AGILE TRAINING AND ORGANIZATION TRANSFORMATION

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Course length: 2 days
Location: Delivered on premise at your office, or at a convenient third-party facility.
Class size: 10-25 participants
Certification: This class enables you to take the Professional Scrum Master 1 (PSM 1) certification exam on Scrum.org (optional).

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Professional Scrum Master PSM

Scrum is today the most popular Agile framework, used by organizations worldwide. Scrum is a simple yet incredibly powerful set of practices that help teams deliver products in short cycles, enable fast feedback, and create a culture of rapid adaptation to change. This class teaches the foundations of Agile and provides a solid understanding of the Scrum framework. Learn the essential concepts and tools of Scrum, including managing product backlogs, planning releases and sprints, tracking and reporting progress, and conducting stand-ups and retrospectives.

Today’s market is increasingly more competitive, as new products come on a daily basis, and entire industries get thrown upside down by innovators. Companies today cannot afford to ideate, research, and develop a new product over a long time. The risk is that by the time the product is ready for launch, someone nimbler, faster, more agile, who is able to identify an opportunity and quickly bring a solution to life, has already taken the top spot in the market.

This class takes participants through a series of interactive exercises where they can learn and apply first-hand the principles of Scrum. At the end of the class, the participants are able to implement Scrum in their work environment, adopt a more innovative mindset, and drive a culture change in their organization.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Why Agile?
  • Scrum values and principles
  • Scrum workflow and timebox simulation
  • Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Retrospective, Daily Stand-up
  • The Scrum roles: Scrum Master, Product Owner, Development Team
  • Principles of Lean
  • Backlog and User Stories
  • Estimating using Story Points and Poker Planning
  • Release Planning and Prioritization

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Professional Scrum Master class is designed for anyone involved in the development of products. Whether you are new to Scrum or want to perfect your use of it, you can find useful teachings in this class that you can apply directly in your work-space. It is most beneficial to those people responsible for managing teams or for implementing Scrum across the organization: Managers, Scrum Masters, Project Managers, and Scrum Team Members.