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Professional Scrum Master I Certification Training

Fast and Effective Agile Qualification Training

On-Line Live Agile/Scrum immersion class taught by Agile Masters. This is NOT a webinar. This is live, hands-on keyboard, immersive and interactive training. An effective and fun way to prepare for certification.

"Credentials of and reputation of instructors are unparalleled."
 

"After this class I had no trouble passing the exam."

On-Line Live Immersion Training on ZOOM

 

Taught by Agile masters Tom Meloche and Helene Gidley. This is NOT a webinar. This is live, hands-on keyboard, immersive and interactive training. You need a quiet room, web camera on, microphone and good lighting.

An effective and fun way to advance your Agile skills and prepare for Scrum.org certifications. 
Jam packed with great material and hands-on activities. You will not be bored.

What You Receive

  • Agile/Scrum Training Handbook 

  • Class Worksheets and Agile Vocabulary

  • Official Scrum.org Study Guide

  • Official Scrum.org Practice Exam

  • Printable Certificate of Completion

  • 9 PDU's or SEU's

What You Learn

The Foundations of Agile/Scrum and how to pass the Professional Scrum Master I Certification exam. Covered topics include: 

  • Foundational Agile practices and principles

  • Process flow vocabulary

  • Personal Kanban

  • Scrum values

  • Scrum events, roles, and artifacts

  • The power of Agile ceremonies

  • Requirements management

  • Story writing and estimating

  • Tracking progress

  • Retrospective

  • The perils of multitasking

  • The power of single-piece flow

 

The capstone event drives home the material through a full Scrum simulation including planning, story writing, estimating, and delivering through short sprints. 

Class Structure

  • 2 half-day on-line live workshops (4 hours each)

  • 2 optional 30-minute certification jam sessions

Agile/Scrum Foundations

Professional Scrum Master I Certification Training

One of the 25 Highest Paid Jobs in America

Did you know big business frequently hire Scrum Masters and Agile coaches? 

 

In the current Glassdoor survey Scrum Master was listed as one of the 25 highest paying jobs in America, with a median base salary of $98,239 a year. Ranked currently at #20, it's even more money than an Attorney!

This class is a great way to prepare for Scrum Master certification, a first step if you want to turn this life-changing skill into a career as well. In addition, attendees who complete the course earn 9 PDU's or SEU's. If you don't know what any of this means don't worry, we will teach you!

Who Should Attend

People wanting to become qualified Scrum Masters. Project managers, user experience designers, product owners, quality analysts, and managers seeking a better understanding of Agile all benefit from this class. 

Anyone passionate about working smarter and being happier while actually getting more done is welcome! 

Agile/Scrum Foundations

Professional Scrum Master I Certification Training

World Class Instructors

"The 'real world' experience of the instructors enables them to draw from a rich tapestry of stories. More than just lecture, they keep you engaged in the learning process. There are no bystanders here!"

Tom Meloche

Tom was an Agile pioneer. He created and taught the very first class on Agile in Michigan in 2002.

 

  • Over the past eighteen years he led Agile transformations in companies both large and small
     

  • Tom co-founded Menlo Innovations LLC, the company featured in the book "Joy Inc. How we built a workplace people love."

  • He has overseen the delivery of hundreds and hundreds of Agile projects with budgets counted in billions

Helene Gidley

Helene has been working as an Agile trainer, mentor, and coach for fifteen years.  A coach of coaches, she leads the annual Agile Coach Retreat in Ann Arbor MI.

 

  • She has thirty years of experience in the IT industry
     

  • She consults and trains for the Fortune 500, startups, and mid-sized companies bringing broad Agile experience, coaching, and training to project teams

 

  • She is the founder of Agile Groupies, a Scrum Alliance Meetup, which has been running for 10 years

Tom and Helene believe in Appreciative Agile, growing agility with our clients by celebrating and embracing the best of their existing corporate culture. 

Agile/Scrum Foundations

Professional Scrum Master I Certification Training

"Good pace, good speakers, relevant answers to questions about our company."

-Don Bruey, Thomson Reuters

"Very informative. Presenters were energetic and kept me focused and interested. Great job!!"

-Chris Prescott, Active Aero 

"Fun to do, learned concepts! Applicable even in a not completely Scrumable world.
Learning through experiencing."

-Stefanie Konrad, MIVU

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