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Advanced SCRUM Workshop

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Advanced SCRUM Workshop

Course Description

This course defines the skills needed by an Agile coach and explores the essential skills needed to raise your level of expertise as a practicing ScrumMaster. These skills are core to the ScrumMaster role but are also needed by team members, product owners, and others who will be interacting with scrum teams. Mastering these skills ensures healthier team collaboration, facilitation, and communication between stakeholders, which also leads to higher quality products and services to the customer. Some of these skills will be introduced in this class and explored in more depth in the required homework. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have increased their skills for use in their daily work as well as be prepared to take preparatory courses for professional certification exams. 

Requirements & Materials

Provided (student will receive) 

  • Digital e-copy of textbook:  The Scrum Guide - NOV 2020 Ed 
  • Course syllabus notebook  

Alert: No On-Site Registration

REMINDER: There will be no on-site registration for courses at the Global Learning Center and Georgia Tech-Savannah. Please register by the registration deadline provided in the session details box below.

Session Details

Upcoming Sessions
JAN 23, 2023 - JAN 24, 2023
Register by JAN 19, 2023
Atlanta, GA

Items to purchase

Not Applicable




MAR 20, 2023 - MAR 21, 2023
Register by MAR 15, 2023
Atlanta, GA

Items to purchase

Not Applicable




Previous Sessions

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for product managers and project managers alike.  While there is a primary focus on information technology (IT) professionals & software developers, Agile practices also apply to many other industries such as military, healthcare, telecommunications, manufacturing, supply chain logistics, automotive as well as any corporation seeking improved project agility.  

Female at white board adjusting process mapping sticky notes.

What You Will Learn

  • Deep dive into how to facilitate sprints & release planning  
  • Refinement of sprint backlog and product backlogs 
  • Facilitation methods and team decision-making for daily SCRUMs and stand-ups  
  • Effective approaches in prioritizing story points  
  • Empirical measurements, estimating and planning techniques  
Group of individuals in business setting in front of a board and reviewing sticky notes or a process map.

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain perspective of the ScrumMaster and/or product owner roles. 
  • Understand how to build product business cases and team charters. 
  • Understand how to remove blockers and facilitate decision-making.  
  • Gain mastery of SCRUM skillset under AGILE coach direction.  
  • Grow Your Professional Network
  • Taught by Experts in the Field

Frequently Asked Questions

Access (ADA)

The Georgia Tech Global Learning Center and Georgia Tech-Savannah campus is compliant under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any individual who requires accommodation for participation in any course offered by GTPE should contact us prior to the start of the course.


Courses that are part of certificate programs include a required assessment. Passing criteria is determined by the instructor and is provided to learners at the start of the course.


CEUs are awarded to participants who attend a minimum of 80% of the scheduled class time.


Georgia Tech’s Office of Research Security and Compliance requires citizenship information be maintained for those participating in most GTPE courses. Citizenship information is obtained directly from the learner at the time of registration and is maintained in the Georgia Tech Student System.

Code of Conduct

Learners enrolled in any of Georgia Tech Professional Education's programs are considered members of the Georgia Tech community and are expected to comply with all policies and procedures put forth by the Institute, including the Student Code of Conduct and Academic Honor Code.

Course Changes and Cancellations

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for complete details on the policies for course changes and cancellations.

Data Collection and Storage

Participants in GTPE courses are required to complete an online profile that meets the requirements of Georgia Tech Research Security. Information collected is maintained in the Georgia Tech Student System. The following data elements are considered directory information and are collected from each participant as part of the registration and profile setup process:

  • Full legal name
  • Email address
  • Shipping address
  • Company name

This data is not published in Georgia Tech’s online directory system and therefore is not currently available to the general public. Learner information is used only as described in our Privacy Policy. GTPE data is not sold or provided to external entities.

Sensitive Data
The following data elements, if in the Georgia Tech Student Systems, are considered sensitive information and are only available to Georgia Tech employees with a business need-to-know:

  • Georgia Tech ID
  • Date of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity
  • Religious preferences
  • Social security numbers
  • Registration information
  • Class schedules
  • Attendance records
  • Academic history

At any time, you can remove your consent to marketing emails as well as request to delete your personal data. Visit our GTPE EU GDPR page for more information.

Inclement Weather

Classes and events being held at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta or Georgia Tech-Savannah campus may be impacted by closures or delays due to inclement weather.

The Georgia Tech Global Learning Center will follow the guidelines of Georgia Tech main campus in Atlanta. Students, guests, and instructors should check the Georgia Tech homepage for information regarding university closings or delayed openings due to inclement weather. Please be advised that if campus is closed for any reasons, all classroom courses are also canceled.

Students, guests, and instructors attending classes and events at Georgia Tech-Savannah should check the Georgia Tech-Savannah homepage for information regarding closings or delayed openings due to inclement weather.

Program Completion

GTPE certificates of program completion consist of a prescribed number of required and elective courses offered and completed at Georgia Tech within a consecutive six-year period. Exceptions, such as requests for substitutions or credit for prior education, can be requested through the petition form. Exceptions cannot be guaranteed.


Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for complete details on the policy for refunds.

Smoking & Tobacco

Georgia Tech is a tobacco-free and smoke-free campus. The use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, all forms of smokeless tobacco, and any other smoking devices that use tobacco are strictly prohibited. There are no designated smoking areas on campus.

Special Discounts

Courses that are eligible for special discounts will be noted accordingly on the course page. Only one coupon code can be entered during the checkout process and cannot be redeemed after checkout is complete. If you have already registered and forgot to use your coupon code, you can request an eligible refund. GTPE will cancel any transaction where a coupon was misused or ineligible. If you are unsure if you can use your coupon code, please check with the course administrator.

GTPE does not have a program for senior citizens. However, Georgia Tech offers a 62 or Older Program for Georgia residents who are 62 or older and are interested in taking for credit courses. This program does not pay for noncredit professional education courses. Visit the Georgia Tech Undergraduate Admissions page for more information on the undergraduate program and Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions page for more information on the graduate program.

What payment methods do you accept?

Full payment is due at time of registration. Accepted payment methods include:

  • Credit cards
  • Purchase orders (company and government)
  • International wire payments*
  • Georgia Tech Workday Number (for Georgia Tech employees only)
  • Private loans*
  • GI Bill benefits* (Eligible Atlanta campus courses only. Off-campus and online courses are not eligible for VA Benefits.)
  • Company checks*

* Requires document upload or transaction verification during the checkout process.

What information is needed for a purchase order?

Purchase order documents must include the following:

  • Name of company and physical address
  • Name of company’s financial contact and/or ap (accounts payable) email address
  • Name of employee(s) approved for training
  • Document number (SF-182 documents: Section C, Box 4)
  • Billing address (SF-182 documents: Section C, Box 6)
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  2. Choose “Company Purchase Order” as the payment method at checkout and upload a copy of your check to your order.
  3. Mail your check to:

    GTPE Accounting
    Georgia Institute of Technology
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    Atlanta, GA 30308-1031

When is a payment due for a course?

Full payment is due at the time of registration.

How do I make a payment?

General Public
Payment is due at the time of purchase. Invoice payments must adhere to the Board of Regent’s business terms of net 30.

Georgia Tech Employees
PeopleSoft payments are processed at the time of registration. Georgia Tech employees cannot use PCards for GTPE registration charges.

Are there additional fees for books, supplies, or materials?

Additional fees vary by course. Be sure to review the Requirements & Materials tab on the course page for more information.

My company has offered to pay for this course. Can you invoice them directly?

Yes. Here are the steps to receive an invoice:

  1. Complete a GTPE profile.
  2. Shop for a course.
  3. Add the course(s) to the cart.
  4. Print your cart and submit to your employer as the cost estimate.
  5. Receive a copy of your company’s Purchase Order or payment approval document for GTPE to invoice against.
  6. Return to your cart, proceed through checkout and upload our company PO in the final payment step.
  7. The GTPE Business Office will generate an invoice 10 days prior to the start of the course at which point you are no longer eligible to withdraw with fund.

    Your company must:
  • Abide by the Georgia Tech and Board of Regent’s business terms of net 30.
  • Pay the full balance of a Georgia Tech invoice (there are no discounts for payments made early or on time).
  • Pay the invoice if the employee fails to withdraw during the refund period and does not attend the course.
What is your policy for refunding a credit card payment?

Credit card refunds are processed to the original credit card. The credit card issuer is responsible for refund credit balances to the cardholder.

Do you offer payment plans?

We do not offer payment plans for any of our services, conferences, or courses. Payment must be made in full at time of purchase.

Will participants be issued a 1098-T tax form for courses taken at GTPE?

GTPE cannot issue 1098-T tax forms. If you have a payment history need for tax purposes, we are happy to provide you with receipts of payment. Please submit your requires to Be sure to include your full legal name and Georgia Tech ID which can be found within your GTPE profile.

Withdrawals, Substitutions, and Transfers
Course Registration Changes

Please see our Terms and Conditions for complete details on our policies for course registration changes.

Transcripts, Certificates, and Credits
Are your CEUs accredited?

GTPE’s use of CEU follows accepted criteria and guidelines established by the Georgia Board of Regents which follows international standards such as The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Do you provide transcripts or certificates for Professional Development Hours or Professional Development Units?

GTPE does not issue transcripts or certificates with Professional Develop Hours (PDH) or Professional Development Units (PDU), but the crosswalk here is provided for reference.

One CEU = 10 contact hours of instruction
One PDH = 1 contact hour of instruction (one CEU = 10 PDH)
One PDU = 1 contact hour of instruction (one CEU = 10 PDU)

Will I receive a course completion certificate?

Upon successful completion of most GTPE courses (80% minimum attendance and a passing grade in courses that require an assessment), you may receive a certificate indicating the number of CEUs earned. Certificate issuance exceptions include courses with outstanding credentialing entities (i.e. OSHA or PADI).

How do I request a transcript of my CEUs?

CEUs earned are recorded in the attendee’s name and will appear on a GTPE transcript. All transcripts must be requested by the attendee via the transcript request form. Requests are typically processed within three business days.

How do I petition for a program certificate audit?

For an audit of your transcript for progress toward completion of a certificate, please complete the transcript request form. GTPE courses do not provide academic or degree credit. Georgia Tech academic or degree credit is only available to matriculated students taking courses that meet degree requirements.

What requirements are required by my state and association?

For specific information on state licensing or credit requirements, please contact your state licensing board. If you are seeking certification through a professional association, please review the specific requirements with that association.

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