The Professional Scrum FoundationsTM (PSF) course is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum by experiencing what it’s like to deliver products using the Scrum framework. Working in a series of Sprints, students break into Scrum Teams fulfilling all of the roles on a team to deliver, simulating real-life problems.


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Professional Scrum Foundations

A Team Based Training to Solidify Your Knowledge Through Practice

Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) is a 2-day course that provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum in a highly practical way. The course is a combination of instruction and team based exercises where students experience how the Scrum framework improves product delivery efforts. The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I certification exam (PSM I).

What You Will 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 OwnersScrum MastersDevelopers, 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.

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Professional Scrum Master Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Foundations course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment. PSF class participants who attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days of the class and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.

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What Our Students Say

"Jay trained and coached our group to using the Scrum framework to manage work across different investment and tech teams. His work is fundamental in building and maintaining our culture of transparency, continuous learning (adaptability), and scalability."

-Quantitative Researcher, Schroders Systematic Investments


"Jay is an amazingly passionate agile coach , with a wealth of experience and application. His training is fun, relevant and practical and goes beyond passing the test. Pleasure to work with."

-Principal Agile/Change Analyst at Schroders



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