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The course you are taking will benefit you the most if you know about Scrum basics. If you have a lot of practical experience we recommend you to take a quick Scrum review. If you lack experience we recommend you to prepare more.
Step 1: Short Prestudy time
Read Scrum Alliance summary to get to know the concepts (Scrum meetings, roles and tools): http://agileatlas.org/atlas/scrum
Step 2: Medium Prestudy time
Take step 1 and then listen to Ken Schwabers lecture about Scrum on Google (approx 1 hour)
Step 3: Extensive Prestudy time
Take step 1 and 2 and then read Agile Software Development with Scrum or Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber ( The Agile Project Management book is available in Kindle format at Amazon.com and can be read in your web browser: http://amzn.to/1ahsMh5