Applying Professional Scrum Live Virtual Class, Sep 29-30, 2022

APS

Course Overview

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The Applying Professional Scrum training course is a  two-day course which prepares individuals or teams for using Scrum effectively. The Scrum framework, mechanics, and roles within Scrum are experienced directly through a simulation: delegates experience technical and requirements uncertainty by building a real product over several sprints. With each cycle, delegates learn and apply the principles and practices that allow them to take control and improve their process.

Description

This Scrum.org certified class includes up to two free attempts at the PSM-I assessment. Delegates take a multiple choice assessment after the class, leading to a permanent qualification with no renewal fees.

Course Content

Scrum Simulation

Delegates are thrown in at the deep end and asked to produce working software in 30 minutes based on a backlog of requirements. It is often surprising to the delegates how they are able to organise themselves around this challenge. A review is then held to see what progress was made, whether features met expectations, and what should be done next. Incorrect assumptions are quickly identified and adjusted. Finally, a retrospective is held, allowing teams to improve on their process and deal with challenges they experienced; such as poor technical choices or ineffective collaboration.

This case study project is continued with up to four sprints over the two-day class, allowing delegates to learn some theory and then put it straight into practice. As teams learn more about themselves and their product, they are able to adapt their plan to meet changing demand.

The Scrum Framework

Having experienced the considerable uncertainty in the first sprint, delegates explore the uncertainties of complex software product delivery by considering what might change with regards to requirements, technology and people.

Students then dive into the Scrum framework itself:

  • Scrum roles: product owner; development team; scrum master.
  • Scrum artefacts: product backlog; sprint backlog; increment.
  • Scrum events: sprint; sprint planning; daily scrum; sprint review; sprint retrospective.

Delegates then assign themselves roles and conduct a sprint planning session for the next sprint in the simulation.

Mastering Scrum

Scrum is founded on some principles that are the key to moving beyond mechanical scrum where teams focus solely on showing up for a daily meeting and actually take control. We’ll explore the ideas of self-organisation, cross functional teams and cross-functional people and the accountabilities that arise from developers owning their sprint backlog.

Planning, Estimating and Forecasting

Delegates will learn the full set of complementary techniques used by many scrum teams to plan and track progress:

  • Story point estimation with planning poker.
  • Burn-down charts and velocity.
  • Effective use of sprint reviews to keep stakeholders closely involved and informed.

Beginning your Scrum Transformation

The course concludes with practical tips on how to go about kicking off a scrum transformation, including establishing a sense of purpose amongst everyone involved, deciding whether or not Scrum is the right process for the work at hand and finally producing a backlog of things that need to be put in place. This backlog is specific to the attendees and may alternatively serve as an improvement backlog for established teams.

Professional Scrum Foundations Training Course Outcomes

Delegates will leave with a backlog of things they can do as soon as they get back to work. Whether they are planning on forming a new scrum team, or improving their existing process, everyone will leave with something tangible to do.

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Price: GBP 850

Course Details

Location

Live Virtual Class
 Europe/London
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Date

Sep 29, 2022
Sep 30, 2022

More Information

Language: English

Your Professional Scrum TrainerDuncan_Evans_Agility_in_Mind_coach

Duncan is an experienced and qualified Professional Scrum Trainer (PST). He draws on many years of practical experience as an agile project manager and scrum master.   He has a proven track record for delivering high quality products, using these skills to help others build better products as a consultant, coach and trainer.  Duncan has successfully achieved PSMI, PSMII, PSMIII, PSPOI, PSPOII and PST Professional Scrum certificates and is well qualified in making sure that delegates have a thorough understanding of the course material in order to achieve success themselves. Read more of Duncan’s reflective insights into the world of agile coaching and agile training.

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Contact

Need to book with a purchase order?

If you want to book by company purchase order and invoice, please email your details.

If you would like to book another date, please refer to our Professional Scrum Certification Training Schedule.

Venue

Your online Applying Professional Scrum Training will be held using Live Virtual Training.

Receive the traditional classroom experience using Live Virtual Classrooms with an experienced practitioner.

We have been delivering courses using Live Virtual Classrooms for over half a decade to global organisations with distributed teams.

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