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Agile Scrum Master is a certification that validates a professional’s blended knowledge in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices

Program Overview

Agile Scrum Master

Agile Scrum is about working together to successfully reach the goal. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas. Scrum practices include establishing cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or Sprint.


This three day course leads to the Agile Scrum Master certification. During the course delegates will get the opportunity to prepare for the exam and utilise our extensive database of practice questions. This course is a hands on workshop based course, with the requirement to deliver and be assessed on practical assignments during the course, topics included in this course are:

  • Agile way of thinking
  • Scrum master role
  • Agile estimates, planning, monitoring and control
  • Managing complex projects
  • Adopting Agile
  • Preparation for the examination
For Whom?

The Agile Scrum Master would suit candidates working in the following professions or areas:

  • Project Management
  • Software development
  • IT Service Management
  • Business Management

There are no mandatory pre-requisite for RPA.

Course Syllabus
  1. 1
    1. Course Introduction
    • Exam Requirements and Weights
  2. 2
    2. Agile Way of thinking
    • Introduction to Agile/Scrum: Agile Manifesto, Three Pillars of Scrum
    • Why Agile: Advantages; Reduced time to value
    • What makes Scrum adoptions successful: ADAPT mode
      i. Awareness
      ii. Desire
      iii. Ability
      iv. Promotion
      v. Transfer
    • Balanced scorecard for Scrum teams
  3. 3
    3. Other Agile frameworks
    • Different development methodologies
      i. Waterfall
      ii. XP (Extreme Programming)
      iii. Crystal iv. DSDM v. Lean/Kanban
    • Accelerating value delivery through faster deployment: Linking Agile to DevOps
  4. 4
    4. Scrum events and artifacts
    • Scrum Values – CFORC
    • Commitment
    • Focus
    • Openness
    • Respect
    • Courage
    • Life-cycle of Scrum h. Scrum events
      i. Sprint planning
      ii. Sprint Review
      iii. Sprint retrospective
      iv. Daily standup meetings
    • Scrum artifacts
      i. Product backlog
      ii. Sprint backlog
      iii. Sprint Deliverables
      iv. Definition of Done
  5. 5
    5. Scrum roles
    • Scrum master and product owner roles
      i. What they should and should not do
      ii. Attributes of good scrum masters or Product Owners
      iii. Failure modes
    • Team manager or developer role
  6. 6
    6. Agile estimating, planning and monitoring
    • User stories and Epics
    • Writing “good” stories
    • Basics of prioritization
      i. Value based prioritization
      ii. Kano model
      iii. Karl Wiegers Relative weight method
    • Velocity: How to find it and how to use it?
    • Release or roadmap planning
    • Units of Estimation: Story points and ideal time
    • Techniques of estimation: Planning poker and Affinity estimation
    • Methods of tracking Agile projects: Burndown charts, Kanban boards and other indicators
  7. 7
    7. Agile on Complex projects
    • Scaling agile at enterprise level
      i. Scaling the product owner and scrum master
      ii. Scaling the backlog
      iii. Coordinating multiple scrum teams
    • Scaled agile foundation (SAFe®) introduction
    • Agile in distributed teams
    • Where to apply agile (and when not to)
    • Tools for agile project management f. Agile testing: Testing pyramid


  • This exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.
  • Candidate need to score minimum 70 % of the total marks (i.e. 28 out of 40) to pass this examination.
  • Total duration of this examination is 60 minutes.
  • There is no negative marking system applicable in this examination.
Yes I’m Interested

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