This two day course provides a clear and solid insight into what Scrum is, the fundamental principles and values and gives delegates hands-on experience using Scrum. This will better enable delegates to prepare for and achieve the recognised Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master I Assessment .
Achieving a Scrum Master Certification will demonstrate a good understanding of the framework and exhibits a dedication to continued professional development.
This course is intended for future and current Scrum Masters that want to maximize their effectiveness within the Scrum process. The goal is to create quality products of high business value and on time.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Understand the origins of Agile methods
Understand and apply the core values and principles of Agile methods
Know the difference between the defined process and the empirical processes used in Agile
Understand the Scrum roles, artefacts, events, and practices
Undertake practical exercises to learn Sprint Planning
Reading the following article / blogs is not required but would be helpful as a prelude to this course.
Agile History and Background
Scrum origins and the Agile Manifesto
The 4 values and 12 principles of Agile
Environments that are best suited to an Agile approach
Benefits of Agile
Project constraints in traditional projects versus Agile projects
Empirical process and how this approach is used to develop a product iteratively and incrementally
Product Owner - representing the voice of the customer and responsible for return on investment
Scrum Master - responsible for facilitating and coaching the Scrum Team
Development Team - self-managing and cross-functional and responsible for delivering 'Done' work during the sprint
Product backlog - a prioritised list of requirements in the form of User Stories
Sprint backlog - a list of tasks the team will deliver during the sprint
Sprint Burndown - charts tracking progress during the project or sprint
Sprint Planning - to plan what will be delivered during the sprint
Sprint - a period from 1 week to 1 month during which the team produce potentially shippable product
Daily Scrum - a 15-minute daily meeting for the development team.
Sprint Review - held at the end of the sprint to show that business what has been achieved
Sprint Retrospective - held at the end of the sprint for the team to continuously improve
An introduction to scaling Scrum for use in large organisations.
Delegates will practice the PSM I 'Open Assessment' as preparation for sitting the Professional Scrum Master I exam.
After completing the course, delegates may register to take the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master I Assessment in their own time by going to www.scrum.org. There is a $150 fee for the exam which is not included in the cost of the course.
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
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