High quality, experiential training is an important tool for helping people learn the knowledge and skills they need to grow and implement change in their teams, in their organizations, and in their lives.
What I Offer as a Professional Scrum Trainer
I combine team-based exercises and instruction with my consulting expertise to give students an exceptional learning experience. My classes are highly interactive and challenging. The learning and growth of each individual is how I define my success.
After attending one of my Scrum training courses, each student will also receive:
- study tips and encouragement for taking the Scrum.org assessments
- exclusive Scrum Tips email series delivered to your inbox monthly to help you continue your agile journey for one year
- a complimentary phone session to answer outstanding questions or get advice on any challenges implementing what you learned in Scrum training
The Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) course is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum in a highly practical way. Working in a series of Sprints, teams of students build a software application, thereby facing real-life problems. The mechanics, roles, principles and (empirical) process of Scrum are demonstrated. Common missteps and misunderstandings are discussed so students grow a higher awareness of their symptoms.
This PSF is excellent training for teams and anyone wanting to experience the Scrum way of working.
Students receive one free attempt at the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment to earn the industry-recognized PSM I certificate. Learn more about Scrum.org certificates.
The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is THE cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone supporting a software development team's efficiency and effectiveness. This 2-day course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules and roles of the Scrum framework. Advanced tools for servant-leadership are provided to increase a Scrum Master’s effectiveness. These tools relate to behavioral shifts, working with people and teams, coaching and facilitation techniques, and addressing the organization.
Students learn through instruction and team-based exercises, and are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.
Students receive one free attempt at the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment to earn the industry-recognized PSM I credential. Students also receive a discount on the challenging Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) assessment to earn the highly prestigious PSM II credential. Learn more about Scrum.org certificates.
Professional Scrum Product Owner Course
Professional Scrum Product Owner is THE cutting-edge course for Product Owners, Agile product managers and anyone responsible for a software product’s success in turbulent markets. In this highly interactive course, we will explore Value-Driven Development, Product Backlog management, managing Releases and more.
The breadth of the role’s responsibilities in delivering a successful product becomes clear from an Agile perspective on product management. Metrics are identified to track the creation of value and the successful delivery of it to the marketplace.
Students receive one free attempt at the Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I) assessment to earn the industry-recognized PSPO I credential. Learn more about Scrum.org certificates.
Coaching Skills for Agile Leadership
You have agile knowledge and experience. You teach and facilitate to help people and teams. Now you want to expand your coaching skills to amplify your impact. If you are a Manager, a Scrum Master, an Agile Coach, or an Agile Team Member, coaching skills can help you become a more effective leader and help you grow effective leaders. This 2-day workshop is an opportunity to continuously improve your coaching skills through experiential exercises, both learning new skills and refreshing your knowledge.
Participants will coach each other on real-world situations, receiving and giving immediate feedback. Through this experience, you will gain knowledge and skills that you can apply immediately.
SCHEDULE A COURSE
I can travel to your location to teach a private or public course. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let me know the course, desired training location and timing, organization (if applicable), and approximate number of attendees.
Additional Course Offerings Include
- Introduction to Agile for Management (1/2 or 1-day)
- Facilitation for Scrum Masters (1-day)
- User Story Workshop (1/2 or 1-day)
- Scrum Team Start-Up (1 or 2 day add-on to PSF or PSM course)
Other topics available related to agile practices and team building. Let me know your needs, and we can work together to design something that will help you get from your current state to your desired future state.