Scrum Master Fundamentals - Growing Yourself and Your Team

Are you a Scrum Master ready to advance your craft? This course will teach you specific strategies for coaching each member of your team and show you how to build on your experience as a Scrum Master to advance your own career to the next level.
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Rating
(69)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 5, 2016
Duration
1h 26m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(69)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 5, 2016
Duration
1h 26m
Description

Becoming a Scrum Master and a successful as a facilitator is great, but your career can also move to the next level by becoming a mentor and coach for your team. In this course, Scrum Master Fundamentals - Growing Yourself and Your Team, you'll learn techniques for coaching your team to become the best they can be while continuing to serve as their Scrum Master. First, you'll learn concrete strategies and approaches for coaching your entire team to help them work together as effectively as possible. Next, you'll learn to understand the dynamics that can exist between the Scrum Master and other members of the Scrum Team so you can effectively coach each member of your team at the one-on-one level. Finally, you'll learn how to grow your own career as a Scrum Master so you can reach your own full potential. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only know how better serve your team as a player-coach, but you'll also be better positioned to take the next step in your career towards larger roles such as an Agile Coach. If you already have your feet wet as a Scrum Master but are hungry to take the next step, then this course is for you.

About the author
About the author

Jeremy Jarrell is an agile coach and author who helps teams get better at doing what they love. He is heavily involved in the technology community, both as a highly rated speaker throughout the United States.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone, my name is Jeremy Jarrell, and welcome to my course Scrum Master Fundamentals - Growing Yourself and Your Team. I'm an Agile Coach who helps teams get better at doing what they love. If you're a Scrum Master who's ready to help each member of your team become better at their roles, as well as better understand the next steps in your own career, then this course will guide you on your path to becoming a great Scrum Master. In this course, we are going to discuss the responsibilities that a Scrum Master has to coach each member of their team, as well as the longer-term career options that can exist for Scrum Masters. Some of the major topics that we will cover include strategies for coaching each member of your Development Team, as well as understanding the unique dynamics that may occur between the Scrum Master and the more senior members of the Development Team. We'll also learn techniques for building a relationship with your Product Owner so you can better understand the subtleties in that relationship and help your Product Owner excel at their own role. And you'll learn what career options exist for Scrum Masters both on a coaching path, as well as on parallel paths, and what certification options are available for Scrum Masters and how they compare to one another. By the end of this course, you'll know specific strategies for effectively coaching each member of your scrum team, as well as have a concrete understanding of how to better plan your own career as a Scrum Master. I hope that you'll join me on this journey to learn how to grow the careers of both yourself and your team with the Scrum Master Fundamentals - Growing Yourself and Your Team course at Pluralsight.