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Scrum in Human Resources Training


As an increasing number of organizations move towards Agile ways of working, it can be challenging for Human Resource teams to support and lead those changes. Increasing HR’s knowledge of agile 
and Scrum is a first step to supporting their collaborative partnership with these teams and
 individuals. This enables HR professionals to create and enact the most valuable people practices for engaging and
 developing talent.

In this course, we’ll share insights and strategies from decades of success training people to become high-performing HR Professionals, Scrum Masters, and Scrum teams in businesses around the globe. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises, and review of real-world case studies from Human Resource teams across a diverse set of industries. You will experience first-hand the impact of the Scrum framework and the importance of the Scrum Mastery in HR roles. Utilizing the Scrum framework in your organization will significantly improve your way of doing work. 

This training is for all levels of Scrum experience. There are no prerequisites. 

Course fee includes access to the Scrum Inc. Scrum Master™ exam. Students who successfully complete the course and pass the exam will earn their Scrum Inc. Scrum Master™ credential with an HR endorsement signed by the co-creator of Scrum, Dr. Jeff Sutherland.

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As a Scrum Inc. trained Scrum Master In HR you will be prepared to:

  • implement Scrum, the most widely used Agile framework, in Human Resources 
  • leverage Scrum for creating and delivering more value for your organization
  • reduce employee burnout and improve engagement and quality 
  • help your organization adopt cope with inevitable market changes
  • save time and money by reducing waste and impediments 
  • enable constant and effective communication and feedback
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The only Scrum Master training developed by the co-creator of Scrum, Dr. Jeff Sutherland with emphasis on Human Resourcefulness

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Our unique Scrum Master in HR curriculum was developed by our founder, Dr. Jeff Sutherland and his group of expert trainers. Each trainer has taught classes alongside Jeff and brings their real-world experience to answer your questions. They will teach you how companies today are employing Scrum and disrupting their marketplace.

Earn Professional Development Units

This course also counts as 16 PMI PDUs, as well as, 16 of the 21 contact hours needed for the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a computer for class?

For our live, online courses you must have a computer, reliable connection, Zoom Platform available with video and audio, and access to Mural.

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes, we offer group discounts through our Team Training Program. Our flexible training plans include preferred rates, wait-list priority, self-service class scheduling and premium support. Please contact our training team.

We also offer hardship discounts for students and job seekers.

What time does the course begin?

All course schedules are listed on the course registration page. Please check the specific course that you are interested in attending. For participants seeking to earn  the credential, you cannot miss more than 2 hours of the course. Be sure to note the time zone and set your calendar reminders appropriately.

How should I dress?

There is no dress code. Most attendees wear business casual, jeans are fine. For our in-person courses, we suggest layers in case the room temperature becomes uncomfortable for you.

Is food provided?

For our in-person courses, we will provide continental breakfast (8:30 – 9:00 am) along with all-day coffee, beverages, and snacks. Please let us know if you have any special dietary restrictions or considerations, so we can alter our catering order to better meet your needs.

Following the first day of the course, we invite all class participants to attend a reception with the Scrum Inc. team. Beer, wine, and snacks are on us.

What if I need to transfer to a different date?

If you need to change your class, we can move you to another class. You can also transfer your registration to another person. Please contact our training team to transfer.

What is your cancellation policy?

You may cancel your registration and receive a full refund if you cancel two weeks before the start date of the class. Thereafter, we will happily transfer your registration to another date or give you credit to register for a future class.

If you need to cancel, please contact our training team.