Certified Scrum Master (CSM):
As a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), you will help the Scrum Team perform at their highest level. Through the workshop, you will learn the Scrum framework and gain an understanding of team roles, events, and artifacts. Scrum Alliance Members can claim 16 SEUs for this workshop.
Duration: 2 days
Price: 4500 SR
Scrum Education Units:16 SEUs/ 16 PDUs
Exam prerequisites for CSM:
Attend an in-person, 16-hour training taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (16 SDUs)
Expand your career opportunities across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices
Demonstrate your attainment of core Scrum knowledge
Learn the foundation of Scrum and the scope of the role
Engage with Agile practitioners committed to continuous improvement
Benefits of CSM:
Acquire the skills and principles of Scrum
Stay ahead of your career
Avoid challenges and obstacles of agile implementation
The exam consists of 35 multiple-choice questions
To pass the certified scrum master exam, you need to write 24 or more correct answers.
The Scrum Alliance allows you to take the test at no cost up to two times.
If you do not pass the second time, you will be charged a small fee for each subsequent attempt.
1. How can I prepare for CSM certification?
There are three steps you must complete to become a Certified Scrum Master:
Familiarize yourself with Scrum and complete the pre-requisites for attending a CSM course.
Attend an in-person CSM course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer.
Pass the CSM exam by correctly answering at least 24 of 35 questions.
2. What is a Scrum certification?
Scrum training and certification refers to courses and exams available to provide instruction and certify aptitude in Scrum, an agile methodology and framework for managing complex projects.
3. What is Professional Scrum Master Certification?
Professional Scrum Master (PSM) is a 2-day course that covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it.
4. Is a scrum master a project manager?
Scrum Master contributes to agile projects supported by Scrum project management principles. While a Project Manager often focuses on traditional disciplined project management principles
5. Which is better CSM or PSM?
PSM certification exam is much harder as compared to the CSM certification exam. You can give CSM exam after taking 2 days training. PSM-I do not require any training if you have a complete knowledge of implementing Scrum. Preparing through these PSM books will help you to pass the PSM certification in single attempt.
6. Who should apply?
Scrum as a framework comprehends 3 roles: Scrum Master, Product Owner, and (product) development team, together they are the Scrum Team. As a Scrum Master, there's a long and bright path ahead of you to strengthen your knowledge, deepen your understanding and develop the different competencies of Scrum Mastership.
7. What is the examination structure?
The exam consists of 35 multiple-choice questions and to pass the certified scrum master exam, you need to write 24 or more correct answers. You can take up the exam only after the completion of two days training. The test takes about an hour to get completed.