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Agile: Scrum Master Roles & Responsibilities

Class Sessions

Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Thu Jul 21, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Live Online - 1 session $200
  • Tue Aug 23, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Live Online - 1 session $200

Class Code

ITS-2134

Class Description

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, most 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.


The Scrum Master accountability is one of three accountabilities (sometimes referred to as roles) in Scrum.  This interactive session discusses the Scrum Master accountability.

Prerequisites: Review Scrum Guide at https://scrumguides.org/

Goal/Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the role of the Scrum Master on a Scrum team
  • Understand the Scrum Master's impact on role clarity
  • Discuss the Scrum Master's role as coach for the team

Topics Covered:

  • Scrum in a minute
  • Why is there a Scrum Master?
  • Scrum Master stances
  • Scrum Master myths
  • Scrum Master and new/existing teams
  • Scrum Master and the organization


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