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Certified Scrum trainings for teams and leaders

The Certified ScrumMaster® Training is the perfect introduction to Scrum. No matter if you are a leader, project manager or member of a development team… this training will help you delve deep into the methodology. The Certified Scrum Product Owner® Training is directed primarily at people with product responsibility/product managers. First of all, we will explain the Scrum framework. Then we will guide you on your journey from creating an inspiring product vision to effectively working with your team on an every-day basis. The Certified Agile Leadership® Training helps leaders find their role in an agile organization outside of the Scrum framework.

„The explanation of the topics was brief and precise. No endless PowerPoint presentations or monologues but lots of interactive exercises. Great!“

– Moritz S.

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Foundation classes, advanced courses, info events

In addition to our Certified ScrumMaster® and Certified Scrum Product Owner® courses we also offer Advanced Scrum Master und Advanced Product Owner classes for practitioners. These courses complete the repertoire of tools and techniques and provide the opportunity to connect with other training participants to broaden one’s own horizon. Our foundation courses for Scrum, retrospectives, Design Thinking as well as Kanban are the perfect start into the respective topic. They will not only give you all the relevant basic information but make you curious to find out more.

Currently no dates available. Contact us if you are interested.

Our international trainer team

Scrum Academy is Europe’s leading provider of Certified Scrum Trainings of the ScrumAlliance. Our trainers speak most of the European languages and are thus able to hold trainings in our customer’s mother tongue. Furthermore, Scrum Academy collaborates with many other excellent international trainers such as Dr. Jeff Sutherland, Pete Behrens, James Priest, Joe Justice and many more, who hold trainings in Europe and especially Germany on a regular basis. If you are interested in booking one of these trainers for an inhouse workshop or training, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sohrab Salimi

Certified Scrum Trainer®

Akbar Salimi

Adaptive Agile Consultant/Trainer

Björn Jensen

Certified Scrum Trainer®

Afagh Zadeh

Agile Retrospectives Trainer

Diana Bister

Certified Scrum Professional®

Pete Behrens

Certified Scrum Trainer®

Holger Nils Pohl

WorkVisual Institute

Christian Zander

Certified Scrum Professional® & Certified Scrum Trainer®

Dr Jürgen Hoffmann

Certified Scrum Trainer®

Markus Wissekal

Accredited Kanban Trainer

Fragen & Antworten (FAQ)

Scrum is a framework for agile product development. In the Scrum framework, you work in short cycles (sprints) in order to obtain feedback from customers often and as early as possible. The Scrum Team consists of three roles: Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Development Team (Dev Team). The team is self-organized and interdisciplinary. This means that many decisions are made directly by the development team. To create a potentially deliverable result and to ensure the highest possible quality, there are a number of meetings such as Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective for the Scrum Team.

Want to know more? We have summarized detailed information about the Scrum Framework in our Scrum Guide.

ScrumAlliance and are two different organizations with different goals and structures. The ScrumAlliance is a non-profit organization with the goal of “transforming the world of work”.

As the world's largest community with more than 500,000 members, the ScrumAlliance undertakes a variety of initiatives. For example, the ScrumAlliance hosts Global Scrum Gatherings three times a year and supports Scrum User Groups in over 100 cities.

The selection process to become a Certified Scrum Trainer® of the ScrumAlliance is by far the most demanding in the industry. As of June 2020, there are only 250 Certified Scrum Trainers® worldwide. Currently, 11 of them work with and for the Agile Academy. The most important authors on the topic of Scrum are all members of the ScrumAlliance: e.g. Dr. Jeff Sutherland, Mike Cohn (co-author in the Scrum knowledge area of the Agile Academy) or Lyssa Adkins., on the other hand, is a privately owned organization and is primarily focused on the topic of software.

The Agile Academy has the perfect training for everyone:

The Certified Scrum Master Training prepares you for the role of a Scrum Master. As the person responsible for the framework the Scrum Master has to master it so that he can convey the essence of Scrum to the development team, the product owner, and the organization. In addition, we dive into the task as facilitator and coach. In the end, you will have a deep understanding of Scrum and the role of the Scrum Master. In addition, you leave the training with an agile "toolbox" to start as a Scrum Master in your company.

The Certified Scrum Product Owner Training highlights Scrum from the perspective of the Product Owner. In the first part of the training, we dive into the Scrum Framework. The second part of the Product Owner Training focuses on daily work as a Product Owner. First, we use Design Thinking, Business Model Design, and other methods and tools to get from a problem to the Product Backlog. Then we use a number of techniques, such as story mapping, to prioritize the product backlog and create release plans.

With the Certified Agile Leadership Training we offer support for managers and c-level executives. CAL-1 provides insights into the basics of agile leadership and gives you practical tips for business transformation from a leadership perspective.

In addition, there are a variety of in-depth courses (e.g. Kanban, Design Thinking, and OKRs) as well as free introductory events that give you a first look into the contents of the certification courses offered and the further training portfolio of Agile Academy within two hours.

If you are not sure what the right course is for you, our team will be happy to advise you.

In the courses of the Agile Academy, the background of the participants ranges from Scrum newcomers to people who have already gained practical experience. The exchange among each other is beneficial for all participants. If you are starting from scratch, it is recommended to have a look into the knowledge area beforehand. Here you can also search specifically for contributions to the desired role or a focus area.

Each participant also receives a course package with information and reading materials to voluntary prepare for the course.

Many Agile Academy providers offer discounts for students and self-payers. In addition, some of the training courses offered are accredited for the Bildungscheck NRW. To find out whether a training course or trainer is accredited for any funding opportunities or offers special discounts, go to "My benefits" in the training description or to "Funding opportunities" at the bottom of the booking form on the respective training page. If you have any questions, you can also contact the course provider at any time.

The Agile Academy is a booking portal for a variety of certified and hand-picked trainers who offer Agile training and education. When you book through the Agile Academy, you can choose the location, trainer, and date and register for a course. All trainers are Agile Practitioners and Coaches with several years of experience & expertise. You can see which certifications and awards each coach has on their trainer page. In addition, you can currently choose between virtual and on-site training with trainers.

We are certified

Our trainers and coaches are certified as Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®), Certified Enterprise Coach® (CEC®) and Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP) by the ScrumAlliance. We are proud to be the only company worldwide having certified trainers (CST®) who can offer Certified ScrumMaster®, Certified Scrum Product Owner® and all other trainings in several languages (English, German, Spanish, Italian, French and Italian).