Most of the training providers delivering 2-3 days boot camps for scrum training, focus on getting their students prepared for the certification exam. From a student point of view certification is extremely important as that’s what they will use to boost their career.
While this is important, another key to a successful career growth in any field is mastering the characteristics of efficient professionals. In this case hardly any provider teaches the characteristics of an effective scrum master or a scum developer.
Let’s take a quick glance at the characteristics of an effective scum master and scrum product owner in addition to learning the subject and getting certified.
Effective Scrum Master Characteristics:
- A great facilitator
- A great communicator
- Must be a servant leader
- Focus on continuous improvement
- Most importantly a great people manager
Great Product Owner
- Must be a good story teller
- Must be good at delegating
- Must be a conflict resolver
- Must be an effective escalator
Most importantly a customer delighter.