Professional Scrum Master

This course is delivered as a Virtual Classroom course and as an In Class course. You can find more information about our virtual classroom here


A discount is available when:
  • a single customer proceeds with more than three registrations for a particular session;
  • a learner is not currently employed.
Please contact us to receive your discount coupon if you meet any of the above-mentioned criteria.

Please also note that the upcoming sessions are guaranteed to run once they have a minimum number of learners registered.
Total price:
820.00920.00 final price

Available Sessions

DateTimezoneTraining TypeWeekend-WeekdayDescriptionPrice 
11-12/10/2023 08:00 am-4:00 pm (EDT)America/New YorkLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: Rodrigo Pinto820.00920.00 final price
14-15/10/2023, 12:00 pm-8:00 pm (IST)Asia/KolkataLive VirtualWeekendInstructor: Paweł Kałkus820.00920.00 final price
30-31/10/2023 09:00 am-17:00 pm (CET)Europe/BerlinLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: Paweł Kałkus820.00920.00 final price
2-3/11/2023 09:00 am-5:00 pm (WET)Europe/LisbonLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: Rodrigo Pinto820.00920.00 final price
15-16/11/2023 10:00 am-6:00 pm (EET)Europe/AthensIn PersonWeekdayInstructor: Anastasios Psarros at Thessaloniki820.00920.00 final price
28-29/11/2023 10:00 am-6:00 pm (EET)Europe/AthensLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: John Coleman820.00920.00 final price
6-7/12/2023 09:00 am-5:00 pm (CET)Europe/BerlinLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: Pawel Kalkus820.00920.00 final price
7-8/12/2023 12:00 pm-8:00 pm (SGT)Asia/SingaporeLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: Sunil Gulia820.00920.00 final price
25-26/01/2024 13:00 pm-21:00 pm (IST)Asia/KolkataLive VirtualWeekdayInstructor: Paweł Kałkus820.00920.00 final price

Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM) is an interactive, activity-based course where students gain a strong understanding of Professional Scrum and the role of the Scrum Master.  Through a combination of discussion and exercises, students develop a deep understanding of the underlying principles of Scrum and the Agile mindset while learning the practices applied by successful Scrum Teams.

The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certification exam.

In this 2-day class students are challenged to explore the Agile and Scrum principles so they can better understand what to do when applying Scrum to support their teams and organizations.

The course, developed by, uses a combination of instructor-led and activity-based learning where students work together in teams. Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) bring their own Scrum Master experiences and stories to the class and use their skills as professional trainers to deliver the material using their own unique delivery style. The result is an engaging, enjoyable learning experience where students gain a deep understanding of Scrum theory and principles, the Scrum Master accountabilities and why each element of the Scrum framework is important.

Students leave this course with an appreciation for Professional Scrum, the agile mindset and how to deal with common myths and impediments to agility. They gain the knowledge and understanding about how to choose and apply the appropriate practices and techniques that will be most beneficial for their Scrum Teams.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Help Scrum Teams deliver value to their organization
  • Understand the theory and principles behind Scrum and empiricism
  • Understand how each part of the Scrum framework ties back to the principles and theory
  • Understand uncertainty and complexity in product delivery
  • Understand the meaning and importance of the Scrum values
  • Learn what Done means and why it is crucial to transparency
  • Know how to use the Product Backlog to plan with agility
  • Understand the importance of self-managing teams, interpersonal skills needed, and the Scrum Master role
  • Clarify the leadership role a Scrum Master plays on the team
  • Learn the skills and traits and behavior shifts required to be a Scrum Master

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for participants in any industry where teams are working to solve complex problems. The Professional Scrum Master course is for:

  • Practitioners that are interested in starting a career as a Scrum Master
  • Scrum Masters, Agile/Scrum Coaches and consultant looking to improve their use of Scrum
  • Anyone involved in product delivery using Scrum

About the instructors

John Coleman

John Coleman, founder of Orderly Disruption, Thinkers360 top 10 agility thought leader, Professional Scrum Trainer co-author of Kanban Guide and Professional Kanban Trainer, LeSS Friendly Scrum Trainer, founder and host of Xagility™ and Daily Flow podcasts.

John co-authored Kanban Guide and authored Kanplexity™. He coaches and consults in tech and non-tech.

John is Irish, living in the English countryside. John has four offspring and a dog. When John isn’t writing content, he’s either out and about walking or on dirt trails on his full-suspension mountain bike.

Fabio Panzavolta

Fabio Panzavolta started his professional journey as a software engineer in 2001 and for several years he developed software products.

The following step was to work as a project and program manager using (and ofter hacking) traditional waterfall methodologies until he discovered, embraced and started practicing Scrum in 2013.

He loves and he’s used to work with different cultures, thanks to his international experience, he’s trilingual (Italian, French and English) and always open to new challenging opportunities!

In 2010 he founded CollectiveGenius, in a mission to help people and companies to deliver complex products with Scrum. They provide professional Scrum training and coaching in Europe, mainly in France and Italy.

Anastasios Psarros

Anastasios Psarros(MSc Information Management) is an Entrepreneur, Management Consultant, Professional Scrum Trainer, and the current Professional Scrum Product Owner course Steward.

He has significant professional experience in various international sectors, e.g., IT, insurance, energy, retail, and finance, as a Product Owner, Scrum Master, Manager, and Managing Director. Anastasios has experienced the power of diverse, motivated teams during his tenures in Germany, USA, and Netherlands. He is passionate about helping companies on all continents unlock their full potential throughout their Agile journey, especially Managers, Leaders and Product Owners. To help lay the ground for an Agile world, he has been a lecturer for Agility and Scrum at the University of Applied Science in Koblenz, Germany since 2016.

Anastasios has helped the community by organizing one of the biggest Agile conferences in Germany, Scrum Deutschland, since 2015, and co-written two books on Scrum & Management and Responsive Enterprises.

Sunil Gulia

Sunil is a pragmatic agile practitioner, Product Owner, Scrum Master, Agile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer. Over the course of 20 years, Sunil has gained extensive experience in medium and large-scale organizations as a practicing Developer, Project Manager, Product Owner, Scrum Master and Agile Coach. Thus, he has developed deep understanding of the challenges around product development and the impact of organizational complexity on delivery teams.

Sunil is passionate about building self-managing, highly motivated teams and enable professionals to adapt agile way of working. These teams have proven over and over again that they build better products and accelerate value outcome to delight customers. He is an experienced Product Owner, Scrum Master and Agile Coach with recent examples of his ability of transforming traditional teams to successful Scrum teams. He has worked for product and service organizations in the domains of Airline, Airport, Identity Management, Immigration, Government, Health Care and Telecommunication at different levels from Software Developer to Change Agent.

As a Senior Information Technology Professional, Sunil has extensive experience with Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, Project Management PMI-PMP, ITIL and Six Sigma. His clients benefit from his in-depth practical industry experience with traditional and agile product management and project management.

Sunil’s passion is to be curious about new approaches and innovation, to adopt new concepts that transform himself in order to help his clients in the best possible way. With a high degree of empathy and active listening, Sunil delivers a complete and effective learning experience to organizations inspiring their employees towards a better way of working.

Pawel Kalkus

Pawel is an experienced Agile Coach with 12 years of experience in digital products development. Throughout his career he has worked as a Project Manager, Product Owner and Scrum Master, helping major media, logistics and banking corporations in Poland and around the world move from a traditional project-based setup into a product-focused environment.

Pawel is particularly passionate about the people’s aspect of Scrum, focusing his efforts on supporting teams on their way to becoming high-performing teams that deliver value every Sprint.

Privately Pawel is a father of two amazing kids that teach him about empiricism every single day. He is also passionate about popular music and finished a degree in Music Production in Derby, UK.

Rodrigo Pinto

With over 17 years of experience in the agile field, Rodrigo Pinto is a passionate entrepreneur, consultant, coach, and trainer who helps companies to succeed in agile adoption, digital product delivery, and business evolution. He is the co-founder of Agile.Inc and Agile School, companies that provide consultancy and training services to clients from various sectors and sizes, such as Johnson & Johnson, Itaú, Kimberly-Clark, Embraer, Roche, UOL and Carrefour.

He is also a licensed Professional Scrum Trainer by and a Professional Kanban Trainer by, having certified more than 6500 students in these frameworks. He has spoken at several agile conferences, such as Agile Trends, Agile Brazil, Scrum Day Brazil, TDC, Agile Floripa, and Caipira Ágil, sharing his insights and experiences on business agility, agile leadership, agile culture, and agile practices. His mission is to enhance productivity, adaptability, efficiency, and sustainability in organizations of the digital era.

Professional Scrum Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master 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%. PSM 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.

PMI PDU Credits

Students of courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs after attending a two-day Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course. Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for passing a assessment. Students can claim PDUs under PMI’s “Education courses provided by other third party providers” category. You can claim your PDUs online at


11-12/10/2023 08:00 am-4:00 pm (EDT), 14-15/10/2023, 12:00 pm-8:00 pm (IST), 30-31/10/2023 09:00 am-17:00 pm (CET), 2-3/11/2023 09:00 am-5:00 pm (WET), 15-16/11/2023 10:00 am-6:00 pm (EET), 28-29/11/2023 10:00 am-6:00 pm (EET), 6-7/12/2023 09:00 am-5:00 pm (CET), 7-8/12/2023 12:00 pm-8:00 pm (SGT), 25-26/01/2024 13:00 pm-21:00 pm (IST)


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