Interested in Scrum?

You are looking for first-hand information about Scrum, presented in a compact and competent manner? You want to know where it comes from, how it works and how it is used correctly? Then this training is a smart choice!

  • Instructor led, highly interactive classroom training
  • Accreditation for “Certified Scrum Developer® (CSD)” by Scrum Alliance
  • 1 day
  • private classes only

You'll learn

  • what Scrum really is
  • how Scrum really works
  • why you should use Scrum
  • what the main benefits are
  • who is doing what in Scrum

You'll understand

  • how to run a Sprint
  • what the roles in Scrum are
  • what really counts when doing Scrum
  • the difference between a process and a framework
  • that Scrum is not a "Silver-Bullet"

The training covers the basics of Scrum and therefore deals with the background and history, roles, artifacts and meetings in detail.

  • Overview of Scrum, History
  • Scrum Flow
  • The Rollen in Scrum
  • The Product Backlog
  • User Stories
  • The Scrum Meetings in Detail
  • Questions & Answers


The training lasts one day and can be held in german or english language. The presentation material and course handouts are english.

  • 08:30am Welcome, Registration
  • 09:00am (sharp) Class starts
    • in between two breaks with refreshments: one in the morning, one in the afternoon
    • 12:30pm Lunch break (one hour)
  • Around 05:30pm Closing

Alessandro Grimaldi

In the 14 years of activity in the project business Alessandro has learned to work determined, customer-oriented and well organized. As Agile Coach and Product Owner he is safely familiar with agile principles and methods since 2006. He also holds the certification as LeSS Practitioner. In his long career Alessandro has learned to optimally release the potential of people and cross-functional teams through agile mindset, labor and management methods. His first valuable experience in the education sector he has collected at the Danube University Krems, where Alessandro worked as a Lecturer from 2002 until 2004. After that he could develop his training skills steadily as Agile Coach . And since the beginning of 2013 he also deals extensively with "Lean Startup" whose innovative principles and methods are now being taught already at prestigious business schools like Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley and Columbia.

Daniel Haslinger

is Certified Scrum Trainer® of the Scrum Alliance and has collected many years of experience with Scrum. In the last couple of years, Daniel has intensively dealt with agile software development and worked as developer, consultant and coach actively in Scrum projects, as well as Scrum Master and Product Owner. He also holds the certification as LeSS Practitioner.

As an agile Coach he helped several organizations with the introduction of agile methods like Scrum, from small Startups to major enterprises. Through training and catalyst coaching and consulting Daniel helps companies with their agile transformation and brings in his rich experience from many previous projects.

Daniel professionally develops software now for over 15 years in the field of Java. He intensively deals with agile practices and helps development teams to apply these successfully and use them for continuous improvement.

Arjan de Jong

gained deep practical experience into Scrum and agile software development while he was participating in ING Bank's agile transformation. Before working as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach, Arjan has spent many years as a tester, analyst and developer in diverse organizations and therefore he has gained deep insights into the structures of software development organizations.

This experience was highly advantageous when he started his career as a Scrum Master, which quickly made him an important player in the highly complex agile transformation of the ING Bank in the Netherlands. There he learned how important it is to adopt agility across all organizational layers.

He knows how to use his deep quality understanding and his pragmatic approach for the advantage of the teams and organizations he coaches.

Arjan is Certified Scrum Professional of the Scrum Alliance.

Martin Hoppacher

Martin Hoppacher is a Certified Scrum Master® and Certified Scrum Product Owner® of the Scrum Alliance, Agile Coach and Trainer at Objectbay Software & Consulting GmbH and heads the Engineering Consulting division of Objectbay. He has collected many years of experience in agile and lean software development in both product and project development environments. As a consultant, coach and trainer Martin has worked on over 30 projects till date and continues his passion for agile practices. He started his career as a quality manager in classical waterfall projects but moved from "the dark side" to Scrum about 10 years ago. Since then he intensively deals with agile software development, agile management and leadership. As an agile coach he helps organisations introducing agile frameworks and tools like Scrum or Kanban, in a spectrum reaching from small to major sized enterprises. He successfully supported several transitions from traditional project management to agile organisations, taking the role of a catalyst coach to establish an agile culture and effective change management. Martin is mainly an agile practitioner, not only teaching, but also living Scrum and Agile every day. When not coaching one of his clients or running a training, he mentors and coaches Scrum teams, which develop software as a service with Scrum.


Training price: EUR 2,250 excl. taxes. as a base price for the training
Per delegate EUR 100 additional fee per delegate, which will be charged per actual attending delegate, however a minimum of 10 delegates will be charged in any case. The upper limit is 20 delegates for didactic reasons.
The price includes all services as laid out herein. The training venue, catering/lunch or optional travel expenses for the participants have to be provided/paid by the remitter. Domestic travel expenses for the trainer however are included in the price. For a detailed quote please contact us.

Our Scrum Essentials Training is a credit for the certification as "Certified Scrum Developer". Further information about this certification can be found in the description of the Agile Engineering Practices Training.

Moreover, the ScrumAlliance acknowledges 8 Scrum Educational Units (SEU) for the certification as Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).

About this training

Our newly designed Scrum Essentials Training is intended for all those who are interested in Scrum and yet have no prior knowledge but would like to get an overview in a compact form. Within one day we provide you a quick introduction which is sufficient to get to know the essential elements of Scrum. Practical exercises give you further insight into the working methods of Scrum, and by means of numerous examples from real software projects, we give tips on how Scrum can be implemented.

Who should attend?

This training is intended for all people who want to get acquainted with Scrum or who want to refresh existing knowledge about Scrum. In particular, this training is meant for team members who are looking for an introduction to Scrum. Moreover, the training serves as a preparation for the two two-day certification trainings, such as the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and the Certified Scrum Product Owner Training (CSPO). The training is also suitable as a basis for the certification as a Certified Scrum Developer and can be combined with the Agile Engineering Practices (AEP) training. For project managers, team leaders, developers and all those who intend to work with Scrum, this Training offers a rich source of experience and knowledge to make the launch more successful.

What you get

  • Printed Handouts
  • Scrum Poster
  • Stationary and other Give-Aways
  • 7 Scrum Educational Units (SEU, Cat. B)
  • 8 PMI Professional Development Units (PDU)
  • Free updates