Students will see why PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and for anyone coaching a 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 Scrum Master courseware is practical and focuses on the successful application of Scrum in the real world. Concepts dealt with include:
- Scrum framework: understanding the rules and roles of Scrum according to the Scrum Guide.
- Cross-functional, self-organizing teams: scrum teams differ from traditional development teams. The paradigm and character of cross-functional and self-organizing teams promote flexibility, creativity and productivity. Teams choose how they can best produce their work and have all the expertise required to be able to do that, without depending on others outside the team.
- Coaching & facilitating: the mindset and behavior of Scrum Master varies from those of project managers or team leaders in traditional environments. Scrum Masters are facilitators for the teams.
Who is the certification course for?
Every manager or professional can become a Scrum Master. The Scrum Master courseware is targeted to anyone involved in the successful use and/or rollout of Scrum.