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Professional Scrum Master (PSM)

Professional Scrum Master (PSM) is a 2-day certification course offered both online and in-person that explains the principles and empirical process theory behind the Scrum framework and the important role that the Scrum Master has in it. 

This course is a balanced combination of instruction, discussion, and team-based exercises. It includes two attempts at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I certification assessment (PSM I).

Full Course Description
This class is currently only offered privately.
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Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Course Details

Over two days, participants will find out why PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone coaching a team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness. This course includes advanced thinking for servant-leadership and behavioral shifts. 

Students are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles so they can understand what to do once they return to the workplace. The PSM course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. Participants work on real-life cases with classmates together as a team. 

PSM Learning Outcomes

  • Attain the mindset and skills required to be a successful Scrum Master  

  • Help Scrum Teams deliver value to businesses and organizations 

  • Apply principles and theories behind Scrum 

  • Describe how these principles and theories work within the Scrum framework 

  • Recognize and plan for complications within the product delivery process 

  • Comprehend the importance of Scrum values and what they mean 

  • Acknowledge the vital role that the Scrum Master has as a team leader 

  • Discover the importance of self-managing teams, the need for interpersonal skills, and the vital role that the Scrum Master plays 

  • Determine what Done means and why it’s necessary for transparency 

  • Create more agile plans by using the Product Backlog 

Click here to view the focus areas covered in PSM. 

Who Is the PSM Course For?

The Professional Scrum Master course targets Scrum Masters and anyone else interested in the successful implementation of Scrum. 

PSM Assessment & Certification

All participants who complete the Professional Scrum Master course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment. PSM class participants who attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a second attempt at no additional cost. Students of official PSM classes are also entitled to a 40% discount on the PSM II assessment once passing PSM I. 

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