About Scrum WithStyle

Scrum WithStyle

Scrum WithStyle has been operating since 2008 as a boutique provider of training and consultancy to IT and software development professionals in Australia and New Zealand. Our clients include many of Australia’s best-known brands in industries including financial services, federal and state government, health insurance, retail, manufacturing, security, media and video gaming.

The company was founded by Rowan Bunning who is a pioneer of Scrum in Australia. Rowan has trained more than 3,500 people on Certified Scrum courses in Australia and New Zealand since 2008 making him one of the most experienced Scrum trainers in the Australasian region. Rowan worked as an Agile Coach at one of the most highly recognised Scrum consultancies in the U.K.

Unlike many other training providers who teach proprietary, non peer-reviewed method formulations marketed using the generic umbrella term 'Agile', our teaching and coaching is fully aligned with the authoritative definitions of the most widely used and peer-reviewed Agile frameworks (e.g. Scrum as defined by its inventors and techniques (e.g. User Stories and Story Point Estimation as per Mike Cohn).

Join thousands of happy clients by choosing Scrum WithStyle to enhance your Agile journey.

Upcoming courses

Course From To Location Statussort icon
Certified ScrumMaster Jul 06 Jul 07 Melbourne Available
Certified Scrum Product Owner Aug 03 Aug 04 Sydney Available
Certified ScrumMaster Aug 17 Aug 18 Sydney Available
Certified ScrumMaster Aug 28 Aug 29 Wellington Available
Certified ScrumMaster Aug 31 Sep 01 Auckland Available
Certified Scrum Product Owner Sep 04 Sep 05 Auckland Available
Certified ScrumMaster Nov 27 Nov 28 Auckland Available
Certified ScrumMaster Nov 30 Dec 01 Wellington Available
Certified Scrum Product Owner Dec 04 Dec 05 Wellington Available
Certified ScrumMaster Jun 29 Jun 30 Sydney Guaranteed to Run

The Responsibility Process® - first time in Australia

Would you like to respond better when things go wrong?

Is responsibility taking or ownership an issue in your workplace?

The Responsibility Process® provides a framework for individuals, teams, and organisations to learn the discipline of better handling the challenges in our work and our lives. This discipline is fundamental to leadership, teamwork and building better relationships.

Whilst The Responsibility Process has been very popular with savvy Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters internationally, it is far more widely applicable than within the Agile community. Executives, managers, HR professionals and anyone who has shared work tasks with others can benefit from applying The Responsibility Process every day. A bonus is that you will find this beneficial to your relationship with your spouse and family as well!

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Scrum WithStyle is delighted to present "The Responsibility Guy" himself - Christopher Avery - leading workshops for the first time ever in Australia. Christopher is a reformed management consultant who now frees people from the shackles of "coping" and the low performance state of "obligation" to take ownership and exert the power of choice. He is the author of the teamwork classic Teamwork Is An Individual Skill and more recently The Responsibility Process based on 25 years of applied research on responsibility-taking and leadership.

Having benefitted personally from two days with Christopher in Munich last year, Rowan highly recommends these workshops for anyone interested in leadership and personal growth. Practicing The Responsibility Process really does improve how you deal with challenges and interactions in your work and personal life.

Many thanks to Scrum Australia for bringing Christopher to Australia to keynote at the Australia's Regional Scrum Gathering in September.

One day workshops on The Responsibility Process will be held in Sydney and Melbourne during September and tickets are now on sale. For anyone interested in becoming a trainer in The Responsibility Process, Train-the-Trainer workshops will also be available.

For more information see The Responsibility Process Workshop landing page.