Introduction to Scrum and Becoming a Scrum Master
Learn about the Scrum framework, rules, roles, artifacts, and events, and how to become a certified Scrum Master! This course is applicable to beginners and in 6 weeks you can become a professional Scrum Master.
Professional Scrum Master Course
April 01st – May 13th, 2023
Wednessdays: 8AM – 5PM PST
Saturdays: 8AM – 5PM PST
Venue – Online
(Zoom link details will be sent upon registration)
Who is this Training for?
Anyone who is interested in learning about Agile methodologies and Scrum framework can study to become a Scrum Master. There are no specific educational requirements or prerequisites to enroll in Scrum Master classes. We will prepare you to take on the PSM I certification exams, interview prep and continuous support as a Scrum Master.
Learning Scope in 6 Weeks
Essential skills to become a great Scrum Master
- About the Professional Scrum Master PSM 1 certification with all the preparation necessary to take the assessment
- How to get the Scrum team ready for their first Sprint and how to run the first Sprint
Estimation techniques, metrics, and capacity planning.
- All Scrum theory covering the Scrum Team, Scrum Events, Scrum Artifacts, Empiricism and Evidence-based Management
- How to use popular Scrum based software products such as Jira, Trello and Retrospective Boards
Class 1: Understanding Agile and Waterfall
What is Agile? The Agile principles Agile frameworks What is Waterfall? Agile vs Waterfall Comparison
Class 2: What is Scrum?
Scrum Values The Scrum Artifacts Scrum Events Scrum team roles and responsibilities
Class 3: Scrum Best Practices
All about user stories Acceptance criteria vs definition of done vs definition of ready Estimation techniques in Scrum Scrum Metrics Capacity Planning
Class 4: Technical Terminologies in Scrum
Technical debt Scope creep Risk and Dependencies Terminologies
Class 5: Simulations and Introduction to Jira
How to Facilitate all the Scrum events using Jira Sprint Planning Daily Standup Backlog Refinement Sprint Review Sprint Retrospective
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Scrum?
Scrum is an Agile framework used to manage complex projects, primarily in software development, but it can also be applied to other fields. It was first introduced in the 1990s as a method for managing software development projects, but it has since been adopted by many other industries.
Scrum emphasizes continuous improvement and adaptability, allowing teams to respond quickly to changing requirements or market conditions. By breaking projects down into small, manageable increments, Scrum helps teams deliver value to customers more quickly and efficiently.
Who is a Scrum Master?
A Scrum Master is a role in the Scrum framework who serves as a facilitator and coach for the Scrum team. The Scrum Master’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the Scrum process is understood and followed by the team, and to remove any impediments that might prevent the team from achieving its goals.
The Scrum Master acts as a servant-leader to the team, working to create a collaborative and productive environment. They facilitate the Scrum events, including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives, and help the team to continuously improve its processes and practices.
What level of education is required?
There are no specific educational requirements to become a Scrum Master. However, it is recommended that individuals have a basic understanding of Agile principles and practices before enrolling in a Scrum Master course.
There are two main Scrum Master Certifications. The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) and The Certified Scrum Master (CSM). PSM 1 and CSM are first-level certifications.
Ultimately, anyone who is interested in learning about Scrum and becoming a Scrum Master can enroll in a Scrum Master course and pursue certification. The focus is on the skills and knowledge required to effectively implement and facilitate the Scrum framework, rather than formal education.
How long will it take to get a Scrum job?
The time it takes to get a Scrum job can vary depending on various factors, such as your experience level, the job market in your area, and the specific industry you are interested in. Generally, it may take anywhere from a few weeks to several months to secure a Scrum job.
It is important to note that while Scrum certification can be beneficial for securing a Scrum job, it is not a guarantee of employment. Many employers may also look for other qualifications, such as relevant work experience, soft skills, and a good fit with their organizational culture.
Overall, the key is to be persistent and keep building your skills and experience in Agile and Scrum while also actively seeking out job opportunities.
WHY CHOOSE US?
Reputation and Quality: The Agile Consortium is a reputable Scrum Master Course provider and has a track record of delivering high-quality Scrum training. Look for some of our reviews and testimonials from past participants to get a sense of their experience with our course.
Course Content and Delivery: Our Scrum Master Course covers all aspects of Scrum in depth and provides hands-on exercises and practical examples to help you apply the knowledge. Also, we have a flexible delivery method; online.
- Cost and Time: Our price of 1,000 Euros for the full Scrum Master course is one of the most competitve prices you can find in Europe with a flexible payment plan of 2 installments. Our Scrum Master course is also flexible to fit your schedule, with classes held virtually two times a week.
Instructor Experience and Support: At the Agile Consortium, you will be taught by experienced Scrum professionals who can provide guidance and support not only throughout the course, but will also support you in interview preparations and also coaching support while on the job. Also become part of our ever growing community of Scrum professionals registered with The Agile Consortium.