Applying Professional Scrum (APS)

Help your team members align their working systems with agile and scrum. Learn terminologies and concepts of the frameworks and advance your career.

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Are you new to Scrum? Are you looking for ways to improve your Scrum development team? This two-day training covers the basic mechanisms of Scrum and helps students master its essential elements: complexity, team-based collaboration, and self-organization.

The Applying Professional Scrum training sessions are taught by Professional Scrum Trainers (PST) who have gone through the extensive selection and certification process to get authorized through

During this training, you will learn:

  • The mechanisms and functionality of Scrum 
  • How to use visual information radiators 
  • How to identify common pitfalls and dysfunctions 
  • How to participate effectively in a Scrum Team 
  • How to increase the effectiveness of Scrum in progress

Key Features of the course

2-Day intensive training

Become an expertise in Scrum by completing this 2-day intensive training for Applying Professional Scrum

Access to training material

Get access to coherent training material devised by Scrum professionals

Agile Transformation

Transform your enterprise with Agility by understanding your roles and responsibilities

Professional Support

Get expert tips and insights on how to crack the APS exam

Scrum Education Units

Earn 14 SEUs

Understanding of Real-world challenges

Includes discussions and exercises derived from real-life instances


Topics Covered

  • Module 1
    • Agility as a new way of working
    • Fundamentals of Scrum .
    • Exploring the Scrum Framework
  • Module 2
    • Planning and forecasting with Scrum
    • Getting started with Scrum 


  • There are no prerequisites for this course or the certification exam.

Assessment Certification

All participants completing the Applying Professional Scrum course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) assessment, which is an associated credential and requires a minimum passing score of 85% for certification.

Exam Details

Number Of Questions - 40

Time Limit - 30 minutes

Passing Score - 85%

What does Xebia provide differently?

Step into the realm of learning for an all-inclusive growth. Xebia is a pioneering IT consultancy and service provider that aims at Enterprise Development, Agile Development, DevOps, and Outsourcing Services.

World-class Training

World-class Training

Xebia Academy offers an intensive learning program and industry-specific training courses. It’s globally acclaimed for Intensive Scrum training and certification courses and brings globally recognised agile frameworks such as Scaled Agile, Scrum.Org, Scrum Alliance, ICAgile, Kanban, Lean, Design Thinking, etc.

Boon To Career

Boon To Career

Xebia offers excellent consultancy, innovative tools, and continuous career growth. We will train you to become a Scrum Leader with beneficial Scrum activities and continuous learning support.

Expert Advantage

Expert Advantage

Get trained by our Certified Professional Scrum Trainers with an average 18 years of experience, extensive up-to-date knowledge of Scrum Industry and well-designed study material.

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Pick the right course: You can choose a public class at our training centre, or learn with your colleagues in a customized, in-company training program, facilitated on-site at your location, anywhere in the world.

Global Experience

Global Experience

18 Years of professional training experience and trusted by over 1.300.000+ professionals worldwide. Xebia Academy is the largest producer of Agile & Scrum certifications globally.

Global Experience

Hands-on And Practical Learning Experience

Our trainers are hands-on Scrum practitioners and provide interactive training sessions which let students master required skills in real-world scenarios, giving them an edge in the industry.

Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll for APS Course

  • 02

    Attend the two-day APS Training

  • 03

    Get access to attempt the exam

  • 04

    Pass the exam

  • 05

    Get certified as a Applying Professional Scrum

Who should attend this course?

  • Software Engineers.
  • Product Managers. 
  • Project Managers.
  • Team Leaders.
  • Business Analysts
  • Development team members
  • Testers
  • Anyone who would like to build a career as a Scrum Master

What skills will you learn in the course?

The Scrum Approach

Understand Scrum differs from traditional plan-driven work models. 

Agile Mindset

Understand how to develop an Agile mindset and what to focus on. 

Comprehensive Insights

Learn the fundamentals and values of Scrum and how to correctly apply them.

Scrum Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals and values of Scrum and how to correctly apply them. 

Misconceptions about Scrum

Identify common misconceptions and how to watch out for them.

Scrum Tools

Get the tools required to first apply Scrum to your team.

Why should you attend this course?

  • Learn about Agility and how Scrum differs from traditional plan-driven work models. 
  • Develop an Agile mindset by focusing on professionalism, experimentation, and outcomes.
  • Learn (or relearn) the fundamentals of Scrum and how to apply them correctly.
  • Develop an understanding of what it is like to use Scrum and if it is right for your team.
  • Learn how to be a great Scrum Team member, or how to support a great Scrum Team. 
  • Leave the class with ways to identify common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
  • Students use a set of proven practices throughout the class that can be used to enhance their application of Scrum. 
  • Leave with tools that help Identify first steps in applying Professional Scrum with your team.

Program Visual Library


- During this two-day course, a variety of topics will be covered in the context of Agile and Scrum. The following are the practical skills you’ll gain on course completion:

- Describing problems, breaking them down generating valuable evidence and executing in an empirical way.

- Applying Scrum Values - Focus, Respect, Openness, Commitment, and Courage in your organization.

- Forming a Scrum team (one Product Owner, one Scrum Master, and Developers) and sharing accountability to take on work in the context of their Product Goal.

- Understanding the five events of the Scrum framework: The Sprint, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and the Sprint Retrospective.

- Understanding the artifacts of the Scrum framework: The Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, and Increment.

- Understanding the definition of Done (DoD), and how to describe and apply it.

- Creating cross-functional, self-managing and empowered teams.

These skills are useful for anyone who wants to experience the benefits of using Scrum.
Scrum professionals who want to re-visit Scrum fundamentals or freshers who have just started out in Scrum projects will find this course useful. Typical candidate profiles include:

- Software Engineers.

- Product Managers.

- Team Leaders.

- Business Analysts.

- Development Team Members.

- Testers.

There are no prerequisites for this course or for taking the PSM-I exam.

The trainers at Xebia Academy Global are Certified Scrum experts with an impressive experience and a passion for teaching.

The study material provided by Xebia Academy is comprehensive, up-to-date, and extremely helpful in your training.

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