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Agile Scrum: Fundamentals and Certification Prep

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Class Description

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, all Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

In advance of each session, Tech Training will provide you with a Zoom link to your class, along with any required class materials.

This course provides you the opportunity to prepare for certification as a Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) by In this experiential course, you will learn Scrum by doing Scrum.

Learning Objectives:

  • After this course, you will have the opportunity to gain clarity on the following:
  • The power of self-organization
  • Estimation and story sizing techniques
  • Sprint planning & Release planning
  • Using retrospectives to improve continuously
  • How to conduct brief and effective stand-ups
  • How to maximize the business value delivered
  • Roles and responsibilities on a Scrum team, including Scrum Master and product owner roles
  • The product backlog: user stories, prioritization, and backlog grooming
  • Creating and applying a 'definition of done'
  • Working with agile requirements, specifications, and documentation
  • Agile metrics and tracking tools such as task boards and burn charts


Course Overview

  • Agile Way of Thinking
  • Other Agile Frameworks
  • Scrum Events and Artifacts
  • Scrum Roles
  • Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring
  • Agile on Complex Projects
  • Adopting Agile
  • Agile Adoption guidance to Individuals
  • Guidance on preparation for certification as a Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) by



University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, or students. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.