Objectives

Upon successful completion of ScrumMaster Essentials, participants will be able to:

  • Give examples of how the ScrumMaster role amplifies the success of teams
  • Demonstrate how the ScrumMaster role plans and facilitates planning and feedback ceremonies
  • Evaluate effective metrics used by Agile teams to track and communicate progress
  • Dispel the myth that mid-term and long-term planning are abandoned with Agile
  • Help teams create a cadence that will enable them to succeed
  • Apply tools and techniques for promoting communication transparency
  • Identify and remediate common pitfalls encountered by Agile teams
  • Build a plan for how to apply techniques learned during the course
  • Balance self-organization with the discipline and rigor that Scrum requires

Duration

Two days

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Outline for Scrum Master Essentials

What You’ll Learn

  • Overview of Scrum
  • Motivations for Scrum
  • Agile and Scrum
  • Scrum Timeboxes
  • Tracking
  • Scrum Roles
  • Product Backlog
  • User Stories
  • Release Planning and Forecasting
  • Metrics
  • Scaling and Distribution
  • Organization Transformation