There is now, the first Professional Scrum Trainer at Luxoft accredited by Luxoft now offers Professional Scrum Master training to organizations and individual students.

Luxoft is proud to announce that one of our coaches, Ilya Pavlichenko, was recently accredited as a Professional Scrum Trainer. By gaining this recognition, Ilya joined a relatively small circle of trainers allowed to organize Professional Scrum Master courses and train students for PSM I Assessment.

Course Details

Professional Scrum Master (PSM) is the most comprehensive course developed by Ken Schwaber, father of Scrum, and aimed at advanced audience. There are more than 16000 certified PSM specialists in the world (as of January 2013) and this number is constantly growing.

PSM is based on the latest version of official Scrum Guide (July 2013) and it includes a lot of practical cases. The Course covers the following areas in detail:

  • Scrum Foundations
  • Empiric Approach
  • Scrum Framework Structure and Mechanics
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Scrum Master, Product Owner, Development Team
  • Regular Meetings: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective
  • Scrum Artifacts: Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Product Increment
  • Team Dynamics
  • Planning and Estimates
  • Advanced Scrum Topics:
    • Scrum at Enterprise Scale
    • Conflict Management
    • Facilitation in Practice (including Lego facilitation)
    • Designing Retrospectives
    • Gamification
    • Team Motivation
    • Start-up and restart of Scrum teams
We offer to our blog readers the possibility to attend Professional Scrum Master training. Participants will have to pass an online exam at site (personal link will be provide to every student) and will get their PSM certifications sent to them via email and listed at



  • Deep understanding of Scrum principles and values
  • Practical experience of advanced Scrum Master techniques and facilitation of team process (including common problems and distributed projects challenges)
  • Internationally recognized certificate from
[H4]How to Apply[/H4]If you yourself or your organization is interested in attending PSM class, please contact us at for information about upcoming trainings, pricing and other details.
Sergey Prokhorenko
Sergey has a computer science background and 18 years of experience in IT, including over 9 years in Agile scaling. Currently he combines several roles: Director of a company-wide Agile practice center of expertise with focus on growing a solid consulting offering and meeting challenging financial goals; Principal Agile consultant running presales, kick-starting new Agile engagements, driving organizational changes, coaching client executives and being a leader of a team of consultants; Agile promoter of modern management principles and practices through public speaking, supporting analyst firms and investor relations, running internal community Agile-related topics, and developing partnerships with 3rd parties. Sergey’s goal is to help organizations build sustainable and effective product development frameworks with a close focus on timely delivery of business value.