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Scrum - Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

17.8.2020 (Monday)

Overview

Firebrand's accelerated course is designed to prepare you for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification exam.

At the end of Firebrand's 2 day course you will sit Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master exam.

By attaining the Professional Scrum Master certification, you'll demonstrate your ability to lead or support the software development process in your organisation.

You'll learn the Scrum basics, and how to use Scrum to optimise productivity and efficiency. Firebrand's course is very hands-on and you'll be involved in a lot of team-based exercises. The Professional Scrum Master certification is the first major update to the programme, since it was first created in 2002.

Seven reasons why you should sit Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification

  1. You'll be Scrum Master trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your Scrum Master course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass Scrum Master first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study Scrum Master with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 75966 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

On this Firebrand course, you'll learn:

  • Scrum basics
    What's Scrum, and how it's evolved
  • Scrum theory
    Why Scrum works, and its core principles. How Scrum is different to traditional project management approaches
  • Scrum framework
    How Scrum theory is implemented using Roles, Rules, Events and Artefacts. How these are used most effectively - and what you should avoid
  • Scrum events and artefacts
    Scrum events like sprint and daily scrum. Artefacts in scrum from the product backlog to potentially releasable increment
  • Implementing Scrum and change
    What Scrum means to your project and organisation? How to adopt Scrum effectively
  • Scrum teams
    Scrum teams are cross-functional and self-organising. How to start a Scrum team, and ensure its success
  • Agile Requirements
    How to work with requirements in an agile context
  • Agile planning
    How to plan a project from release planning, over sprint planning to daily planning. How to use planning poker and Magic Estimation as part of the agile planning
  • Monitoring Progress
    Learn how to use monitoring tools like Release Burn Down, Sprint Burn Down, Task Boards
  • Scaling Scrum
    How to establish a scaling infrastructure when working with more than one team
  • Scrum vs. "Traditional Project Management"
    Understand differences and similarities of traditional and agile PM. Learn how to use Scrum in an "traditional environment"
  • Scrum and Practical experience
    Learn how to deal with challenges of Scrum in "real world projects" (e.g. Fix Price Contracts and Scrum)

FAQs

What is Scrum?

Scrum is an Agile framework developed to facilitate the completion of complex projects. It was originally created specifically for software development projects, but has since been applied to a wide range of workloads.

A brief breakdown of the Scrum framework:

  • A product leader creates a prioritised list known as the product backlog.
  • The product team select a chunk from the product backlog and decide how to implement that piece in a certain amount of working time, known as a sprint (usually two to four weeks).
  • During this sprint, the team have a daily Scrum to assess their progress. This is lead by the Scrum master who aims to keep them on track.
  • Once the sprint is complete, there should be a shippable product.
  • Before the next sprint commences, there is a sprint review and retrospective look back.

What is a Scrum Master?

Think of the scrum master as a coach for a product development team. The scrum master is responsible for ensuring the team follows the principles and practices of scrum. They are often thought of as the process owner in the team, ensuring the team remain on track whilst also maintaining the balance with the project's key stakeholders.

What are the main responsibilities of a Scrum Master?

  • Ensure the team are in agreement for what can be achieved during a sprint.
  • Ensure the team reach a consensus on activities in the daily scrum.
  • Help the team stay focused while following rules agreed in the daily scrum.
  • Work to remove obstacles that are preventing the team progressing.
  • Protect the team from being distracted

What's Included

Included:

  • Firebrand's own Scrum Master Courseware
  • Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust - ISBN - 9781118206669

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam to get your Professional Scrum Master certification:

  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSM1)

Prerequisites

You're ready for this Firebrand course if you:

  • Are familiar with the basics of project management
  • Understand 'requirements' and 'requirements decomposition'
  • Have been involved with a project that creates or improves a product
  • Understand the basics of Scrum and have read the Scrum Guide

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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"Fast learning but long sessions. The learning material was super. "
Anonymous (5.9.2019 (Thursday) to 6.9.2019 (Friday))

"Compact training that incorporates everything to understand Scrum and perform it successfully at work. Considering that the training took me just 1,5 days, I can recommend it to everyone."
Anonymous, PwC (5.9.2019 (Thursday) to 6.9.2019 (Friday))

"Very nice campus, very nice staff, very good trainer and course."
Helmut Schneider . (24.9.2012 (Monday) to 25.9.2012 (Tuesday))

"Fantastic experience , knowledgeable team and extremely useful for myself and my team."
Peter Linkhorn, Natures Way Food. (31.10.2019 (Thursday) to 1.11.2019 (Friday))

"Excellent preparation for the exam plus lots more useful information."
P.G.. (8.7.2019 (Monday) to 9.7.2019 (Tuesday))

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