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Scrum Master Certification

You will learn the conditions of success for agile methods, how to scale the agile approach for large teams, and how to adapt your current development methods to become more agile. 

You will apply what you learn in a series of hands-on activities using a realistic case study that takes you through the Scrum process, with example solutions.


Duration: Classroom - 2 Days 
Why to Take This Course:

Imagine a team where everyone is inspired, focused and equipped to consistently deliver your project. Imagine an organization where stakeholders support you and readily allocate the resources you need. On your Agile projects, imagine being transformed into an empowered and self-managed Agile team shrinking your time to market with every release! This course develops the skills to deliver all these and make your Agile projects successful, besides preparing you for the professional scrum master certificate from

Learn How To:

The course will help you practically learn on the following areas:

  • Explain the basics of Agile development and different Agile methodologies.
  • Understand the Scrum Framework, its roles, ceremonies, and artifacts.
  • Describe the Scrum process though the iterative lifecycle including:
  • Planning in a Scrum Environment (product, release, and sprint planning)
  • Envisaging the product
  • Developing and grooming the Product Backlog
  • Writing user stories and acceptance tests
  • Sizing and estimating Product Backlog items
  • Discuss the Sprint cycle including:
    • Sprint planning
    • Populating the task board
    • Daily Scrum meetings
    • Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives
  • Understand the role and importance of the key Agile systems development practices (pair programming, refactoring, test-driven development, etc.)
  • Identify critical success factors in the adoption of Scrum
  • Understand the importance of Self-Organizing Teams and the core values of commitment, focus, openness, respect, and courage that underpin Scrum
  • The Fundamentals of Agile Development and Scrum
  • Iterative, Incremental Development
  • The Basic Structure of a Project or Release in Scrum
  • Working Successfully with Uncertain or Changing Requirements
  • The Basic Practices of Scrum
  • The Role of the ScrumMaster
  • The Role of the Product Owner
  • The Role of the Team
  • A Day in the Life of a ScrumMaster
  • The Definition of Done
  • Getting to Potentially Shippable in 30 days or less
  • Creating the Product Backlog and writing requirements using User Stories
  • Product Backlog size estimation using Planning Poker
  • Estimating release dates and project cost in Scrum (including Date-Driven Releases, Scope-Driven Releases, and Date- and Scope-Driven Releases)
  • Creating the Release Backlog and Release Burndown Chart
  • Managing projects/releases to successful, on-time delivery

Participants will learn these topics through exercises, discussions, and case studies based on the instructor’s real-world experience in working with Scrum teams. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.

Who Should Attend:

This 2-day class is suitable for those practicing or looking to serve as a ScrumMaster, but is highly valuable for anyone involved in Scrum (Formal Leaders, Team Members, Product Managers, etc.).

Prerequisites: None.

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