Professional Scrum Foundations Training + Certification Exam + Rewrite Opportunity
A Team Based Training to Solidify Your Knowledge Through Practice
Certification provided by Scrum.org
Professional Scrum Foundations™ (PSF) is a 2-day course that provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum in a highly practical way. The course is a combination of instruction and team based exercises where students experience how the Scrum framework improves product development efforts. The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I certification exam (PSM I).
What You Will Learn
Over the 2 days, students are introduced to the mechanics of Scrum, gaining insights into overcoming complexity, dealing with team based collaboration and self-organization as essential elements in mastering Scrum. Students work together as a team in a series of Sprints to build a software application, thereby facing real-life problems. The mechanics, roles, and principles of Scrum are leveraged during the exercises. From its emphasis on the practical application of Scrum, the course exposes common missteps and misunderstandings so students grow a higher awareness of the associated symptoms. The course provides prescriptive guidance to avoid going off track and keep Scrum healthy.
Professional Scrum Foundations is excellent training for teams and anyone wanting to experience the way of working in Scrum. The course also provides the foundation of knowledge needed for role-focused training for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Developers.
Professional Scrum Master Certification
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Foundations course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment. If you attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days and do not score at least 85%, you will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.
Students are challenged to act in terms of Scrum. They take home an increased understanding of how to collaborate better and work as a team in a context of Scrum.
- Have a clear understanding of the foundational elements of Scrum and their coherence.
- Leave the class with a handful of tips to identify common pitfalls and dysfunctions.
- Be able to take part in a Scrum Team and be more effective at delivering value.
Requirements & What To Bring
- Bring a laptop
- Have MS Word installed
- No prior knowledge is required
Who Should Attend?
The Professional Scrum Foundations course is the perfect introduction, reboot or refresher to Scrum. This course is for teams or anyone wanting to experience the Scrum way of working. PSF provides the base knowledge needed for anyone interested in taking role focused trainings.
- Fundamentals of Scrum
- The Scrum Framework
- Mastering Scrum
- Planning with Scrum
- Getting started
- Keeping Scrum healthy
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Foundations course will receive a password to attempt the PSM I assessment. The industry-recognized PSM certification requires a minimum passing score on this rigorous assessment.
Professional Scrum Trainer, Agile Coach
An experienced Agile Coach with over 13 years of experience in IT/Software development, including 7 years in leadership and coaching roles. My experience as Director of QA became increasingly frustrating, as I found my teams responsible for only the ‘end of the line’ of large waterfall projects. This lead me to ‘discover’ agility, and I quickly worked to shed the management title, and become a full-time Scrum Master.
Since then, I’ve also played the role of Coach, Development Team Member and Product Owner at a diverse set of organizations – from bootstrapped technology start-ups to 150 year old incumbent Financial Institutions. Along the way, I’ve developed a high level of respect and empathy for both the technology and human elements of organizational transformation. I love working with teams and individuals, helping them each along the way in their agile journey.
George Brown College Casa Loma College
Saturday, August 11, 2018 and Sunday, August 12, 2018
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$1197 - IIBA Toronto Full Member / IIBA Toronto Associate Member
$1247 - Special Offer - PSF Course & 1 Year IIBA Toronto Associate Membership
$1500 - All Others
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