Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I - Andover MA - Feb 26-27, 2020, Regus, Wednesday, 26. February 2020 Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I - Andover MA

Scrum Master™ (PSM)  course is the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement, and the premium training everyone looks to take, regardless of their role in an organization. Scrum is used by well over 12 million people daily, and has moved outside of software, used in marketing departments, education, government, bio-tech, hardware (building automobiles), and more.

The PSM is a 2-day course that covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it. This course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, which teaches what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile the 2 days, students will see why PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and for anyone coaching a software development team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness.
The course includes advanced thinking for servant-leadership and behavioral shifts.

Learn Scrum From Those Who Created and Maintain It
Why Choose Scrum Training, The Home of Scrum, provides the highest quality Scrum training, training materials and certified Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) to teach them. Our trainers spend time in the trenches with clients implementing Scrum, and bring real world experiences and stories to the classroom. Our training materials are created and maintained by Scrum co-creator and Agile Manifesto signatory Ken Schwaber,, and the community of PSTs who teach the courses, helping to ensure that they are in tune with what’s happening in software development organizations and always up-to-date with the latest practices.

What's Included:

Two intense days of experiential learning.
Up to 2 free attempt to earn your PSM I certification.  If you attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days and do not score at least 85%, you will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.
Access to full slide deck and complementary materials used during the course.
Digital version of Course Workbook.
40% discount on an attempt to earn your PSM II certification.
Lunch, drinks and snacks provided.
2 Scrum Books written by industry experts.

Target Audience
The Professional Scrum Master course is targeted to Scrum Masters and anyone else responsible for the successful use and/or rollout of Scrum.  Any team member, team manager, or person who is looking to know how to lead in an agile organization can benefit from this course. We have found this very valuable for:

Project and Product Managers
Development and QA Managers
Existing Scrum Masters who want to improve their skill set
Business Analysts
Product Owners
Developers, QA / Testers
Team Leads and Architects

What You Will Learn
Over the 2 days, students will explore the mindset and practices they need to coach a team toward increased efficiency and effectiveness in a world of uncertainty. Throughout the course, students are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.
The PSM I course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.

Assessment and Certification
Unlike other Scrum certifications that require only class attendance, certification requires a minimum score of 85% on a rigorous assessment. The Professional Scrum Master course has two associated assessments and certification: Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) and Professional Scrum Master level II (PSM II). All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course receive up to two free attempts at the PSM I assessment, and are entitled to a 40% discount on the PSM II assessment.  Join the ranks of over 270,000 thousand people who have the PSM I certifcation!

There is no required prior certificate, educational background, or work experience needed to participate in this PSM I course or to take the PSM I exam. The PSM I course is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it. As such all backgrounds are welcome to join and achieve Professional Master Certification (PSM) I. 

Course Objectives

Clear understanding of the rules of Scrum through the empirical foundation of Scrum
Act as Scrum Masters for Scrum Teams and stakeholders from an in-depth understanding of servant-leadership
Effectively start using Scrum
Increase the effectiveness of Scrum underway

Course Topics

Scrum theory and principles
The Scrum Framework
The Definition of Done
Running a Scrum project
Working with people and teams
Scrum in your organization
The role of the Scrum Master

Your Instructor
Chris Belknap - Professional Scrum Trainer (PST)
Check out the reviews of my PSM courses here: 

I am Agility consultant providing Agile coaching, training and consulting in the Greater Boston and New England area, one of the 270 worldwide Professional Scrum Trainers (PST) for, and a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant (SPC).  I have worked as a Scrum Master at several companies since 2008, and have coached hundreds of Scrum Masters and Scrum Teams at Fidelity Investments, Unum and Liberty Mutual.
For the past 4 years I served as an Enterprise Agile Coach and transformation leader at Liberty Mutual Insurance, coaching and training multiple Scrum, Kanban and XP teams and leaders, including managers and C-level executives. Prior to that I was involved in Agile transformations as a Technical Project Director at Unum and an IT Director of Software Development at Fidelity Investments.
I have dedicated my entire career to software craftsmanship, and have been working with Scrum for over 12 years. In my courses I share my extensive experience working as a software developer, Scrum Master, Project Manager, and IT Director. 
I hold an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a BS from Bryant University. I am also currently a part-time instructor at the University of New Hampshire, and in the past I served as a computer science instructor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Why choose us for your Training
Our lead Scrum trainer, Chris Belknap, is New Hampshire's only licensed trainer.  He's been working with Scrum in the trenches of product development since 2008, and has worked with hudnreds of Scrum Teams and Scrum Masters at Liberty Mutual, UNUM, Fidelity Investments and other companies. selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course. Each instructor lends his or her individual experience and expertise to the course, but all students learn the same core content. This improves their ability to pass the Professional Scrum Master assessments and use Scrum in the workplace.
Scrum On is a member of the Professional Traininig Network.


300 Brickstone Square, Suite 120, Andover MA 01810
Parking is free and convienient 
(978) 662-5200

Wednesday, 26. February 2020, Regus, Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I - Andover MA - Feb 26-27, 2020

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