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Professional Scrum Master (PSM 1)

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The Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) by Scrum.org is for anyone who wishes to validate his or her depth of knowledge of the Scrum framework and its application. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry-recognized PSM I Certification to demonstrate their fundamental level of Scrum mastery.

Training Options

E-LEARNING

  • 4 Hours of online video course to support your PSM level 1 learning
  • Copy of the Scrum Guide for your reference
  • Downloadable study guides that'll help you with exam preparation
  • 4 Practice Tests (80 questions per exam)
  • Full Lifetime Access to the course
  • Access the course on Mobile Phones and Tablets 
  • Premium CareerSprints Site Membership

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

  • 20 Hours of online video course with an instructor
  • Materials and class recording 
  • Copy of the Scrum Guide
  • 2 Practice Tests (80 questions per exam)
  • Case studies and classroom exercises
  • Tips to pass the PSM Exam
  • Resume Preparation and Mock Interviews
  • Premium CareerSprints Site Membership

BLENDED LEARNING

PSM COURSE SUMMARY

This PSM course is modeled on the Scrum guide, the primary resource needed to prepare for the PSM Exam. It covers all the topics necessary to pass the PSM Exam such as Scrum theory, Scrum Roles, Scrum Events, and Scrum Artifacts. This course is supported by practical exercises and real-world scenarios explained using innovative techniques. This course also provides tips and tricks to pass the PSM exam. Additionally, this course includes JIRA training too.

PSM AUDIENCE

This course is useful for those leading or participating in agile initiatives and for IT professionals working in Project Management, Software Development, Testing, Quality Assurance, IT Service Management, Service Owners, Process Owners and Managers and Business Management.

PSM ELIGIBILITY

An understanding of project management and related practices is recommended but not mandatory.

PSM SYLLABUS

Scrum Theory


Waterfall methodology and its disadvantages Overview of Agile Agile Manifesto, four values and twelve principles in detail Benefits of Agile, various frameworks Scrum framework overview – 3 pillars, 5 values, Roles, Events & Artifacts




Scrum Roles


Product Owner role, responsibilities & stakeholders Skills required for successful Product Owner Cross-functional development teams – roles and responsibilities Scrum Master role in coaching product owner, teams and Organization




Scrum Events


Sprint planning (why, what and how) , Sprint goal, Sprint backlog Capacity planning & Velocity Daily-standup Sprint Review or Demo – Stakeholder interaction and feedback Sprint retrospective in detail Various fun retrospections & innovation games for continuous improvement Effective techniques for scrum master to facilitate different ceremonies




Scrum Artifacts


The Product Backlog (The "Living" Artifact) The Sprint Backlog (when does it emerge, who is responsible for it, what happens with the PBIs that are not complete) The Increment (the relationship between the Increment and the Product Backlog, who decides to release it, in what condition should it be) The Definition Of Done (who crafts it and why, is it mandatory, can it change) The Definition Of Ready (the secret weapon of high-performing Scrum Teams)




Additional Inclusions (JIRA)


Agile management tools, JIRA, Jira installation, Project creation Epic and story creation Linking of stories with Epics Importance of each and every filed under Issue Creation of components and Releases along with Issue linking Product backlog refinement in Jira Sprint planning (What & How) in Jira Tracking of issues throughout the sprint Raising impediments and dependencies with other issues How to clone, comment, sub task, label, link, log work in Issue Sprint closure Understanding Sprint report, velocity chart, Burn down chart




Product Backlog Management


Product Vision & examples Building product road map in Confluence Understand concepts of Features, Epics, User Stories & Acceptance criteria Techniques for writing effective user stories, including INVEST criteria Practice Epic and Story writing in Jira Agile Estimation techniques – Cone of uncertainty, Relative estimations, creating baseline, Planning poker , T-shirt sizing, Affinity estimation, Industry practices Product backlog & concept of DEEP Product backlog prioritization techniques – MoSCow, Story Mapping, Risk-Value-Cost Definition of Ready and Definition of Done Product backlog refinement in scrum




Additional Inclusions


How to measure team agile maturity Guidance to pass Professional Scrum Mater (PSM1) certification Free mock tests to pass PSM Mock interview (Q & A)





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