Sep 23, 2022
This week, Dan Neumann is joined
by Patricia Kong in today’s episode. Patricia is the Product
Owner, Enterprise Agility, and Learning Enablement for
In this episode, Dan and
Patricia are exploring a new training class Scrum is offering
called Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills Training which is
directed not just to Scrum Masters but for all levels including all
leaders and Team members too.
- What is Learning Enablement?
- It is the place to improve your profile and
skills by learning from the experiences of the individuals who are
actually doing the work.
- Learning enablement is directed at people who
are really looking to develop people and Teams, specifically
improving some of their own skills so they can help
- What is the Professional Scrum Facilitation
Skills Training about?
- Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills is an
interactive course designed to help Scrum practitioners develop a
facilitator’s mindset and proficiency in facilitation skills, and
learn when and how to select effective techniques for various
- This class takes all real-life scenarios to
help Scrum Masters facilitate the solutions that Teams need to get
- This course includes the five principles for
- The target of this course is for individuals on
a Scrum Team but it could be great also for people in management
- The training takes one day (equivalent to 8
hours) which includes some in-person and some virtual
- The matter of meetings...
- Most leaders think their meetings are great
(when they are not).
- The purpose of the meeting needs to be clear,
and the meeting should be avoided if the content could be in an
email or a video.
- Facilitation skills are useful when nobody is
providing feedback or they don’t even show up to the
- Conflict isn’t bad!
- If you are in a creative space, there will be
conflict, since different members will come up with different
Mentioned in this Episode:
Professional Scrum Facilitation
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