Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Training

This Professional Scrumâ„¢ (APS) course teaches how Professional Scrum and the Scrum framework improve your ability to deliver value compared to traditional methods. Learn how Scrum provides a better way of working using experimentation, incremental delivery of customer value, frequent feedback loops, and the fostering of strong team dynamics. The course includes a free attempt at the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certification exam.
Course Details


2 days

Target Audience

The Applying Professional Scrum course is the perfect introduction, reboot or refresher to Scrum. It is excellent training for organizations, teams, and individuals wanting to experience the benefits of Scrum, or for those interested in continuing their learning with more advanced training.
  • Professionals who are part of a team that currently uses Scrum but desire a refresher so that they get the most out of their use of Scrum
  • Professionals who are joining a team that currently uses Scrum
  • Professionals that don’t use Scrum directly but want to learn how to work with colleagues that do use Scrum
  • Professionals that are investigating to see if Scrum makes sense for them and their colleagues.
  • Professionals that are part of an organization that intends to use Scrum in the near future
  • Teams who are learning to use Scrum together in their organizations 

Skills Gained

  • Understand how Agility and Scrum differ from traditional plan-driven work models
  • Develop an Agile mindset by focusing on professionalism, experimentation, and outcomes
  • Learn (or relearn) the fundamentals of Scrum and how to apply them correctly
  • Develop an understanding of what it is like to use Scrum and if it is right for your team
  • Become a great Scrum Team member and support a great Scrum Team
  • Gain ways to identify common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Use a set of proven practices throughout the class that can be used to enhance their application of Scrum
  • Use tools that help Identify first steps in applying Professional Scrum with your team
Course Outline
  • Agility and Scrum vs. Traditional Models
  • The Agile Mindset
  • Basics of Scrum
  • Is Scrum Right for Your Team?
  • What Makes a Great Scrum Team Member?
  • Common Scrum Pitfalls
  • Applying Professional Scrum with your Team