Duration:  24 hours of video + assignments
Content:  13 Modules + 1 Quiz
Skill Level:  Beginner
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Scrum Master Online Course

Sohrab Salimi
Sohrab Salimi
Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) with 10+ years of trainer experience
  • Thoroughly understand the role of the Scrum Master and Agile Coach
  • Learn Agile and Scrum from scratch
  • Create a toolbox for systematically leading agile teams to high-performance
  • Practical real-world examples and case studies
  • Prepare for the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM 1) certification from Scrum.org

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Become a Scrum Master / Agile Coach via Distance Learning

About the Scrum Master Online Course

Ready for a career leap? With our practice-oriented online Scrum Master course, you can unlock your full potential.

Delve into the world of Scrum through engaging and hands-on learning modules. Get inspired to rethink things. Learn the tools and techniques to help your team become successful.

Armed with a solid understanding and newfound confidence, you'll become a driving force in the Agile world and impress as a thoughtful Scrum Master!

The Scrum Master Online Course is used on a laptop device.

  • 24 Hours of Video + Assignments.
  • Expertise from 10+ Years of Experience.

Agile Course Curriculum

  • 1.1 Intro | Scrum Framework
  • 1.2 Scrum Framework
  • 1.3 Outro | Scrum Framework
  • 1.4 Assignments | Scrum Framework
  • 2.1 Intro | Scrum Master
  • 2.2 Exercise | Scrum Master Responsibilities
  • 2.3 Scrum Master Responsibilities
  • 2.4 Exercise | Recipients of Scrum Master Services
  • 2.5 Recipients of Scrum Master Services
  • 2.6 Scrum Master vs. Agile Coach
  • 2.7 How many teams can a Scrum Master serve?
  • 2.8 Outro | Scrum Master
  • 2.9 Assignments | Scrum Master
  • 3.1 Intro | Road to Sprint 1
  • 3.2 Road to Sprint 1
  • 3.3 Outro | Road to Sprint 1
  • 3.4 Assignments | Road to Sprint 1
  • 4.1 Intro | Team Formation
  • 4.2 Setting up Teams
  • 4.3 Key Success Factors of Teams
  • 4.4 Building Trust from the Start
  • 4.5 Outro | Team Formation
  • 4.6 Assignments | Team Formation
  • 5.1 Intro | Working Agreements
  • 5.2 Definition Working Agreements
  • 5.3 Applying the Working Agreement Canvas
  • 5.4 Outro | Working Agreements
  • 5.5 Assignments | Working Agreements
  • 6.1 Intro | Product Goal
  • 6.2 Definition Product Goal
  • 6.3 Applying the Product Goal Canvas
  • 6.4 Example | Product Goal: MAN
  • 6.5 Example | Product Goal: Agile Academy
  • 6.6 Example | Product Goal: SPOCs
  • 6.7 Outro | Product Goal
  • 6.8 Assignments | Product Goal
  • 7.1 Intro | Product Backlog
  • 7.2.1 Intro | Product Backlog Items (PBI)
  • 7.2.2 Intro | PBI Exercise
  • 7.2.3 Debriefing | PBI Exercise
  • 7.2.4 3-C Model
  • 7.3.1 Intro | Product Backlog
  • 7.3.2 Product Backlog Characteristics
  • 7.3.3 Intro | Estimation Exercise
  • 7.3.4 Intro | Effort Estimation
  • 7.3.5 Debrief | Effort Estimation
  • 7.3.6 Intro | Value Estimation
  • 7.3.7 Debrief | Value Estimation
  • 7.3.8 Prioritization
  • 7.4 Outro | Product Backlog
  • 7.5 Assignments | Product Backlog
  • 8.1 Intro | Context of Agile
  • 8.2 Context of Agile
  • 8.3 Empirical vs. Defined
  • 8.4.1 Exercise | Connecting Scrum & Empiricism
  • 8.4.2 Connecting Scrum & Empiricism
  • 8.5 Outro | Context of Agile
  • 8.6 Assignments | Context of Agile
  • 9.1 Intro | Scrum Events
  • 9.2 Exercise | Scrum Events
  • 9.3 Product Backlog Refinement
  • 9.4 Sprint Planning
  • 9.5 Daily Scrum
  • 9.6 Sprint Review
  • 9.7.1 Sprint Retrospective
  • 9.7.2 How to conduct a Sprint Retrospective
  • 9.8 Sprint Schedule
  • 9.9 Outro | Scrum Events
  • 9.10 Assignments | Scrum Events
  • 10.1 Intro | Scrum Team
  • 10.2 Exercise | Scrum Team
  • 10.2.1 Scrum Team Exercise Q1
  • 10.2.2 Scrum Team Exercise Q2
  • 10.2.3 Scrum Team Exercise Q3
  • 10.2.4 Scrum Team Exercise Q4
  • 10.2.5 Scrum Team Exercise Q5
  • 10.2.6 Scrum Team Exercise Q6
  • 10.2.7 Scrum Team Exercise Q7
  • 10.2.8 Scrum Team Exercise Q8
  • 10.2.9 Scrum Team Exercise Q9
  • 10.2.10 Scrum Team Exercise Q10
  • 10.2.11 Scrum Team Exercise Q11
  • 10.2.12 Scrum Team Exercise Q12
  • 10.2.13 Scrum Team Exercise Q13
  • 10.2.14 Scrum Team Exercise Q14
  • 10.2.15 Scrum Team Exercise Q15
  • 10.2.16 Scrum Team Exercise Q16
  • 10.2.17 Scrum Team Exercise Q17
  • 10.2.18 Scrum Team Exercise Q18
  • 10.2.19 Scrum Team Exercise Q19
  • 10.2.20 Scrum Team Exercise Q20
  • 10.2.21 Scrum Team Exercise Q21
  • 10.2.22 Scrum Team Exercise Q22
  • 10.2.23 Scrum Team Exercise Q23
  • 10.2.24 Scrum Team Exercise Q24
  • 10.2.25 Scrum Team Exercise Q25
  • 10.2.26 Scrum Team Exercise Q26
  • 10.2.27 Scrum Team Exercise Q27
  • 10.2.28 Scrum Team Exercise Q28
  • 10.2.29 Scrum Team Exercise Q29
  • 10.2.30 Scrum Team Exercise Q30
  • 10.2.31 Scrum Team Exercise Q31
  • 10.2.32 Scrum Team Exercise Q32
  • 10.2.33 Scrum Team Exercise Q33
  • 10.2.34 Scrum Team Exercise Q34
  • 10.2.35 Scrum Team Exercise Q35
  • 10.2.36 Scrum Team Exercise Q36
  • 10.2.37 Scrum Team Exercise Q37
  • 10.2.38 Scrum Team Exercise Q38
  • 10.2.39 Scrum Team Exercise Q39
  • 10.2.40 Scrum Team Exercise Q40
  • 10.2.41 Scrum Team Exercise Q41
  • 10.2.42 Scrum Team Exercise Q42
  • 10.2.43 Scrum Team Exercise Q43
  • 10.2.44 Scrum Team Exercise Q44
  • 10.2.45 Scrum Team Exercise Q45
  • 10.2.46 Scrum Team Exercise Q46
  • 10.2.47 Scrum Team Exercise Q47
  • 10.2.48 Scrum Team Exercise Q48
  • 10.2.49 Scrum Team Exercise Q49
  • 10.2.50 Scrum Team Exercise Q50
  • 10.2.51 Scrum Team Exercise Q51
  • 10.2.52 Scrum Team Exercise Q52
  • 10.2.53 Scrum Team Exercise Q53
  • 10.3 The Product Owner
  • 10.4 The Scrum Master
  • 10.5.1 Intro | Dual Roles Exercise
  • 10.5.2 Scrum Master & Product Owner
  • 10.5.3 Scrum Master & Developer
  • 10.5.4 Product Owner & Developer
  • 10.5.5 Scrum Master & Manager
  • 10.5.6 Product Owner & Manager
  • 10.5.7 Developer & Manager
  • 10.6 Outro | Scrum Team
  • 10.7 Assignments | Scrum Team
  • 11.1 Intro | Systematic Team Development
  • 11.2 Definition of a Team
  • 11.3 Key Characteristics of Developers
  • 11.4 Cross Functionality
  • 11.5 Developer Journey
  • 11.6 Self Management
  • 11.7 Tuckman Model
  • 11.8 Hackman Model
  • 11.9 Lencioni Model
  • 11.10 Lencioni Model Example
  • 11.11 Dan Pink Model
  • 11.12 Outro | Systematic Team Development
  • 11.13 Assignments | Systematic Team Development
  • 12.1 Intro | Scrum Artifacts
  • 12.2 Artifacts Overview
  • 12.3 Product Goal
  • 12.4 Product Backlog
  • 12.5 Sprint Backlog
  • 12.6 Sprint Goal
  • 12.7 Definition of Done
  • 12.8 Product Increment
  • 12.9 Sprint Burndown Chart
  • 12.10 Definition of Ready
  • 12.11 Outro | Scrum Artifacts
  • 12.12 Assignments | Scrum Artifacts
  • 13.1 Intro | Kanban
  • 13.2.1 Kanban Exercise
  • 13.2.2 Kanban Exercise Debriefing
  • 13.3 Kanban Explanation
  • 13.4.1 Applying Kanban as Individuals
  • 13.4.2 Applying Kanban as Teams
  • 13.4.3 Applying Kanban as Organizations
  • 13.5 Outro | Kanban
  • 13.6 Assignments | Kanban

Your Course Instructor

Sohrab Salimi
Sohrab Salimi

Scrum Academy GmbH

Sohrab is CEO and Managing Partner of Scrum Academy. He devotes himself to the systematic development of existing and new business areas as well as the development of concrete business models and implementation strategies. As a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) he has been substantially involved in the agile transformation of several customer companies. With his trainings he supports organizations in becoming more agile and building a foundation for innovation.

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Customers Love the Scrum Master Online Course

The online course helps me incredibly, because almost all of the projects I manage for our customers run with Scrum and I have a much better understanding of the team dynamics, the processes and the rules of the game and therefore also understand much better why some things don't run smoothly, because some Scrum steps are simply left out - just as Sohrab tells it in the course.

Since I didn't get any time for the course from my company, I did it over the Christmas break when my kid was busy painting and crafting in the morning. The course was just unbelievably good for that - because it was easy to take in small bites. I even passed the PSM 1 on srcum.org last week and the course prepared me ideally for that.
Nadine Albuera, completed the Scrum Master & Agile Coach Online Course

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Through our innovative and sustainable learning model, we blend the hands-on experience of live training - available both live-online or in-person - with the convenience of a self-paced online course.

During the live training, you will delve deeply into the practical use of the Scrum principles and benefit from direct exchange and immediate feedback. Choose between the Certified Scrum Master training with Scrum Alliance certification or a Professional Scrum Master workshop with Scrum.org certification.

Our Scrum Master online course perfectly complements this experience by allowing you to deepen and consolidate your knowledge at your own pace. This dynamic combination fosters a comprehensive competency in Scrum and kicks your agile career to the next level.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions About the Scrum Master E-Learning

The role of a Scrum Master or Agile Coach is a challenging and multi-faceted task. It goes far beyond just applying Scrum and requires a deep understanding of various aspects of agile work. Even mastering the Scrum framework itself is a complex challenge.

Our course is therefore designed to be practical, providing you with the most insightful view into what a Scrum Master or Agile Coach does. You'll gain access to a wealth of models that inspire you to rethink different aspects of work. Supported by comprehensive visuals, the lessons will be deeply embedded. Additionally, we share stories and experiences from our work with a variety of clients and teams.

We look at agile concept from a broder perspective, explaining its meaning, when it is appropriate to implement, and outlining its greatest advantages. The course concludes with an introduction to Kanban. This concept is fundamental for every Scrum Master and Agile Coach and is therefore thoroughly covered in our course.

By completing this course, you'll be well-prepared to step into the roles of a Scrum Master and Agile Coach. You'll know what to do in every situation and the best approach to take. However, like any new skill, mastering your new toolkit requires continuous practice. Our course lays the foundation for your success in the agile world.

Our Scrum Master Online Course is an all-inclusive learning ressource suitable for both Agile beginners and seasoned professionals with CSM or PSM I certifications.

It offers a detailed immersion into the Scrum methodology, equipping beginners with fundamental skills while also serving as an exhaustive refresher and advancement course for those already certified.

The course covers the core Scrum principles, roles and responsibilities, planning techniques and agile meeting structures. For experienced participants, we offer additional advanced modules that are complemented by current case studies and best practices.

Capitalizing on the e-learning format, you have the flexibility to progress through the course content at your own pace, aided by interactive modules and self-assessments. Irrespective of your initial knowledge level, our course aims to foster, broaden, and consolidate your expertise as a Scrum Master.

Our extensive course package includes around 24 hours of high-quality video material. It comes with a workbook specially developed for this course and with over 140 pages that will help you to sustainably anchor the knowledge you have learned. We encourage you to take enough time for the varied tasks and exercises available throughout the course to effectively internalize the content.

As part of the course package, you'll also get access to our Agile Academy Slack Community. Here you can network with other learners worldwide, discuss your questions, and benefit from shared experiences. The Agile Academy team is always available to you within this community as a point of contact.

For learners who value live interaction, we also offer the option to book an additional 9 hours of live sessions with your trainer Sohrab Salimi. These sessions take place weekly and not only give you the opportunity to ask your questions directly but also to work on content and exercises in real-time. This individually expandable learning offer makes our course an excellent choice for your continuing education in Agile and Scrum.

Thus, our course package is more than just an online course - it's a comprehensive learning and development experience that specifically enhances and strengthens your skills as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach.

Upon successful completion of the online course, you will be awarded an official certificate from the Business Agility Academy. In addition, our Scrum Master & Agile Coach online course thoroughly prepares you for the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment from Scrum.org. Please note that the fee for this assessment is not included in the listed prices and must be paid separately to Scrum.org.

If you have any questions about the certification opportunities within the Agile Academy online courses, don't hesitate to contact us. We are happy to advise you regarding the most relevant certification options for you.

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