Course Category: Agile Methods
Course Duration: 2 Days
Hours: 14 Contact Hours

This course is delivered in partnership with ProjectingIT, an accredited training organization authorized to deliver the APMG Agile Business Consortium Scrum Master Training and Certification.

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Course Overview

The purpose of the Agile Business Consortium’s Scrum Master Qualification is to help participants learn and understand agile principles and values and key agile practices.

The certification exam measures if a candidate has sufficient proficiency of Agile Principles and the Scrum Guide to help teams and organizations adopt Scrum.

Who is APMG & Agile Business Consortium?

APMG (APM Group) International is the most reputable global accreditation and examination institute. APMG accredits organizations to deliver training courses and consultancy services for a broad range of professional certification schemes. More information on APMG can be viewed at https://apmg-international.com/about-us

Agile Business Consortium is the not-for-profit professional body for business agility and is now in its 25th year. Their mission is to lead, promote and enable business agility worldwide. They are the brains behind the popular AgilePM, AgileBA, AgilePgM, and AgileDS certifications, as well as the originators of the Framework for Business Agility and the Agile Project Framework. They have certified more than 100,000 Project Managers through their partnership with APMG International.

Based in the UK, more information on Agile Business Consortium can be viewed at https://www.agilebusiness.org/

Who should attend?

  • Anyone involved in product & solution development using the Scrum framework.
  • Particularly beneficial for those accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, manager, and Scrum team members.
  • Solution Developers & Testers
  • Team Leaders
  • Process Owners and Managers

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a deep understanding of the Scrum Framework – the theory, practices, roles, rules, and values – as defined in The Scrum Guide.
  • Understand and simulate sprint to learn why use a Sprint, how to use a Timebox to set a cadence and rhythm to deliver frequently and establish a working pattern.
  • Understand in detail the role of Scrum Master and how the role interacts with different members of the Scrum Team and other stakeholders.
  • Understand the role of Product Owner and Development Team and how they collaborate to deliver working software at regular intervals.
  • Master the Scrum principles to better understand their application when returning to the workplace.
  • Understand how to construct an effective development team with an appropriate mix of skills and experience.
  • Know how to act as a servant-leader for the Scrum Team, promoting and enabling self-organization to create high value products.
  • Learn and enact Scrum events to collaborate, discuss and interact with each other to understand business priorities, plan and track the sprint.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to facilitate Scrum Events and remove impediments to the Scrum Team’s progress.
  • Help Scrum Product Owners shape and refine product backlogs to guide early and incremental delivery of valuable products.
  • Drive adoption of the Scrum framework for more effective product and solution development, working with stakeholders and other Scrum Masters to improve its effectiveness.
  • Learn popular agile practices for defining, refining, prioritizing, estimating and scheduling requirements.
  • Learn and create Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog and how to manage them.
  • Learn what is capacity planning, story point and velocity for planning and tracking release.
  • Learn how to set-up Team Boards and create Burndown charts.

Course Content

  • Scrum theory and principles
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The role of the Scrum Master
  • The definition of Done
  • Working with people and teams
  • Scrum in your organization

Training and Exam Duration

Training: 2 days
The course material shall be issued on the first day of the course during registration.

Exam: 40 minutes duration

Exam Pattern

The Agile Business Consortium Scrum Master exam is comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions, with a pass mark grade of 74% (37 out of 50) to be completed within 40 minutes.

Course Category: Agile Methods
Course Duration: 2 Days
Hours: 14 Contact Hours