#1 tip for a new Scrum Master



#1 tip for a new Scrum Master

It’s Back to Basics

Greetings, Scrum enthusiasts! 🙌

Let’s dive straight into my #1 tip for a new Scrum Master – start with the basics and READ the Scrum Guide.   📌

If you’re a new Scrum Master there’s no ifs or buts, you need to get to grips with the basics of Scrum. 📚

You might be surprised, but I’ve come across a fair share of Scrum Masters who haven’t read the Scrum guide and don’t understand Scrum. They seem unclear on what they’re supposed to do and the scope of their role. This shouldn’t be the case. 📌

You’re a Scrum Master, so it’s only logical that you understand Scrum, right? However, I still find there are many Scrum Masters who surprisingly haven’t read the Scrum Guide and hence, don’t fully understand Scrum, its scope and its implications.

Navigating Beyond the Basics

This is a startling oversight that we need to correct.🚩

Remember, the Scrum Guide is just the starting point of being a Scrum Master. There’s so much more to explore and understand. 

After grasping the Scrum guide and as a Scrum Master, you need to comprehend the first principles behind Scrum, empiricism and the importance of collaboration. 🧐

I’ve always believed, a new Scrum Master really needs to get to grips with the Scrum guide ideas.  This understanding lays the foundation to empower your team and successfully manage Agile projects.

Embrace the Scrum Guide, digest its concepts and ideas, and equip yourself with the knowledge to empower your team and drive Agile projects to success.💼

Here’s a few benefits of reading and understanding the Scrum guide:

🔹 Get to know the principles, roles, events, and artifacts of Scrum.

🔹 Understand the rationale behind Scrum’s processes and roles.

🔹 Host more effective team meetings aligned with Scrum.

🔹 Empower yourself to coach the Development Team and Product Owner.

🔹 Keep current with the changes in the Scrum framework.

If you’re just starting out in your Scrum journey, our Agile and Scrum courses are just what you need to get you on the path to becoming a proficient Scrum Master. 🚀

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

These are the next five classes we have, and you can check out our full public schedule of classes.

Immersive Professional Scrum Product Owner with Russell Miller over 8 weeks starting 11th October 2023
Virtual Immersive
11 Oct-13 Oct, 2023
09:00-13:00 EDT
8 weekly half-days
Immersive Applying Professional Scrum with Simon Bourk over 10 weeks from18th October 2023
Virtual Immersive
18 Oct-20 Oct, 2023
09:00-13:00 EDT
10 weekly half-days
Immersive Professional Agile Leadership Essentials with Joanna Płaskonka Ph.D. over 7 weeks from 20th October 2023
Virtual Immersive
20 Oct-1 Oct, 2023
09:00-13:00 BST
7 weekly half-days
Live Virtual Product Backlog Management Skills with Joanna on 2nd November 2023
Virtual Traditional
2 Nov, 2023
09:00-17:00 GMT
1 full-days

We can deliver any of our courses as private in-house training over Microsoft Teams & Mural. We also recommend training based on your accountabilities or role, you can go directly to recommended courses for Scrum MastersProduct OwnersDevelopers and Agile Leaders.

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