Scrum Foundations

Course Overview

This free 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 you are 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.

What you’ll get from this course

This course teaches you all you need to get a good understanding of the Scrum Framework holistically and its components i.e. the Roles (Accountabilities), Events, and Artifacts. Based on this course you can decide whether you want to dive deeper into the Scrum Framework and if yes which role is particularly interesting to you.

Further, this course helps you and your team establish a shared understanding of Agile and Scrum as a framework. This shared understanding creates the foundation for more alignment within your team and organization so that you apply Scrum the right way.


Understand what Agile really means


Establish a shared understanding of Scrum as a framework


Create alignment and apply Scrum the right way

Instructor: Sohrab Salimi

Duration: 4 hours
Modules: 5 + 1 Quiz

Skill Level: Beginner

Price: free

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Course Instructor

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Sohrab Salimi

Founder & CEO

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.

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