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Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) – Combine Empiricism and Sprints With Flow

About the Professional Scrum with Kanban class

It isn’t about Scrum OR Kanban anymore. It is about how to bring them together effectively.

  • In The Professional Scrum with Kanban™ (PSK) class Scrum practitioners learn:

    • How to define and visualize flow using Kanban together with the Scrum artifacts
    • The importance and key techniques of limiting Work in Process
    • Actively manage and improve the flow in Scrum’s events
    • What their role would be when it comes to inspecting and adapting the Scrum Team’s workflow whether they are Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Development Team members or other stakeholders interested in improving flow in their organization.

This class is designed for all Scrum Practitioners, with an emphasis on Scrum Masters and leaders looking to help their teams and organizations optimize flow.

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Over the 2 days, Scrum practitioners learn how to apply Kanban practices to their work.

Participants will learn flow theory and Kanban principles, play an immersive Kanban simulation, build Kanban boards for their Scrum teams, learn patterns for how to infuse Kanban’s thinking and practices into the Scrum events, artifacts, and roles.

There will also be time in class for the Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) to provide coaching on flow challenges that you and your classmates may be experiencing today or may in the future.

(visual created by Joshua Partogi, PST)

  • PSK Course Topics

    • Kanban Theory, Principles and Practices
    • Kanban in Practice
    • Complementing Scrum with Kanban
      • Using Kanban to visualize the Sprint Backlog and improve the Sprint’s flow
      • Flow-based Scrum Events
      • Impact on Scrum roles
      • Towards more frequent increments – Scrum, Kanban, DevOps
      • Using Kanban beyond the Sprint
  • PSK Course Objectives

    • Gain a clear understanding of how flow works within the context of Scrum.
    • Be introduced to Kanban practices that Scrum Teams can adopt to help improve their effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Understand how to effectively use the appropriate Kanban practices to complement Scrum’s artifacts, roles, events.
  • Is this PSK for me?

    The Professional Scrum with Kanban course is an intermediate/advanced course specifically designed for:

    • Experienced Scrum Masters, Leaders/Managers and other Scrum practitioners who have a good understanding of the Scrum framework and are interested to learn techniques for improving flow in a Scrum context.
    • SAFe practitioners looking to improve their team-level practices
    • Kanban practitioners looking to add the power of Scrum.

PSK1 Certification Assessments

All participants completing the Professional Scrum with Kanban course will receive a password to attempt the PSK assessment. The industry-recognized PSK certification requires a minimum passing score on this rigorous assessment.

Interested in combining Scrum with Kanban? Talk to us about running a private class for your team/organization

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