DescriptionWhat we offer

This course is for a reminder of what Agile Mindset is and also will build Scrum knowledge and expand your skill set in the areas needed to be a successful ScrumMaster. Our trainers will draw on all of their experiences of coaching teams and mentoring ScrumMasters to highlight the common success and failure modes and, as with all of our courses, it is highly interactive and fun.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • What an Effective Scrum Master Looks Like
  • Top Challenges Leading Self-Organizing Teams
  • Servant Leadership ? Letting Go of Command and Control
  • Assessing the Team Structure and Roles
  • Creating a Collaborative Environment
  • Protecting the Team from Outside Disturbances
  • Assessing the Backlog and Coaching on Effective Requirements
  • Coaching on Basic Agile Practices and Principles
  • Assessing and Coaching on Team Dynamics
  • Assessing and Coaching on Agile Engineering Practices
  • Listening for Impediments
  • Effective Tracking and Reporting
  • Running Effective Retrospectives

TopicsThe best for you

  • A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto
  • Debate the Agile Principles
  • Top SM Challenges
  • How to deal with difficult situations as a SM
  • Common Team Dysfunctions
  • How to build the engagement, motivation and productivity of your agile team
  • How to coach product owners, project managers and others for buy-in
  • Creating a Feedback Culture
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Self Organizing Teams
  • How to increase Team accountability
  • Assessing the ?Health? of Agile and Engineering Practices
  • Dysfunctional Daily Standup
  • Motivation & Influence
  • A lot of fun exercises to emphasize the principles and values in SCRUM framework

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

  • At least 2 years experience in Scrum Master role
  • Ideally this would build your knowledge as a Certified Scrum Master and beyond

AudienceWho should attend

  • As the course is focused on the ScrumMaster role in a Scrum team, people who are intending to take (or improve in) that role on will gain most from this course.