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Live-Virtual Event: Scrum - High Performance Teamwork - Copy




Tom Schwendler 


Tom Schwendler is a technically minded Product Owner who loves Scrum. Tom holds an Engineering degree from the University of Vermont and has extensive experience writing code. He has managed software development projects for nearly 30 years using a variety of management processes.  In his five years with Ascendle, Tom has mastered the roles of Scrum Master, Quality Assurance Engineer, Product Owner, and Trainer/Coach. His experience in these roles gives him a perspective of the Scrum process from several points of view. Tom’s clients have seen the product quality and on-time delivery benefits of his well-managed Agile Scrum teams. Tom has fully adopted the Scrum principles and uses them daily to successfully drive results for his Ascendle clients.

You can learn more about Tom and connect with him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/tschwendler/.

Seminar Description: This is a presentation of a high-level introduction to Scrum, with a particular bias toward the responsibilities of everybody involved. A specific theme is the concept of an empowered team and what that means. We'll also discuss what teams and their managers can expect in terms of transparency, predictability, and accountability. Finally, we'll focus on the meaning of “servant leadership.”

Key Learning Objectives: Key Learning Objectives of this presentation include:

  • All Scrum roles and the responsibilities for each role.
  • The Scrum ceremonies and how to effectively operate and participate in them.
  • The Scrum artifacts, what they are, and they're significance to Scrum.
  • How to empower your team and get the most out of each sprint.
  • How to scale scrum and when/if you should scale.


This educational event qualifies for 1.5 PDUs within the PMI Talent Triangle under Technical Project Management


06:00 pm - Zoom Meeting Opens

06:05 pm - Networking 0.5 PDU - Technical

06:40 pm - 06:55 pm  - Chapter Announcements

07:00 pm - 08:00 pm - Presentation 1.0 PDU - Technical


  Registration ends Wednesday evening (8:00PM), October 20, 2021.

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Type of category: Richmond

Type of activity: Technical

Date: October 20th, 2021

Hour: 18:00 to 20:00

Number of PDUs: 1.5


Members: Free

Non members: $10.00