Certified Scrum Master (CSM®)

CSM® Certification offered by the ScrumAlliance®, is the most preferred choice of certification amongst Agile Scrum Practitioners. The training provides the participants the opportunity to learn the basics of Scrum and gives insight on how to successfully execute a Scrum based project. CSM® is the fastest growing Agile certification and is the stepping stone for other Agile certifications offered by ScrumAlliance and other Agile governing bodies.

The Certified Scrum Master training programme introduces the participants to

  • The basics of Scrum
  • Why Scrum is important
  • The different roles in a Scrum project and their responsiblities
  • The Scrum Ceremonies such as Backlog Grooming, Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning and the Sprint Demo & Retrospective
  • The product backlog and product backlog items in the form of epics and user stories
  • Writing requirements as user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Estimation based on effort, priority and business value
  • Tracking progress in the form of sprint and release burndown charts
  • Information radiators
  • Scaling Scrum in the form of Scrum of Scrums
  • Scrum but’s

The concepts discussed would provide participants with the required knowledge and skills to properly apply Agile concepts and practices to project environments.


For Whom?

  • Practitioners of Agile Scrum including product owners and development team members
  • Those who wish to get an understanding about Scrum and how to better manage projects using Agile methodology

Module Outline

  • Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Ceremonies
  • User stories
  • Agile estimations
  • Release and Sprint burndown
  • Communication in Scrum projects
  • Risk Management in Scrum projects
  • Introduction to Scaling Scrum
  • Agile Contracts

Eligibility requirements

No such entry requirements. Anyone interested in obtaining a certification in Scrum and Agile practices can attend the sessions and sit for the exams.

Course Details

  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Course Fee: Send us an inquiry on info@learntin.com

The format of the CSM® exam

  • 40 multiple choice questions with one single correct answer
  • Computer based exam of duration 1 hour