The Nexus - Scaled Professional Scrum workshop
In the Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) Workshop, you will simulate a large software development project using the Nexus Framework. Through this hands-on case study, you'll learn over 40 practices to reduce complexity and dependencies at scale. You will leave with the knowledge and tools necessary to scale Scrum to deliver an Integrated Increment every Sprint.This experience will help you understand the techniques, philosophies, and challenges that Ken Schwaber and Scrum.org have learned through years of formulating and coaching Scrum projects in enterprises.
This experience will help you understand the techniques, philosophies, and challenges that Ken Schwaber and Scrum.org have learned through years of formulating and coaching Scrum projects in enterprises.
Outline/structure of the Session
This two-day workshop is highly interactive and experiential. Participants are taken through a reality-based case study to ensure that they leave the workshop with experiences that they can immediately apply once they return to work. The course is structured around the following modules:
- Organizing your teams
- Organizing your work
- Nexus in action
- Managing the Nexus
- The new roles, artifacts and events of the Nexus Framework
- How to organize several teams working on the same product so productivity is optimized
- Practices that will help teams efficiently build an integrated software product
- Techniques to detect irregularities and how to address them appropriately
- Challenges in large-scale development initiatives and how to get back on track
All participants who complete the Scaled Professional Scrum workshop receive a password to attempt the Scaled Professional Scrum assessment (SPS).
The industry-recognized SPS certification requires a minimum passing score on this rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list all SPS certificate holders.
SPS is targeted at development leads and managers and anyone else involved in formulating, participating or managing scaled Scrum product development.
Standard material for a workshop:
- Flipcharts (1 + 1/6 people)
Room setup should be a collection of tables where each table holds between 4 to 6 participants.
Attendees make the most of the class if they:
Have studied the Nexus Guide (required).
Have a solid understanding of Scrum either through working with a Scrum Team or through taking a Professional Scrum Master class or similar course.
Have an understanding of development techniques, tools, and practices needed to sustain large-scale development.
Passed the Nexus Open assessment.