As a ScrumMaster, you need to grow your team to not only perform well, but to become amazing over time. You might have a team in place with great potential, but that potential could be untapped. If you want to learn the tools necessary to be the ScrumMaster who unlocks the potential in your agile team, this course is for you.
In this course, you will learn:
- Ways to assess your team, its strengths and weaknesses
- Methods for identifying the areas for growth that will catapult the team to the next level
- An approach to influencing decisions and behavior without being controlling
- Techniques to motivate individuals without resorting to “carrot stick” methods
- How to coach your team to be accountable and take action
- How to build a team that solves its own problems and gets stuff done
- Systems to design your own metrics to measure how your teams are improving based on behavior changes you would like to see.
Created by Karen Greaves and Samantha Laing of Growing Agile, this course is infused by more than 25 years of experience in software development, from testing to managing, and 15 years in agile software development.
This course will show you how to achieve success through proven techniques you can apply in the following areas of team development:
- Assessing the team and establishing metrics
- Understanding impediments
- Exploring motivational techniques
- Discovering influence
- A look at retrospectives done well
- Learning and training with your team
- Bonus material: Moving towards a strong coaching approach
- Bonus material: How to increase your team’s accountability
What You Get
This course include a workbook for you to print out and fill in as you work through the course.
Each section of this course includes:
- Exercises to help you apply your learning
- Additional resources to explore the topic further
- A practical technique to use with your team right away
- A learning challenge to take your knowledge to the next level
Go through the material on your own time and at your own pace. The recommended way to get the most from this course is to focus on one topic per week, setting aside 3 hours for learning and application.