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EPiC Scrum Master (Virtual)

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Description

Our EPiC Scrum Master Virtual Training Course is a 4 half-day dynamic, interactive and fast paced workshop, filled with practical learning experiences.

You will gain insights into what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement, and the roles, events and artefacts of Scrum, that will allow you to best achieve your objectives and assess the efficiency of your practices.

You will become better at:

  • Understanding Agile Values and Principles that form the cornerstone of everything agile.
  • Knowing what Scrum is and through your role as Scrum Master how you can bring it to life.
  • Identifying opportunities to help your organisation and others go further on an agile journey.

Certifications

This course will prepare attendees for the Scrum Master Certification from Scrum.org  (PSM™ I),  which is included with the class.

FAQs

Is this a certification course?

This is a certification course. Attendees will gain access to the Scrum.org Professional Scrum MasterTM (PSM I) certification assessment. 

Is there an exam? 

Yes, there is an exam. Participants will gain access to the Scrum.org Professional Scrum MasterTM (PSM I) certification assessment post course attendance. 

Is the exam fee included? 

Yes, the certification exam fee is included in the course cost. Participants get 1 attempt at the PSM I included in the course fee. 

What is the pass mark? 

The Professional Scrum MasterTM (PSM I) certification exam is 60 minutes and made up of 80 Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer and True/False questions. The pass mark is 85%. 

Do you offer this course in-house?

Yes, this course can be delivered in-house for your teams – please contact us for more information.

Who can attend this training course? 

The Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in product delivery using the Scrum framework, including Scrum Masters, Managers and Scrum Team members. Other relevant roles include Iteration Managers, Agile Project Managers, project team members, managers, developers, testers, technical coordinators, team managers and team leads, Program and Portfolio Managers  

Do I need to complete any training courses prior to undertaking the Scrum Master Certification course? 

It is not essential to have completed previous training courses prior to attending this workshop, however a strong knowledge of Agile / experience working in Agile environments is recommended.

Is this course facilitator-led?

Yes, this is a facilitator-led virtual workshop. You will be able to ask questions, engage with peers and put into practice your learnings during breakouts and group sessions. 

Why should I attend this course? 

You will become better at:

  • Understanding Agile Values and Principles that form the cornerstone of everything agile.
  • Knowing what Scrum is and through your role as Scrum Master how you can bring it to life.
  • Identifying opportunities to help your organisation and others go further on an agile journey.

Why Choose EPiC Agile?

At EPiC, we are proud that our training experience is deliberately different. Our workshops are highly interactive, delivered with minimal slides (in some cases none) and founded on real story telling and experiential learning sessions.

  • We pride ourselves on supporting you to enhance your practical capabilities
  • Our workshops are a combination of instruction-led and team-based exercises
  • Every one of our bespoke agile courses is designed and delivered by our coaches with extensive real-world experience
  • We want to co-create a deliberately different future for companies whom have a desire to change
  • We lead with our core values: Empathy, Passion, Integrity and Community
  • We build human connections and are curious about existing environment constraints 
  • We are also committed to the wider Business Agility Community because we know if we can help you thrive, we will thrive along with you 
  • View our Case Studies and Testimonials

Who is this course for?

  • Those who work in a Scrum environment or who want an understanding of Scrum
  • Project team members, managers, developers, testers etc.
  • Technical coordinators, team managers and team leads 
  • Program and portfolio managers 

Inclusions

  • 1x Scrum.org PSM™ I certification assessment
  • Student workbook
  • 1 hour of post course coaching
  • “Scrum Without Shortcuts” book
  • “The 10 Secrets to being a high performance scrum master” e-book
  • EPiC Agile Ceremony Cards
  • Free trial to AgileVideos.com
  • EPiC Planning Poker Cards
  • Access to EPiC Training Alumni LinkedIn Community (free goodies, and future discounts)

Learning 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 the moment you finish this course
  • Increase the effectiveness of Scrum
  • Be able to lead and facilitate a Scrum team using servant leadership skills
  • Prepare for the Scrum Master certification exam

Course Outline

Our EPiC Scrum Master Virtual Training Course is a 4 half-day dynamic, interactive and fast paced workshop, filled with practical learning experiences.

You will gain insights into what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement, and the roles, events and artefacts of Scrum, that will allow you to best achieve your objectives and assess the efficiency of your practices.

You will become better at:

  • Understanding Agile Values and Principles that form the cornerstone of everything agile.
  • Knowing what Scrum is and through your role as Scrum Master how you can bring it to life.
  • Identifying opportunities to help your organisation and others go further on an agile journey.

The EPiC Scrum Master training course will provide attendees with the foundations to execute the role of the Scrum Master in supporting Scrum teams.

Participants will gain practical experience working with Product Backlogs, Sprint Backlogs, KanBan boards and Burndown charts. Appreciate the importance of time-boxing and gain a thorough understanding of the full Scrum cycle, including Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives. 

We provide practical knowledge delivered with best-practice instructional techniques to ensure that you enjoy the course and fully internalise the content.

We will cover the below over the 4 days:

  • Complexity Theory
  • Predictive vs Empirical Process Controls
  • Agile Software Development
  • Scrum Framework, Events & Roles
  • Definition of Done
  • Estimation
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Sprint Monitoring
  • User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Product Backlog Prioritisation
  • Forecasting
  • Simulation Exercise

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