Training for Professional Scrum Master
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Agile has caught the attention of business leaders globally as a means of managing change, reducing time to market, eliminating waste and attracting and retaining customers. This three-day course trains delegates in all the key aspects of the Scrum Framework to prepare delegates to take the Professional Scrum Master I exam at Scrum.org.
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 recognized Professional Scrum Master I Certification with Scrum.org. Achieving a Scrum Master certification will demonstrate a good understanding of the framework and exhibits a dedication to continued professional development.
The course is relevant to anyone who either is or is planning to be a Scrum Master and for others working in a Scrum environment. Delegates will have a clear and solid understanding of Scrum and how to apply it. Many group discussions and practical, hands-on exercises and case studies will verify the understanding of Scrum and enable delegates to learn with and from each other.
Delegates should be familiar with the content and rationale for the rules of Scrum in the Scrum Guide, available at www.scrumguides.org.
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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
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 register to take the Professional Scrum Master I exam in their own time by going to www.scrumguides.org. There is a $150 fee for the exam which is not included in the cost of the course.
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