Professional Scrum Master Bristol, Apr 29-30, 2019


Course Overview

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This 2-day Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it. This course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, and teaches what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement.

The Professional Scrum Master course is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and for anyone coaching a software development team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness. The course includes advanced thinking for servant-leadership and behavioral shifts.

Throughout the course, students are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.

The PSM course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises.

About the trainer:


Andy Hiles will be teaching this course.

Andy is a highly experienced process coach, agile practitioner, and a Professional Scrum Trainer with

Through working with Agile in both the private and public sector, he has developed a deep understanding of the challenges around organisational complexity and the impact on delivery teams and behaviour.

Andy is certified by in Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum with Kanban and by the Lean Kanban University for its KMP 1&2 certificates. In addition Andy is currently transforming a Scrum at scale product delivery unit into a scaled Scrum with Kanban delivery organisation.  

Contact Andy:

** The price below is excluding VAT

Price: GBP 950

Course Details


Bristol, United Kingdom


Apr 29, 2019
Apr 30, 2019

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Language: English

Who Should Attend:
The Professional Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in software development using the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people within an organisation accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers, and Scrum Team members. No pre-existing knowledge of Scrum is required to attend.

Course Objectives:
    •    Clear understanding of the rules of Scrum through the empirical foundation of Scrum
    •    Act as Scrum Masters for Scrum Teams and stakeholders from an in-depth understanding of servant-leadership
    •    Effectively start using Scrum
    •    Increase the effectiveness of Scrum underway

Course Topics:
    •    Scrum theory and principles
    •    The Scrum Framework
    •    The Definition of Done
    •    Running a Scrum project
    •    Working with people and teams
    •    Scrum in your organisation
    •    The role of the Scrum Master

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is included in the price?
The price includes two days of training with Andy which includes course materials and the opportunity to take the PSM I assessment and certification after the course.

How do I achieve the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certification?
The PSM I 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 Master I (PSM I) certification?
The PSM I assessment is comprised of 80 multiple choice questions that must be completed in 60 minutes. The pass mark is 85%.

What are the course hours?
Courses start at 09:00 and finish at 17:00 each day.

How many people will attend?
Andy's courses are capped at around 10 attendees to ensure a premium experience.

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 the trainer at and he will advise you.

Can I claim PMI PDU credits for attending the course?
Yes. You can claim 14 PDU's for attending a course.

Where can I contact the trainer with further questions?
You can email Andy at

What others have to say about Andy:

“Andy's knowledge and experience of Scrum “ and the agile philosophy in general is 
excellent. His training delivery techniques
are very strong and I learned a lot from him 
when co-training as he brings energy, enthusiasm, knowledge, experience and, above all, FUN to the training room”

“Andy is the first person who I've had the pleasure of working with who I can honestly say "gets Agile". An outstanding coach, Andy will always go that extra mile to ensure those influenced by him fully understand not only what Agile is, but how it can specifically help with the situation”

“His workshop skills are brilliant, always able to command respect from the room and yet able to bring a sense of humour and fun to proceedings. All in all a good person to have to help out on Agile tools and techniques.”



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