Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value.
Scrum is a framework that helps teams work together. It increases team productivity by encouraging team players to learn through experiences, self-organize, and continuously improve. IT teams use Scrum to develop, deliver, and maintain complex software products. However, Scrum principles can be applied to all kinds of areas: research, sales, marketing, and customer support – to name a few.
The PeopleCert Scrum Master II certification covers advanced skills, practices and knowledge about the Scrum framework. Candidates will enhance on all aspects of the Scrum framework through a variety of real-world scenarios and focused practical information related specifically to the Scrum Master.
At this qualification level, candidates will be introduced to concepts, terms, principles and tools used in the Scrum framework and gain a deep understanding of Scrum best practices as well as a level of expertise that goes beyond a typical team leader or project manager through a unique combination of case studies, storytelling, and practical learning based on the real-life challenges that Scrum Masters face.
Holders of the PeopleCert SCRUM Master II certification, will be able to demonstrate their knowledge, understanding and practical application of:
- The true extent of what it means to think and act in an Agile way
- The mastery of the Scrum framework centered around the integration of roles, events, and Scrum artifacts, including and supporting the product backlog and sprint backlog
- The many soft skills necessary for the Scrum Master, such as servant leadership, facilitation, coaching and mentoring, problem solving, and removing impediments
- The Day-to-Day Work of the Scrum Master in a Sprint</lix
- The most common frameworks for scaling Scrum projects with multiple teams and complex products
Who Should Attend this Training
This certification is the second level of the PeopleCert SCRUM qualification scheme and is aimed at anyone who wishes to become an efficient leading member in an environment that the Scrum framework is applied and requires candidates to have and demonstrate a solid knowledge and understanding of Scrum terms, principles, tools and practices, as well as demonstrate their application skills of how to use tools efficiently and effectively. The certification can also cater for candidates seeking personal certification.
There is no defined pre-requisite, however it is recommended that a candidate should hold the PeopleCert SCRUM Master I certification.
Upon successfully achieving the PeopleCert Scrum Master II certification, professionals can pursue the PeopleCert Product Owner or PMI-ACP certificate.