ScrumMaster Facilitation Training is a one day class focused on the skills and knowledge needed to be a highly effective ScrumMaster. The class addresses the various aspects of the role and the facilitation skills to be successful. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and real world examples of roadblocks & pitfalls are reviewed. This is the ideal class for anyone that understands the basics of the Scrum Framework and is being entrusted with the Servant Leader role of ScrumMaster.
Class Learning Objectives
As a class participant, I want to…
understand ScrumMaster facilitation techniques so I can facilitate productive meetings
review the key meetings in Scrum, so that I understand the ScrumMasters role in each of these meetings
teach team members how to relatively size backlog items, so that the product owner can make better prioritization decisions.
demonstrate how to track team progress, so that I can accurately understand what has been accomplished and how much longer it will take to complete the product.
list and explain the additional meetings recommended for Scrum, so that I can improve the overall efficiency of the Scrum process.
list areas where we might get into trouble, so that I know what to look out for as my organization implements Scrum.
an open forum to discuss challenging questions about Scrum, so that I can utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative solutions to complex problems.
Who Should Attend?
Project Managers and/or anyone in the ScrumMaster role
Software Development Managers
Senior IT Leadership (Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
Thorough understanding of the facilitation skills to be a successful ScrumMaster.
A grasp on the meetings, metrics, reporting and the ScrumMaster’s role with these.
How to avoid common struggles that impair efficient teams.