Course outline

Professional Scrum Master

Categories: Agile and Scrum, Guaranteed To Run™

Duration: 2 Days

Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM) is the world premium certification for anyone wanting to master Scrum.

Accredited by Scrum.org, the international Home of Scrum, the 2-day PSM course teaches what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement. It covers the principles and process theory underpinning the Scrum framework and the role of the Scrum Master in it. The course also teaches how to use Scrum, how to optimise value, reduce total cost of ownership and deliver more frequently.

The course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. Participants learn through instruction, real-life cases and team-based exercises and are challenged to think on their feet to better understand what to do when they return to their workplaces.

The course provides cutting-edge instruction for aspiring Scrum Masters and for anyone coaching a development team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness.

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Be able to readily recognise, define, and work with the concepts, advantages and challenges of the Scrum framework
  • Be prepared to play the role of Scrum Master in their organisations and help their organisations adopt the Scrum Framework. Furthermore, participants will develop an understanding of the other roles in Scrum
  • Gain knowledge to be able to effectively anticipate issues related to the practical implementation of Scrum
  • Be armed with the proper tools to address, resolve, and take the lead on Scrum issues in their organisations

The Professional Scrum Master course is for anyone using the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people within an organisation accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers, and Scrum Team members.

  • Product Managers
  • Product Directors
  • Founders
  • Product VP
  • Program Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Product Designers
  • Lead Developers
  • Anyone responsible for the successful use and/or rollout of Scrum in a project or enterprise.

1. Scrum Basics

What is Scrum and how has it evolved?

2. Scrum Theory

Why does Scrum work and what are its core principles? How are the Scrum principles different from those of more traditional software development approaches, and what is the impact?

3. Scrum Framework and Meetings

How Scrum theory is implemented using time-boxes, roles, rules, and artefacts. How can these be used most effectively and how can they fall apart?

4. Scrum and Change

Scrum is different: what does this mean to my project and my organisation? How do I best adopt Scrum given the change that is expected?

5. Scrum and Total Cost of Ownership

A system isn’t just developed, it is also sustained, maintained and enhanced. How is the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of our systems or products measured and optimised?

6. Scrum Teams

Scrum Teams are self-organising and cross-functional; this is different from traditional development groups. How do we start with Scrum teams and how do we ensure their success?

7. Scrum Planning

Plan a project and estimate its cost and completion date.

8. Predictability, Risk Management, and Reporting

Scrum is empirical. How can predictions be made, risk be controlled, and progress be tracked using Scrum. Discussion starts with “Done and Undone” and continues with Quality Assurance in Scrum.

9. Scaling Scrum

Scrum works great with one team. It also works better than anything else for projects or product releases that involve hundreds or thousands of globally dispersed team members. How is scaling best accomplished using Scrum?

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