Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) Course

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™)

The Scrum Master Certified course is a collaborative learning experience, including roundtables, group discussions, team activities and role-plays.

The course also prepares candidates for the Scrum Master Certified (SMC) certification exam.

About this Course

Course Objectives

  • To assist participants in taking up the role of Scrum Master
  • To gain an overview of the Agile principles – the Agile Manifesto
  • To gain an understanding of how Scrum differs from traditional project management methods
  • Gain an understanding of Scrum core team roles and how they interface with non-core team roles
  • Learn how to conduct effective Scrum planning meetings to set the foundation for successful Sprints
  • Learn the importance of conducting effective Daily Stand-ups
  • Appreciate the importance of time-boxed meetings / activities
  • Learn how to facilitate and understand the benefits of the Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective Meetings
  • Learn the importance of transparency through artefacts, meetings and information radiators such as Burndown Charts and Scrumboards
  • Learn how to scale Scrum in programs and portfolios
  • Learn tips on how to transition your organisation to Scrum
  • Prepare participants for Scrum Master Certified certification exam

How this Course is Delivered

Course Summary

This course helps participants to be able to:

  • Explain the agile method and how Scrum relates to agile
  • Explain how Scrum differs from traditional project management methods
  • Explain the 6 principles and 5 aspects that underpin a Scrum project and how they apply throughout the life of a project
  • Understand the responsibilities of core and non-core team roles
  • Work effectively as a Scrum Master by having an in-depth understanding of the role, tools and techniques used
  • Facilitate effective Scrum meetings – Sprint Planning Meeting, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review and Retrospective Meetings
  • Use information radiators such as Burndown Charts and Scrumboards for effective risk management and decision-making

Outcomes & Certification

Certification

This course prepares candidates to sit the Scrum Master Certified (SMC) certification exam. Participants may, at the end of this program, register to undertake the proctored online examination which consists of:

  • 100 multiple choice questions
  • 2 hours duration
  • One mark per correct answer
  • No negative marks for wrong answers

Exams are administered by ScrumStudy and the cost of the exam is included in the course fee.

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Please note that to ensure your outcomes are achieved this course requires some pre-course preparation. This material will be sent out 2 weeks in advance of the course (or at time of booking if booking less than 2 weeks prior to course commencement).

It is a requirement that participants familiarise themselves with this material prior to commencing this course.

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