowned Agile expert, Richard has presented keynote talks at conferences and events around the globe and has authored numerous publications on Agile and product management. Richard has extensive experience working with the federal government, large companies, small startups, non-profits organizations, and associations. In addition to being one of the few Certified Scrum Trainers (CST) accredited by the Scrum Alliance, Richard is also a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified LeSS Practitioner, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC).

Cancellation Policy

Students submitting cancellation requests 10 business days or more prior to the start of the course are entitled to a full refund. Students submitting cancellation requests less than 10 business days prior to the start of the course will be offered a credit toward a future NextUp Solutions course of equivalent value, or a refund less a processing fee of $100. Should the organizer cancel the course for any reason, each registered student will be issued a full refund.

* PMI is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


13 (Monday) 9:00 am - 14 (Tuesday) 5:00 pm(GMT-05:00) View in my time


Courtyard by Marriott Dulles Airport Herndon/Reston

533 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA 20170