Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Training Course | 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 Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Exam Prep class sizes are typically 4-6 students per session. Our Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Training 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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Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Training Course
Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) course is a 2-day advanced Scrum Master class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development. The PSM II course is intended for Scrum Masters with at least one year of experience who are looking to grow their knowledge and abilities as a Scrum Master. This course is one step in that journey. After the class, students are eligible for the PSM II assessment certification. If you pass the assessment, you will gain the industry recognized PSM II certification. This certification will NEVER expire, and it makes you part of an elite community of less than 1,800 PSM II badge holders worldwide.
Unlike the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course, which focuses on how to use Scrum, the Scrum framework and the role of the Scrum Master, PSM II is an advanced course helping students to understand the stances that characterize an effective Scrum Master and servant-leader while diving deep into how they serve the Development Team, Product Owner and organization. The course then teaches students about related practices and skills to enable them to have the right types of conversations and how to apply them to become better Scrum Masters.
The PSM II is an advanced course helping students to understand the stances that characterize an effective Scrum Master and servant-leader while diving deep into how they serve the Scrum Team, Product Owner and organization. The class then teaches students about related practices and skills to enable them to have the right types of conversations and how to apply them to become better Scrum Masters.
Over the 2 days, students will learn about areas critical to growing as a successful Scrum Master such as how the principles and values of Scrum help guide Scrum Masters in the decisions they make and how the Scrum Master can help change the environment of Scrum Teams, creating an environment for agility to thrive. The Scrum Master role is complex and often, a Scrum Master must be able to apply different stances in order to be effective, such as:
- The Scrum Master as a Teacher
- The Scrum Master as a Coach & Mentor
- The Scrum Master as a Facilitator
- The Scrum Master as a Change Agent
As a Scrum Master, being able to identify, and effectively apply, which stance would benefit your team the most depending on the situation or circumstance could prove to be the key to the success of your team.
As a Scrum Master, part of your role is to help management and other stakeholders across your organization understand the benefits of Scrum and Agile. Therefore, it is imperative that you have the information and background that is needed to gain credibility in order to be an effective change agent. Throughout the class, your PST will provide stories, exercises, facilitation techniques (such as “Liberating Structures”), resources and more.
There will also be time in class for the Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) to provide coaching on challenges that you and your classmates may be experiencing today or may in the future.
What You’ll Learn
At the end of this course, you will be able to identify and effectively apply which stance would benefit your team the most considering the situation at hand.
- What practices, tools, skills and stances make an effective Scrum Master
- How the Scrum principles and values help guide Scrum Masters in the decisions they make
- How the Scrum Master acts as a servant-leader and improve their ability in this role
- What the Scrum Master can do to support Development Teams and Product Owners to become more effective
- Ways that the Scrum Master can help to change the environment making it more conducive for Scrum Teams to be successful with greater agility
- Provide tips and techniques for the Scrum Master to work with the rest of the organization in support of their Scrum Teams
Who Should Attend
The Professional Scrum Master II course is an advanced course specifically designed for experienced Scrum Masters who have a thorough understanding of the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people with at least one year of Scrum Master experience.
Assessment and Certification
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master II course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master level II assessment and are also entitled to a discount on the PSM II assessment. The industry-recognized PSM II certifications require a minimum passing score of 85% on these rigorous assessments.
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.
If you pass the PSM II assessment you will receive the industry-recognized “PSM II” certification, along with a PSM II logo that you can use to identify your achievement. In addition, your name will be listed on Scrum.org.
Unlike other Scrum certifications that require only class attendance, Scrum.org certification requires a minimum score (85%) on an online assessment. This gives Scrum.org certification teeth and ensures that it has true value in the marketplace.
Scrum.org maintains a public list of all PSM II certificate holders.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org for any additional questions.
If you are not able to attend the class you have registered for please send an email to email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Related scrum.org Certifications Training:
- Professional Scrum Master PSM Training Course
- Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Training Course
- Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)
- Professional Product Owner – Advanced (PSPO-A) course
- Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) course
- Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Training