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Soft Skills for ScrumMasters Online Training


Simona Millham


Soft Skills for ScrumMasters Online Training

In this entry-level Scrum skills training, Simona Millham prepares learners to refine their Scrum skills as they learn to build effective teams.

Scrum Masters are part project manager, part coach, and part human shield. You don’t want your team to get too bogged down in the minutiae of the project, but they should also have a clear understanding of the ultimate goal. You want to encourage clear and open communication, but also keep everyone on track. It’s a real balancing act, which is why Simona developed this soft skills course specifically for Scrum Masters.

Once you're done with this Soft Skills for ScrumMasters training, you'll know how to enhance communication between you and your teammates, and create an environment where your team can be as productive as possible. With valuable tips and practical guidance, both new and experienced learners will benefit from this course.

Learners who are new to the Scrum framework will benefit from progressing through the whole course, while experienced learners may find it more advantageous to jump into the Nuggets they find most valuable.

For anyone who leads training in a Scrum shop, this Scrum training can be used to onboard new Scrum Masters, curated into individual or team training plans, or used as a Scrum reference resource.

Soft Skills for ScrumMasters: What You Need to Know

This Soft Skills for ScrumMasters training has videos that cover topics such as:

  • Effective teams
  • Questioning and listening skills
  • Facilitating scrum events
  • Running great meetings
  • Preparing training sessions
  • Creating an environment for continual improvement
  • Disrupting, influencing, and motivating

Who Should Take Soft Skills for ScrumMasters Training?

This soft skills training is considered foundational Scrum training, which means it was designed for new and experienced ScrumMasters.

New or aspiring ScrumMasters. For the new or aspiring Scrum Master, there’s a lot to learn. There’s the Scrum framework itself, which is easy enough. But the soft skills associated with operating effectively in a Scrum environment are a little trickier. Luckily, Simona breaks it all down in this Soft Skills for ScrumMasters training.

Experienced ScrumMasters. Even if you’ve been a ScrumMaster for a while, you know that Scrum is all about communication. Communication with your team. Communication with stakeholders. Communication with other teams. That’s all pretty standard in project management, but Simona tailors high-level soft skills training directly to the intricacies of the Scrum framework.

Skills You'll Learn in this Course

  • Soft Skills for ScrumMasters

    Entry1 hr 54 mins11 videos
  • Soft Skills for ScrumMasters Learning Resources

    This project management training includes videos and in-video quizzes.

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