Scrum Day


Scrum Day is coming to Greater Philadelphia. Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Agile practitioners are all invited to learn from and engage with certified Scrum experts as they lead a full day of focused discussions on a variety of Scrum topics. The keynote speech will explore the “Future of Work,” and supporting breakout sessions will tackle topics like Evidence-Based Management, Scrum with UX, Fixing Scrum, Scrum with Kanban, Agile Metrics, Effective Backlog Refinement, the Psychology of Influence, and more.

Scrum Day, organized by Springhouse and hosted at The Desmond in Malvern, PA , is a one-day conference for 100 Scrum practitioners in the Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs to learn more about the future of work from leaders and experienced Scrum and Agile experts.

Springhouse is a member of the Professional Training Network, which indicates that it ensures professionals will receive the highest quality training experience.

Date + Time

November 2020 – Date and time to be announced

Evolve your Agile mindset. Refine your Scrum practice.

Springhouse Courses

Professional Scrum Foundations

ofessional Scrum Foundations (PSF) an intensive 2-day instructor-led workshop for students who have an elementary understanding of the terms in Agile, but little or no experience. This is a hands-on class with many examples and exercises. The objective is to apply learning directly into the workplace for a beginning Agile team.

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials™ (PAL-E) is a 2-day hands-on workshop that uses a combination of instruction and exercises to help managers and other leaders who work directly with Agile teams understand how to best support, guide, and coach their teams to improve their Agile capabilities.

Professional Scrum Master

Scrum Masters will learn how to work as a servant leader in a Scrum organization. It will teach the Scrum Master not only the reasons and rules of Scrum, but the reason behind the rules. It will go even further by teaching the Scrum Master how to be a more effective leader in an Agile organization.

Professional Scrum Master II

Professional Scrum Master II™ (PSM II) is a 2-day advanced Scrum Master class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development. The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized PSM II certification assessment.

Professional Scrum Product Owner

The Professional Scrum Product Owner™ (PSPO) course teaches the new product owner how to envision a product and drive out good requirements that can be prioritized to reduce project risk and maximize return on investment. 

Professional Scrum Developer

Professional Scrum Developer™ (PSD) is a 3-day hands-on course where you will experience how to deliver quality software using Scrum with Agile and DevOps practices. Students will work as a Scrum Team to create code on a realistic software system. 

Scaled Professional Scrum with Nexus

Scaled Professional Scrum™ (SPS) with Nexus is a 2-day course designed for anyone involved in building products across multiple teams to learn how they can scale product delivery with Scrum.  In this workshop, students use a case study to learn about the Nexus framework and more than 50 practices to reduce dependencies at scale.

Professional Scrum with Kanban

Professional Scrum™ with Kanban (PSK) is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum practitioners how to apply Kanban practices to their work. Through theory, case studies, and exercises, participants will understand the importance of transparency and flow as it pertains to the Scrum framework.

Professional Scrum with User Experience

Professional Scrum™ with User Experience (PSU) is a 2-day hands-on course where students who already have a fundamental understanding of Scrum and some experience using it will learn how to integrate modern UX practices into the way they are working and how to work most effectively within Scrum teams.

2019 Scrum Day Keynote Presentation

Keynote Presenter
Dave West CEO and Product Owner

The Future of Work:

The Impact of Scrum on How the World Works

Over the last 25 years, Scrum has changed not only how people approach their work, but also job titles and career paths. Scrum Master and Product Owner are now mainstay roles on recruitment websites and LinkedIn career profiles. Sprints, daily Scrum meetings, and Retrospectives are now part of the normal ‘what did you do at work today’ conversations. But most careers are still based on an industrial, pre-Agile outlook, with promotion and value connected to managing people and scarcity of knowledge. Bonuses are paid to individuals and reviews are determined by ‘work’ managers. How do we marry these two worlds? What is the future of work?

In this talk Dave West, CEO of, describes the long-term impact of Scrum and what future looking organizations are doing to create the right environment for Scrum and Agile practices to be a success.

About Dave West

Dave West’s mission is to help people deliver software just a little bit better. He is the Product Owner and CEO at Working with Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber and the team at, Dave defines the strategy and manages its execution in pursuit of’s undertaking of ‘improving the profession of software development.’ He is a frequent keynote speaker at major industry conferences and is a widely published author of articles and research reports. He has co-authored two books, The Nexus Framework for Scaling Scrum and Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design. He led the development of the Rational Unified Process (RUP), and then worked with Ivar Jacobson running the North American business for Ivar Jacobson International. Then, Dave managed the software delivery practice at Forrester research as Vice President and Research Director. Prior to joining, he was Chief Product Officer at Tasktop, where he was responsible for product management, engineering, and architecture. As a member of the executive management team, he was instrumental in growing the company from a services business into a venture-capital-backed product business with a team of almost 100. Dave has been with since 2015. In addition to the keynote address, he will also lead an afternoon breakout session.

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