Certified ScrumMaster – CSM certification helps you understand the Scrum framework, values, practices, and applications of scrum management. Also, it provides you with knowledge and expertise in project management. Along with protecting the team from both internal and external distractions.
SCRUM Alliance, founded in 2001, is a nonprofit association that offers certifications, training, and materials that support employees working in the Agile and Scrum community. It aims to change the everyday workplace into joyful and prosperous one. It offers many certifications and qualifications such as Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®), Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST®)
Certified Scrum Master certification opens new career opportunities for you in multiple industry sectors. And then, you can apply for the Advanced level or Professional. Note that, You will take 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs) upon completion course, that you should take before the CSM exam. Also, you can enjoy 2-year membership with the Scrum Alliance.
Certified Scrum Master Requirements:
- Attend an in-person, two-day (16 hour) CSM course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST).
- Pass the CSM exam
Certified Scrum Master Study Materials:
- CSM Learning Objectives
- Scrum Foundations Learning Objectives
- Scrum Alliance members, from around the world, write articles related to Scrum and Agile methods such as “Transitioning to Agile” – by Rex Lester
- You can watch videos in Scrum E-Learning series
- Expert Blog like Lean Agile: The Ethical Choice – by Michele Sliger
Certified ScrumMaster CSM Exam Details:
- Answer at least 24 out of the 35 questions.
- CSM Exam will be online.
- The duration of CSM exam is 60 minutes
- After passing the exam, you should accept the License Agreement and the Official Designation of Certified Scrum Master® (CSM) from Scrum Alliance,
- If you don’t pass the exam, you can retake the exam for a second time without any additional fees.
Certified ScrumMaster – CSM Renewal:
- Your certification is valid for two-years with Scrum Alliance.
- To renew, you should earn 20 Scrum Education Units (SEUs), log in to Scrum Alliance Website, and pay 100$.
- You can have SEUS through these methods: