Professional Scrum™ with Kanban (PSK) is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum practitioners how to apply Kanban practices to their work. Through theory, case studies, and hands-on exercises, participants will understand the importance of transparency and flow as it pertains to the Scrum framework.
Scrum is the defacto standard for how Agile teams work. Scrum exists only in its entirety and functions well as a container for other techniques and practices. Scrum Teams keep improving how they work, based on what they learn by inspecting and adapting on an ongoing basis.
In this class, students will learn how additional practices from Kanban can be introduced into their Scrum Teams without changing Scrum. They will learn how to add the right practices and the benefits that their Scrum Teams can achieve from using Scrum with Kanban.
The Professional Scrum with Kanban course is for all Scrum Practitioners, with an emphasis on Scrum Masters looking to add Flow techniques to their toolbox
View the different Focus Areas covered within this class and others.
In addition to the course, Scrum.org has released a number of assets to learn more about Scrum with Kanban in the Scrum.org Resource Center and read the Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams. These assets provide best practices and guidance for Scrum Teams looking to add Kanban practices to how they work today.
You can download the course datasheet for offline reading.
Who Should Attend
The Professional Scrum with Kanban course is an advanced course designed for experienced Scrum Practitioners who have a good understanding of the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for Scrum Masters.
Gain a clear understanding of how flow works within the context of Scrum
Be introduced to Kanban practices that Scrum Teams can adopt to help improve their effectiveness and efficiency
Understand how to effectively use the appropriate Kanban practices without changing Scrum
Learn a practical approach to improving transparency and visibility of work
Professional Scrum Primer
Kanban Theory, Principles and Practices
Kanban in Practice
Scrum with Kanban
All participants completing the Professional Scrum with Kanban course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum with Kanban I (PSK I) assessment. PSK class participants who attempt the PSK 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 will attend online and be able to see, hear and interact with the trainer and the other attendees. The format and structure of the course remain the same and we cover all the same material and topics as if you were attending in person.
Attendees will interact throughout, joining in discussions and taking part in group exercises. Lessons are be broken down into short sections followed by a break to allow regular time away from the screen.
Full details on how to participate will be sent to you by email shortly before the class.
Live Virtual Class Requirements:
Computer with an internet connection, Microphone, Speakers & Webcam.
Are there still spaces available on this course?
If you can see the ‘Register’ button at the top of the page then there is space available.
What are the course hours?
Courses start at 09:00 and finish at 17:00 each day in the country/time zone listed.
Can I attend from my country?
Yes. Everyone is welcome at all of our courses. You can attend from anywhere!
Can I attend on a different date?
Yes. We run courses regularly and you can find all our upcoming dates on our public course page.
How much does the Professional Scrum With Kanban I (PSK I) certification cost?
The price of the PSK I assessment and certification is included in the course fee.
How do I achieve the Professional Scrum With Kanban I (PSK I) certification?
The PSK I certification is achieved by taking and passing an online assessment in your own time in the days/weeks following the course. It can be taken from any internet-connected computer.
What is required to achieve the Professional Scrum With Kanban I (PSK I) certification?
The PSK I assessment must be completed in 60 minutes. The pass mark is 85%.
How many people will attend?
Our courses are kept small to ensure a premium experience.
How should I prepare for the course?
The only preparation required is to read the Scrum Guide. We provide a range of free additional resources to help you learn more in advance if you wish.
I’m not sure if I have enough experience to take the course. What should I do?
Email us at Support@TheScrumMaster.co.uk and we will advise you.
Can I claim PMI PDU credits for attending the course?
Yes. You can claim 14 PDU’s for attending a course.
Do you offer discounts?
We usually offer discounts for group bookings, not for profit organisations and hardship cases. Find out more at our Discounts page.
Can I pay via Credit/Debit card?
Yes. Please click the ‘Register’ button at the top of the page, then select the ‘Register now and pay via Credit Card’ option.
Can I pay via Invoice?
Yes. Please click the ‘Register’ button at the top of the page, then select the ‘Register now and pay later via Invoice’ option. Alternatively email us at Support@TheScrumMaster.co.uk.
Do I need to pay VAT?
For Live & Online Courses, VAT is added if you are in the UK. VAT will not be added if you are in the EU or the rest of the world.
For In-Person Courses, VAT is added if the course is taking place in the UK or EU.
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