Scrum Master Basics Skills you will learn

  • Agile Scrum methodologies
  • Agile Scrum applications
  • Daily Scrum synchronization
  • Sprint planning and review
  • Producing Scrum artifacts
  • Implementing distributed Scrum
  • JIRA project management
  • Agile Scrum best practices

Who should learn Agile Scrum Master Basics

  • Project Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners
  • Teams transitioning to Scrum
  • Team Leads
  • Developers
  • Scrum Team Managers

What you will learn in Agile Scrum Master Basics

  • Agile Scrum Master(ASM®)

    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      08:24
      • 1.1 Course Introduction
        03:21
      • 1.2 Exam Details
        01:25
      • 1.3 What will you learn
        03:38
    • Lesson 02: Agile way of thinking

      41:48
      • 2.1 Introduction
        00:48
      • 2.2 What Is Agile
        02:43
      • 2.3 Problems with waterfall model
        02:03
      • 2.4 Agile Manifesto
        02:58
      • 2.5 Agile Principles One - Three
        02:19
      • 2.6 Agile-Principles Four - Six
        02:52
      • 2.7 Agile Principles Seven - Nine
        02:59
      • 2.8 Agile Principles Ten - Twelve
        03:00
      • 2.9 Waterfall Vs agile project management
        03:47
      • 2.10 Benefits of Agility
        02:43
      • 2.11 Faster Delivery with Value
        02:39
      • 2.12 Overview of Scrum
        02:38
      • 2.13 Scrum Process
        01:10
      • 2.14 Starting the Agile Journey
        02:55
      • 2.15 Balanced Scorecard for Scrum
        03:01
      • 2.16 Recap
        03:13
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 03: Scrum Roles, Events and Artifacts

      01:03:43
      • 3.1 Introduction
        00:41
      • 3.2 Scrum roles
        01:02
      • 3.3 Scrum Master Do's
        02:01
      • 3.4 Scrum Master Dont's
        01:47
      • 3.5 Scrum Master Skills and Attributes
        02:16
      • 3.6 Scrum Master Selection Scenarios
        01:46
      • 3.7 Role of the Product Owner
        01:35
      • 3.8 Attributes of a Successful Product Owner
        02:46
      • 3.9 Scenarios in Product Owner selection
        01:51
      • 3.10 Failure modes for Product Owner position
        02:33
      • 3.11 How busy is the product owner and scrum master
        01:12
      • 3.12 Agile Team Characteristics
        03:37
      • 3.13 Small teams
        02:52
      • 3.14 Forming scrum teams
        03:08
      • 3.15 Evolution of Team roles
        02:21
      • 3.16 Managers in Scrum
        01:21
      • 3.17 Sprints
        02:34
      • 3.18 Duration of sprints
        01:07
      • 3.19 Backlog refinement
        01:37
      • 3.20 Sprint Planning
        02:22
      • 3.21 Velocity and Commitment Driven Planning
        02:12
      • 3.22 Failure modes of Sprint Planning
        01:42
      • 3.23 Daily Stand Up
        01:21
      • 3.24 Failure Modes of Daily Stand up Meeting
        01:45
      • 3.25 Sprint Review and Retrospective
        03:19
      • 3.26 Failure modes of Sprint Review and Retrospective
        03:22
      • 3.27 Definition of Done
        01:35
      • 3.28 Definition of Ready
        01:27
      • 3.29 Backlog
        01:53
      • 3.30 Characteristics of Product Backlog
        00:59
      • 3.31 Recap
        02:50
      • Spotlight One
        00:49
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 04: Agile Estimation, Planning, Monitoring and Control

      52:33
      • 4.01 Introduction
        00:51
      • 4.02 What is a user story
        02:00
      • 4.03 Writing good user story
        02:04
      • 4.04 Acceptance Criteria
        01:31
      • 4.05 Epics Stories and Features
        01:17
      • 4.06 Splitting user stories
        01:38
      • 4.07 Story mapping
        01:46
      • 4.08 Business Value
        01:46
      • 4.09 Benefit Cost analysis
        02:41
      • 4.10 Prioritization
        03:32
      • 4.11 Estimation
        02:42
      • 4.12 Ideal Time Estimates
        01:20
      • 4.13 Story Points
        03:25
      • 4.14 Affinity Estimation
        01:37
      • 4.15 Planning Poker
        02:41
      • 4.16 Velocity and Planning
        02:31
      • 4.17 Release Planning
        03:15
      • 4.18 Release Planning Process
        01:58
      • 4.19 Burndown and burnup charts
        03:32
      • 4.20 Burndown bar chart and Parking lot chart
        02:41
      • 4.21 Scrum Board and Niko - Niko Calendar
        03:04
      • 4.22 Some other information radiators
        01:21
      • 4.23 Recap
        03:20
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 05: Other methods and frameworks

      32:06
      • 5.1 Introduction
        00:54
      • 5.2 Frameworks and Methods
        02:42
      • 5.3 Extreme Programming Practices
        03:08
      • 5.4 Other Extreme Programming Practices
        01:42
      • 5.5 XP Team Roles
        02:31
      • 5.6 Crystal
        03:27
      • 5.7 DSDM
        01:59
      • 5.8 Timeboxing and MoSCoW
        01:46
      • 5.9 Lean and Value Mapping
        02:19
      • 5.10 Seven Forms of Waste
        02:41
      • 5.11 Kanban
        02:18
      • 5.12 Kanban Terminologies
        02:27
      • 5.13 Recap
        03:08
      • Spotlight Two
        01:04
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 06: Complex projects

      36:18
      • 6.1 Introduction
        00:44
      • 6.2 Common Challenges in Projects
        02:52
      • 6.3 Backlog Management
        02:21
      • 6.4 Scaling Product Owners
        00:53
      • 6.5 Scrum - of - Scrums
        02:16
      • 6.6 Planning practices
        03:19
      • 6.7 Scaling Frameworks
        03:44
      • 6.8 Disciplined Agile
        02:08
      • 6.9 Nexus
        01:51
      • 6.10 Good Practices of Distributed Agile
        02:06
      • 6.11 Distribution Models and Cultural Sensitivity
        03:10
      • 6.12 Conditions favorable for Agile adoption
        03:12
      • 6.13 Continuum of lifecycle models
        01:17
      • 6.14 Agile Tooling
        02:56
      • 6.15 Testing Pyramid
        01:25
      • 6.16 Recap
        02:04
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 07: Adopting agile

      33:19
      • 7.1 Introduction
        00:54
      • 7.2 Roadmap to Agility
        02:11
      • 7.3 Patterns of Agile Adoption
        01:52
      • 7.4 Secret of successful pilots
        00:52
      • 7.5 Iterative execution of transition projects
        01:27
      • 7.6 Improvement committee
        00:54
      • 7.7 Setting the expectation up - front
        02:50
      • 7.8 Change style indicators
        01:10
      • 7.9 Managing resistance to change
        01:59
      • 7.10 Common Pitfalls of Adopting Agile
        03:04
      • 7.11 People Management
        03:00
      • 7.12 Facilities and Administration
        02:11
      • 7.13 Cultural Changes
        03:17
      • 7.14 Maturity model
        01:43
      • 7.15 Use of Maturity model
        02:38
      • 7.16 Recap
        02:10
      • Spotlight Three
        01:07
      • Knowledge Check

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Course Advisors

  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

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Why you should learn Agile Scrum Master Basics

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FAQs

  • What are the requirements to learn the Scrum Master basics program?

    Anyone aspiring for a management role can take this Scrum Master foundations program.

  • How do beginners learn Scrum fundamentals?

    A thorough knowledge of the Scrum framework is required if you are seeking a Scrum Master role. For beginners, the Simplilearn website offers various blogs and video tutorials that can help them get familiar with Scrum.

  • Is the Scrum Master basics program easy to learn?

    The learner needs of various experience levels are kept in mind while designing this Scrum Master fundamentals program. So, individuals should not face any difficulty in following the Scrum master basics course.

  • Can I complete this Scrum Master basics program in 90 days?

    Yes, this Scrum Master foundations program can be completed within 90 days.

  • What are my next best learning options after completing this Scrum Master fundamentals program?

    After completing this Scrum Master basics training program, you can get ahead with other courses like Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Certification Training Course or Post Graduate Program in Agile.

  • Will I get any certificate after completing this Agile Scrum Master Free Program?

    Yes, You will receive a Course Completion Certificate from SkillUp upon completing the Agile Scrum Master Free Program. You can unlock it by logging in to your SkillUp account. As soon as the certificate is unlocked, you will receive a mail with a link to your SkillUp learning dashboard on your registered mail address. Click the link to view and download your certificate. You can even add the certificate to your resume and share it on social media platforms.

Learner Review

  • Shreyash Verma

    Shreyash Verma

    Senior Analyst , Wipro

    I recently completed the Agile Scrum Master course from SkillUp. I must say the course is well-organized and self-explanatory for product enthusiasts. The quizzes at the end of each module were good for brushing up on each chapter. It was a perfect utilization of the weekend!

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