The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is a 2-day course that covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules and roles of the Scrum framework. Professional Scrum Master is THE cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone supporting a software development team's efficiency and effectiveness.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Robb Pieper is Principal Consultant and founder of Responsive Advisors, a management consulting firm focused on holistically improving organizations. He’s a Scrum.org certified trainer and coach having taught agility to thousands of people across the country.
In addition to helping Software Development teams, Robb has helped numerous clients increase agility in circuit board development, financial risk management, human resources, data warehousing, and business intelligence.
Robb solves problems often ignored in the agile community, like teaching managers how to work with agile teams and individuals how to work with their teammates on a human level. Robb knows that agility is a business problem, not just a software problem. Robb applies his passion and diverse background to building amazing cultures and learning organizations.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The Professional Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in software development using the Scrum Framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people within an organization accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including:
Scrum Team Members
Attendees make the most of the class if they:
Have studied the Scrum Guide (required).
Have been closely involved or have a high interest with a project that builds or enhances a software product or application.
The PSM course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.
Advanced tools for servant-leadership are provided to increase a Scrum Master’s effectiveness. These tools relate to behavioral shifts, working with people and teams, coaching and facilitation techniques, and addressing the organization.
Students learn through instruction and team-based exercises, and are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.
Students are challenged to think within the Scrum Framework and the underlying values and principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace and facing complex decisions.
Theoretical and experiential training to provide:
The “WHY” and rules of Scrum through the empirical foundation of Scrum
The ability to effectively start up Scrum or increase its effectiveness if already underway.
The ability to navigate the “grey areas” of a Scrum implementation
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ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master level I assessment, and are also entitled to a discount on the PSM II assessment. The industry-recognized PSM certifications require a minimum passing score on these rigorous assessments.
Scrum.org maintains a public list of all PSM I certificate holders.
Students of Scrum.org courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs after attending a two-day Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO), or Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) course and 21 PDUs after attending a three-day Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course.
Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for passing a Scrum.org assessment. Students can claim PDUs under PMI's "Education courses provided by other third party providers” category. You can claim your PDUs online at https://ccrs.pmi.org.
Training will begin at 8:30 AM sharp and will end at 5:00 PM on both days. Please plan on being at the location by 8:15 AM to get settled in before training begins. Lunch will be provided.
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