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Crash Course in Agile Scrum

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About This Course

Have you ever thought, ‘What is Agile Scrum?’ What exactly defines Scrum? What is a Scrum Master or a Product Owner? How does a Scrum Team operate? This course answers these questions and so many more.

Neal covers the many benefits of Scrum over traditional frameworks, and introduces a 12 step process to implement a successful Scrum project.

Earn 3 PDUs in the Technical category of the PMI Talent Triangle™ as you dive into a popular and effective framework for getting work done in small, quick increments. Learn to provide customer value with each successive increment, using small self-organized, self-initiated, highly adaptive and closely collaborated teams, while promoting steadfast continuous improvement.

This course is also available in the Understanding Agile Bundle as well as the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.


  • Introduction to Agile and Scrum
  • The Agile Manifesto with the four values and 12 principles
  • Glossary of the primary Scrum terms
  • 12 steps in performing a Scrum project
  • Closer look at the roles and responsibilities of the Product Owner, Scrum Master and the Development Team
  • Uses of Scrum beyond a software development project
  • Upsides and downsides of adopting Scrum
  • Course quiz


  • Answers to frequently asked questions regarding Scrum
  • A handy one-sheet takeaway that provides a glossary of Scrum-related terms
  • Another handy one-sheet takeaway that displays the 12-step Agile Scrum Project Process
  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience:

Anyone with a curiosity or growing interest in Agile Scrum and wants to know how Scrum really works. This can be project managers, program managers, PMO directors, or anyone new to the Scrum concepts and environment including Scrum Masters, Product Owners and team members.

Outcome: 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP.

Author: Neal Whitten

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes, you can! All of our InSite courses qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs) through PMI®. We’ve aligned them to meet the requirements of the PMI Talent Triangle™ making it easy for you to submit them with PMI®. We’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here.

  • What is the Talent Triangle, and how does it impact my PDUs?

    PMI requires that you earn a minimum number of 8 PDUs in Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management categories. This course provides 3 PDUs towards the Technical category.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    If you purchase the individual course or the Understanding Agile Bundle, you will have access for 6 months from the time you activate the course key in your account. If you purchase the PDU Passport, you’ll have either 6 or 12 months from date of purchase depending which PDU Passport subscription you chose.

  • When will I be able to access this course?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. If you purchased this individual course or Understanding Agile Bundle, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the course key.  Once activated, you can access the course anytime you want, 24/7, with internet connection for 6-months. If you purchase the PDU Passport, your access will begin right away.

  • How long will it take me to complete the course?

    You will earn 3 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 3 hours to complete the course, but you can revisit sections or watch lessons as many times as you wish during your access period. One of the best features is you can pause a course and pick up right where you left off when you log back into your account. InSite is self-paced, which makes it simple for you to learn when it is convenient for you.

  • Can I access this course from a mobile device?

    Yes, you can take this course from your computer, tablet or mobile device.  If you can access the internet, you can access this course.

  • How do I report my PDUs?

    You can report your PDUs and check your current PDU balance directly through PMI. For your convenience, we’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete this course which you should save in case you get audited by PMI.

  • PDUs: 3

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Crash Course in Agile Scrum

This course can help you dive into a popular and effective framework for getting work done in small, quick Increments, providing customer value with each successive Increment, using small self-organized, self-initiated, highly adaptive and closely collaborated teams, while promoting steadfast continuous improvement.

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 0
  • Technical PDUs: 3
  • Strategic PDUs: 0

"Excellent class! I was able to discuss with a senior PM who actually manages a BIG Agile project and everything he is actually working with was explained in the class."

Janie P., PMP

"I wanted to know more about scrum and this course excellently laid it out in easy to follow presentation"

Carrie R., PMP

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