Scrum Master Course

This Scrum Master classroom course provides a scrum-org certification. It is for you who want to work as a scrum master in an agile organisation. The focus is on method insight and lots of practical training.

  • Preparation with our unique e-learning
  • 2-day case and practical course
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Learn how to work as a Scrum Master and how to run a scrum team!

This course allows you to become Scrum Master certified (from scrum.org). You will learn the relevant principles, methods and tools you need to create a successful scrum team as a servant leader.

Scrum is an agile framework tool for delivering products in a complex world. The scrum master training deals with how to work with the agile scrum team and how the scrum master can ensure value creation in the scrum team.

A high-performing scrum team contributes to the success of the agile delivery, and the scrum master helps steer in the right direction.

This course teaches you the relevant methods and you get insight into the Scrum Master role - but you also get plenty of opportunities for practical training! You go home from the course with the skills to lead a scrum team in an agile organisation.

Read more about the course below.

About Scrum Master Course

This 2-day scrum master course provides both theoretical insight and practical experience.

As a student, you get free access to our scrum master e-learning course on the adaptive platform Rhapsode Area9. You can use this e-learning for preparation, which means that you get even more out of the two days of the course with practical exercises.

With adaptive e-learning, you can take the course at your own pace. This means that you can access the learning at any time and follow the modules at your own pace. E-learning automatically adapts to your way of learning and your level of knowledge.

Included in the course is access to e-learning, certification, and the book "Scrum Done Right", which is a good support tool for the daily work as a Scrum Master.

Exam & Certification

Professional Scrum Master 1 (PSM1) Certificering via Scrum.org.

Passing score: 85%

Time limit: 60 minutes

Number of Questions: 80

Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer and True/False

Your benefits

  • An internationally recognised certification as a Scrum Master
  • Solid understanding of the agile methods, and understanding of the individual elements of Scrum and how they are applied in practice
  • Be able to facilitate and drive development in a Scrum team as a servant leader for Scrum Teams
  • Gain skills to drive change.
  • Learn best practices in agile development and delivery with concrete tools and techniques

Workplace benefits

  • Faster deliveries adapted to market/customer needs
  • Teams that will be able to deliver quality products and take responsibility for the development
  • Optimised coherence and understanding of the whole across teams
  • Better performance in teams through better collaboration
  • Agents of change who activate a culture where everyone can flourish

Who is the target group?

The course is for everyone who wants better insight and competencies within agile and would like to achieve an internationally recognised certification

  • Intended for anyone involved in product development using Scrum.
  • This is especially beneficial if you are responsible for or contribute to getting the most out of scrum in your organisation, it can be as a scrum master, leader/team leader or scrum team member.
  • The course is also relevant for you who want to better understand the agile principles and methods.

Prerequisites

There are no formal requirements for participation in the course.

  • It is an advantage, but not a requirement, that you have knowledge of agile project management or agile development.

Content of the course

Scrum Master course
In this Scrum Master course, you as a participant get a solid understanding of the role of a Scrum Master. The course is focused on the scrum role at the team level in the agile organisation.

The course provides a basic understanding of agile and scrum concepts and puts scrum teams on the beach to use scrum effectively.

Through the course, you will acquire knowledge of scrum terminologies, the different concepts and the complete Scrum process. 

  1. Agile and Scrum introduction

    Agile delivery and the Agile Manifesto.

    - Agile Manifesto
    - 4 values
    - 12 Principles
    - Scrum Pillars (transparency, inspection & adaptation)
    - 5 Scrum Values

  2. Scrum roles

    Understand different roles involved in Scrum and the scope of the Scrum Master role in Scrum:

    - Scrum Master Role and Responsibilities
    - Product Owner Role and Responsibility
    - Development team Role and Responsibilities

  3. Scrum events

    Review of the various events in Scrum including purpose and responsibility:

    - Sprint
    - Sprint Planning
    - Daily Scrum
    - Sprint Review
    - Sprint Retrospective
    - Backlog Refinement

  4. Scrum artefacts

    Review of the absolutely essential scrum artifacts:

    - Product Backlog
    - Sprint Backlog
    - Product Increment

  5. Scrum tools & methods

    Learn to use scrum tools and methods in practice:

    - User Stories
    - Agile Estimation
    - Acceptance Criteria
    - Definition of Done (DoD) 
    - Definition of Ready (DoR)
    - Sprint Burndown Chart
    - Scrum & Kanban Board

  6. Scrum facilitation

    Make it easier for the development team, the product owner and the organization while responding to changes.

    Learn to help team members work together and follow the Scrum process.

  7. Scaling Scrum

    When we have several teams working on the same product or deliverable, this is scaled scrum.

    Here we need to coordinate and align on another level. You will gain insight into this scaling of scrum, the challenges and how these are overcome.

  8. Scrum in practice

    The course ends with a series of test questions where you can evaluate your understanding of scrum and the scrum master role.

    There is also the option of taking a test exam (pre-certification), so you are sure of being able to pass the exam.

Agenda

  1. Day 1

    INTRODUCTION TO SCRUM AND THE AGILE REMEMBERED

    On the first day of the course, we introduce Scrum and look at how Scrum fits into an agile organisation. In addition, we dive into the underlying agile principles of the agile manifesto.

    Next, we take a closer look at the role of Scrum Master

    On the day you work with:

    • The scrum method
    • The agile manifesto
    • Scrum Master role
    • The different roles in an agile team
    • Estimation Poker
    • User stories
    • Accept Criteria
    • Scrum Board and Kanban
    • WIP limits (Work in Progress)
  2. Day 2

    A SCRUM MASTER'S DAILY WORK

    We in detail with a Scrum Masters daily work of preparing and facilitating all Scrum events.

    We practice and come through a series of practical exercises.

    We will also talk about leadership and coaching, and we will try out different coaching techniques.

    On the day you work with:

    • Daily Stand Up
    • Burn-up and Burn-down charts
    • Scrums of Scrums
    • Backlog Refinement
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective
    • Servant leadership
    • High-performing teams and team dysfunctions
    • Good meeting culture
    • Coaching of the agile team and facilitation
    • Exam information

Planned Scrum Master courses

The following courses are planned:

No courses found - but you are very welcome to contact us if you would like to attend one of our courses.

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