Professional Scrum Master

The Scrum.org mission is to improve the Profession of Software Delivery

Course Objectives

Students are challenged to think within the Scrum framework and the underlying values and principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace and facing complex decisions.

Have a clear understanding of the rules of Scrum through the empirical foundation of Scrum.

Students can act as a Scrum
Master for Scrum Teams as
well as stakeholders from an
in-depth understanding of
servant-leadership.

Effectively be able to start
up Scrum or increase its
effectiveness if already
underway.

Course Description

The 2-day Professional Scrum Master course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it. This course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, and teaches what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement.


PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and for anyone
coaching a software development team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness. The course includes advanced thinking for servant-leadership
and behavioral shifts. Throughout the course, students are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace. The PSM course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real life cases.

Course Topics

  • Scrum theory and principles
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The Definition of Done
  • Running a Scrum project
  • Working with people and teams
  • Scrum in your organization
  • The role of the Scrum Master

Who Should Attend?

The Professional Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in software development using the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people within an organization accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers, and Scrum Team members.

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