Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills
Live Virtual Class, March 6, 2023
Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills is an interactive course designed to help teams and individuals develop proficiency in facilitation skills, so that they can help teams better solve problems, build consensus and foster transparency.
Great Scrum Teams are self-managing, cross-functional and have the ability and skills necessary to drive to successful outcomes. However, team interactions don’t always go as expected and can cause conflict or roadblocks. Effective facilitation can help the team move forward toward their desired outcomes.
In this one-day skills-building course, participants will learn how to become better facilitators to create better interactions with their Scrum Teams, stakeholders and customers. They will learn how to adopt facilitation as a stance and enable the Scrum Values. Students will have the opportunity to address a series of common Scrum-related scenarios by applying several facilitation techniques that they can add to their collection of agile practices. They will create and leave with their own facilitation “plan” to improve their next team discussion or Sprint event.
The course covers all the topics related to Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills (PSFS) certification assessment.
Who Should Attend
This course is most suitable for professionals with Scrum knowledge and experience that are interested in learning how to use facilitation to enhance team collaboration and reduce conflict. It is ideal for:
- All Scrum Team members (Scrum Masters, Developers and Product Owners)
- Scrum Coaches, Agile Coaches and Consultants
- Students who have previously taken Applying Professional Scrum, Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner training or equivalent.
- Explain the roles that facilitation principles and the Scrum Values play in enhancing healthy collaboration within Scrum Teams
- Gain facilitation skills to leverage and focus on the benefits of diverse perspectives on a team with varying team dynamics
- Apply facilitation principles and techniques to improve the Scrum events and other interactions
- Improve team collaboration and participatory decision-making using a facilitator stance and toolbox of techniques
- Facilitation Principles & Scrum
- Applying Facilitation Skills & Techniques
- Decision Making Approaches
- Improving Facilitation Skills
Certification & Assessments
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills assessment. PSFS class participants who attempt the PSFS assessment within 14 days of the class and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the price?
The price includes course materials, the PSFS assessment and lifetime certification from Scrum.org.
How do I achieve the Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills (PSFS) certification?
The PSFS certification is achieved by taking and passing an online assessment in your own time following the course. It can be taken from any internet-connected computer.
What is required to achieve the Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills (PSFS) certification?
The PSFS assessment is comprised of 20 multiple choice questions that must be completed in 30 minutes. The pass mark is 85%. The course fee provides up to 2 attempts at the PSFS assessment.
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What are the course hours?
The course hours are shown further down this page.
Can I attend from my country?
Yes. Everyone is welcome at all of our courses. You can attend from anywhere!
Can I attend on a different date?
Yes. We run courses regularly and you can find all our upcoming dates on our public course page.
How many people will attend?
Our courses are kept small to ensure a premium experience.
I'm not sure if I have enough experience to take the course. What should I do?
Email us at Support@TheScrumMaster.co.uk and we will advise you.
Can I claim PMI PDU credits for attending the course?
Yes. You can claim 7 PDU's for attending a course.
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About The Trainer
John Riley is a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) lues and purposes of agility. He believes in the simple principles of continuous learning, a test-first mindset, and enabling teams to be self-organising to foster creativity and continuously deliver the highest value to users.
John’s background in manufacturing and software delivery allows him to lead by example to coach individuals, teams, and organizations to achieve their highest abilities.
What Clients Have To Say About The Trainer:
"John is a highly skilled agilest, with an in-depth knowledge of all things agile and who is very active in the local agile community. John is also one of the most gifted presenters that I have worked with. His passion for the material, his direct and friendly communication style, combined with his deep knowledge base and his uncanny ability to read the room and adjust his presentation accordingly, are legendary. John drove the creation of our Agile Training material and he was the lead presenter as we rolled out the training to our various teams. He knows what he is talking about and his enthusiasm is contagious."
- Bryan Butler
Contact The Trainer:
This will be a Live Virtual Remote/Online Course. Find out more about our online courses.
Course hours are listed further up this page.
Full details on how to participate will be sent to you by email shortly before the class.
Live Virtual Course Requirements:
– Computer with an internet connection, Microphone, Speakers & Webcam
– Free install of Zoom
– We can assist you with the set-up on the days before the class if required.
– The trainer will be available for 30 minutes each day before the course starts to offer any technical assistance required.