Greyrock Agile - Agile Training, Coaching, Mentoring

Greyrock Agile

Achieve Peak Agile Performance

Certified ScrumMaster

Certified ScrumMaster

Practical, Hands-on Scrum Training
Prepares you for the CSM Exam!

Also Earn 14 PDUs for PMP/ACP*

Scrum Training for Everyone

High-performing teams are the engines that drive successful products and organizations. Building a high-performing Scrum Team doesn't happen by accident - it requires a ScrumMaster and Team Members with a thorough understanding of Agile and Scrum values and principles that inform the practices teams need to become great. Communication, collaboration, and cross-functionality are the hallmarks of great teams. In this course you will learn how to use Scrum and associated Agile practices to build a truly great team.

Course Objectives
  • Achieve a deep understanding of Agile and Scrum values and principles
  • Learn the fundamentals of the Scrum framework
  • Understand how the Scrum Master works as a facilitator and servant-leader of the Team
  • Learn how to work with the Product Owner and business stakeholders
  • Learn communication and collaboration skills that enable high-performing Teams
  • Understand individual skills and contributions in a collaborative Team environment
  • Learn how to build a cross-functional Team
  • Learn about Team growth and maturity
  • Build a Definition of Done that makes incremental delivery a reality
  • Use empirical feedback to achieve continuous improvement
  • Discussion and practice in dealing with organizational challenges and impediments
  • Learn how to work in a multi-team environment
  • Understand some of the challenges of distributed Teams

Approach

This course is modular and flexible, with short presentation sections interspersed with exercises that provide concrete practice to build deeper understanding of and skill with the topics covered. The centerpiece of the class is a creative Scrum immersion exercise - use Scrum to learn Scrum!

Who should attend?

This course is designed specifically for Scrum Masters, Development Team Members - really anyone who needs a firm grounding in Scrum - individuals and teams new to Agile software development with Scrum or individuals and teams that need to level-set terms, understand the principles that drive Scrum and create a common understanding of the Roles, Events, and Artifacts that help Teams become successful in their use of Scrum.

The atmosphere is casual and relaxed, but the learning is serious! Come prepared to learn and have some fun along the way.

*14 Category B PDUs upon completion of the class

Recent Participant Comments

  • "This is a must-have course for any organization wanting to adopt Scrum" - JS, Denver
  • "Jan brought his incredible depth of knowledge and presented it well" - CB, Denver
  • "Excellent course. I would encourage anyone doing software development to take this training" - MB, Minneapolis
  • "Great team building exercise - not just Scrum training" - David, Minneapolis

Contact info@greyrockagile.com for information on public or client-site training.

The Agile Team Handbook, Second Edition

Completely revised and expanded, The Agile Team Handbook, Second Edition, will help guide you, your Team, and your organization on your Agile journey using Scrum.

Now available in paperback and Kindle!

The Agile Team Handbook, Second Edition

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