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  • Time 2 day (16 H)
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The 2-day course students learn to apply Professional Scrum. The course provides an active learning environment for students to engage in discussion, team-based exercises, and individual reflection.

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Course description

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. Applying Professional Scrum is excellent training for organizations, teams, and anyone wanting to experience using Scrum. The course also provides the foundational Scrum knowledge needed for those wishing to continue their education with role-focused (Scrum Master, Product Owner, Developer, Leader) training classes. Whether you are getting started on your first Scrum effort or refreshing your knowledge, this course gives students the ability and direction to start using Scrum immediately after the class.

Learning Objectives:
During this course you will learn how to:

  • Develop an Agile mindset by focusing on professionalism, experimentation, and outcomes
  • Develop an understanding of what it is like to use Scrum and if it is right for your team
  • Apply the fundamentals of Scrum correctly
  • Be a great Scrum Team member
  • Leave the class with ways to identify common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Use tools that help Identify first steps in applying Professional Scrum with your team
  • Prepare for the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment to obtain the international certificate issued by the Scrum.org™

Key features

Price of the course includes:

  • 2-day accredited course with a Professional Scrum Trainer,
  • licensed Scrum.org™ course materials,
  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment.
  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment free 2nd attempt

Participants should read the Scrum Guide before the course. The Scrum Guide is available to download here: scrumguides.org

Working methods:
Multimedia presentations, group exercises and discussion, practical workshops, case study and practice tests.

Licensing and accreditation:

Applying Professional Scrum™ (APS) course offered by Advised Skills Ltd is certified by Scrum.org™

Who should attend?
Target group:

  • Professionals who are part of a team that currently uses Scrum, but desire a refresher so that they get the most out of their use of Scrum.
  • Professionals who are joining a team that currently uses Scrum.
  • Professionals that don't use Scrum directly but want to learn how to work with colleagues that do use Scrum.
  • Professionals that are investigating to see if Scrum makes sense for them and their colleagues.
  • Professionals that are part of an organization that intends to use Scrum in the near future.
  • Teams who are learning to use Scrum together in their organizations

Course Agenda

  1. Introduction
  2. Agility as a new way of working
  3. Exploring the Scrum Framework
  4. Planning and forecasting with Scrum
  5. Getting started with Scrum


  • Sixteen (16) hours of instructor-led training
  • Training slides in pdf format
  • Participation in unique exercises
  • Workbook
  • Mural links


Training location:
This training course is offered in the following locations:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

Price information

Net price per person:
The training course net price per person includes the web-based exam available within the Scrum.org™ Platform. The applicable price is shown in the course calendar.

Certification Exam:
  • Exam name: Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I)
  • Exam language: English
  • Format: Multiple choice questions
  • Exam delivery: online
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the Scrum.org™ Platform upon completion of the course and timely performed payment
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 85%
  • Duration: One hour (60 minutes)
  • Open/Closed Book: Closed Book

About the trainer

Maciej Nadolski is a Professional Scrum Trainer and Scaled Agile Program Consultant. He co-authored the official improved Agile Manifesto translation to Polish. He also holds a diploma in Project Management from the University of Economics. Since 2010, Maciej Nadolski has been helping ambitious organizations become more lean and agile. He focuses on training people and practices servant-leadership, which means that rather than having power over people, he empowers them to develop professionally and guides them towards their best performance both individually and as a team. In his work Maciej focuses on values and principles of lean and agile.


What is 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

What accreditation does the course have?

The Applying Professional Scrum™ course is certified by Scrum.org™

What’s included in the course price?

Certified training with a qualified trainer, certified training materials and a voucher for an certified exam.

What is the duration of the course?

Online training for Applying Professional Scrum™ lasts two days and the examination takes place at the end or after the training.

Who should attend the course?

The Applying Professional Scrum™ course is the perfect introduction, reboot or refresher to Scrum. It is excellent training for organizations, teams, and individuals wanting to experience the benefits of Scrum, or for those interested in continuing their learning with more advanced training.

Are there any requirements to attend the course?

Candidates should have some knowledge of project management, but there are no formal requirements to qualify for the training.

How long does the certification last?

All participants completing the Applying Professional Scrum course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment. The industry-recognized PSM I certification requires a minimum passing score of 85%. APS 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.

When and how can I take the certification exam?

The exam takes place online, after completing the online training on the date selected by the participant from among the dates provided by the Scrum.org™

Do I need to renew my certification?

Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certificate is valid indefinitely.

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We are ready to conduct in-house training for group or individuals on request.
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We pay close attention to build positive learning environment for you

We really do care about the details. Positive and efficient learning environments are key to our attendees' success in preparation for the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) exam. We aim to create a comfortable conditions for learning that optimise the ability of attendees to learn:

  • Climate of safety and open authentic conversation
  • Modern online training platform, classes conducted live by qualified instructors
  • Seasoned, certified and experienced instructor team
  • Well-structured and compelling schemes that translate into high exam scores
  • Refreshments and working lunch during the training course
  • Licensed training materials and many interactive online exercises
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