Professional Scrum Master Certification (PSM) - NYC
Our advisors help make Scrum stick by fully explaining the “why” behind Scrum (we don't just throw charts and graphs at you).
We have deep and broad industry experience and can uniquely apply it to real-world problems.
We address the sticky issues of interpersonal communication and team dynamics. We find that many Scrum problems are actually people problems.
We know how to communicate difficult-to-grasp agile concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike.
WHAT TO EXPECT
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS
Responsive Advisors "was able to give me the holistic view of Scrum that I was missing even after working with it for years and having attended other training. I left the class excited and confident in my abilities, which is something that I can’t say that I’ve often experienced after a training class. I suppose the truest endorsement of the progress I made was finally having the confidence to take the PSM-II, which I passed with a 92%. If I wind up conquering the PSM-III, I know I’ll have Jordan to thank.” - David de Corlieu
“Thank you again for a great class last week! I came back excited to share what I'd learned with the rest of the company - I'd argue that's not something that can't be said for most classes. Loved the small class size and open communication. Would definitely recommend to others at my organization.” “A good balance between theory and examples vague enough to elicit great discussion and interactions, but relevant enough to get concrete knowledge to take home.”
“Busting some of the myths of what is and isn’t scrum was helpful. Lots of good guidance on how to maximize our use of Scrum. Good clarification on the purpose of many of the Scrum concepts.”
MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
Robb Pieper is Principal Consultant and founder of
Robb solves problems often ignored in the agile community, like teaching managers how to work with agile teams and individuals how to work with their teammates on a human level. Robb knows that agility is a business problem, not just a software problem. Robb applies his passion and diverse background to building amazing cultures and learning organizations.
Jeff Maleski is a generalized specialist with over 15 years of IT experience spanning mobile game development, enterprise software development, and service in the Army as a Signal officer. His deeper skillsets include programming, business analysis, quality assurance, product owning, Scrum mastering, people management, and Agile coaching. Jeff looks to be a catalyst, where 1 plus 1 equal 3, and help drive alignment and purpose for new and experienced Agile teams.
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The Professional Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in software development using the Scrum Framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people within an organization accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including:
Scrum Team Members
Attendees make the most of the class if they:
Have studied the
Scrum Guide (required).
Have been closely involved or have a high interest in a project that builds or enhances a software product or application.
The PSM course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.
Advanced tools for servant-leadership are provided to increase a Scrum Master’s effectiveness. These tools relate to behavioural shifts, working with people and teams, coaching and facilitation techniques, and addressing the organization.
Students learn through instruction and team-based exercises and are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.
Students are challenged to think within the Scrum Framework and the underlying values and principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace and facing complex decisions.
Theoretical and experiential training to provide:
The “WHY” and rules of Scrum through the empirical foundation of Scrum
The ability to effectively start up Scrum or increase its effectiveness if already underway.
The ability to navigate the “grey areas” of a Scrum implementation
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ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course will receive a password to attempt the
Students now receive a 2nd free attempt at the assessment if an 85% or lower is scored and taken within 14 days from when their initial password email is sent. The 2nd password does not expire.
Scrum.org maintains a public list of all
Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for passing a
IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE
Training will begin promptly at 9:15 AM and will end at 5:00 PM both days.
Should your course be rescheduled or canceled, you have the option of rescheduling to another course or receive a full refund. Please note rescheduling requests will be sent no later than 14 days before the start date.
We recommend waiting to book any non-refundable travel until two weeks before the start of class. Responsive Advisors is not responsible for any loss incurred as a result of canceled class. Please email:
If you are not able to attend the class you have registered for please send an email to
POST TRAINING SUPPORT
Responsive Advisors is committed to providing quality training that is relevant and applicable in the real world. As consultants, Responsive Advisors trainers will provide up to two-hour complimentary coaching sessions for every student who registers and completes any of our two-day public Professional Scrum training. Sessions can be divided into four 30 minute coaching sessions. Promotion available for all Regular and Early Bird tickets. Special discounted tickets are not eligible for promotional coaching.