Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills
Live Virtual Class, November 27, 2023
In this one-day skills-building course, participants will learn how to become better facilitators to improve interactions with their Scrum Teams, stakeholders and customers. They will focus on how to adopt facilitation as a stance and enable the Scrum Values. Students will 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 Scrum event.
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The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills assessment (PSFS).
10% group booking discount for 3 or more and will be automatically applied.
** Price excludes VAT. VAT is additional for UK customers only and will be automatically added & applied on checkout.
Who should attend this class?
This course is ideal for:
- Scrum Masters and any Scrum Team member interested in learning how to use facilitation to enhance their team’s success
- Scrum Coaches, Agile Coaches, and Consultants
This course is not suitable for professionals with little Scrum knowledge or experience.
Registration & Price
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Course Learning Objectives
- Develop facilitation skills and a facilitator’s mindset
- Learn the facilitation principles that experienced facilitators fall back on when interactions are difficult
- Understand the roles that facilitation principles and the Scrum Values play in enhancing healthy collaboration in Scrum Teams
- Explore how facilitation can address challenging scenarios most Scrum Teams encounter
- Apply facilitation skills and techniques to improve the Scrum events and other interactions
- Understand how to encourage diverse perspectives, while bringing the team together to reach decisions
- Experience the elements of group dynamics and how they influence the decision-making process
- Leave class with a toolbox of facilitation techniques and understand how to apply them in different circumstances
- Facilitation Principles and Scrum
- Applying Facilitation Skills and Techniques
- Improving Facilitation Skills
Professional Scrum Certification
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.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
How does the virtual experience differ from the in-person training? We all adjusting to this new reality and the need to social distance. We've been surprised how similar the virtual experience is to the in-person one and how engaged the students have been throughout the day. The feedback has been excellent from students who've taking the virtual training, along with the assessment results.
What is included in the price? The price includes course materials, the PSFS assessment, 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 (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.
What are the course hours? Courses start at 09:00 and finish at 17:00 each day.
How many people will attend? Our courses are kept small to ensure a premium experience. But if our courses ever exceed 10 attendees, then we have a second trainer in our classes.
How should I prepare for the course? The only preparation required is to read the Scrum Guide.
I'm not sure if I have enough experience to take the course. What should I do? Email us at email@example.com 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.
Can I pay via credit/debit card? Yes. Please select the 'Pay with Credit/Debit card' option when you register.
Can I register now and pay via invoice later? Yes. Upon registering choose the option "Request to Pay by Invoice / PO" and we will get in touch. Or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your details.
Can I get an invoice without VAT if my company based in the EU? Yes if your company is EU VAT registered. On the invoice we'll explicitly state it's subject to the reverse charge rule in the country of receipt. Email us at email@example.com with your company details and valid EU VAT number.
Where can I find your course booking and cancellation policies? Visit our public course policy page.
Where can I contact the trainer with further questions? You can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
This training course is a virtual one and will take place from the comfort of your own home. You’ll only need a computer or tablet with a camera and microphone that's it.
With the use of video conferencing, online collaboration tools, and a combination of cameras on our side, to obtain an interactive learning environment you would get in a physical in-person training. The delivery & outcome of the virtual classes has far surpassed our own expectations.
For more information on live virtual classes contact b-agile directly at email@example.com