How do you help Scrum Masters grow on their Agile journey? How do you meet them where they are and help them reach new levels?

Whether you have grown from a Scrum Master to a manager or a manager who is suddenly supervising Scrum Masters instead of ‘project managers’, this is the talk for you.

Let’s move from “I know a good Scrum Master when I see one!” to a thoughtful evaluation that focuses on continuous improvement of the Scrum Master and their practice.

Since Agility is a journey of self-realization and building of experience, Scrum Masters need to be evaluated on a continuum across many different criteria. Let’s foster that conversation.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. The Scrum Master skill set: What does a Scrum Master do all day?
  2. The Scrum Master Continuum: What is really important to measure?
  3. The Scrum Master Rubric: Rubrics can teach as well as evaluate. Rubrics have the potential to help Scrum Masters develop understanding and skill, as well as make dependable judgments about the continuous growth of their own work.
  4. Questions / Improvements or Additions

Learning Outcome

You will be able to support evaluation and growth of your Scrum Master(s) in a manner that stays true to and encourages self-reflection and growth with a transparent common understanding, ownership and independence.

Target Audience

Managers of Scrum Masters, Scrum Masters

Prerequisites for Attendees

Understanding of the Scrum Master role and the community supporting Agile – such as Mile High Agile!

schedule Submitted 10 months ago

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  • Lynn Winterboer
    By Lynn Winterboer  ~  10 months ago
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    Hi Rene!  Thanks for submitting to MHA.

    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • Focus on the core of Scrum Mastership
    • Rubric with actionable details is a useful take-away for attendees

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Marketing it to Scrum Masters and their managers (some SMs will do this without their managers, which is the type of people we WANT to be SMs!)
    • Provide clarity on how you will spend the full 60 minutes in the session - more details, please.  Interactive activity?

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