Applying Professional Scrum™

Applying Professional Scrum™ (APS) is a hands-on 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. During the exercises, students work in Scrum Teams over a series of Sprints to learn Scrum while using Scrum. They experience first-hand how the Scrum framework improves their ability to deliver value compared to traditional methods.

The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I certification exam (PSM I).  This course was previously known as Professional Scrum Foundations.

  • Applying Professional Scrum™ (APS) is targeted to:

  • Teams or anyone wanting to experience the Scrum way of working. APS provides the basic knowledge needed for anyone interested in getting started in Agile/Scrum
  • Those wishing to continue their education with role-focused (Scrum Master, Product Owner, Developer, Leader) training classes. 

  • The learning objectives of this course include:

  • Learn about Agility and how Scrum differs from traditional plan-driven work models 

  • Learn (or relearn) the fundamentals of Scrum and how to apply them correctly 

  • Develop an understanding of what it is like to use Scrum and if it is right for your team 

  • Learn how to be a great Scrum Team member 

  • Leave the class with ways to identify common pitfalls and how to avoid them 

  • Topics covered include:

  • Agility as a new way of working
  • Fundamentals of Scrum
  • Exploring the Scrum Framework
  • Planning and forecasting with Scrum
  • Getting started with Scrum