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Advanced Techniques for Scrum Masters (ATSM)

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Course Content

This 3-day, instructor-led class aims to take your Scrum Master skills to the next level. Team leaders will develop new techniques, build new tools and rethink their methods in order to manage several Agile teams simultaneously. Acquire the dexterity and the competence required to support several teams at a time and to make them more committed and efficient.

Who should attend

  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile project managers


Participants must have one (1) year of experience as an Agile Team Leader

Course Objectives

  • Master the balance between anticipation and adaptation
  • Master Scrum workshops and artifacts
  • Build several Agile teams
  • Understand the various types of Agile teams and how to interact with them
  • Support several Agile teams while getting to know your limitations and avoid pitfalls
  • Establish your own team model and define new development paths
  • Facilitate teamwork
  • Acknowledge flaws and define a battle plan
  • Increase your team’s commitment during iterations
  • Advise development teams in the coordination of their code
  • Create new roles in order to support multiple teams
  • Balance the workload between teams
  • Follow up on progress with on-site staff and remote teams

Outline: Advanced Techniques for Scrum Masters (ATSM)

  • Advanced Agile and Lean principles
  • Balance between anticipation and adaptation
  • How to lead a sprint planning
  • How to conduct the actual sprint
  • How to host efficient daily scrums
  • How to moderate sprint reviews
  • How to make sprint retrospectives easier and more efficient
  • Understand the various types of Agile teams
  • The art of being a leader
  • Models of conscious competence and their learning processes
  • Self-organized team vs self-directed team
  • The maturity stages of a software team and their pitfalls
  • The evolution and needs of a team
  • Generalists vs experts
  • How to work with a distributed team
  • Different roles within the team and outside of the team
  • 5 team dysfunctions and how to fix them
  • Overview of various team pitfalls and how to fix them
  • The rules of collaboration
  • Influence mapping
  • Learn how to make decisions as a team
  • Get to know your coworkers
  • The 4 color codes of behavior
  • The motivations of your team
  • Overview of large-scale Agile development models (SAFe, LeSS, ScrumPath, etc)
  • Dealing with functional sillos
  • Limited number of teams
  • Softawere engineering problems and their solutions
  • The single product backlog
  • How to split the product backlog between teams
  • The role and importance of the core team
  • The features of team building
  • The new roles (PO of POs, and SM of SMs)
  • The role of contributers
  • Coordination between teams
  • Scrum of scrums
  • Techniques for optimizing remote teams
  • Follow-up between Agile teams and standard teams
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

  • United States: US$ 2,395
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Online Training

Duration 3 days

  • United States: US$ 2,395
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