Following the PSM course, you'll have learned how to perform the following:
- Help Scrum Teams deliver value from an in-depth understanding of servant leadership.
- Apply the theory and principles behind Scrum and empiricism; articulate how each part of the Scrum framework ties back to the principles and theory.
- Navigate through uncertainty and complexity in product delivery.
- Define what Done means and why it is crucial to transparency.
- Use the Product Backlog to plan with agility.
- Explain the importance of self-managing teams and necessary interpersonal skills.
- Describe the leadership role of a Scrum Master.
- Explain the skills, traits and behavior shifts needed to be a Scrum Master.
- Describe the meaning and importance of the Scrum values.
- Effectively start up Scrum or increase its effectiveness if already underway.
The PSM course is a mix of lecture, case studies and interactive exercises as you collaborate with other students:
- Scrum Theory & Principles
- How variables can lead to complexity.
- Relating complexity and management styles.
- Predictive and empirical approaches to problems.
- Exploring the advantages of Agility.
- Scrum and the three legs of empiricism.
- The Scrum Framework
- What's needed for Scrum?
- Exploring accountability.
- Scrum roles, events and artifacts.
- Examining the value of time-boxing.
- Scrum values and empiricism.
- Done and Undone
- Can quality become a habit?
- Technical debt and addressing its effect.
- Understanding the importance of Done.
- Defining "potentially releasable".
- Impacts of not defining Done.
- Product Delivery with Scrum
- Why Plan Product Development with Scrum?
- Techniques for Product Backlog ordering and valuation.
- Methods of Product Backlog organization.
- Techniques for estimating size of Product Backlog Items.
- Planning and forecasting.
- Monitoring and reporting progress.
- People and Teams
- Great teams.
- Intrinsic motivation.
- Scrum Values.
- Stages of Group Development.
- The Scrum Master
- Experiencing positive leadership.
- Choices of servant leaders.
- How will you help others improve?
- Responsibilities of a Scrum Master.
- Scrum Master skills and traits.
After completing a Professional Scrum Master class, you'll receive credentials to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment and earn the industry-recognized PSM I Certification. These credentials never expire, however should you attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days after receiving your credentials and not receive a passing score, you'll be granted a 2nd attempt for no additional fee.
Earning your PSM I Certification will make you part of an elite community of 300,000+ PSM I badge holders from around the globe and unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.
Public and Private Training
Please visit our public training schedule to find our upcoming public PSM classes.
Interested in private on-site or Live Virtual Training? If so, private classes are available with group discounts! Please contact us at email@example.com or 844.BE.AGILE so we can discuss your needs.
PMI PDU Credits
Students of Scrum.org courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs. Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for earning a Scrum.org certification. Students can claim PDUs under PMI’s "Education courses provided by other third party providers” category. You can claim your PDUs here.
Scrum.org is the home of Scrum, leading the evolution and maturity of Scrum to improve the profession of software development.
In addition to defining industry-leading Scrum training for practitioners at all levels, Scrum.org provides all of the tools and resources needed by Scrum practitioners to deliver value using Scrum. It hosts the Scrum Guide in 30 languages, provides assessments to allow people to evaluate themselves and improve and hosts community blogs, forums and resources to foster discussion and knowledge transfer.
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.
Consistent Quality – Scrum.org has developed and regularly enhances 1 body of content for each of its courses in collaboration with Scrum.org's 300+ global Professional Scrum Trainer to help ensure consistency and high quality. Scrum.org's approach of integrating lectures with team-based case studies and interactive exercises helps enable a great learning experience and preparation to begin effectively applying Scrum.
Meaningful Certifications – Scrum.org's Assessment & Certification Program includes rigorous assessments with the opportunity to examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org. And unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org.
About Madison Henry
The Madison Henry Group helps clients realize the benefits of agile software development and pursue organizational agility.
Founded in 2005, Madison Henry enables high performance and optimizes the value delivered by complex software through three lines of professional services: Agile Transformation with coaching and consulting across the enterprise; Training & Certification in partnership with industry leaders such as Scrum.org, Kanban University and Scaled Agile (SAFe); and Staff Augmentation for the key roles of Scrum Masters, Scrum Developers and Kanban Delivery Managers.
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