Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) Workshop Calgary

Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) Workshop

Learn How to Scale Scrum Beyond a Single Team Using the Nexus Framework

Course Information


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Discover the techniques, philosophies, and challenges that Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland, and other experts at have learned through years of formulating and coaching scaled Scrum projects.

In this 2-day Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) Workshop, learn how to launch, structure, staff, and manage a large Agile or Scrum project using the Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) framework and its core development unit – the Nexus™.

With this course, you’ll earn 14 Professional Development Units (PDUs) towards your PMP-ACP® or PMP® Certification or maintenance of your PMP® credentials. PDUs can be claimed online through the Project Management Institute (PMI®). selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course. They direct and maintain the curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide.

PMP-ACP®, PMP®, PMI® is registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Ideal For:

Development leads, development managers, project managers, or anyone involved in coaching, formulating, participating in, or managing scaled development projects using Agile and Scrum.

TR – Scrum – Scaled Professional Scrum Workshop

The real-life, interactive instruction made this an excellent learning experience. We’re still on our journey, but this class equipped us to implement the Nexus framework across five Scrum Teams in just a few months.


  • An understanding of Scrum as described in the Scrum Guide
  • An understanding of the tools, practices, and common pitfalls of large-scale software development
  • Have read the current Nexus Guide
  • *Optional*: Have taken the (free) Nexus Open Assessment

Learning Objectives & Approach:

This workshop is delivered using an end-to-end case study where students work together to organize and simulate a scaled software development project to learn the infrastructure, tools, and practices needed for success. Participants will experience first-hand the challenges that can occur in large-scale development initiatives, and learn solutions to get the work back on track.

Upon completion, students will leave knowing how to successfully scale Scrum to maximize the value of their software development initiative.

Certification Process:

All participants who complete this course receive a password to attempt the Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) assessment. Successful writers receive the industry-recognized SPS certification, use of the SPS logo, and will have their name listed publicly on

Key Topics:

  • Scaled Scrum is still Scrum
  • Introduction to the Nexus framework
  • Nexus roles, artifacts, and events
  • Organizing teams and work
  • Managing the Nexus
  • Dealing with common challenges
  • Related practices


Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) Workshop

  • 8:30am - 4:30pm

Courses are also offered privately to teams and organizations looking for more immersive training.

Mentoring services are also available to reinforce or advance learned principles and practices.

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* Cost is per participant in Canadian dollars plus GST

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Organizations are encouraged to take advantage of our private group training. Contact us for more information on private training options.

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