Preparing for Professional Scrum Master

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Course title Preparing for Professional Scrum Master
Delivery method Classroom Classroom
Days/Duration 2

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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 them to prepare for and achieve the recognised Professional Scrum Master I Certification with

Delivered by trainers with a wealth of hands-on Scrum and project experience, participants will learn why this deceivingly simple framework of Scrum is so difficult to master yet so powerful.

Target Audience

Managers, programmers, Development team leads, testers, analysts, product managers. Participants 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 participants to learn with and from each other


Delegates should have attended the Agile Awareness course.

Delgates MUST read and study the Scrum Guide :

Recommended: 'Software in 30 Days' by Ken Schwaber

Course Outline.

This two-day course provides participants with a thorough grounding in Scrum and is comprised of three main elements.

The first element provides:

  • Coverage of Scrum principles and values
  • Scrum roles, Artefacts and meetings
  • Why disciplined and intelligent use of Scrum is so important

second element considers the method and its values in more detail:

  • The need for and the power of feedback loops
  • The healing nature of continuous improvement
  • The power of self-organising teams
  • The importance of Quality and the economic and personal impact of technical debt
  • How Scrum can be employed to achieve business objectives and maximises ROI

third element deals with:

  • Pitfalls of Scrum
  • Scrum - with traditional methods and governance
  • How to deal with distributed teams
  • How to start
  • How to scale
  • Practical experience with Agile practices
  • Q&A

Certification provides an on-line assessment where you can achieve the recognised Professional Scrum Master I Certification upon achieving 85% or more of the available points. The assessment may be taken independently following the course. For more details on this assessment please visit -

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