Who Should Attend?

  • Testers
  • Business Analysts
  • Developers
  • Team Leaders
  • Agile Project Managers
  • Project Managers

Exam Details

A one-hour multiple choice exam, taken at a Pearson Vue centre. Candidates must achieve a grade of 65% to successfully pass the exam.

Objectives

  • Gain the tools to successfully participate in a Scrum team and environment
  • Recognise, define, and work within the concepts of the Scrum framework
  • Initial preparation for the role of Scrum Master
  • Assist businesses in adopting Scrum frameworks and methodologies
  • Plan, coordinate and run Agile projects and sprints

Choose a location

Please note: this course runs on demand so the price is TBC. It can be arranged to run on-site at your offices as Training for Teams or as a public course if there is sufficient interest.

Please contact us for more details.

Course Content and Agenda

The course consists of seven modules, spread over two days.

Understanding Scrum as a lightweight Agile project management framework and what the Scrum Master needs to implement and manage the framework to effectively facilitate the team through the Scrum process.

Identify the attributes of Scrum, the Scrum values, core practices, artefacts and ceremonies as the Scrum Master needs to understand these key activities to facilitate, guide and mentor teams and help them to become self-managing and self-organising.

Recognise the format and content of User Stories and how they are estimated and prioritised to coach and mentor the team in producing clear and concise User Stories and Acceptance Criteria.

Appreciate Scrum Planning and the importance of planning in the Scrum Process, as the Scrum Master has to understand both the release and sprint planning process, so that they can effectively facilitate these meetings and manage progress against plan and consequential risk.

Comprehend sprints and the design development and testing within a sprint as the Scrum Master is required to support these processes and be available to remove roadblocks for the team.

Know why retrospectives and continuous improvement is important to be incorporated into each sprint.

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