Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Certification Class

PMI Minnesota Chapter - Professional Development has partnered with agilityIRL to provide a discounted price for Agile Education & Scrum Certifications.



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Agile Education, Certification and Coaching for Teams, Leaders and Organizations

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In this two day class* students are challenged to explore the Agile and Scrum principles so they can better understand what to do when applying Scrum to support their teams and organizations.

The course, developed by, uses a combination of instructor-led and activity-based learning where students work together in teams. Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) bring their own Scrum Master experiences and stories to the class and use their skills as professional trainers to deliver the material using their own unique delivery style. The result is an engaging, enjoyable learning experience where students gain a deep understanding of Scrum theory and principles, the Scrum Master accountabilities and why each element of the Scrum framework is important.

Students leave this course with an appreciation for Professional Scrum, the agile mindset and how to deal with common myths and impediments to agility. They gain the knowledge and understanding about how to choose and apply the appropriate practices and techniques that will be most beneficial for their Scrum Teams.

Course Learning Objectives
Help Scrum Teams deliver value to their organization
Understand the theory and principles behind Scrum and empiricism
Understand how each part of the Scrum framework ties back to the principles and theory
Understand uncertainty and complexity in product delivery
Understand the meaning and importance of the Scrum values
Learn what Done means and why it is crucial to transparency
Know how to use the Product Backlog to plan with agility
Understand the importance of self-managing teams, interpersonal skills needed, and the Scrum Master role
Clarify the leadership role a Scrum Master plays on the team
Learn the skills and traits and behavior shifts required to be a Scrum Master

Who Should Attend
This course is appropriate for students in any industry where teams are working to solve complex problems. The Professional Scrum Master course is for:
Practitioners that are interested in starting a career as a Scrum Master
Scrum Masters, Agile/Scrum Coaches and consultant looking to improve their use of Scrum
Anyone involved in product delivery using Scrum

Get Certified
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment. The industry-recognized PSM certification requires a minimum passing score of 85%. PSM class 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.
You are also entitled to a discount on the PSM II assessment once passing PSM


Training Instructors:

Jeff Lee (PMP, PST, CARS™ and CLP). After beginning his career in developer, business analyst and testing roles, Jeff spent 10 years as a PMP-certified project manager, running large programs for a variety of Fortune 500 clients, then pivoted to focus on Agile development. He has worked as a ScrumMaster and Program Manager in Agile environments. Having earned his stripes working in Agile adoptions in real life, Jeff now teaches and coaches Agile at the individual, team, and management levels.


Please contact Chair – Professional Development for questions related to registration [email protected]

3/18/2024 - 3/19/2024

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