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Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Course description

If you plan to:

  • Adopt Agile, implement Scrum and need the tools
  • Explore more Scrum Master role and accountability
  • Guide your team and organization
  • Help your team perform at their highest level
  • Test your Scrum Master level, improve it and get international certification
  • Introduce Agile/Scrum in your teams and organization
  • Get an opportunity to earn from 75.000 USD yearly as Certified Scrum Master®

then this course by Scrum Alliance® Team Coach is definitely for you!

You will learn to:

Service to the Scrum Team, Product Owner, and Organization

  • describe three scenarios where the Scrum Master acts as a leader for the Scrum Team.
  • explain the impact of accumulating technical debt.
  • list at least three development practices that could help their Scrum Team deliver a high-quality Increment and reduce technical
  • debt each Sprint.
  • explain at least three ways the Scrum Master could support the Product Owner.
  • describe at least three organizational impediments that can affect Scrum Teams.
  • discuss at least two ways that the Scrum Master assists the Scrum Team with impediments.
  • apply at least one technique that could help resolve an impediment.
  • summarize at least one organizational design change caused by adopting Scrum.
  • discuss why Scrum does not have a project manager.

The Scrum Team

  • describe the responsibilities and accountabilities of the Scrum Team.
  • describe the responsibilities and accountabilities of the Scrum Master.
  • describe the responsibilities and accountabilities of the Developers.
  • describe the responsibilities and accountabilities of the Product Owner.
  • discuss at least two reasons why the Product Owner is a single person and neither a group nor a committee.
  • discuss how and why the Product Owner maintains authority over the Product Backlog while working collaboratively with
  • Developers and stakeholders

Scrum Events and Activities

  • identify at least one example of how a Scrum Team could inspect and adapt to increase transparency at each of the Scrum events.
  • perform a Sprint Planning.
  • perform a Sprint Review.
  • perform a Sprint Retrospective.
  • describe at least three possible effects of skipping the Sprint Retrospective.
  • explain how Developers conduct a Daily Scrum.
  • discuss at least three ways the Daily Scrum differs from a status meeting and why the various constraints exist to support the Developers.
  • explain under what conditions a Sprint could be terminated prematurely.
  • explain at least three advantages of a strong Definition of Done.
  • outline at least one way to create a Definition of Done.

Scrum Master Core Competencies

  • describe at least three situations in which the Scrum Master could serve the needs of the Scrum Team or organization through facilitation.
  • demonstrate at least three techniques for facilitating group decision making.
  • discuss how facilitating, teaching, mentoring, and coaching are different.

Scrum Theory

  • define Scrum.
  • list the five Scrum values.
  • define empiricism.
  • list the three empirical Scrum pillars.
  • list at least three benefits of an iterative and incremental approach.
  • describe at least two disadvantages that could occur if Scrum is only partially implemented.
  • describe how Scrum is aligned with the values and principles of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.

Scrum Artifacts and Commitments

  • define the purpose of and at least three attributes of the Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, and Increment.
  • explain why the Product Backlog is an emergent list of what is needed to improve the product.
  • list at least three attributes of a Product Backlog item.
  • discuss how the Sprint Backlog can be changed without endangering the Sprint Goal.
  • explain how multiple Increments may be created during a Sprint.
  • describe how the Product Goal, Sprint Goal and Definition of Done represent the commitments for the three artifacts of Scrum.
  • describe why the Sprint Goal does not change during a Sprint.
  • explain how the Definition of Done evolves over time.
  • identify at least two reasons why multiple teams working on the same Product Backlog have a shared and consistent Definition of Done.

Target audience

Agile methodology and Scrum framework are absolutely applicable in teams and companies outside of IT, moreover tools from IT and Agile can increase efficiency and quality in Non- IT business in many times. It is not mandatory to have IT background while joining a course, all required information will be shared during the course. We will be discussing products inside and outside of IT. Our latest clients: Logistics, Retail, FMCG, Construction companies.

  • Head of departments, Managers, Marketers, HR representatives
  • Specialists from IT-Industry: Business Analysts, Project Managers, Software Engineers
  • New and Practicing Scrum Masters
  • Product and Development teams, Startups


Your coach will verify your knowledge during sessions and certify you as Certified Scrum Master® (CSM).


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Course details

Duration: Set of 11 sessions 90 min each in a small group
Other dates: Every Saturday
Location: LIVE ONLINE sessions with the coach
Type: Agile, Scrum

Course price

Standard price: 699 Eur + VAT per FULL course + Certification included

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