Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Training | Scrum.org
Training Type: Virtual Classroom Training- Instructor Led Training
Fee : $1400 plus tax
Duration: 2 days ( 9 AM – 5 PM) – 16 Hours
Options: Weekdays ( Monday – Tue) OR Weekends ( Sat- Sun) Or Evenings ( 5 p.m.-9 p.m.)
Number of students per session: Our Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Certification Training course and Exam Prep class sizes are typically 4-6 students per session. Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course classes are intentionally kept small in order to foster more interaction between the instructor and students. We limit classes to a maximum of six (6) students unless we are teaching a private group or organization.
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Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Training
Applying Professional Scrum (APS) is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum in a highly practical way. Students hit the ground running through instruction and team-based exercises.
Working in a series of Sprints, teams of students build a software application, thereby facing real-life problems. The mechanics, roles, principles and (empirical) process of Scrum are demonstrated. Common missteps and misunderstandings are discussed so students grow a higher awareness of their symptoms.
Applying Professional Scrum (APS) is The training for teams and anyone wanting to experience the Scrum way of working. The course also provides the foundation of knowledge needed for role-focused training for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Developers, as offered in Scrum.org’s Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner and Professional Scrum Development classes.
The class introduces the mechanics of Scrum, as well as provides insights into complexity, team-based collaboration and self-organization as essential elements in mastering Scrum. Students will experience how the Scrum framework improves product development efforts.
From its emphasis on practical application the course exposes common missteps, increases the awareness of the associated symptoms, and provides prescriptive guidance to avoid going off track.
What You’ll Learn
Over the 2 days, students experience Professional Scrum: learning the framework and gaining insights into overcoming complexity, with team-based collaboration and self-organization as essential elements in mastering Scrum. Students work together as a team in a series of Sprints to build a product, thereby facing real-life problems. The rules, roles, and principles of Scrum are leveraged during the exercises. From its emphasis on the practical application of Scrum, the course exposes common missteps and misunderstandings so students grow a higher awareness of the associated symptoms. The course provides prescriptive guidance to avoid going off track and keep Scrum healthy.
This class is taught publicly and privately for organizations. Our Professional Scrum Trainers will select one of several case studies which best meet the specific learning needs of the class including software, non-software, distributed teams, and more to maximize the value that students will take away from the class.
Professional Scrum Foundations is excellent training for organizations, teams, and anyone wanting to experience the way of working in Scrum. The course also provides the foundation of knowledge needed for role-focused training for Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, and Leaders within the organization. Whether you are getting started on your first Scrum effort or refreshing your knowledge, this course gives students the knowledge and direction to start using Scrum immediately after the class.
Students are challenged to act in terms of Scrum. They take home an increased understanding of how to collaborate better and work as a team.
- Students will have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and their coherence.
- Students will learn how to use visual information radiators.
- Students leave the class with a handful of tips to identify common pitfalls and dysfunctions.
- Students can take part of a Scrum Team and be more effective.
- Students can increase Scrum’s effectiveness if already underway.
Who Should Attend
The training may be interesting to all involved in software development using the Scrum framework.
It is the perfect introduction, reboot or refresher to Scrum, or anyone looking for hands-on insights in how Scrum actually works as a member of a Scrum Team, or as an existing Scrum Team.
The Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course is a mix of lecture, case studies, and interactive exercises as you collaborate with other students.
- Fundamentals to Scrum
- The Scrum Framework (part 1 and part 2)
- Mastering Scrum
- Planning with Scrum
- Getting started
- Keeping Scrum healthy
Assessment and Certification
The Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course has the Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) as associated credential. All participants completing the Applying Professional Scrum course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master level I assessment and are also entitled to a discount on the PSM II assessment.
This industry-recognized certification requires a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM I credential.
PMI PDU Credits
Students of Scrum.org courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs after attending a two-day Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO), or Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) course and 21 PDUs after attending a three-day Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course.
Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for passing a Scrum.org assessment. Students can claim PDUs under PMI’s “Education courses provided by other third-party providers” category. You can claim your PDUs online at https://ccrs.pmi.org.
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. PMVISION is not responsible for any loss incurred as a result of a canceled class. Please email: [email protected] for any additional questions.
If you are not able to attend the class you have registered for please send an email to [email protected]pmvision.ca. If you send in your notification at least 30 calendar days prior to the start of the class you are eligible for a full refund or you may reschedule for a future class. Cancellations made 29 calendar days to 14 calendar days prior to the start of the class are eligible to reschedule for a future class or for an 80% refund. If you cancel within 14 calendar days from the start of a class, or if you do not attend the class, you will not be eligible for a refund or credit. Cancellation requests should be sent via email to [email protected]
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