What is a ScrumMaster?
An agile project manager emphasizes facilitation, leadership, and communication over traditional command-and-control activities. In the Scrum framework, this role is called “ScrumMaster” as a constant reminder of the differences between agile and traditional project management. The ScrumMaster’s role is to maximize the team’s efforts toward its goals while removing the impediments that stand in its way.
What You’ll Learn
You will learn more than the basic Scrum framework.
You will also leave understanding the underlying principles, basic practices and common techniques ScrumMasters (and others – see Who Should Attend tab to the right of this course description) need to know to help their teams achieve project success in a fast-changing world.
This workshop covers all of the basics of Scrum as well as a significant amount of material devoted specifically to the skills necessary to become an excellent ScrumMaster. Facilitation, coaching and conflict management skills will be explored.
Additional topics covered during the workshop include: leadership and being a change agent.
At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:
Why This Course?
This is a unique simulation and exercise-based workshop rather than the dreaded “Death by PowerPoint.”
Most attendees notice these differences from other courses they have taken:
Add all this up and this workshop is one you should NOT miss!
Upon completing the course attendees will receive an email instructing them to set up a profile on the Scrum Alliance website and optionally take a short CSM exam. Upon completion of those items, a participant will be recognized as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance.