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Scrum Master 1&2 Training Course

Introduction
Scrum is an agile framework that helps teams work together to develop, deliver and manage complex software products. It increases team productivity by encouraging team players to learn through experiences, to self-organise and to continuously improve output.
IT teams use Scrum to develop, deliver, and maintain complex software products. However, Scrum principles can be applied to all kinds of areas including research, sales, marketing, and customer support, amongst others.

Working together
Scrum is an agile framework that helps teams work together to develop, deliver and manage complex software products. It increases team productivity by encouraging team players to learn through experiences, to self-organise and to continuously improve output.
IT teams use Scrum to develop, deliver, and maintain complex software products. However, Scrum principles can be applied to all kinds of areas including research, sales, marketing, and customer support, amongst others

Course details / objectives

With PeopleCert Scrum Master I, you will learn about:

  • The definition and purpose of Scrum
  • The three pillars of Scrum: inspection, adaptation and transparency 
  • The five Scrum values: commitment, focus, openness, respect and courage 
  • The characteristics of effective Scrum Masters, product owners, and development teams 
  • The purposes of different events, artefacts and rules in Scrum 
  • How multilevel planning can help your team develop long-term goals and create more realistic strategies to achieve them
  • How to identify the attributes of the product backlog and understand how it can evolve as your product and environment changes 
  • The techniques for managing technical debt 
  • The purpose and steps involved in Scrum events such as product backlog grooming, sprint planning, execution, daily Scrum, review, and retrospective

Who should attend?

PeopleCert Scrum Master I is aimed towards any professional who wishes to become an efficient member of a Scrum environment. 

The standard package inclusions

Delegates will receive a pre-course guide and a courseware package that includes vouchers for an eBook, exams and online proctoring.  Optionally printed copies of the material can be ordered at an additional cost.

The costs for the course include the two examinations.

 For classroom-based courses refreshments and a light luncheon are included.  Virtual courses can be attended from the comfort of delegates’ homes of offices.

Duration and Delivery

The duration of the course will be confirmed early in 2022, but the expectation is that it will be 2 days.

The methodology will be covered during the first two days.  The second part of the week will be used to work with sample project scenarios and preparing for the level II examination.

Evening work and exam preparation

Delegates should plan to spend time reviewing the day’s work and preparing for exams, during the evenings of the course.

Pre-course work

Delegates registered for the course will receive pre-course reading material.  Further information will become available early in 2022.

Prerequisites

Participants must pass the Scrum Master I exam in order to participate in the Scrum Master II exam.

Examination

As from 1 February 2022, all Peoplecert accredited courses will be delivered via online proctoring.  Course delegates will be provided with an exam voucher that will allow them up to six months (after the course) to schedule and sit the exam.  We recommend that it be taken once the course is complete or within a week of the end of the course.

Details of the exam will become available early in 2022.

The exam is closed book. 

Course details / objectives

With PeopleCert Scrum Master I, you will learn about:

  • The mastery of the Scrum framework centered around the integration of roles, events, and Scrum philosophy, including and supporting the product backlog and sprint backlog 
  • The many soft skills necessary for the Scrum Master, such as servant leadership, facilitation, coaching and mentoring, problem solving, and removing impediments  
  • The key skills related to visual management for increasing transparency, inspection, and adaptation for success with your projects 
  • The importance of self-organizing, team building, team dynamics and virtual teams 
  • The most important skills for successful Scrum Masters that are applied through different Scrum events from initial planning to the final retrospective 
  • The crucial strategies for scaling Scrum projects with multiple teams and complex products 

Who should attend?

This certification is the second level of the PeopleCert Scrum Master qualification scheme provided and is aimed at anyone who wishes to become an efficient leading member in a work environment where Scrum framework is applied. With this certification professionals can demonstrate a solid knowledge and understanding of Scrum terms, principles, tools and practices as well as their ability to use tools efficiently and effectively.  

The standard package inclusions

Delegates will receive a pre-course guide and a courseware package that includes vouchers for an eBook, exams and online proctoring.  Optionally printed copies of the material can be ordered at an additional cost.

The costs for the course include the two examinations.

 For classroom-based courses refreshments and a light luncheon are included.  Virtual courses can be attended from the comfort of delegates’ homes of offices.

Duration and Delivery

The duration of the course will be confirmed early in 2022, but the expectation is that it will be 2 days.

The methodology will be covered during the first two days.  The second part of the week will be used to work with sample project scenarios and preparing for the level II examination.

Evening work and exam preparation

Delegates should plan to spend time reviewing the day’s work and preparing for exams, during the evenings of the course.

Pre-course work

Delegates registered for the course will receive pre-course reading material.  Further information will become available early in 2022.

Prerequisites

Participants must pass the Scrum Master I exam in order to participate in the Scrum Master II exam.

Examination

As from 1 February 2022, all Peoplecert accredited courses will be delivered via online proctoring.  Course delegates will be provided with an exam voucher that will allow them up to six months (after the course) to schedule and sit the exam.  We recommend that it be taken once the course is complete or within a week of the end of the course.

Details of the exam will become available early in 2022.

Key Benefits of Scrum

  • Quicker release of useable product to users and customers.
  • Higher quality.
  • Higher productivity.
  • Lower costs.
  • Greater ability to incorporate changes as they occur.
  • Better employee morale.
  • Better user satisfaction.
  • Being able to complete complex projects that previously could not be done.