CSM Certification Course

 

Certified ScrumMasterSM (CSMSM) Training Course

 

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)

Certified ScrumMaster is an entry-level certification provided for professionals who are getting started with Scrum practices and implementation of project management methodology for business critical projects within their organization. The CSM Certification validates an individual’s understanding of scrum values, framework, applying scrum to projects and navigating cultural changes to implement scrum.

Who is a Scrum Master?

Scrum Masters are expert facilitators of scrum within a team that is handling projects through time-boxed iterations in sprints. They act as servant-leaders and coaches who train the team to adhere to scrum values and principles with their experience and expertise. A Scrum Master initiates the daily stand-up meeting where they review the project progress and help the team create a high-value product by removing impediments in their day-to-day process.

Scrum Master Responsibilities

Scrum Master Responsibilities

Why become a Certified Scrum Master?

  • Scrum is one of the most popular Agile project management frameworks for teams to deliver projects successfully.
  • Scrum Master is a servant-leader, coach who ensures that scrum projects are managed efficiently in an enterprise.
  • According to payscale.com, the average salary per annum for CSMs is in the range of USD 60,000 – USD 122,000.
  • CSMs are in high demand across the globe to lead business critical projects.
  • CSM credential is a globally-recognized certification that validates clients and employers that you are equipped with widely-recognized skill set and understanding of the Scrum terminology.
  • Agile and Scrum are no more ‘buzzwords’. Both are the fastest project management approaches on a global scale. With CSM certification, professionals stay current and relevant.

Steps to become a Certified ScrumMaster

  • Familiarize with Scrum concepts and do some research on the topics/curriculum as suggested on the Scrum Alliance website. You can as well refer certain books such as “Scrum Guide” by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, “Scrum Primer” by Pete Deemer, Gabrielle Benefield, Craig Larman, and Bas Vodde, and “Do Better Scrum” by Peter Hundermark.
  • Enroll for a 16 hour CSM classroom training provided by Invensis Learning.
  • Attend the 2-day (16-hour) CSM training delivered by an accredited CST.
  • Register to Scrum Alliance with login credentials provided.
  • Receive 16 PDUs/SEUs post CSM training
  • Take your CSM online exam and clear the same by correctly answering 37 or more questions out of 50.
  • Receive 2-year membership to the Scrum Alliance community.
  • Renew your CSM certification by achieving 20 SEUs every two years.

Key Features of Certified ScrumMaster Training

  • Interactive instructor-led CSM training
  • Highly qualified, certified, and accredited CSTs
  • CSM course adhered to global standards
  • Official Certified ScrumMaster certificate
  • Get CSM Study Guide created by subject matter experts
  • 98% pass success rate
  • Achieve 16 PDUs/SEUs certificate
  • Get a 2-year free membership with Scrum Alliance

Insights about Certified ScrumMaster Training Course

Agile and Scrum was a breath of fresh air for enterprises who wanted to move away from traditional command and control style of management that spread across industries. By ensuring the workforce moved away from traditional silos to customer-focused multidisciplinary teams, Agile approach not only ensured accelerated growth but also helped to create next gen Agile and Scrum practitioners.

Today, there are many Agile and Scrum certification programs, but Certified ScrumMaster® from Scrum Alliance is one of the most popular certification courses globally. The CSM credential validates an individual’s knowledge on Scrum terminology, principles, practices, and the exam. There are more than 1 Million CSMs, which shows the popularity of the certification globally.

After completing your Certified ScrumMaster training, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of:

  • Lean, Agile, and Scrum
  • Scrum Master Core Competencies
  • Service to the Development Team
  • Service to the Product Owner
  • Service to the Organization

Job roles that can benefit from CSM training include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Team Members
  • IT Managers
  • Delivery Managers
  • QA and Testing Professionals
  • Aspiring Scrum Masters
  • Scrum Team Members (Developers, Scrum Masters, and Product Owners)
  • Anyone who wants to learn Scrum and be part of the next transformation

There are no pre-requisite criteria to take up CSM training.

One has to maintain their CSM credential by renewing it every two years by obtaining 20 SEUs.

  • Type: Multiple Choice Questions (True/False)
  • No. of Questions: 50
  • Exam Duration: 60 Mins
  • Passing Score: 37/50 answers must be correct

Syllabus of Certified ScrumMaster Training

    • Scrum Theory
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Events and Artifact Transparency
    • Sprint and Increment
    • Sprint Planning
    • Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective
    • Product Backlog
    • Sprint Backlog
    • Definition of “Done”
    • Facilitation
    • Coaching
    • Scrum Master as Servant-Leader
    • Value of Development Practices
    • Impediment Removal
    • Coaching the Organization

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