Scrum Training for Project Management and Certification Prep

Video description

Scrum is a framework within which the product owner, scrum master, and development team member can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value.

In this course, you will gain a good understanding of the basics of Scrum before progressing to more advanced topics. You will learn about Scrum Team, various Scrum events and artifacts, and how these come together in a successful project. You will learn the advantages and disadvantages of Scrum so you can use the right practices and tools for your project.

The course also covers key Agile concepts such as burndown charts, which are useful to predict when work will be done; Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and how to use this technique to introduce new products to the market; estimation techniques to complete priority work; as well as velocity techniques to plan sprints and track team performance.

By the end of the course, you will be familiar with Scrum and Agile as a proven method of project management, and be able to apply the same to your projects. You will also be one step closer to pursuing professional Scrum certifications such as Professional Scrum Master and Professional Scrum Product Owner™, as well as many other official Scrum certifications.

What You Will Learn

  • Get an understanding of the Scrum framework
  • Cover Scrum Events such as Sprint, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, and more
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of Scrum
  • Understand and learn to create burndown charts
  • Identify what is Minimum Viable Product
  • Learn to calculate team velocity


This course is for project managers, members of a project team, or other stakeholders on a project who want to learn about Scrum and Agile, as well as anyone who doesn’t have any experience with project management approaches but is looking to get started. No prior knowledge of Scrum is required.

About The Author

Monika Rawat: Monika Rawat has over four years of experience in the financial industry. She has worked with American Express as a product manager with an interest in product management and business strategy. She holds a software engineering and MBA degree.

Monika has founded GenMan Solutions, which is a management and technology-based education company, which aims at providing in-demand and essential business-related courses for students and professionals, enabling them to accelerate their careers, transform into a leadership role, and internalize managerial thinking.

Product information

  • Title: Scrum Training for Project Management and Certification Prep
  • Author(s): Monika Rawat
  • Release date: June 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781801818599