Scrum Master Challenges & Solutions

Explore real-world Scrum implementation challenges and learn potential solutions from experienced Agile Coaches.
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Scrum Master real world Challenges & Solutions
Scrum Master skills


  • Basic Scrum or Agile knowledge, some working experience
  • If you are a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Team Member, Manager, or Leader that has encountered difficulties with communicating the value of Agile Estimation techniques, needs tips for helping the Scrum Team to complete committed work each Sprint, needs meaningful Agile metrics for measuring progress, and wants strategies for helping Scrum Team Members work more effectively together, you've come to the right place.


About this Course:

Each of our instructors have trained directly with Dr. Jeff. Sutherland, the co-creator of the Scrum framework and have over four decades of combined experience implementing Scrum. We created this course to help you navigate and think through common challenges you may encounter in your Scrum implementation.

Here are three reasons to TAKE THIS COURSE right now!

The unique reasons for taking this course are:

  1. Experienced Agile Coaches who walk you through their lessons learned tackling real-life Scrum implementation challenges.

  2. Free-flowing, conversational style lesson plan - we don't just read from slides!

  3. Short video segments that you can listen to on the way to work or any time you have 5-10 minutes.

What is Scrum?

Scrum is a simple framework for working through ideas, projects, and products in a sustainable and fun way.

Who is this course for?

This is a great course for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Scrum Team Members, Managers, Agile Leaders, or Business Stakeholders, or anyone who wants to understand common Scrum challenges and solutions.

What will I learn?

In this class you will learn:

  • Common challenges you may encounter when implementing Scrum

  • Experienced Agile Coaches walk you through four common challenges

  • Instructors draw from their real-life experiences to address problems from multiple angles and offer unique perspectives on potential solutions

The course is video-based with no supporting document necessary.

How is the course structured?

Each section features a challenge that you may face when implementing Scrum and discusses multiple solutions or ways to address it. Perfect if you are interested in upping your Scrum Master knowledge, starting a Scrum Master Role, or furthering your Scrum Master training.

Who this course is for:

  • Scrum Master
  • Scrum or Agile practitioners
  • Scrum team members
  • Anyone who is interested in Scrum or Agile


Enterprise Agile Coach & Trainer
Jessica Crowley
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 199 Reviews
  • 3,661 Students
  • 1 Course

Jessica is an experienced Enterprise Agile Coach who has organically journeyed through an Agile transformation from inception to successful expansion. Jessica has spent the past few years spreading the best practices she learned to many different types of organizations. She has launched new Scrum and Kanban teams, helped organizations scale up their Agile approach, assessed their state of Agility and Flow, and she has developed and taught customized training modules to help clients overcome some of their toughest obstacles on their journey to Agility.

Jessica is a Scrum Inc. Scrum Trainer, Certified SAFe 5 Program Consultant, Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master, and Certified Product Owner that can train and certify in both the Scrum@Scale and Scaled Agile Frameworks.

Help teams and orgs deliver twice the value at half the cost
Andrew Lin
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 199 Reviews
  • 3,661 Students
  • 1 Course

Andrew is a Scrum trainer and agile coach that provides Agile and Digital transformation service and training.

He has 20 years in I.T. and 15 years in agile for enterprise product development and transformation.

He is a Registered Scrum and Scrum@Scale Trainer by Scrum Inc.

Agile Coach & Trainer
Denise Jarvie
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 199 Reviews
  • 3,661 Students
  • 1 Course

Denise Jarvie is an experienced Enterprise Agile Coach and Scrum Trainer with a strong background in the Government Sector. She is passionate about developing capability for the warfighter faster using Agile development approaches.

Denise is a Scrum Inc. Scrum Trainer, Certified SAFe 5 Program Consultant, Certified Scrum Master, and Certified Product Owner that can train and certify in both the Scrum@Scale and Scaled Agile Frameworks.

She has developed customized Agile training modules and taught thousands of students in Scrum and Agile. She has launched new Scrum and Kanban teams, and led organizations through scaling Agile across large, complex programs in the Department of Defense and commercial environments.

Product Owner, Agile Coach, Startup Founder
Arundhati Dutta
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 199 Reviews
  • 3,661 Students
  • 1 Course

Arundhati is an experienced startup founder and product owner with 7+ years of building companies from the ground up using Agile, Scrum and Lean methodologies. Prior to that she worked at Deloitte Consulting, New York where she provided strategy consulting to multiple Fortune 100 companies.

She holds a Masters in Clinical Social Work from NYU and has provided coaching and advisory to 5000+ individuals and startups. As an Agile Coach and instructor she has conducted Agile Coach workshops across the US and brings diverse international perspectives from her experience of living and working in 8+ cities in USA and around the world. She is currently based in San Francisco and the co-organizer of the Women in Agile San Francisco chapter.

Arundhati is a certified Scrum Inc Trainer (SIT) who trained directly with Dr. Jeff Sutherland and a certified Training from the Back of the Room Trainer (TBR-T).

Agile & Product trainer
Valerio Zanini
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 199 Reviews
  • 3,661 Students
  • 1 Course

An Agile & Product trainer and consultant, Valerio Zanini is passionate about creating products that customers love and developing the teams that make them a reality. He works with organizations worldwide to spark a culture of innovation and agility. With two decades of product development experience in a variety of organizations including Capital One, Cisco, Goozex and others, he excels at building new products in the early stages of product innovation, where uncertainty and lack of a clear solution are the biggest challenges. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), and a Certified Product Innovation Trainer (CPIT).

He is the author of Deliver Great Products That Customers Love, published in 2018.

Marketing, Communication and Scrum Master
Anna Baker
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 199 Reviews
  • 3,661 Students
  • 1 Course

As a writer, editor, communications and marketing manager; content creator, course developer and instructor; Anna Baker has accumulated a vast array of cross-functional skills.

She has helped individuals and companies work in an Agile way to create relevant and value-based marketing and communication products that fit their needs.

Over the course of Anna's career, she has had the opportunity to learn and apply Lean and Agile principles in multiple ways.

As a manager and Scrum Master she has kept her clients and her teams on track to produce high quality and valuable projects and products.

This year, she has worked closely with six well established and experienced Agile Coaches to launch Agile Crew and create original Agile content courses and products.

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