Scrum Master PSM II Certification Prep Agile 2022 PSM 2

Prepare to take the PSM II certification in Agile Scrum. Learn how to deal with challenging senarios as a Scrum Master
Scrum Master PSM II Certification Prep Agile 2022 PSM 2
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Michael James


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Last updated 11/2022



Scrum Master PSM II Certification Prep Agile 2022 PSM 2

What you’ll learn

Preperation and advice for taking the Professional Scrum Master 2 (PSM 2) certification
Advance your Scrum knowledge to the next level with a detailed look at the more difficult Scrum concepts
A close look at many challenging senarios and how to deal with them correctly using Scrum
A deep dive on the types of questions and topics you may get asked in the PSM 2 assesment
About the Professional Scrum Master PSM 2 certification with all the preparation necessary to take the assessment
Tried and tested advice on applying the Scrum theory in practice
All Scrum theory covering the Scrum Team, Scrum Events, Scrum Artifacts, Empiricism and Evidence-based Management
Questions, answers and detailed explantions on the answers

Scrum Master PSM II Certification Prep Agile 2022 PSM 2


Preferable to have passed PSM 1 but not essential, a backround in project management or software development is useful


Boost your CV with an advanced Scrum Master qualification the Professional Scrum Master II certification (PSM II).Learn how to use Scrum effectively to handle the most challenging scenarios.Many people take PSM I, but you can become one of the few with the more advanced PSM II!Do you want to take your Scrum knowledge to the next level?Great, then this course is for you!This course will present you with difficult example situations and teach you how to handle them using Scrum to find the best solutions. It will help you become a more effective Scrum Master that can lead a team to become effective and professional, utilising professional Scrum.Knowing Scrum is common, but knowing how to use Scrum in some of the most challenging management scenarios is a real advantage.This course will present you with difficult example situations and teach you how to handle them using Scrum to find the best solutions. It will help you become a more effective Scrum Master that can lead a team to become effective and professional, utilising professional Scrum.If you are an entrepreneur with an idea, this course will teach you how to make a team self-manage, and turn your vision into a reality ready for the marketplace, backed by real-world feedback and reduced risk.After taking this course, you will have a good understanding of the skills necessary for effective leadership as a Scrum Master and be well prepared to take the PSM II Scrum Master certification.Until now, you might have struggled to manage a team to build the right product or solution…Or, you might have finished a project and the item developed was over budget, delayed and once launched it didn’t get as many users as you hoped.If this sounds familiar, then this course will help!Who is your instructor?Michael James is a UK Business and Leadership Instructor who has over a decade of experience in management and leadership in the corporate environment and has been working in product development for over 10 years as both a private consultant and for one of the largest organizations in the UK. Michael James has also managed and built many private entrepreneurial mobile app and website products with 1000s of downloads and users.This course covers the entire Scrum theory essentials focusing on the Product Owner. It also includes software practicals and advice from tried and tested experience:This course covers the entire Scrum theory essentials focusing on the Scrum Master. It also includes example scenario questions and explanations on the following:Agile and Scrum are explained in a greater depth than PSM 1The PSM II certification exam preparationPractice questions with detailed explanationsQuestions inspired by the PSM II certification examCertification assessment tipsExample problem scenarios and how to handle themHow to apply Scrum in challenging situationsDeveloping people and teamsHow to handle problematic team membersHow to handle difficult stakeholdersScrum Master coaching and leadershipOrganizational culture and Scrum adoptionFinding solutions to differeing opinions and conflictDealing with Technical DebtCoaching in the Scrum ValuesHow to handle dependenciesScaled ScrumNexus ScrumScrum TheoryScrum ValuesEmpiricismEvidence-based managementProfessional vs mechanical ScrumThe Product Owner roleThe Scrum Master roleThe Developer roleThe Scrum EventsThe Scrum ArtifactsThe Scrum GuideThe SprintSprint PlanningSprint ReviewSprint RetrospectiveCommon problems and solutions…and much more!Anyone who is looking to build a career in Scrum, Agile and management must understand the above. If you don’t, then this course is perfect for you.So go ahead and click the enrol button, and we’ll see you in lesson 1!Cheers,Mike


Section 1: Intro

Lecture 1 Intro

Lecture 2 Essential Reading

Lecture 3 Join the Student Group

Lecture 4 PSM II Exam – Where to go

Lecture 5 Free resources for additional learning

Section 2: Empiricism

Lecture 6 Empiricism Introduction

Lecture 7 Question Section Explained

Lecture 8 Q1 – What is Scrum based on?

Lecture 9 Q2 – How do you define Empiricism?

Lecture 10 Q3 – Shorter or longer Sprints?

Lecture 11 Q4 – How does Scrum apply Empiricism?

Lecture 12 Q5 – Pillars of Empirical Process Control

Lecture 13 Q6 – Stakeholders not attending, the effect on Empiricism

Lecture 14 Empiricism Summary

Section 3: Scrum Values

Lecture 15 Scrum Values Committment & Respect

Lecture 16 Q1 – A heated argument

Lecture 17 Q2 – Pressure from Stakeholder

Lecture 18 Scrum Values Courage

Lecture 19 Q3 – Developer is left out

Lecture 20 Scrum Values Courage scenario introduction

Lecture 21 Q4 – Environment changes causes issues

Lecture 22 Scrum Values Question 5

Lecture 23 Scrum Values Openness

Lecture 24 Q5 – A velocity problem

Lecture 25 Scrum Values Focus

Lecture 26 Q6 – Only just meeting the Sprint Goal

Lecture 27 Q7 – Daily Scrum running over

Lecture 28 Scrum Values Summary

Section 4: Scrum Team

Lecture 29 Scrum Team Introduction

Lecture 30 Q1 – Making the first Sprint productive

Lecture 31 New Team problems

Lecture 32 Q2 – Changing team members

Lecture 33 Q3 – Making a Nexus

Lecture 34 Scaled Scrum

Lecture 35 Q4 – Splitting a big group into Scrum Teams

Lecture 36 Q5 – Too many Developers

Lecture 37 Component vs Feature Teams

Lecture 38 Q6 – Siloed Teams

Lecture 39 Q7 – Component team short term pros

Lecture 40 Component and Feature teams further reading

Lecture 41 Scrum Team Summary

Section 5: Scrum Events

Lecture 42 Scrum Events Introduction

Lecture 43 Q1 – First Event of the Sprint

Lecture 44 Sprint Events Lengths

Lecture 45 Q2 – Time between Sprints?

Lecture 46 Q3 – Daily Scrum Questions

Lecture 47 The Daily Scrum

Lecture 48 Q4 – Teams in different time zones

Lecture 49 Events and Timeboxing

Lecture 50 Q5 – Where to have the Daily Scrum

Lecture 51 Q6 – Hardening Sprint bad practice

Lecture 52 Q7 – Who chooses the Daily Scrum location?

Lecture 53 Scrum Events Summary

Section 6: Scrum Artifacts

Lecture 54 Scrum Artifacts Introduction

Lecture 55 Q1 – When are Artifacts reviewed

Lecture 56 Scrum Artifacts Explained

Lecture 57 Q2 – Increments in the same environment

Lecture 58 Q3 – How many increments per Sprint?

Lecture 59 Q4 – When an increment is born, and who can edit it?

Lecture 60 Scrum Artifacts Summary

Section 7: Done

Lecture 61 Done Intro

Lecture 62 Q1 – Description of Definition of Done

Lecture 63 Q2 – Proper use of velocity

Lecture 64 Q3 – High velocity but Sprint Goal not met

Lecture 65 Q4 – Reduction of Definition of Done bad practice

Lecture 66 Changing Defo of Done & Q5 – Should all items be done by Sprint End?

Lecture 67 Q6 – What does Done mean?

Lecture 68 Q7 – What to do if Definition of Done is not met

Lecture 69 Q8 – Documentation in the Definition of Done

Lecture 70 Scaled Scrum and the same Definition of Done

Lecture 71 Q9 – Should the Definition of Done include testing?

Lecture 72 Done Summary

Section 8: Self-management

Lecture 73 Self-management Introduction

Lecture 74 Q1 – who plans the work?

Lecture 75 Q2 – What is true about the Sprint Goal

Lecture 76 Q3 – Self-management and timeboxes

Lecture 77 Signs of Self-management

Lecture 78 Q4 – Signs a team is Self-managing

Lecture 79 Signs a team is Self-managing continued

Lecture 80 Boundaries and Timeboxing to aid self-management

Lecture 81 Self-management and the Scrum Master’s involvement

Lecture 82 Q5 – Self-management to solve team disagreements

Lecture 83 Q6 – Team argument

Lecture 84 Values not shown in team arguments

Lecture 85 Q11 – Disruptive Developer

Lecture 86 Q7 – Reliance on an external specialist

Lecture 87 Self-management and the Scrum Values

Lecture 88 Q8 – Work distribution between teams

Lecture 89 Q9 – Scaled Scrum start and end dates of Sprints

Lecture 90 Q10 – One person taking too much time in the Daily Scrum

Lecture 91 Self-management Summary

Section 9: Facilitation

Lecture 92 Facilitation Introduction

Lecture 93 Q1 – External Specialist dependancy

Lecture 94 Q2 – PO not attending the Retrospectives

Lecture 95 Facilitation Summary

Section 10: Coaching and mentoring

Lecture 96 Coaching and Mentoring Introduction

Lecture 97 Q1 – Over running the Daily Scrum

Lecture 98 Q2 – Over running the Sprint Review

Lecture 99 Q3 – A new Product Owner

Lecture 100 Q4 – Keeping Events true to their purpose

Lecture 101 Q5 – Cheering Done items in the Sprint

Lecture 102 Q6 – Sprint Review too fast – a cross-functional team

Lecture 103 Q7 – When the developers don’t have the skills and tools

Lecture 104 Mechanical Scrum to Professional Scrum

Lecture 105 Coaching and Mentoring Summary

Section 11: Product Backlog Management

Lecture 106 Product Backlog Management Introduction & “Ready”

Lecture 107 Q1 – How are items considered ready for Sprint Planning?

Lecture 108 Q2 – How much time should be spent on backlog refinement?

Lecture 109 Q3 – Ordering the Product Backlog

Lecture 110 Scaled Scrum and the Product backlog

Lecture 111 Q4 – Multiple teams same Product Backlog?

Lecture 112 Q5 – Bringing in an additional team concerns

Lecture 113 Q6 – Pressure to release

Lecture 114 Q7 – Who is best to discuss dependencies?

Lecture 115 Product Backlog Changes

Lecture 116 Q8 – Can Sprint Backlog items be changed mid-sprint?

Lecture 117 Q9 – How to handle items added from outside of the Product Backlog

Lecture 118 Q10 – Yikes, the development is more complex than anticipated

Lecture 119 Q11 – What to do with changes that are needed

Lecture 120 Developers and the Product Backlog

Lecture 121 Q12 – How to ensure the Developers understand the Product Backlog items

Lecture 122 Q13 – Can’t finish all the items in a Sprint

Lecture 123 Product Backlog Management Summary

Section 12: Stakeholders and Customers

Lecture 124 Stakeholders Introduction

Lecture 125 Q1 – Budget cuts

Lecture 126 Q2 – Disappointed stakeholders

Lecture 127 Q3 – Pressure from a key stakeholder

Lecture 128 Q4 – Who is the most important stakholder?

Lecture 129 Q5 – When can the Scrum Team meet the stakeholders?

Lecture 130 Q6 – Unsatisfied stakeholders

Lecture 131 Stakeholders Summary

Section 13: Risk

Lecture 132 How Scrum reduces risk

Lecture 133 Q1 – Feedback after a major release

Lecture 134 Q2 – Things to consider to decide the Sprint length

Lecture 135 Q3 – Product Owner bad practice risks

Lecture 136 Q4 – Developers working in silos risk

Lecture 137 Q5 – Risk of having the Daily Scrum every 2 days (breaking Scrum)

Lecture 138 Q6 – Risk with the Product and emergency changes

Lecture 139 Adapting as soon as needed after inspection

Lecture 140 The risk of Technical Debt

Lecture 141 Q7 – Technical debt building up

Lecture 142 Q8 – The relationship between velocity and technical debt

Lecture 143 Q9 – The relationship between delivery and technical debt

Lecture 144 Q10 – Pressure to release and missing testing

Lecture 145 Q11 – Trying to predict the next release on bad information

Lecture 146 Q12 – Product Owner delaying release

Lecture 147 Risk Summary

Section 14: Organization Design, Culture and Leadership

Lecture 148 True Leader

Lecture 149 Organization Culture Introduction

Lecture 150 Q1 – Coaching others to keep to the Scrum framework

Lecture 151 Culture continued

Lecture 152 Q2 – Not applying Scrum properly

Lecture 153 Culture Summary

Section 15: Prepare for the Scrum certification exam

Lecture 154 Exam Tips

Lecture 155 Exam Tips

Lecture 156 Where you can find more questions to try for free

Lecture 157 How to use the 2 Practice Exams

Section 16: All the Questions in 2 Practice Exams

Section 17: Final thoughts

Lecture 158 Thanks and one last thing

Lecture 159 Bonus – more from me

People wanting to take Professional Scrum Master PSM 2 certification,Anyone wanting to stand out on their CV with a more advanced Scrum qualification,People who want a more indepth guide on how to apply Scrum in challenging situations,People wanting to progress their career in management and product development,Project Managers looking to reskill with the Scrum Framework,Entrepreneurs looking to get the most value out of their Developers and developed products,Anyone interested in Agile or Scrum,Developers looking for a side ways move into Scrum Management,Anyone looking obtain a certification in Scrum as a Scrum Master

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Udemy | English | 4h 27m | 2.58 GB
Created by: Michael James

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