Get certified in Scrum with PSM I

Get certified in Scrum with PSM I


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Skill Level

2 Days





Master agility and Scrum with Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM I) certification.

this course will help you:

Apply Scrum in real-world contexts


Reduce risk through applying empiricism

Improve quality and reduce rework

Improve team performance and change resilience


Support self-organisation

Encourage cross-functional collaboration

Who is the course for?

  • Project managers
  • Scrum Masters and Product Owners
  • Scrum team members
  • Developers
  • Software development managers


There are no pre-requisites for this course. It’s open to everyone looking to improve their knowledge and ability with agile.

What's Covered?

  • Complexity and Product Development
  • Delivery approaches that work best in complex environments
  • Servant leadership
  • Scrum vs Waterfall
  • Scrum Roles and Accountabilities – Product Owner, Scrum Master and Developers
  • Scrum artefacts – Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog and the Increment
  • Scrum events – Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Retrospective and the Sprint
  • What is a Sprint
  • Exploring accountability
  • Monitoring Sprint progress
  • What is the Definition of Done
  • How the Definition of Done builds-in quality
  • Examples of Done from software and non-software teams
  • What to do with work that doesn’t meet the Definition of Done
  • Building and managing a Product Backlog
  • Forecasting with velocity
  • Engaging with stakeholders and managers on delivery with Scrum
  • What motivates people?
  • Designing teams
  • Self-management
  • Self-organisation and cross-functionality in teams
  • Why “hybrid” is just s stepping stone to good agility
  • Using Scrum theory to explain why Scrum works to the business and to stakeholders

Why ZXM?

Small classes

You get more time to ask questions and interact with the trainer and other attendees


Deep dive

Look at real problems facing you and your organisations with access to some of the most experienced agile practitioners in APAC

Real-world scenarios

Work through case studies from over 15 years of ZXM's experiences with agile in software and non-software organisations

No death by PowerPoint

Use Mural, brainstorm with other attendees, share your experiences, and avoid PowerPoint slides

Latest practices

Agile has evolved, so this course delivers you the latest practical and pragmatic ways to deliver with Scrum™ certified trainers

Ensure you're getting the most up-to-date knowledge with certified Professional Scrum Trainers™ and the approved global curriculum


This course is run by practitionrs for executives by APAC agile veterans Mia Horrigan and Matthew Hodgson -.

People who attend this class and pass the exam will receive the PSM I certification from™. After attending the two-day course, you’ll receive a key to attempt the Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) assessment. PSM I participants who attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost by™.


The assessment covers topics spanning 14 Focus Areas defined in the Professional Scrum Competencies . Attendees are recommended to read the material on’s Suggested Reading page. The assessment is in place to ensure you understand how Scrum Teams can benefit from having a leader reinforce and support agile practices and therefore detailed in its questions and required answers. Many questions ask the test-taker to think about or interpret how they would handle scenarios and to apply their own experience along with content from the PSM I course and the PSM subject areas.

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