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The Ultimate Agile Scrum Master Certification Training

[Unofficial] Preparation For Agile Scrum Master Certification & Scrum Example

4.74 / 5.0
17602 students4 hours 47 minutes

Created by Vladimir Raykov, offered on Udemy

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Description

IMPORTANT: "Professional Scrum Master" and "PSM" are registered trademarks of Advanced Development Methods (Scrum .org) and this course is not licensed, endorsed, or affiliated with Advanced Development Methods (Scrum .org) in any way. This course and practice exams are neither endorsed by, nor in partnership, nor affiliated with (Scrum .org) or any other organizations.

If you've been desperately looking for Agile Scrum Master Certification Training And Practice Exam Questions and you are tired of taking courses with no examples, confusing curriculum, vague explanations, then enrolling and completing this program might be one of the best career decisions you've made this year.

...and before I tell you why let me first introduce myself...

Hi,

My name is Vladimir Raykov and I'm a certified Scrum Master and Product Owner who works in a software development company.

During the last few years, I've been obsessed with learning and implementing the Scrum Framework.

I'd love to share my experience and knowledge so you can achieve even better results.

Currently, I teach over 102,967 students and have received over 12,738 positive reviews.

Who Is This Course For?

I designed this course for people who want to...

  • Add a Scrum Master Certification to their CV.

  • Master the Scrum Framework(TM).

  • Align their Scrum Knowledge with the latest changes.

The course is complete and It leaves no room for failure. By the end of it, you will feel confident in your Scrum knowledge.

You will have a perfect understanding of the Scrum Framework and its rules, accountabilities (formerly known as roles), events, artifacts, and commitments.

Scrum Master Trends Report Stats

  • The median salary is $98,239 and it goes as high as $150.000.

  • LinkedIn included Scrum Master in its 2019 Most Promising Jobs list.

  • In 2018, Glassdoor continues to include Scrum Master in its list of highest-paying jobs.

But most importantly after they surveyed 2100 participants, they found out that Scrum Masters with certification were having higher earning power than those without.

How Is This Course Organized?

I organized the course in a way that each section is a focus area on your exam.

Here is just a glimpse of what you will learn inside...

Section 1 - Agile & Scrum Foundation

  • The difference between Adaptive & Predictive approaches to development

  • What is Scrum and a high-level overview

  • The 5 Scrum Values and what they mean in the real world

  • The Agile manifesto and the 12 Agile principles

  • The concepts of Iterative & Incremental Development

Section 2 - Scrum Accountabilities (Formerly Known as Roles)

  • The concepts of Cross-Functionality & Self-Management

  • Characteristics of the three sets of accountabilities

    • The Scrum Master

    • The Developers

    • The Product Owner

Section 3 - Scrum Events

  • The Agile Concept "Timeboxing" Explained

  • The Sprint and its main purpose

  • Sprint Planning and answering the three questions - why what & how

  • Daily Scrum (a key inspect & adapt event for the Developers)

  • Sprint Review and why feedback is critically important

  • Sprint Retrospective (the driver of continuous improvement)

  • The concept of "feedback Loops"

Section 4 - Scrum Artifacts & Their Commitments

  • The Product Backlog (the single source of work undertaken by the Scrum Team)

  • The Sprint Backlog (when does it emerge, who is accountable for it, what happens with the PBIs that are not complete)

  • The Increment (the relationship between the Increment and the Product Backlog, who decides to release it, in what condition should it be)

  • The Product Goal (the long-term objective for the Scrum Team)

  • The Sprint Goal (the objective for the Sprint)

  • The Definition Of Done (who crafts it and why, is it mandatory, can it change)

Section 5 - Not Required by Scrum, But Often Used

  • What are Story Points and how do we use them

  • The Planning Poker activity (we use it to eliminate the Anchoring Bias)

  • Burn-down vs Burn-up Charts

  • The Cone Of Uncertainty and what it shows

  • The concept of Technical Debt & Code Refactoring

Section 6 - Scrum Example (The Agile Company Intelligent Web Solutions helps a Chiropractic Clinic Build a Conversion-Focused Website)

  • Introduction to the #1 software development tool used by Agile teams - JIRA

  • How to create a Product Backlog

  • How to create a Sprint Backlog

  • How to write User Stories

  • How to assign tasks

  • How to write the Sprint Goal

  • How to set the duration of a Sprint

  • An example of high-priority process improvement and how the Scrum Master resolves impediments

  • An example of Definition Of Done (plus updates)

  • An example of Acceptance Criteria

  • The difference between the Definition Of Done and Acceptance Criteria

Section 7 - The Examination - (Scaling and Additional Resources)

  • Top reasons why people fail the Scrum Master examination and solutions

  • Scrum Rules that never change no matter the circumstances

  • Scaling Scrum (several must-know rules for the exam)

  • The Definition Of Ready

  • Recommended Resources - Free Practice Exams plus 2 of my favorite books (you don't need to read them to pass the exam)

Section 8 - Practice Exams

  • Let's set the stage with a simple quiz

  • [Unofficial] Practice Exam #1

  • [Unofficial] Practice Exam #2

  • You can take these exams multiple times as the questions and answers are randomized.

Do I Get A Guarantee?

You can enroll now 100% risk-free because you receive 30 days, unconditional money-back guarantee.

If for any reason you are not satisfied (and that might be something as simple as you don't like my accent) - no problem, you are one click away from a refund.

No hassle, no hard feelings!

Go ahead and click the “Buy Now” button right now and let’s awaken the Scrum Master within almost instantly!

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A DISCLAIMER STATEMENT

The statements made and opinions expressed herein belong exclusively to the creator of this course and are not shared by or represent the viewpoint of Scrum dot org.  This training does not constitute an endorsement of any product, service, or point of view. Scrum dot org makes no representations, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, availability, or currency of the content contained in this presentation or any material related to this presentation.  In no event shall Scrum dot org, its agents, officers, employees, licensees, or affiliates be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business information, loss of information) arising out of the information or statements contained in the training. Any reliance you place on such content is strictly at your own risk.

A TRADEMARK NOTICE STATEMENT

Scrum dot org, Professional Scrum Master (TM), Professional Scrum Product Owner, PSM, PSM I, PSM 1, PSPO, PSPO I, PSPO 1 are trademarks of Scrum dot org and may be registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries.

ATTRIBUTION AND USE FOR THE SCRUM GUIDE(TM) AND NEXUS GUIDE(TM)

This course uses screenshots from the Scrum Guide (TM), Nexus Guide (TM), and Evidence-Based Management Guide™ to point the attention of the student to important concepts, ideas, rules, and practices.

The authors of the Scrum Guide (TM) are Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland.

The Nexus Guide (TM) is developed and sustained by Ken Schwaber and Scrum dot org

Evidence-Based Management (TM) was collaboratively developed by Scrum .org (TM), the Professional Scrum Trainer community, Ken Schwaber, and Christina Schwaber.

No changes have been made to the content of the Scrum Guide (TM), Nexus Guide (TM), and Evidence-Based Management Guide (TM)

Licence: Attribution Share-Alike license of Creative Commons

What you will learn

  • [Up-To-Date With Scrum Guide (TM) v2020] Master The Scrum Framework - No Previous Knowledge Needed
  • [UNOFFICIAL] Detailed Preparation For An Agile Scrum Master (A Total Of 320 Questions & Explanations)
  • [Downloadable] Recap Of Key Concepts - PDF file (26 Pages) And Mp3 Files
  • The Difference Between Adaptive and Predictive Approach To Development
  • The Scrum Values With Explanations And Examples
  • Characteristics Of The Agile Scrum Master
  • How To Navigate Conflicts Within A Scrum Team
  • Servant-Leadership - The Core Of The SM Role/Accountability
  • Characteristics Of The Agile Product Owner
  • Characteristics Of The Developers
  • The Agile Concept "Timeboxing"
  • The Concepts of Iterative and Incremental Development
  • Characteristics Of The Scrum Events
  • Characteristics Of The Scrum Artifacts & Commitments
  • The Difference Between The Definition Of Done and The Definition Of Ready
  • Understand Story Points As A Relative Unit Of Measurement
  • The Planning Poker Activity To Eliminate The Anchoring Bias
  • Burnup and Burndown Charts Explained
  • The Cone Of Uncertainty And What It Shows
  • The Concept Of Technical Debt & Code Refactoring
  • The Concept Of "Feedback Loops"
  • The Difference Between The Definition Of Done and Acceptance Criteria

Requirements

  • No previous Scrum knowledge or experience needed.
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  • Price: $49.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 4 hours 47 minutes
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