Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Course

Professional Scrum Master™ Course Overview

During this cutting-edge two day Professional Scrum Master (PSM) training course, you will deepen your understanding of the Scrum framework and the role of the Scrum Master in it. The Professional Scrum Master course is perfect for Scrum Masters and anyone responsible for an effective introduction of the Scrum framework.

The interesting PSM course is a combination of lectures, interactive exercises, assignments and discussions, as well as engaging real-world case studies. Your Edinburgh Agile PSM instructor is a leading Scrum trainers who has extensive hands-on experience of practicing Scrum!

The PSM course introduces the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework. These are foundational insights upon which the rules and roles of Scrum are explored and discussed. The focus on the Scrum Master role includes advanced thinking tools for servant-leadership and behavioral shifts, working with people and teams, coaching and facilitation, and scaling Scrum.

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Professional Scrum Master Overview

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Topics

The Professional Scrum Master training course leaves trainees more knowledgeable and confident in five key areas of Scrum Mastery:

  1. The fundamentals of Scrum theory and principles;
  2. The Scrum framework;
  3. Cross functional self-organising teams;
  4. Coaching and facilitation;
  5. Maximising the effectiveness of a Scrum team through the Scrum Master role.

Objectives

Trainees on the Professional Scrum Master course are challenged to think in terms of Scrum and the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when they return to their workplaces.

  • Students will have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and their coherence from the empirical foundation of Scrum;
  • Students can act as a Scrum Master for Scrum Teams and stakeholders from an in-depth understanding of servant-leadership;
  • Students can effectively start up Scrum or increase its effectiveness if already underway.

Professional Scrum Master Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certification assessment. PSM class participants who attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Students of official PSM classes are also entitled to a 40% discount on the PSM II assessment once passing PSM I. 

Attendees who attend the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course, and go on to pass the PSM I certification assessment will receive:

Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certificate;

Inclusion in the list of Professional Scrum Certificate Holders

The industry-recognised PSM certifications require a challenging minimum passing score which ensures the certifications have true value in the marketplace.  If you pass the PSM certifications your name will be posted publicly for colleagues, managers, and potential employers to see.

Click here to see the Professional Scrum certification list.

Professional Scrum Master Course Audience

The Professional Scrum Master course is especially suitable for people who are, or want to become, a Scrum Master, and/or want to work effectively on a Scrum team. Typical attendees include:

  • People who are new to, or have just about to become Scrum Masters, having previously carried out roles such as Project Manager;
  • Experienced Scrum Masters who want to consolidate their knowledge and understanding of Scrum and to learn/share ideas around effective Scrum techniques;
  • Programme managers, portfolio managers, delivery managers, heads of departments, and other senior leadership who need to learn how to support their Scrum teams;
  • People who work with clients that have requested a Scrum approach, and as a consequence want understand what Scrum is, and what it really means.

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