Professional Scrum Master® (PSM I)
16 PDUs | 16 SEUs
Scrum.org® PSM I exam fee is included
LIFETIME membership with Scrum.org®
40% discount on the PSM II assessment
Registered Education Provider Scrum.org® & PMI®

BERTEIG is going virtual.

As Canada’s leading Agile training company, we’re channeling our 15 years of expertise into new virtual offerings.

Receive the same internationally-recognized certifications with the same excellence you’ve come to expect from BERTEIG in-person training.

Upcoming Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM I)

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    Professional Scrum Master® (PSM I) [Virtual Learning]

    28 to 29 JUL 2020 - Starting Tuesday - Online - David Sabine

    C$1525.00 Register Now Only 6 Spots left!

    This 2-day PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum masters and anyone coaching an organization towards business agility.

    Training materials are created and maintained by Ken Schwaber and the Professional Scrum Trainer community - always in tune with what's happening in software development organizations and always up-to-date with latest practices.

    You will receive a PSM I assessment token after the workshop and discounts on PSM II and PSM III assessment with Scrum.org.

    - 16 PDUs | 16 SEUs
    - LIFETIME membership with Scrum.org®
    - Free Agile Advice e-book
    - PSM I exam fee included with registration

    Please register using a corporate email address, if applicable, as that is how we determine corporate loyalty program discounts.


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    A free token to attempt the PSM I assessment. All attendees get two attempts at PSM I.

    PSM I


    Location:

    Online

    Date:

    Tue 28-Jul-2020
    Wed 29-Jul-2020

    Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM (EST)

    Trainer:
    David Sabine

    David Sabine


    Professional Scrum Trainer™, PST
    About Trainer
  • Professional Scrum Master® (PSM I) [Virtual Learning] badge

    Professional Scrum Master® (PSM I) [Virtual Learning]

    25 to 26 AUG 2020 - Starting Tuesday - Online - David Sabine

    Early-bird Discount! C$1525.00 C$1296.25 Until 31-Jul-2020 Register Now Only 5 Spots left!

    This 2-day PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum masters and anyone coaching an organization towards business agility.

    Training materials are created and maintained by Ken Schwaber and the Professional Scrum Trainer community - always in tune with what's happening in software development organizations and always up-to-date with latest practices.

    You will receive a PSM I assessment token after the workshop and discounts on PSM II and PSM III assessment with Scrum.org.

    - 16 PDUs | 16 SEUs
    - LIFETIME membership with Scrum.org®
    - Free Agile Advice e-book
    - PSM I exam fee included with registration

    Please register using a corporate email address, if applicable, as that is how we determine corporate loyalty program discounts.


    --
    A free token to attempt the PSM I assessment. All attendees get two attempts at PSM I.

    PSM I


    Location:

    Online

    Date:

    Tue 25-Aug-2020
    Wed 26-Aug-2020

    Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM (EST)

    Trainer:
    David Sabine

    David Sabine


    Professional Scrum Trainer™, PST
    About Trainer
  • Professional Scrum Master® (PSM I) [Virtual Learning] badge

    Professional Scrum Master® (PSM I) [Virtual Learning]

    29 to 30 SEP 2020 - Starting Tuesday - Online - David Sabine

    Early-bird Discount! C$1525.00 C$1296.25 Until 31-Aug-2020 Register Now Only 6 Spots left!

    This 2-day PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum masters and anyone coaching an organization towards business agility.

    Training materials are created and maintained by Ken Schwaber and the Professional Scrum Trainer community - always in tune with what's happening in software development organizations and always up-to-date with latest practices.

    You will receive a PSM I assessment token after the workshop and discounts on PSM II and PSM III assessment with Scrum.org.

    - 16 PDUs | 16 SEUs
    - LIFETIME membership with Scrum.org®
    - Free Agile Advice e-book
    - PSM I exam fee included with registration

    Please register using a corporate email address, if applicable, as that is how we determine corporate loyalty program discounts.

    --
    A free token to attempt the PSM I assessment. All attendees get two attempts at PSM I.

    PSM I



    Location:

    Online

    Date:

    Tue 29-Sep-2020
    Wed 30-Sep-2020

    Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM (EST)

    Trainer:
    David Sabine

    David Sabine


    Professional Scrum Trainer™, PST
    About Trainer
Professional Scrum Master with Scrum.org

This 2-day PSM is the cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone coaching an organization towards business agility.

Training materials are created and maintained by Ken Schwaber and the Professional Scrum Trainer community – always in tune with what’s happening in software development organizations and up-to-date with latest practices.

You’ll receive a PSM I assessment token after the workshop and discounts on PSM II & PSM III with Scrum.org.

Praise for BERTEIG
Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) Training

An accelerated, first-hand way to learn agile and scrum fundamentals. Strong facilitation and participation.

Senior Consultant, December 2018

Great instructor. He made it easy and fun to learn Scrum as well as create an actual product for real world application. He also showed how a group of strangers could unify as a team. I am excited to try and apply this in my career going forward.

Senior Business Consultant, October 2018

I was so glad that I decided to take this course. The insights received were very useful and practical. Looking forward to implementing some of the values and practices learned.

Scrum Master, September 2018

Instructors are highly energetic and have a strong understanding of the concepts.

Business Transformation Consultant, September 2018

The Berteig CSM course tapped into my knowledge of scrum and taught me concepts I didn't know before. Learning is a gift and I am glad I took this course!

Product / Project Manager, January 2018

Passionate instructors in a setting with intelligent peers. Worth attending!

Director, January 2018

Instructor's acumen and understanding of Scrum was superb. The course is very well structured, providing a lot of pertinent information and practical exercises, without overwhelming the student. Punctuality was superb and it really added to the positive experience. Best two day course I have ever attended.

Project Manager / Consultant, December 2017

I found this training highly engaging, valuable, and it's completely worth it.

Senior Business Analyst, December 2017

I highly recommend taking the course. Excellent way of coaching.

President, November 2017

Very engaging learning experience. The group work was intense! And sooo applicable to the real-world.

Director of Project Management, November 2017

This was an intense, dynamic, and very engaging introduction to Scrum that made the framework easily accessible and understandable - despite the fact that I am not a software professional.

Principal, November 2017

I found the CSM course insightful, interesting and challenging. I highly recommend the class.

Senior Director / PMO, October 2017

felt a strong need to acquire the knowledge of the fundamentals so that I could help correct the misrepresentations of agile in my company. I believe strongly in the framework and its relevance and as such feel obligated to defend it fiercely.

Infrastructure / Application Change Manager, November 2017

The team provided a well organized classroom environment that was optimal for learning and my confidence moving forward as a Scrum Master.

Product Owner, November 2017

The hands-on approach made learning agile principles effortless.

Project Manager, November 2017

Left a very clear vision of what agile should be.

QA Manager, November 2017

Terrific course.

Director, October 2017

This was a great course with an awesome interactive activity which allowed me to appreciate what the developers on my team go through when new requirements are thrown at them.

Agile PM, October 2017

I found the CSM course insightful, interesting and challenging. I highly recommend the class.

Senior Director / PMO, October 2017

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course you will be able to:

  • Remove obstacles that prevent teams from achieving high-performance.
  • Enable a team to follow the Scrum process to deliver great products and continuously improve their quality.
  • Describe Scrum to others including the roles, meetings, artifacts & principles.
  • Identify the environments in which the application of Scrum would lead to excellent results.
  • Describe how the Scrum Framework is based on empirical process.
  • Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognized PSM I Certification.

Agenda

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Scrum Theory and Principles
  3. The Scrum Framework
    • About Sprint Backlogs
    • Product Backlog Items
    • Sprint Backlogs
    • Retrospectives
    • Prioritization
  4. The Definition of Done
    • Improving Quality
    • What Scrum Is About
    • Acceptance Criteria
  5. Running a Scrum Project
  6. Working with People and Teams
  7. Scrum in your Organization
  8. Estimation & Planning
    • Return on Investment (ROI)
    • Prioritisation
    • Different Techniques
  9. The Role of the Scrum Master
  10. Graduation

About Your Instructors

David Sabine

David Sabine Professional Scrum Trainer™, PST

David, as Professional Scrum Trainer™ with Scrum.org, works to improve the profession of software delivery.  He helps organizations deliver products of the highest possible quality and value.

His career highlights the intersection of business, technology, art and education.  With his broad experience, he helps organizations and teams understand agility at all levels: practice and delivery, leadership and stewardship, organizational design and culture.

Curious?

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Loyalty Is Rewarded

BERTEIG Loyalty Program

At BERTEIG, we believe that continuous lifelong learning is a key element to success and achieving excellence.

We developed the BERTEIG Loyalty Program to encourage our clients to develop a culture of continuous learning. The more people you train, the more money you save (simple)!

The discount level you reach by the end of the calendar year is maintained for another full calendar year. As soon as you reach the minimum number of registrations for the next level, you move up and enjoy greater discounts.

The BERTEIG Loyalty Program is available for both Public and Private training.

Starter Program

Register
3 people
=
15%

Momentum Program

Register
10 people
=
20%

Accelerate Program

Register
20 people
=
25%

Enterprise Program

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40 people
=
30%

For a limited time during COVID-19, we are offering all corporate clients:

40% discount*

Use your work e-mail to register and receive the promotional pricing

(*some restrictions apply)

Common Questions

  1. Q: Prices are in what currency?
    A: Canadian dollars. 
  2. Q: What methods of payment do you accept?
    A: Visa, Mastercard and American Express. We do not invoice for training. Under special circumstances we can also accept wire transfers, personal cheques, PayPal and Purchase Orders. Please contact accounting@berteig.com for special payment arrangements.
  3. Q: I need to cancel my place due to... what do I do about it?
    A: If your request to cancel is made ten (10) business days prior to the Learning Event, then you will be issued a refund and your spot will be made available for someone else. Please contact accounting@berteig.com with the order number you wish to have refunded.
    Within ten (10) business days, no refund is possible for any reason, but we will offer you a spot in a future class at 50% of the normal list price (no other discounts will apply).
    In the rare case of family or medical emergencies, please contact info@berteig.com as soon as you can and we will work with you to find a suitable solution.
  4. Q: I need to change the course date I am registered for due to... what do I do about it?
    A: As with cancellation, if your request to change dates is made ten (10) business days prior to the Learning Event, then you can be moved. Please contact info@berteig.com with your name, current course date and requested new course date.
    Within ten (10) business days, no changes are possible for any reason, but we will offer you a spot in another class at 50% of the normal list price (no other discounts will apply).
    In the rare case of family or medical emergencies, please contact us as soon as you can and we will work with you to find a suitable solution.
  5. Q: Can I send someone else in my place?
    A: Yes, you are welcome to change the registration information for a spot in a Learning Event at any time. Please contact info@berteig.com with the details including your own registration information and the full name, email address and phone number of the person who will attend in your place. There is no charge for such a change.
  6. Q: I found "the same" course for less... will you give me a discount?
    A: No, you have registered for a premium learning event with BERTEG, not a clone of some other course.
  7. Q: Do you ever offer discounts?
    A: Yes, everyone who attends one of our Learning Event is given a discount code to use on other courses or to pass along to coworkers, associates, family and friends.
    Also, if you belong to an organization that sends more than 3 people to our training courses, you may be eligible for the BERTEIG Loyalty Program. The more people that attend our training, the higher the discount available. Please contact us at info@berteig.com to find out more.
    Also, we offer "Early Bird" discounts on some Learning Events. We encourage you to register early to take advantage of these offers.
  8. Q: What if I register, then later discover a Loyalty Program discount was applicable. Can I get the discount applied retroactively?
    A: In most cases, yes you can. Please contact info@berteig.com with your order number for which you would like the discount applied and your company details.
  9. Q: Is your training tax deductible and can I get a T2202A slip?
    A: No, our training is not eligible for tax deductions. We do not give T2202A slips. T2202A slips are usually issued from Post Secondary Education Institutions like a college or university. We are not such an institution. Purchasing our training is more like purchasing a book or a ticket to an event.
    1. Q: How do I become a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)?
      A: Scrum Alliance® is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.scrumalliance.org/get-certified/practitioners/csm-certification. The training component of the CSM designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s virtual public Learning Events or as part of a designated CSM in-house private Learning Event.
    2. Q: What is included in becoming a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)?
      A: The Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) online training that we offer includes all the materials that are needed to complete the 'training part' of the certification. There is no extra fee for the CSM online test, it is included in your registration with us. Once you have completed the training, you will receive an email within 1 week to complete the remaining step to get your certification. Full instructions will be provided in class, but don't worry, the test is straightforward! If you want to study, please consider reading the Scrum Guide.
    3. Q: How do I become a Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)?
      A: Scrum Alliance® is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.scrumalliance.org/get-certified/practitioners/cspo-certification. The training component of the CSPO designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s virtual public Learning Events or as part of a designated CSPO in-house private Learning Event.
    4. Q: How do I get SAFe® Scaled Agilist Certification (SA) from Scaled Agile®?
      A: Scaled Agile® is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.scaledagile.com/certification/courses/leading-safe. The training component of the SA® designation is available only by attending BERTEIG’s virtual designated SA in-house private Learning Event.
      We do not offer SAFe® training as a public enrolment course as it is highly contextual curriculum.
    5. Q: Where can I find more information about SAFe® training and certification?
      A: The best source of information is always directly from Scaled Agile at http://www.scaledagile.com. BERTEIG also maintains our own SAFe® FAQ page at https://berteig.com/faq-safe.
    6. Q: How do I become certified as an OpenAgile® Team Member (OATM)?
      A: The OpenAgile Center for Learning is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at http://www.openagile.com/TeamMember. The training component of the OATM designation is available either by attending a virtual designated OATM in-house private Learning Event.
    7. Q: How do I become a PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)?
      A: The Project Management Institute® (PMI) is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at https://www.pmi.org/certifications/types/agile-acp. The training component of the PMI-ACP® designation is available either by attending a designated virtual PMI-ACP in-house private Learning Event.
    8. Q: How do I become certified as a Team Kanban Practitioner® (TKP)?
      A: Kanban University® (KU) is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at https://leankanban.com/team-kanban. The training component of the TKP designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s virtual public Learning Events or as part of a designated virtual TKP in-house private Learning Event.
    9. Q: How do I become certified as a Kanban Management Professional (KMP)?
      A: Kanban University® (KU) is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at https://leankanban.com/kmp-program. Note this is a two-class certification – you must complete BOTH the Kanban Systems Design® (KMP I) class AND the Kanban System Improvement® (KMP II) class. The training component of the KMP® designation is available either by attending BERTEIG virtual public Learning Events or as part of designated in-house private Learning Events.
    10. Q:How do I become a Licensed Scrum Master Product Owner® (LSMPO)?
      A: Scrum Inc® is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.licensedscrum.com/licensed-scrum-master/. The training component of the LSMPO designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s virtual public Learning Events or as part of a designated CSPO in-house private Learning Event.
    11. Q:How can I claim my CSM® or CSPO® or LSMPO® class for PDUs from PMI®?
      A: BERTEIG is a Registered Education Provider® (REP) with PMI for the CSM and CSPO courses. Please log in to your account on the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System (CCRS) website at https://ccrs.pmi.org and choose BERTEIG as your REP when entering in your learning experience. Be sure to choose the appropriate class you took (CSM or CSPO or LSMPO) to claim the appropriate PDUs.
    12. Q: How can I claim my class (non CSM® or CSPO®) for PDUs from PMI®?
      A: If you have completed a Learning Event with BERTEIG that has appropriate content, you may claim the PDUs as private learning hours on the PMI-CCRS website.
      If asked, you may show your official certificate as evidence of attending the class. Obtaining PDUs is your responsibility and for more information, please refer to the PMI-CCR Certification Requirements Handbook at https://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/certifications/ccr-certification-requirements-handbook.pdf?la=en.
  1. Q: What if I'm shy and don't like interacting with people?
    A: Our virtual Learning Events are highly interactive and we make them safe and comfortable for even the most shy people! Our facilitators are experts in creating an online environment where everyone is encouraged to participate without forcing you to do things or say things that might be uncomfortable. This is not like school. This is not like a university lecture. This is not like a high-pressure business meeting.
  2. Q: What if I'm just coming to get a certification?
    A: Okay! We know lots of people who have come to our virtual Learning Events in the past to only achieve a valuable certification. They have told us in no uncertain terms that it was still the best "course" they have ever attended, they learned far more than they expected to, and that they were excited to apply what they learned as soon as possible. Sure, you can attend just for the certification!
  3. Q: What do I need to do to prepare for the online course?
    A:There are three things you must do beforehand to prepare for BERTEIG online Learning Events.
    1. Complete pre-work at training.berteig.com
    2. Set up Zoom for video conferencing
    3. Get familiar with Miro whiteboard collaboration
    For most Learning Events, there is some pre-work which must be completed before the class begins. Failure to do so, will mean rescheduling and application of the $150 Rescheduling Fee.
    Check the description of your Learning Event to see if there are any special requirements.
  4. Q: Do I need a laptop or can I use my phone?
    A: You will need a laptop or desktop for the BERTEIG Learning events. Handheld devices such as tablets and phones are not suitable for the interactive nature of the classes.
  5. Q: Do you provide copies of your slides?
    A: First of all, we usually don't use slides in our Learning Events - instead we have a moderate number of handouts and these are accessed in one place using the BERTEIG Learning Management System (LMS).
    The only exception to this is the SAFe training classes where we are a delivery partner and the materials come directly from Scaled Agile - in those classes there are typically a lot of slides to go through in the training.
  6. Q: When does my Learning Event start and finish?
    A: Normally our Learning Events start at 9:00am sharp and end by 4:30pm (Eastern Time +5:00 GMT). Some Learning Events may have other schedules. Please read the page about your particular Learning Event to know exactly what time it starts and ends.
  7. Q: Do you offer your virtual Learning Events as private sessions?
    A: Yes. Please contact sales@berteig.com for more information and to receive a quote. Typically 'in-house' virtual sessions are scheduled six or more weeks after a contract has been signed - please ask for a quote as soon as possible if you think your need is urgent!
    We can also create custom online Learning Events for an additional fee. We even do train-the-trainer programs for larger organizations who wish to leverage in-house staff.
    Generally, we avoid doing the CSM, CSPO and LSMPO Learning Events as private virtual classes, and we encourage you to attend with your group to a public scheduled session.
  8. Q: What if I have an emergency and have to leave for some/part/most of the virtual class?
    A: It depends on the emergency. If it is a medical emergency for yourself or a family member, we will work with you to either re-schedule or refund your money depending on circumstances. We don't have a fixed policy about this.
    For work related emergencies, we will not issue a refund, but will offer a spot to you at a future course at a 50% discount rate.
  9. Q: Do you recommend any supplemental learning resources?
    A: Yes. We have a list of recommended reading for agility that is organized by type of BERTEIG Learning Event.
  1. Q: Does BERTEIG partner with others to advertise and deliver training?
    A: Yes. We partner with training resellers who can reach a different audience than the companies we normally serve. If you have a question about our resellers or if you are interested in establishing a partnership relationship please contact sales@berteig.com.
  2. Q: I am a trainer myself. Can I list my courses on this website?
    A: No. This is one type of partnership that we are considering but have not yet established. If you are interested in this type of partnership, please contact sales@berteig.com.

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