Professional Scrum Foundations

The purpose of the PSF class is to introduce the participants to Scrum, give them a foundation in the mechanics, teach the Scrum values and empiricism and to have the students leave the class with enough knowledge that they can return to work and begin implementing Professional Scrum.

Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Foundations course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment.

You will learn

The students learn the framework by practicing the events, roles and artefact creation during a Sprint where they create a website as part of a self-organizing, cross-functional Scrum team. Students repeat Sprints so they can inspect and adapt how they use the framework to build a potentially releasable Increment.

Professional Scrum Trainers

Cesario Ramos

Cesario Ramos is agile management coach and product development expert. He works as an organisational design consultant on large scale Scrum adoptions worldwide. He is Professional Scrum Trainer @ Scrum.org and also a Certified LeSS Trainer. In 2010 he founded AgiliX, a consulting company that provides consulting and training across the globe. Cesario is the author of the book ‘EMERGENT – Lean & Agile adoption for an innovative workplace’ and co-author with Jeff Sutherland and James Coplien et. al. of the book ‘A Scrum Book’. He is a frequent invited speaker at conferences around the world and organiser of the international Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) conferences.

Who should attend the PSF training?

The PSF class should be accessible to any person who is going to be interacting with a Scrum Team involved in software development. This interaction may be as a member of the Scrum team or as a person overseeing or supporting the team. Based on this constraint, the course assumes the participant has no experience with Scrum.

psf training in action


Upcoming trainings

The PSF training is organised in-house. Contact us for more details.

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