Professional Scrum Foundations Madison, Mar 21-22, 2017

PSF

Course Overview

Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum in a highly practical way. Students hit the ground running through instruction and team-based exercises.

Working in a series of Sprints, teams of students build a software application, thereby facing real-life problems. The mechanics, roles, principles and (empirical) process of Scrum are demonstrated. Common missteps and misunderstandings are discussed so students grow a higher awareness of how to solve real world challenges.

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Foundations course receive a password to take the PSM I assessment.

Price: USD 1249

Course Details

Location

Madison, United States

Date

Mar 21, 2017
Mar 22, 2017

More Information

Professional Scrum Foundations is THE training for teams and anyone wanting to experience the Scrum way of working. The course also provides the foundation of knowledge needed for role-focused training for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Developers, as offered in Scrum.org’s Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner and Professional Scrum Development classes.

The class introduces the mechanics of Scrum, as well as provides insights into complexity, team-based collaboration and self-organization as essential elements in mastering Scrum. Students will experience how the Scrum framework improves product development efforts.

From its emphasis on practical application the course exposes common missteps, increases the awareness of the associated symptoms, and provides prescriptive guidance to avoid going off track.

Scrum.org selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course.
Scrum.org maintains the defined curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide.

Course Topics

  • Fundaments to Scrum
  • The Scrum Framework (part 1 and part 2)
  • Mastering Scrum
  • Planning with Scrum
  • Getting started
  • Keeping Scrum healthy

Objectives

Students are challenged to act in terms of Scrum. They take home an increased understanding of how to collaborate better and work as a team.

  • Students will have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and their coherence.
  • Students will learn how to use visual information radiators.
  • Students leave the class with a handful of tips to identify common pitfalls and dysfunctions.
  • Students can take part of a Scrum Team and be more effective.
  • Students can increase Scrum’s effectiveness if already underway.

Target Audience

The training may be interesting to all involved in software development using the Scrum framework.

It is the perfect introduction, reboot or refresher to Scrum, or anyone looking for hands-on insights in how Scrum actually works as member of a Scrum Team, or as an existing Scrum Team.

Format

Students work in teams. They learn through team assignments, discussions and hands-on exercises.

Prerequisites

Attendees make the most of the class if they:

  • Have studied the Scrum Guide (required)
  • Have passed the Scrum Open assessment
  • Have been closely involved or have a high interest with a project that builds or enhances a software product or application

Assessment and certification

The Professional Scrum Foundations course has the Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) as associated credential. All participants completing the Professional Scrum Foundations course receive a password to take the PSM I assessment.

This industry-recognized certification requires a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM I credential.

Microsoft® uses the PSM I assessment to validate knowledge as part of its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies.

Trainer – Andrew Saeman

Andrew is passionate about enabling teams to collaborate and work together in order to solve problems they did not believe were possible. As a trainer and coach in all things agile, Andrew has filled the role of a coach, mentor, teacher, facilitator and change agent throughout organizations looking to continuously improve.

If you need more information, please feel free to reach out to Andrew:
Andrew.Saeman@centare.com
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Venue

Cisco Systems Conference Room
2310 Crossroads Dr
Ste 4000
Madison, WI 53718

Registration

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