Professional Scrum Master Training PSM I + Liberating Structures — Munich, 12-14 November 2019

November 12-13, 2019

This extended PSM class adds a third day to the Professional Scrum Master training that focuses on the application of Liberating Structures to Scrum Events such as the Sprint Retrospective or the Sprint Review — to apply the PSM training immediately to practical problems. The class will be offered in German.

Who Shall Attend the PSM I Training?

The training is well suited for aspiring Scrum Masters from all industries. Moreover, the class will address issues that Scrum Masters from fast-growing startups are facing daily:

• Coping with growth
• Ambitious founders
• Emerging, high-risk products
• Being under pressure to meet objectives for the next funding round
• Handling the rapid influx of new team members that need training in agile practices.

Professional Scrum Trainer Stefan Wolpers will facilitate the class. Stefan has extensive startup experience, is an active contributor to the Berlin agile community, is a licensed Agile Fluency™ facilitator as well as an XSCALE Alliance Business Agility coach.

The training activities will comprise of interactive exploration, discussions, and exercises, for example, based on Liberating Structures, or short teachings. The techniques that you will learn are also immediately applicable after the class in your team environment.

Professional Scrum Master Training (PSM I) Focus

The PSM I training will focus on:

• The Scrum basics: roles, events, artifacts
• The role of the Scrum Master at the team level and in the organization in general
• Scrum values, team building, and self-organization
• Empiricism@work: transparency (and visualization), inspection, and adaptation
• Supporting the Product Owner with, for example, Product Backlog refinement, the Sprint Review, or product discovery
• The importance of “Done.”
• Scrum anti-patterns
• Preparation for the PSM I certification.

The Three-Day PSM Training plus Liberating Structures for Scrum

The three-day extended PSM training adds a third day that focuses on the application of Liberating Structures to Scrum Events such as the Sprint Retrospective or the Sprint Review to apply the PSM training immediately to practical problems.

Created by Keith McCandless and Henri Lipmanowicz, Liberating Structures cover a set of easy to learn, yet powerful ways to collaborate as a team—even as a (very) large team by Scrum standards—, overcoming traditional communications approaches like presentations, managed discussions, or another disorganized brainstorming at which the loudest participants tend to prevail. Liberating Structures are well suited to improve the level of engagement among participants of Scrum events, thus stimulating the kind of outcomes that are necessary to create learning organizations.

What Will You Take Home with You from the PSM I Training?

The Professional Scrum Master training will provide not just the PSM class manual and the PSM I certification code. (Including an additional complimentary code within the first 14 days after the completion of the class if the trainee does not achieve 85% the first time.) Additionally, you will also receive several books and ebooks from Stefan, that provide proven hands-on tactics to excel at your position of Scrum Master.

Why You Don’t Want to Miss this PSM Class

There are several reasons why you would want to join Stefan’s Professional Scrum Master training:

• All work will be done in small groups
• There are no more than 12 participants
• It is a hands-on, practical learning experience
• Up to two attempts to pass the PSM I certificate included
• 14 PMI PDUs awarded
• Comprehensive course material plus several ebooks to ease the life of a Professional Scrum Master
• You will gain exclusive access to the Hands-on Agile Slack community and continue the exchange with Stefan as a class alumni
• You will also gain preferred access to the tickets of the Agile Camp Berlin 2020
• You will receive a discount for further courses.

How to Prepare Yourself for the Professional Scrum Master Training?

You will experience this PSM class even better if you invest a few hours in advance, familiarizing yourself with the following articles, guides, ebooks, and assessments:

• The New, New Product Development Game
• The Agile Manifesto
• The Scrum Guide
• The Scrum Guide Reordered
• The Open Assessments at (PSM, PSPO, PAL, PSD).

(Of course, we will support your preparation efforts by providing access to the before-mentioned sources.)

Location: Munich, Germany