Professional Scrum Foundations provides you the foundational skills and knowledge you need to know and understand to work with Scrum in a highly practical way.
The Professional Scrum Foundations class focusses on gaining a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and their coherence from the empirical foundation of Scrum.
Scrum.org selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course.
Scrum.org maintains the defined curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide.
- Fundamentals of Scrum
- The Scrum Framework
- Mastering Scrum
- Planning with Scrum
- Getting started
- Keeping Scrum healthy
- Students will have a clear understanding of the foundational elements of Scrum and their coherence.
- Students will experience the Scrum framework and will gain insights into overcoming complexity.
- Students will understand that team-based collaboration and self-organization are essential elements in mastering Scrum.
- Students will be exposed to common missteps and misunderstandings so students grow a higher awareness of the associated symptoms, while the class guidance will avoid going off track and keeping Scrum healthy.
- Students will be able to be effective members of a Scrum Team or be able to support those who are on a Scrum Team.
For anyone interested in being part of, collaborating with, or growing and leading a Scrum Team.
The Professional Scrum Foundations class is excellent for organizations, teams and anyone wanting to experience the way of working in Scrum.
Whether you are getting started on your first Scrum effort or refreshing your knowledge, this course gives students the knowledge and direction to start using Scrum immediately after the class.
Students work together as a team in a series of Sprints to build a product, thereby facing real-life problems. Students will actively work with a realistic Product Backlog, decompose requirements into actionable Product Backlog items, estimate Product Backlog items and planning a Sprint, review the work done in a Sprint and retrospect to find valuable improvements.
For building the product, be sure to bring a laptop or tablet with an application installed that allows to create webpages (i.e. save your work in html format, for example MS Word, Google Docs, etc.).
This course will be taught in English.
No particular knowledge is required, although you make the most of the class if you:
- Have studied the Scrum Guide.
- Took the Scrum Open assessment.
Assessment and Certification
- The Professional Scrum Foundations course has the Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) credential associated with it.
- All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course receive a password to take the PSM I assessment.
- PSF class participants who attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.
- This industry-recognized certificate require a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains public lists of all PSM I certificate holders.
- Students are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credits: 14 PDUs after attending a two-day Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) course. Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for passing a PSM I assessment. Students can claim PDUs under PMI's "Education courses provided by other third-party providers” category.