Day in the life of a Scrum Master - a Full Time Job?

Have you ever been asked the question, or even wondered yourself, "Is a Scrum Master job really full time?" In this workshop you will explore examples of exactly what a Scrum Master could be doing on a regular basis and things an effective Scrum Master does that may get overlooked by individuals and organizations. By the end of this session, you will be armed with a valuable set of information that will empower you to have conversations about just how challenging of a position Scrum Master really is, even if that conversation is with yourself in the mirror!

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

Participants in this workshop will experience a mix of one-way content complimented by short discussions using a worksheet to help facilitate. The 45-minute version of this session is listed below:

Welcoming statement - 2 min
Explaining the Scrum Master Role - 2 min
Exercise: Pair Share - is this a full time job? - 2 min
Showing two points of view - 2 min

Sprint Events review - 5 min
Exercise: Worksheet - Events section - 2 min
Scrum Master Responsibilities review - 5 min
Exercise: Worksheet - Responsibilities section - 2 min
Scrum Master Activities review - 5 min
Exercise: Worksheet - Activities section - 2 min
Exercise: Pair Share - Share your worksheets! - 2 min

Sprint Events Recap - 2 min
Adjust your worksheet - 1 min
Responsibility Recap - 2 min
Adjust your worksheet - 1 min
Activities Recap - 2 min
Adjust your worksheet - 1 min
Exercise: Pair Share - Share your adjustments! - 2 min

Big Picture Reveal - 2 min

Closing - 1 min

Learning Outcome

After attending this session, a participant will be able to...

  • ... explain how a Scrum Master participates in Sprint Events
  • ... list the daily responsibilities of a Scrum Master
  • ... describe the overall time needed to be an effective Scrum Master

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Project Managers, Program Managers, Hiring Managers, Human Resource professionals, Recruiters

Prerequisites for Attendees

Having a cursory knowledge of Scrum and the Scrum Master role in particular can be helpful for this session but is not a requirement.

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