Applying Professional Scrum Live Virtual Class, Nov 1-4, 2021

APS

Course Overview

Due to popular demand, this class is guaranteed to run!

Applying Professional Scrum (APS) prepares you to begin effectively using Scrum immediately by building software in a series of Sprints. The framework, mechanics, and roles of Scrum are emphasized with importance placed on practical application, and common missteps and misunderstandings are discussed so you have a higher awareness of the associated symptoms.

Whether your team needs a flawless Scrum launch or needs to reboot a struggling Scrum implementation, this course lays the foundation for an effective Scrum team. Applying Professional Scrum also provides the foundations of knowledge needed for role-focused training such as Professional Scrum Product Owner and Professional Scrum Master.

This highly interactive class is delivered virtually over four half-day sessions, which our students love! Our half-day sessions allow you to balance the course with your work, while enabling high focus and deep learning during class time.

Private classes and group discounts are available!

Price: USD 1495

Course Details

Location

Live Virtual Class
 America/New York
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Date

Nov 1, 2021
Nov 4, 2021

More Information

Language: English

Applying Professional Scrum (APS) prepares students to begin effectively using Scrum immediately by building software in a series of Sprints. The framework, mechanics, and roles of Scrum are emphasized with importance placed on practical application, and common missteps and misunderstandings are discussed so students have a higher awareness of the associated symptoms.

Students learn how to apply Scrum by actively:

  • Working with a realistic Product Backlog
  • Decomposing requirements into actionable Backlog Items
  • Estimating Backlog Items and planning a Sprint
  • Reviewing the work done in a Sprint
  • Retrospecting to find valuable improvements

Whether your team needs a flawless Scrum launch or needs to reboot a struggling Scrum implementation, this course lays the foundation for an effective Scrum team. Applying Professional Scrum also provides the foundations of knowledge needed for role-focused training such as Professional Scrum Product Owner and Professional Scrum Master.

APS LogoSubject Areas

  • Scrum theory and principles
  • The Scrum framework: roles, rules, and artifacts
  • Mastering Scrum
  • Planning with Scrum
  • Getting started

Objectives

  • Students will have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and their coherence from the empirical foundation of Scrum
  • Students have an understanding of the critical elements of mastering Scrum
  • Students are able to be effective members of a Scrum Team or are able to support those who are on a Scrum Team

Who Should Attend

Applying Professional Scrum is appropriate for anyone working on or with a Scrum Team. The course is especially well-suited to companies or teams investigating Scrum, those who are currently struggling with Scrum, or those beginning to utilize Scrum.

Assessment & Certification

Upon course completion, attendees have the opportunity to take an online assessment of their skills and earn their Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certification.

In class, you will learn the importance of inspection, adaptation, and fast feedback cycles. To reinforce those concepts, if you attend this Scrum.org class and attempt the PSM I certification assessment within 14 days but do not achieve a score of at least 85% you will be given a 2nd attempt at no cost.

What Is Included

  • Soft copy of course materials
  • One free attempt at the PSM I assessment (does not expire) - a $150 value
    • If you attend this Scrum.org class and attempt the PSM I certification assessment within 14 days but do not achieve a score of at least 85% you will be given a 2nd attempt at no cost

[Picture of Mark Wavle]About The Trainer

Mark Wavle has been licensed to teach Scrum.org courses since 2016, having taken the PSM class from Ken Schwaber. Since then, he has taught thousands of students in hundreds of Scrum.org classes: Applying Professional Scrum (APS), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II), and Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E) - excellent, impactful courses that are well-maintained by the community of trainers.

He's been an employee in and consultant for Fortune 500 companies, regional organizations, and non-profits, working as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Trainer, course designer, Leadership Coach, Practice Manager, and National Agile Lead. The diverse industries include medical decide manufacturing, medical insurance, P&C insurance, retail, banking, PLM software, and utilities.

Unstuck Careers LogoScrum.org maintains a defined curriculum for the Professional Scrum courses and selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver them. Each Professional Scrum Trainer is a practitioner and brings their experiences and areas of expertise to bear, but all students learn the same core course content. This consistency and quality helps students effectively apply Scrum in their organizations.

Additionally, Unstuck Careers is officially recognized as a member of the Scrum.org Professional Training Network. This means we align with the Scrum Values, have Scrum.org trainers who teach a qualifying number of Scrum.org Professional Scrum classes, and are committed to improving the profession of software delivery in part by providing Scrum.org training.

What Our Students Are Saying

  • "A well-defined class with relatable material that I can implement in the real world."
  • "This class is ideal in that it does not focus on handouts, but puts you in real work situations. It makes Scrum real."
  • "The exercises were extremely well-run and demonstrated the concepts."
  • "We asked so many questions he was great at answering everything in the most relevant way possible."
  • "I thought the training was very informative…and I'm excited to bring what I've learned back to my company."

Professional Training Network Provider

Unstuck Careers

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