By earning a Certified ScrumMaster® certification you:
- Expand your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices.
- Demonstrate to employers and peers your attainment of core Scrum knowledge.
- Learn the foundation of Scrum and the scope of the Certified ScrumMaster’s role from the best minds in Scrum.
- Engage with a community of recognized Scrum experts who are committed to continuous improvement.
As a CSM, you will be able to fill the role of ScrumMaster or Scrum team member. Through the certification process, you will gain an understanding of the Scrum framework, including team roles, activities, meetings, and artifacts.
Additionally, with your CSM certification, you will have access to local user groups, online social networks, and additional resources that are only available to Scrum Alliance members.
In addition, CSMs receive a profile page on the SCRUM ALLIANCE® website and have access to a specially designed logo to highlight their credentials.
- Learn the concepts of Core Scrum; get ready to pass the CSM test
- Focus on your challenges and questions
- Explore technically challenging projects using Scrum
- Discuss distributed teams and global organizations from a Scrum perspective
- Learn about requirements management, product backlogs, stories and epics
- Discuss roles not defined in Core Scrum: project and program manager, line management (dev lead, test lead), business analysts and the PMO organization
- Explore other subjects like people motivation, rewards and assessments
- Scrum Framework overview and Scrum Values discussion
- Roles in Scrum: Development Team, Product Owner, Scrum Master and the Scrum Team concept. Plus the mapping to the roles in your organization: developers, testers, the PMO, the development manager, the QA manager, architects, stakeholders, managers.
- Product Backlog: the concepts of “five levels of planning”; principles of just in time detail; refinement of the backlog, when and how; user stories, format and use
- Estimating the work on the backlog
- Prioritizing work on the backlog