Scrum Master Fundamentals - Foundations

Agile development teams are choosing to use the Scrum framework more than ever. This course will help you become a Scrum Master by introducing the underlying values of Scrum, its relation to the broader agile approach, and the concept of sprints.
Course info
Rating
(160)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 20, 2016
Duration
1h 15m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(160)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 20, 2016
Duration
1h 15m
Description

Scrum has quickly become the most popular agile development methodology in use today. Although many teams want to embrace this powerful framework, many struggle with knowing where to start when introducing their team to Scrum. In this course, Scrum Master Fundamentals - Foundations, you'll learn foundational knowledge to start you on your way to becoming a great Scrum Master who can help your team make the jump to an agile way of working. First, you will learn the underlying theories behind the Scrum framework and how they relate to a broader agile approach. Next, you'll learn about working in fixed timeboxes called sprints, as well as how to choose the sprint length that's right for your team. Finally, you'll learn about the core values of Scrum and how these can help you identify the types of environments where Scrum is likely to be successful, as well as those where it may not be. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to becoming a great Scrum Master who can guide your team in their adoption of the Scrum framework.

About the author
About the author

Jeremy Jarrell is an agile coach and author who helps teams get better at doing what they love. He is heavily involved in the technology community, both as a highly rated speaker throughout the United States.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Jeremy Jarrell and welcome to my course "Scrum Master Fundamentals - Foundations". I am an agile coach, scrum master, and product owner who helps teams get better at what they do.

Agile is quickly becoming the leading approach for high performing software development teams with scrum overwhelmingly being the framework of choice for those teams.

If you’ve suddenly found yourself in the scrum master role and need to help your team perform to their fullest potential, or if you are a seasoned scrum master looking to deepen their knowledge of the scrum framework, then this course will explain the underlying theories and values of the framework to help you make the most of scrum.

Some of the major topics that we will cover include:

  • Understanding the overarching agile approach and it relates specifically to the scrum framework
  • Getting the most out of your sprints and choosing the sprint length that’s right for your team
  • And how to identify those environments where scrum is likely to succeed….as well as those environments where scrum may not be the right choice

By the end this course, you’ll know how scrum relates to an overall agile approach as well as understand the deeper theories and values behind the scrum framework itself.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey to learn the foundation of the Scrum framework with the Scrum Master Fundamentals - Foundations course, at Pluralsight.