Professional Scrum Master
Live Virtual Class, February 25-26, 2023
About this Class:
If you are a Scrum Master seeking to improve the productivity of your team, this class is for you.
The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules, and roles of the Scrum framework. Professional Scrum Master is THE cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone supporting a software development team's efficiency and effectiveness.
The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is not an introductory class. For those new to Scrum or those seeking to expand their knowledge of Scrum framework, the Applying Professional Scrum class offers an experience designed to help students experience and apply Scrum principles in a team environment.
What's Included in the Professional Scrum Master class:
- Two days of intense learning
- 1 free attempt to earn your PSM I certification
- Course Workbook
- Access to full slide deck and complementary materials used during the course
- 40% discount on an attempt to earn your PSM II certification
Registration & Price
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About Mary Iqbal
A Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org, Mary has 20 years of experience at various Fortune 500 companies as well as experience in the healthcare, consumer products and business-to-business industries. From doubling the size of a line of business for a data processing organization to moving to a new technology for a consumer products company’s main business platform, she has successfully led teams to apply Scrum to solve difficult, time sensitive efforts while delivering value to the organization by helping teams work better together.
Training is a game changer
Training is where teams discover a new way of working and learn how to increase their skills. This is where individuals can ask the difficult questions and challenge their way of thinking. The courseware offered by Scrum.org is the best in the industry, because it is challenging, and it is consistent.
Here are what people are saying about classes taught by Mary:
- Excellent Course!
- Prior to this course a lot of what we were doing felt much more like a "Just do as I say, no problems here at all!" sort of setup, but during the training we had a moment where they acknowledged "This is going to be a shift, there will be bumpy roads, we understand it's not all sunshine" and that helped. I didn't feel invisible so much after that.
- I thought after the first day I had enough to take back with me and start Scrum Process. I was wrong. The 2nd day was good to see how much better we worked together!
Is Agile the right approach?
An agile approach flips the iron triangle on its head. Quality, cost and schedule are fixed, leaving only features left to flex. This results in incremental delivery early and often, which speeds up feedback, increases learning and delivers a better product. Scrum works best in complex environments where more is unknown than known. Waterfall works best when more is known than unknown. This is because Agile unleashes the creativity of individuals and provides teams with a better, more humane way of working which respects individual contributions and delivers better value to the customer.
What is Scrum?
Scrum, the most popular Agile framework, exposes problems and encourages teams to solve them by defining specific events, accountabilities and artifacts for teams to engage with. Teams who use Scrum as it is designed will continuously improve their way of working together and will always focus on the highest value work for their customer. I am often asked, can Scrum be used when you have hard deadlines? The answer is absolutely! Using the Scrum framework will increase your chances of meeting difficult deadlines by encouraging teams to prioritize the highest value work first.
This is a weekend class, held on Saturday and Sunday, on January 14th and 15th, 2023, from 9:00 AM CST - 5:00 PM CST each day. Discussion is welcome throughout the class. This class will be fully remote. You will receive an email immediately upon signup from firstname.lastname@example.org with zoom meeting information. Please be sure to add email@example.com to your address book to ensure that this email is received. You will receive an email with additional information one week prior to the class.