What to Expect in the Certified ScrumMaster® Workshop

Learn techniques that you can employ the very next day!

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Certified ScrumMaster® Online Course Details

This course is a hybrid of self-paced video learning and live, interactive sessions using Zoom breakout rooms and other collaboration tools. Live sessions are taught in three hour blocks over two days with a 90-minute break in between sessions. Successful completion of the videos, live session and exam will grant you your certification and a two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance.

Self-Paced Videos

You’ll receive more than four hours of video content with 30 short videos, plus some optional bonus learning. These videos are self-paced, but must be completed to obtain your certification. The main topics covered are:

  • Agile Overview
  • Scrum Overview
  • Sprinting
  • Scrum Roles
  • The Product Backlog
  • Long-Term Planning
  • Sprint Planning
  • The 4 Events of Scrum
  • Scaling (optional)

Typical Live Session Structure

Our live session experience revolves around you and the freedom to spend less time lecturing and more time doing. We find the best way to learn Scrum is by doing Scrum. Our workshops are conducted using Scrum itself so you can see how the instructor (Product Owner) prioritizes our topics, moves them along the Scrum Board, and produces release burn-down charts that are reviewed at the end of every Sprint. This also helps dispel the myth that Scrum is only suited for Software projects.In addition, you will work with carefully structured, hands-on exercises within small teams (Development Team) to deepen your knowledge and broaden techniques that you will feel comfortable with enacting as soon as you get back with your teams.

  • Create topics and expectations for the Instructor
  • The Iterative and Incremental Mindset
  • The 12 Principles of Agility
  • Deep Dive into Scrum
  • A Scrum Master's use of Teaching, Coaching, Mentoring, and Facilitating
  • Where do "Others" (Project Managers and Functional Managers) Fit with Scrum?
  • Coaching the Organization for the Scrum Mindset
  • Coaching on Product Backlog Concepts
  • Coaching on Estimation Techniques
  • Using Metrics to Derive Timelines and Project Progress
  • Technical Debt and the Organization
  • Practical Techniques to Facilitating the 4 Events of Scrum

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who wants a foundational knowledge of what an agility mindset looks like and practices to use Scrum to be agile.
  • Project managers looking to build their skills and resume with modern agile practices.
  • Scrum Masters who’ve been in the field, but don’t have the formal certification.
  • Corporate leaders interested in transitioning to agile using the Scrum framework.
  • Software developers who are currently working or hope to work at a company using the Scrum framework.
  • Marketers, HR professionals, finance team members and more looking for a different approach to working.
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