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 Upcoming Agile and Scrum Training Courses

Agile Estimating and Planning
Instructor: Anthony Mersino
Chicago, IL
November 11 @ 9:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm

Agile Estimating and Planning

November 11 @ 9:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm Instructor: Anthony Mersino
Chicago, IL

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Onsite Agile Training and Scrum Certification Courses

Bring agile training onsite! Any of the following courses can be scheduled as onsite agile training course. 

Agile and Scrum for Teams

The Agile and Scrum training for teams is a hands-on agile training workshop delivered to entire Scrum teams including the Product Owner and the Scrum Master. 

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Our Agile for Leaders training course is focused on providing leaders and executives with the understanding and tools they need to oversee Agile and Scrum teams. 

Agile Training for Stakeholders

This introductory course provides an overview of Agile for stakeholders who work closely with or are impacted by Agile Teams.  

Professional Scrum Master

The Professional Scrum Master training course covers the principles and tools of the Scrum Framework and helps Scrum Masters succeed in this important role.


The Professional Scrum Master II course is an advanced course which helps students to understand the stances that characterize an effective Scrum Master and servant-leader.

psd professional scrum developer

The Professional Scrum Developer training is a hands-on course where you will experience how to deliver quality software using Scrum with Agile and DevOps practices.

Professional Scrum Product Owner

The Professional Scrum Product Owner certification course covers the Scrum Framework and focuses on the role of the Product Owner. Get your certification as a Product Owner with this training course.

Professional Scrum Foundations

Professional Scrum Foundations is an introductory Scrum training course that provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum. The course is a mix of instruction and team-based exercises 


In this 2-day hands-on course, students with some Scrum experience will learn how to integrate modern UX practices, (UX is more than UI) into the way they are working in Scrum and how to work most effectively within Scrum Teams.


This 2-day hands-on workshop uses a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises to help leaders who work directly with agile teams understand how to best support, guide, and coach their teams to improve their agile capabilities.

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The Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) course is designed to cover all the basics of Scrum and also provide a large amount of material devoted to the Product Owner role.

Certified ScrumMaster

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training is a two-day, entry-level course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer. The CSM course covers the basics of the Scrum Framework.

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The focus of the 2-day Certified Agile for Leadership course is cultural, with an outlook towards Being Agile. We look at topics such as leadership, organizational structure, culture, and organizational growth.

CAMS Agile-Marketing-Specialist

The Certified Agile Marketing Specialist (CAMS) is a 2-day course that brings together the core concepts of Agile and Scrum as applied to the Marketing and Sales team of an organization.


The workshop will guide participants in defining a strategy and format that enables them to create a Dojo meeting the specific learning goals of their organization. 


Coaching in the Dojo is different than normal agile or scrum coaching. In the Dojo, you are using some agile practices, but you are coaching for learning instead of delivery.

Agile Training Courses from Northwestern University

Through our partnership with Northwestern University, we offer the following four Agile Training courses that lead to achievement of the Northwestern Certificate in Agile Practices. 

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Agile for Practitioners is an in-depth, workshop-style course that will teach participants the principles and values of Agile, and help them…

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Proper estimation and planning is essential start a project off on solid footing. The Agile Estimating and Planning Course starts with…

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Agile frameworks empower teams with flexible tools to manage timelines, deliverables, and budgets, and still meet stakeholder needs. Participants will learn the mindset, values…

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The purpose of the Supporting an Agile Transformation Course is to provide managers, project managers, agile practitioners and other leaders an understanding…

What Clients Say About Our Agile Training


Planning for Your Agile and Scrum Training

Agile training is instruction in the four Agile Values and 12 Agile Principles so that participants can understand and apply the Values and Principles to develop a product or execute a project. Agile training usually provides guidance on how to use a specific agile approach with the most common being the Scrum Framework.

If you are trying to adopt or use agile, they yes you need training. Some people question the value of Agile Training or try to cut corners on training when adopting Agile and Scrum. Don’t do it! Surveys on Agile failures frequently cite the lack of agile expertiseas a common cause. 

If your teams lack expertise or have inconsistent experience, training is a necessity. People need to speak a common language and avoid thrashing. Read more about the value of Agile Training and what happens when you don’t train people in Yes You Do Need Agile Training

Need help thinking through the details of training for more than one team or as part of an agile transformation? See How to Develop Your Agile Training Plan for details on who, how, what and when for Agile and Scrum Training for your organization. 

Most people find that a mix of general Scrum and agile training and targeted role-based training is most effective. For example, Vitality Chicago provides Agile Training that is targeted to new Agile TeamsManagers and Leaders, and Stakeholders that are impacted by agile teams. 

Agile and Scrum Certification Training is big business and there are a dizzying array of offerings for certification. Discover the differences in the introductory agile certifications with our concise guide to certification – Agile Training, Guide to the Best Agile Certification

For organizations new to Agile and Scrum, we strongly recommend that the Scrum Masters be Scrum certified. Agile and Scrum Certification can demonstrate competency, boost confidence, or help you to get a promotion or better job. Vitality Chicago offers both Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Training and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training

In addition to Scrum Master certification, we also provide Scrum certification for Product Owners including the Professional Scrum Product Owner Training (PSPO) and the Certified Scrum Product Owner Training (CSPO)

We also provide the Certified Agile Leader (CAL1) Training from the Scrum Alliance. Finally, for the marketing team, we provide Certified Agile Marketing Specialist (CAMS) Training

Speaking of Agile Certification Training, are you interested in getting an agile certification quickly and painlessly? Maybe it’s possible! Determine what it would take in our guide – Get Your PMI-ACP Agile Certification Without Hardly Trying.

For people looking to dive deeper into specific topics or broaden their agile expertise, we offer advanced Agile Training Courses through our partnership with Northwestern University. This includes our  flagship course Agile for Practitioners which leads to the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification.

We also offer Agile Estimating and PlanningLeading and Coaching Agile Teams, and Supporting an Agile Transformations. See the links below for more details.

For a lighthearted look at training, consider our guide to informative AND entertaining agile training – What Makes Agile and Scrum Training Effective.

Scrum Master Certification is the most popular agile certification, with Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Professional Scrum Master (PSM) being the two most popular.

Our public courses start at $1,300 per attendee for Scrum Master Certification (PSM or CSM) and can go as high as $2,200 per attendee for the Certified Agile Leadership (CAL).

Onsite private courses average $7,000 per day depending on the course and the number of attendees.

Trainers for the Scrum Certification Courses are either Certified Scrum Trainers by Scrum Alliance or Professional Scrum Trainers from All other trainers have experience and certifications appropriate for each course.

Yes, the course price includes the certification fee.

You can check our training schedule at the top of this page for upcoming courses.

As of the moment, we provide traditional instructor-led courses and no online courses.

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