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Scrum Master Certification

The course content was very well structured. The environment was stimulating and very interactive and allowed for questions throughout. A great deal of relevant information shared in a relaxed atmosphere.

Elizabeth Robson - American Express

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What is Scrum Master Certification?

The Scrum Master Certification training course provides candidates with a breakdown of the Scrum methodology. As well as this, training course candidates will learn Scrum practices, values, and its application, with the final goal of running a Scrum team in mind. The content of the Scrum Master Course provides delegates with all the knowledge a Scrum Master needs to run a successful Scrum Project. The training course is delivered through classroom teaching combined with practical activities.

The Scrum Master Course includes a mixture of:

  • Practical exercises
  • Case studies 
  • Discussions 

On the final day of the Scrum Master Certification training  course, candiates are required to sit an exam which lasts for an hour, and tests the Scrum knowledge of participants.

What is a Scrum Master?

The Scrum Master is an important member of the Scrum Team. Their responsibilities include:

  • Coaching the Scrum Team
  • Maintaining effective Scrum Team dynamics
  • Ensuring cross-functional collaborative working
  • Removing impediments and outside interruptions to allow the Scrum Team to work without distractions

What are the objectives of Scrum Master Certification?

On completion of the Scrum Master training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Scrum framework
  • Fulfil the role of Scrum Master within a Scrum Team
  • Successfully drive a Scrum Project
  • Prove their Scrum credentials with Scrum Master

Who is the Scrum Master Certification course intended for?

This training course is for anyone who would like to enhance their project management skills. There are no formal prerequisites. 

 We also offer Scrum Product Owner Training for those who want to take on the role of the Scrum Product Owner.

We also provide private and in-company Scrum Master courses. Call +44 (0)1273 622272 to discuss.

Course Objectives

On completion of the Scrum Master course delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Scrum framework
  • Fulfil the role of Scrum Master within a Scrum Team
  • Successfully drive a Scrum Project
  • Prove their Scrum credentials with Scrum Master



Scrum Master Certification Course Content

Agile Rationale & Benefits

Scrum Development Process

  • Background: Origins and History of Scrum
  • Comparison of Scrum to other Agile frameworks: XP, Lean, DSDM, Unified Process
  • The Components of Scrum: Roles, Artefacts and Activities

Scrum Planning

  • Product backlog; INVEST; Stories; Fixed Price Development; Definition of Done
  • Collaborative Planning; Release Planning; Multi-level Planning; Sprint Planning

Scrum Teams

  • Self Organising Teams; Productive Team Working
  • Scrum Roles: The Scrum Team; ScrumMaster; Product Owner; Pigs and Chickens
  • Project Manager; Architect etc. - Roles not included in the Scrum Team


  • Estimating Size
  • Principles
  • Velocity
  • Story Points
  • Ideal Days
  • Planning Poker

Scrum Monitoring and Control

  • Daily Scrum Meeting
  • Burn Down Charts
  • Information Radiators
  • Kanban Boards
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospectives
  • Release Retrospectives

Agile Engineering Techniques

  • Emergent Design
  • Continuous Integration
  • Refactoring
  • Test-Driven Development

Implementing Scrum and Agile

  • Scaling Scrum; Scrum of Scrums; Enterprise Agile; Distributed Agile
  • Combining Scrum with other Agile and traditional approaches
  • Implementing, rolling-out and transitioning to Scrum


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    Scrum Master Certification

  2. Duration

    2 Days

  3. Price Starting From

    £764.00 + VAT

Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

This course will benefit anyone who may perform the role of Scrum Master or is to be involved in a Scrum Team, in any of the Scrum roles. The course is also suitable for those acting as coaches or consultants in transitioning an organisation to Scrum.

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