Professional Scrum Master™
Training duration: 16 academic hours (2 days)
Target audience: This course is targeted to anyone interested in using Scrum in their work, willing to become Scrum Masters, or working in a Scrum team. It provides understanding and practices to testers, software developers, project managers, team leaders as well to anyone who is interested in Scrum.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for the course, but it is recommended to read Scrum Guide (www.scrumguides.org) before attending the course. Any other experience, from work or gained by reading, is an advantage.
Contents of this training
Professional Scrum Master is a two-day workshop introducing agility with Scrum framework. Students are challenged to reflect the values and principles behind agile and Scrum framework to their work and to when making complex decisions. The course covers the areas needed for taking the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certificate assessment by Scrum.org.
Scrum is an iterative and incremental framework for developing and maintaining complex products. It focuses on developing and delivering high-value products with high quality while responding to changes and risks. It challenges the team to focus on continuous improvement while it creates a safe environment for producing results in an environment that is rapidly changing.
Scrum has become the most popular and successful framework for agile software development leading to its expansion to completely new areas.
The course prepares for Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment by Scrum.org. The assessment is included in the course price. Those willing to take the assessment can do it on their own computers after the course. Instructions how to order and take the assessment will be provided during the course.
- Values and principles behind agile and Scrum
- The Scrum framework: roles, artifacts and events
- The Definition of Done
- Working with people and teams
- Working with the Product Backlog (and Sprint Backlog)
- Running Scrum in practice
- The responsibilities and rights of a Scrum Master
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- understand how agile and Scrum works;
- can start using it in their daily work as a Scrum Master;
- coach other members of the team using it;
- start the organization’s journey towards agile and lean thinking.
- classroom training;
- course materials;
- exam voucher;
In addition we offer:
- snacks, tea and coffee;
- lunch on each training day.
Täienduskoolituse õppekavarühm: juhtimine ja haldus
Anssi is experienced ICT professional, coach and trainer.
SAFe (4.6) Program Consultant (SPC) (2019)
Certified Scrum Master (2007)
Certified Scrum Professional (2009, expired)
Professional Scrum Master I (2010)
Professional Scrum Developer (.Net) (2010)
Professional Scrum Developer Trainer (.Net) (2010)
TOGAF 9 Foundation (2011)
ISEB ISTQB Foundation (2013)
Presentation skills: Over 15 years of experience of giving presentations and training sessions for ex-pert audience in both English and Finnish languages. Teacher’s degree.
Team Leadership: Resourcing, understanding and resolving team related issues (competences, peo-ple, collaboration etc), personal coaching and growth facilitating, competence strategy building and implementing.
Enterprise, information and application architectures: Designing, resolving and consulting architectures on application, information sys-tems and enterprise level (TOGAF 9 foundation certified)
Project work: Working inside and leading a software project, coaching and mentoring. Improv-ing corporate processes. Tools and methods within a software development (Ag-ile, SAFe, Lean, Scrum, “traditional” methods).
Software implementation: C#, Java, Node.js, SpringBoot, HTML(5), CSS(3), Python, C++, C, SQL, XML
Tools: Android Studio, MS Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, Eclipse, Jira, Git, Ra-tional Software Modeler, MOSS, MS CRM, MS Office