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Ned Space

707 SW Washington St #1100
Portland, OR 97205 (map)

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11th floor of the Union Bank Building

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  • Saturday
    May 18 2019
    Professional Scrum Training

    Ned Space

    Want to learn how to take your projects to the Next Level

    Practical, Hands-on Training for Scrum

    Join us for an all day Scrum workshop on May 18th, 2019; featuring Suzanne Ward MBA MEng PMP CSM CSPO PSM CSP, a Scrum Master & Agile Coach/Trainer from Intel.

    Our world is changing fast. Markets and consumers are demanding faster, cheaper and better products. Demands for quicker turnaround on new product development and innovation have only increased. How do companies like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Apple keep up? They practice agile techniques, in particular they utilize scrum to manage their projects.

    Scrum has the power to transform project management across every industry, every business, and even across your personal life. By using Scrum, you’ll become more agile, discovering how to react more quickly and respond more accurately to the inevitable change that comes your way. By staying focused, collaborating, and communicating with customers and your team, you can accomplish what truly needs to be done — successfully.

    Come get a taste of the future of project management and learn about the Scrum process. This one day classroom training with exercises will cover the material from scrum introduction certification class and Product Owner role in the Scrum Process.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Learn about the Scrum Process. Learn what a Product Owner and Scrum Master is responsible for. Come away with insights on how to manage your next project

    BENEFITS

     * Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science
     * Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
     * Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs)
     * Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace
     * Network with people from Intel Corporation and other software companies
    

    WHO SHOULD COME?

    People whose work is completed through projects and through teams; Engineers, Software Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Project Managers, Program Managers, Business Executives, Technology Professionals, Students in MBA or undergrad business and engineering programs.

    SPEAKER'S CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

     * Product, Brand, and Marketing Management in diverse range of markets and industries, with P&L responsibilities up to $100 million annual sales.
     * Quick Learner of new industries/product offerings with results-oriented achievements. Created excitement around a static accessories category in condensed time frame. Created full line of support, educational, training, and presentation materials. Impact of efforts increased sales from $16.4M to $37.2M in 24 months.
     * Program management for multiple high tech/electronic development projects, averaging $3 million annual budget. Serve in project manager and product manager capacities. Two successful worldwide launches in 3 years. $1M annual OEM/B2B sales and $10M annual sales.
     * Combine demonstrated product management leadership experience with strong hands-on technical background. Equally comfortable delving into product requirements with hard-core engineers as well as presenting to executive level decision makers.
     * Uniquely skilled at fostering new ideas, building successful cross-functional teams, and nurturing a culture of consumer-driven product development and user experience innovation. Experience working in and managing cross-functional, cross-division, cross-geographic and multicultural sales, marketing and engineering organizations.
     * International program management, sourcing, engineering, OEM/ODM management/development experience. Overseas work assignments in EU and Asia with extended stay in Asia.
    

    SUZANNE WARD'S CERTIFICATIONS

     * PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute
     * PSM, Professional Scrum Master, Scrum.org
     * CSM, CSPO, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Alliance
     * CSP, Certified Scrum Professional, Scrum Alliance
    

    CERTIFICATIONS FOR THIS TRAINING

    This workshop is meant to introduce professionals and students to the Scrum methodology, though the material we cover will give you the knowledge and material covered in the exam for the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification. https://www.scrum.org/. Our students have gone on to take this test after the event, and passed.

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS

    By attending this workshop you’ll receive professional development units (PDU). They are for professionals looking to maintain Project Management Institute (PMI)- certified credentials. Eligible PDUs: 8 PMP PDUs

    ADDITIONAL FOR AUDIENCE

    SW Engineers: eXtreme Programming, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, Project Managers: Bridging the Gap between Project Management and Scrum

    NEXT EVENT?

    For more information and dates about our next event, join our Meetup Group: http://bit.ly/PortlandAgileTraining

    ADDITIONAL BENEFITS?

    For further information: please contact Heber Michaels, heber.michaels@gmail.com or our team at ibeafoundation@gmail.com.

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  • Thursday
    Nov 15 2018
    Intro to Git Workshop

    Ned Space

    Git is well over a decade old and still reigns King and is a de Facto Standard for many good reasons. Join us for an Intro to Git workshop where you will learn the basics of this powerful version-control tool.

    We will walk through setting up a project on GitHub and will be using the command line to step through and understand a series of commands typically seen in a common workflow "Feature Branch".

    At the end of the night you should have a general understanding of Git as a tool and how to use it from the command line to maintain proper version control of your code.

    Bring your laptop and if you haven't already: Download and install git : https://git-scm.com Create an account at : https://github.com

    Meetup Link: https://www.meetup.com/Latinx-Tech-PDX/events/255991306
    Location: Ned Space - 707 SW Washington St #1100, Portland, OR 97205 (11th floor)
    We appreciate the RSVPs to plan for providing Food and Beverages

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