Agile Scrum Master (Online)
Effective Scrum Masters use the Scrum framework to increase team performance and deliver value to their organizations. Through this fully online, three-week program, you’ll gain the skills you need to help teams rise to increasing levels of learning, quality, and delivery while ensuring that teams maximize the benefits of self-organization.
During eight modules delivered over three weeks, participants will learn to use Scrum artifacts and metrics to help teams better communicate with customers and stakeholders while earning their Agile Scrum Master Credential. Each module consists of self-study pre-work and exercises, two live two-hour, instructor-led, interactive learning sessions, and post-session skill application and reflection exercises.
This program is a requirement for the Agile Project Management Track in the Master’s Certificate in Project Management.
Who Should Attend
Software developers, new product developers and managers, process improvement individuals, project managers.
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Continuing Education Units
This course provides 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
How You Will Benefit
- Describe and apply the Scrum framework
- Describe and understand Scrum roles and processes
- Describe the role of the Scrum Master
- Help Scrum teams self-organize their work
- Facilitate Scrum processes and practice.
- Work with Product Owners to maximize their role and contributions to the team
- Practice servant leadership as a Scrum Master
- Earn Scrum Master Credential
|Module 1 – Introduction to Scrum|
|Module 2 – Scrum Roles and Practices|
|Module 3 – The Scrum Master|
|Module 4 – Working with Self-managed, Self-organizing Teams|
|Module 5 – Scrum Process Facilitation|
|Module 6 – Working with Product Owners|
|Module 7 – Scrum Metrics and Artifacts|
|Module 8 – The Scrum Master and Servant Leadership|
Shawn is a Senior Consultant with Farwell Project Advisors LLC and adjunct faculty with UW–Madison and UW-Platteville. Prior to joining Farwell in July 2017, Shawn was VP - Development and Support, and VP – Professional Services for CloudCraze Commerce (enterprise eCommerce software built on Salesforce). Shawn brings 25 years of project and program management experience to his passion for teaching, research and consulting for businesses, universities and professional organizations.
Shawn has presented at PMI Global Congresses in Sydney, Orlando, Melbourne and Phoenix and at many PMI chapter and SeminarsWorld events. In 2010, Shawn was a visiting professor for a Taiwan cohort for International University of Monaco. Shawn is published in various project management proceedings and publications.
Shawn is certified by PMI as a Project Management Professional and Agile Certified Practitioner, and has a Master of Science in Project Management degree from University of Wisconsin – Platteville. Shawn was awarded a PMI Kerzner Scholarship in 2008. Shawn is also a Certified Scrum Professional (Scrum Alliance).
Shawn is a member of PMI at the national level, a member of Wisconsin’s South-Central (Madison) PMI chapter, and was a founding officer of North-East Wisconsin’s PMI chapter.
Live Learning Sessions
September 14 – October 19, 2020
6-7:30 p.m. CDT