Certified Agile Scrum: How to Become a Scrum Master

Want to become a Scrum Master? Here’s how

Becoming a Scrum Master doesn’t require any prerequisites. Anyone can become a Scrum Master irrespective of their industrial background. Proper training from accredited institutions can make you a Scrum Master.

What is Scrum?

Scrum is a lightweight agile management framework. This framework is usually employed in software development. Software development requires a flexible iterative and incremental framework to allow simple to complex editing without extra expenses and risks of data loss.

The scrum framework executes agile methodology cornerstones, e.g. Interactions over processes, individuals over tools; customer over contract; collaboration over negotiation; software over documentation; and adaptability. It is a highly successful and beneficial framework to business, increasing productivity, greater product quality, customer loyalty and satisfaction, reduced cost of projects, and more motivated employees who are satisfied with their career choices.

Who Is a Scrum Master?

A scrum framework has three components:

  • Certified Agile Scrum Master.
  • Scrum Product Owner.
  • The Scrum Team.

A Scrum Master’s role is to be a leader and servant of the Scrum Team, which is characterized by the lack of a project manager operating based on communication, self-organization and teamwork. The Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner are equally responsible.

The Scrum Master manages by assessing and evaluating the Scrum Team and get an overview of the accomplishments and challenges met. A Scrum Master ensures the team is not distracted and is focussed on the progress of the organization and works effectively. Source

Why Should You Become a Scrum Master?

Getting to be the overseer of Scrum Methodologies Implementation on Projects like software development earns you an annual average salary of $70,000 - $100,000. Depending on your capacity, your employment and career opportunities are on a bright future’s path by obtaining the Scrum Master certification.

How to Become a Certified Agile Scrum?

Are you interested in becoming a Scrum Master? A 2-day Professional Scrum Foundations or Professional Scrum Master Course can set you on the right path towards becoming a Scrum Master. Next up, you’ll start preparing to take the Scrum Master Accredited Certificate Program within 30 days after completing the course and not later than 90 days. Register successfully in their online platform and acquire your Scrum Master Exam Access Code.

The Scrum Master Accredited Certificate Program, is a 50-question, multi-choice online examination. The exam will be timed at 60 minutes. After taking the test and passing, it is time to now celebrate your valid, lifetime and international Scrum Master Accredited Certificate.

Who Should Become a Scrum Master?

Scrum Master training is designed to provide you with a solid Scrum base and efficient communication skills to succeed in an organization. If you are seeking to acquire these everlasting gifts, why don’t you become a Scrum Master?

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The pass mark for accreditation as a certified Scrum Master is at least 60%. But, do not worry. The success rate is a solid 98%.

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Agile Scrum Master Certification Course Syllabus

  • Concepts of Agile and Scrum, especially Agile way of Thinking
  • Scrum Master role
  • Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Complex projects such as scaling Agile projects, suitability of Agile, and Agile administration
  • Adopting Agile by introducing Agile, self-organization, Agile requirements, and proper environment

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Why take up Agile Scrum Master Course?

With ever increasing need for high priority requests in projects and consistency in deliverables, Agile project management with scrum practices has allowed enterprises to create cross-functional teams to deliver projects incrementally. The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring Scrum practices are understood and enacted in an enterprise set up.

Today, Agile is not just limited to software development, but it is being applied across all industry sectors and in various types of projects. Scrum is the most widely used Agile methodology, and this Agile Scrum Master certification is ideal for professionals who belong to IT and Project Management domains.

After completing your Agile Scrum Master training, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of:

  • Concepts of Agile and Scrum, especially “Agile way of Thinking”
  • Scrum Master role
  • Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Complex projects such as scaling Agile projects, suitability of Agile, and Agile administration
  • Adopting Agile by introducing Agile, self-organization, Agile requirements, and proper environment

Job roles that can benefit from Agile Scrum Master training include, but are not limited to:

  • Software Developers
  • Project Team Members
  • Team Leads
  • Architects
  • Project Managers
  • Scrum Team Members
  • Scrum Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Teams transitioning to Scrum
  • And any one who is part of it and project management teams working on projects

There are no pre-requisite criteria to take up Agile Scrum Master examination. But, it is recommended you have 2-3 years of hands-on experience working in project management teams and take up Agile Scrum Master training from an accredited training provider.

  • Multiple choice examination questions
  • 40 questions
  • 26 marks required to pass (out of 40 available) - 65%
  • 90 minutes’ duration
  • Closed book

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