Professional Scrum Master (PSM) - Austin, TX: Aug 15 - 16, 2017

Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course provides advanced training on Scrum principles, the Scrum Framework as defined in the Scrum Guide and servant leadership.

The PSM course was initially designed by Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum, in 2009 as a significant update to the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) course that Ken developed with the Scrum Alliance back in 2002.  

Since 2009, the PSM course has been maintained and enhanced by Scrum.org and its global group of 160+ Professional Scrum Trainers, where it has evolved into the industry’s highest quality and most consistently delivered Scrum Master training.

Private classes with group discounts are available! Contact us or call 844.BE.AGILE to discuss onsite training at your location.

 

Why Train with Scrum.org?

 

  • Scrum Leadership – Scrum.org is led by the co-creator of Scrum, Ken Schwaber.
  • Scrum Guide Alignment – Scrum.org’s training is aligned with the Scrum Guide that is published and maintained by Scrum co-creators Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland.
  • Integrated Learning – Scrum.org’s approach of integrating lectures with team-based exercises and cast studies helps provide a great learning experience and prepares students to begin effectively applying Scrum in their workplace.  
  • Consistent Quality – Scrum.org has developed and regularly enhances 1 body of courseware content & exercises in collaboration with Scrum.org’s global trainers.  This helps ensure a consistent level of quality learning experiences across the world. 
  • Meaningful Certifications – Scrum.org’s Professional Scrum Certification Programs include rigorous Level I & II Assessments for Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Developers. Scrum.org offers the opportunity to examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org.
Questions? Please contact us by email or call 844-BE-AGILE.

Location

Courtyard Austin - University Area

5660 North Interstate Highway 35, Austin, TX 78751

Who Should Attend?

The  Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is for anyone involved in software development using the Scrum Framework as defined by the Scrum Guide. It is particularly beneficial for any of the following people:

  • IT stakeholders
  • Dedicated to optimizing the value of software delivery
  • Have software development responsibilities
  • Serve in the role of Scrum Master or member of a Scrum Team.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a clear understanding of the rules of Scrum and the Scrum Framework as defined in the Scrum Guide.
  • Serve as a Scrum Master for Scrum Teams and stakeholders from an in-depth understanding of servant-leadership.
  • Effectively start using Scrum and/or increase the effectiveness of Scrum currently underway.
     

Assessments & Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course will receive credentials to attempt the PSM 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.

PDU Credits

Students of Scrum.org courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs after attending the two-day Professional Scrum Master (PSM). 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 here.

What Is Included?

Each student will receive the following:

  • Printed courseware and materials
  • Breakfast and lunch both days
  • One free attempt at the PSM I assessment ($150 value) and PSM I certification
  • One discounted attempt at the PSM II assessment ($100 value) and PSM II certification

Curriculum

  • Scrum Theory and Principles
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The Definition of Done
  • Running a Scrum project
  • Working with People and Teams
  • Scrum in Your Organization
  • The Role of the Scrum Master

Learn More and Download a Data Sheet

Click here to learn more about the Professional Scrum Master course.
To download a data sheet with a complete description of the content, click here.

Private Training

Interested in private on-site training?  If so, private classes with group discounts are available! Contact us or call 844.BE.AGILE to discuss onsite training at your location.

About Your Trainer

Mark Noneman

Enterprise Agilist & Managing Partner, Madison Henry Group

Mark Noneman is one of a select few Professional Scrum Trainers who is certified and regularly teaches Scrum.org’s entire curriculum, including Scrum Foundations, Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Developer, and Scaled Professional Scrum.

Since becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer, Mark has consistently earned high class evaluation scores along with numerous recommendations from his students.  In addition, over 85% of his students earn their respective certifications within one assessment attempt following his training. Mark has a passion for helping people discover how Scrum can help improve software development and achieve better outcomes. 

Additional Information

Cancellation Policy
The Madison Henry Group accepts participant substitutions or postponements for classes at any time. Participant cancellations must be made via email. Madison Henry shall provide refunds for participant cancellations as follows:

  • More than 10 days prior = 80% of course fee
  • 5 to 10 days prior = 50% of course fee
  • Less than 5 days = no refund provided

The Madison Henry Group reserves the right to postpone or cancel this class. Should a postponement or cancellation occur, you will be notified no later than 7 days prior to the class. All registration payments will be refunded promptly or, if you prefer, applied to a future class.