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Scrum Foundations (approx. 4 hours)

This self-paced online course (SPOC) is designed to help you get a better understanding of the Scrum Framework as a whole and its Roles, Events, and Artifacts. But before we go there, we actually take a step back and teach you about the context of agile i.e. what agile really means and why it is so important.

Enjoy this class from the comfort of your home, your office, or wherever right now… We created this class with the intention to make learning easier and more sustainable. So dive in, learn, ask, and let us know how you liked it.

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Is this the right course for you? You can take it for free. So get started:

Intro to Scrum Foundations

The introduction gives you an overview of this course and what’s in store for you.

2 min. video

Module 1 : Context Of Agile

Module 1 covers the “Context of Agile”. This is all about understanding what agile really means and why it is important.

15 min. video + individual assignments

Module 2 : Scrum Framework

Module 2 is about the Scrum Framework as a whole. You will learn how all the elements in Scrum i.e. Roles, Events, and Artifacts are connected to each other.

15 min. video + individual assignments

Module 3 : Scrum Events

Module 3 will give you a deep dive into the Scrum Events. Learn about the goal of each event and what responsibilities arise from them.

approx. 30 min. of individual assignment

Module 4: Scrum Team

Module 4 is about the Scrum Team. We have prepared 53 Questions for you to see which role has what kind of responsibility.

approx. 30 min. of individual assignment

Module 5: Scrum Artifacts

Module 5 helps you to understand the Scrum Artifacts and how you should use them in your daily work.

9 min. video

Quiz: Test your new knowledge about Scrum

Take the Quiz to test your knowledge, find out what you’ve learned so far, and pass the course ­čśë

approx. 20 min. of individual assignment


This is the end of your first course… find out what’s next on your personal agile journey!

2 min. video + individual assignments

Sohrab Salimi


Sohrab is the Founder & CEO of Scrum Academy in Cologne, Germany. He has taught close to 10.000 students in Scrum and Agile Leadership over the past decade. His work and experience in the agile space have been recognized by the world’s most respected agile certification organizations. He is an accomplished Certified Scrum Trainer┬« and Approved Certified Agile Leadership┬« Educator by the Scrum Alliance, where he also served the past 3 years as a member of the Board of Directors.

Sohrab has never been and will never be the typical agilist. His thinking and teaching has been inspired and shaped by his immigrant background, his studies as a medical doctor, his consulting work at Bain & Company, and his experience as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is the only Certified Scrum Trainer® with a medical degree and who has been accredited as a Strategyzer Coach by Alexander Osterwalder and his company.

Over the past 15 years, Sohrab has worked with large and small organizations all over the world and in various industries primarily in Pharma, Medtech, Automotive, IT, Telco, and Financial Services. This enables him to provide a wide range of examples in the work he does with all his clients.