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  • Acquiring SEUs for CSP – and Agile Workshop Facilitation

    Many of our past students express an interest in the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) qualification, and so recently we sent an email to them all providing  further information about requirements – some useful reference information in order to help them  acquire those illusive 70 Scrum Education Units (SEUs)  and  support  their  CSP application. A copy of the email is shared below. We  will  follow up this first email, in a series, with supplementary emails with additional advice so do get in touch if  you would like to be added to the mailing list (enquiries@agil8.com). We would  also like to recommend one of our upcoming courses which is eligible for Category B SEUs. Our Agile Workshop Facilitation course, taking place on 25-26 April, is one of two Scrum Alliance-approved Advanced Agile courses (the other being the Agile Analysis and Story Writing course) and, our April course coming up will be the last taught by our wonderfully experienced Agile trainer, coach and facilitator, Julia Godwin. We’ve worked with Julia for over 20 years now and she is a passionate Agilist with a wealth of experience. She will be retiring this year and so her course later this month will be her last […]

Shaun Smith

0.20150814124048269.0.20150814124048269SJZrpShaun is an experienced trainer, coach and consultant, passionate about applying modern techniques to help teams and organisations work better. His experience with agile began at the turn of the century when, as a developer, his relentless search for better ways of doing things led him to the eXtreme Programming (XP) community.

Since then, he has worked with many companies and teams both large and small helping them make better products. His experience has been gained in a number of roles, including head of engineering departments, programme and delivery management as well as training and coaching.

Shaun received “Most Valuable Agile Player” at the Agile Awards in 2012.

Areas of Proficiency:

  • Scaling Agile and Lean Product Development
  • Programme and Portfolio Management
  • Digital Development and Cloud Strategy
  • Applied Systems and Complexity Thinking
  • Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, DaD, Kanban, XP
  • Team Building and Facilitation

Relevant Training and Certifications:

  • Certified Scrum Professional/Master
  • SAFe Programme Consultant v4.0
  • Certified LeSS Practitioner
  • Disciplined Agile Delivery Green Belt
  • 2nd Generation Lean Product Development
  • Change Artistry for Agile Coaches
  • Problem Solving Leadership