Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    The Agile Scrum Master course introduces you to the concepts and best practices for Agile and Scrum. Agile is a project management approach that is well-suited for projects that are complex and uncertain, and more than 50 percent of Agile projects use Scrum, making it the most popular Agile method. This course will help you build the requisite skills and expertise to pass the certification exam on the first attempt. 

    You’ll become an expert in Scrum, enhancing your ability to develop and deliver high-quality products to your customers and apply Scrum concepts to your organization. With the practical application of Agile methodologies through hands-on projects on JIRA, you will be able to maximize business value while mitigating potential risks.

  • What skills will you learn?

    This course will enable you to:
    • Become proficient in Scrum terminologies and their applications
    • Facilitate daily scrums, user stories, sprint planning, and sprint reviews
    • Capable of producing different Scrum artifacts, including the product backlog, sprint backlog, finished deliverables, and the definition of done
    • Implement a distributed Scrum over teams spread across geographies
    • Grow into a Scrum Master role with any organization implementing Scrum
    • Setup and handle projects on a JIRA cloud site
    • Pass the EXIN Agile Scrum Master exam on your first attempt
    • Apply best practices crucial for getting the maximum value from the Scrum methodology

  • Who should take this course?

    The Agile Scrum Master certification course is best suited for:
    • Team Leaders
    • Project Managers
    • Members of Scrum teams such as developers, Scrum Masters, and product owners
    • Managers of Scrum teams
    • Teams transitioning to Scrum
    • Professionals intending to pursue the Scrum Master certification

  • What projects will I work on as a part of the course?

    All projects are based on the JIRA platform, giving users the benefit of learning the most popular Agile tool in a practical environment.

    Project 1: Smart Weather
    You will complete two industry-based tasks provided by the product owner of a new technology division. The projects involve creating a portal to provide weather-based services to multiple clients. The portal will pull weather forecast from various public services so that the captured data can be used for various purposes. Implementation of this project will be performed on JIRA. You will focus on one of the tasks below and submit task screenshots through the LMS:

    Task 1:
    BigBucks Café, a leading chain of premium coffee shops, wants you to use weather data to regulate and manage its daily operations. As a Scrum Master, you will need to resolve and create a prioritized product backlog for the scrum team.

    Task 2:
    The world’s largest life insurance company, LeViva, wants to launch an app to serve its customers, and they would like to use the weather forecast. As a Scrum Master, you will need to resolve and create a prioritized product backlog for the scrum team.

  • Why get an Agile Scrum Master Certification?

    Agile and Scrum skills are highly prized in the project management profession. This Agile Scrum Master training will enhance your ability to deliver products in functional stages, improve collaboration among team members and create a more flexible process where changes are less impactful on project quality, cost, and timing.
     

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - Course Overview

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      • 0.001 Course Overview
        06:52
    • Lesson 01 - Agile Way of Thinking

      10:27
      • 1.1 Agile Way of Thinking
        10:27
      • 1.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 02 - Other Agile Frameworks

      19:56
      • Other Agile Frameworks
        19:56
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 03 - Scrum Events and Artifacts

      14:33
      • 3.1 Scrum Events and Artifacts
        14:33
      • 3.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 04 - Scrum Roles

      12:03
      • 4.1 Scrum Roles
        12:03
      • 4.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 05 - Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control

      31:29
      • 5.1 Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control
        31:29
      • 5.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 06 - Agile on Complex Projects

      29:04
      • 6.1 Agile on Complex Projects
        29:04
      • 6.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 07 - Adopting Agile

      43:01
      • 7.1 Adopting Agile
        23:04
      • 7.2 Agile Adoption guidance to Individuals
        19:57
      • 7.6 Quiz
    • What’s next?

      04:52
      • The Next Step
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How will I become an Agile Scrum Master certified professional?

    You can obtain a formal Agile Scrum Master Training from a Registered Education Provider like Simplilearn. Register with EXIN to purchase the exam voucher and schedule your web proctored exam online.

    Upon passing the exam successfully you will be awarded the Agile Scrum Master certification from EXIN.

  • What are the prerequisites for the ASM Certification?

    There are no particular eligibility criteria for the Agile Scrum Master course; it is suited for any professional aspiring to a career in management.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch.
    • Complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 65%.

  • Until when can I procure exam voucher from Simplilearn?

    Your exam voucher is included in the price of this course. However, you must book your exam within one year from the date you purchased this course. In case of any change of exam fee by the certification body within the one year, you will be liable to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn. If you did not book the exam within one year from purchase, you will need to buy the voucher again as per the actual price.

  • Does the course fee include examination fees as well?

    Yes, the course fee is inclusive of the examination fee.

  • How do I schedule/book my exam?

    Please click the below link for information regarding the booking process.
    https://www.simplilearn.com/ice9/about_course_images/Raise_exam_request_through_LMS.pdf

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    Exam prices are governed by the certification body and can change. Price changes are typically announced at the end of the calendar year. In case the exam price goes up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.
     

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Exam vouchers are valid for 1 year from the date of issuance. If you do not book the exam within 1 year from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again per the actual price.
     

  • Can I ask for refund of exam voucher cost once it is issued to me?

    No, exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to a learner as we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn does not own voucher policies and cost.

  • Is this Agile Scrum Master Certification accredited?

    Yes, this scrum master course is accredited by Exin.

  • How do I fill out and submit the Agile Scrum Master application form online?

    Please contact our Help and Support team for assistance in filling out the online application form. You may also take the exam at a Pearson VUE test center. For more information, please visit their website. 

  • How long does it take to receive the Agile Scrum Master Certification?

    Candidates are eligible to download a digital version of their Agile Scrum Master Certificate from the Candidate Portal as soon as the results are available on the website.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the Agile Scrum Master exam?

    You have a maximum of one attempt to pass the Agile Scrum Master Certification exam. Simplilearn provides guidance and support for learners to help them pass the exam. 

  • How long is the Agile Scrum Master Certificate valid for?

    The certification is valid for lifetime and there is no renewal cost.

  • If I fail in the Agile Scrum Master exam, how soon can I retake it?

    Candidates are eligible to retake the examination the same day at the Exam Center or via the EXIN Anywhere Service.

  • Do you offer a money-back guarantee for the training program?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free Agile and Scrum practice test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

Course advisor

Jeff Allen
Jeff Allen Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

Reviews

Preeta Naveen
Preeta Naveen Lead Business Analyst, Columbus

The training was up to the mark. All I could say is the trainer was armed with excellent knowledge, detailed explanations, patiently answered questions ,and very good examples.

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Jenna Ware, MBA
Jenna Ware, MBA Sr. Business Process Consultant, AVP at Hancock Bank, Houston

Fantastic training! This was fun, interactive, and I learned!…The trainer keeps you on your toes and has a multitude of ways to keep you engaged and move ahead - the fastest 4.5 hours of my life ever! He provided real life, great examples, and practiced scrum in class!… from Videos and Polls, to Q&A, everything was so interactive and fun!

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Dale Hollon
Dale Hollon Senior Systems Engineer @Swire Oilfield Services, Houston

Very impressed with progress of the training, the content of the course material and the knowledge of instructor.

James Wood
James Wood Global Radio, Houston

Great class, Great instructor, really explained the material well.

Naomy Jusino Santiago
Naomy Jusino Santiago Project Manager- ITIL Expert, Houston

I liked the way all the Scrum concepts are explained and the interactions with the attendees.

Henry Antony
Henry Antony Trichur

Last year, I enrolled for the ASM (Agile Scrum Master) course conducted by Simplilearn. I received a good deal on the course fee, as it also included a complimentary EXIN exam voucher, using which I could enroll and sit for the official EXIN ASM examination too. The best part of this deal was that both the live classes and the EXIN examination can be taken from the comforts of our home. Every Simplilearn student will be provided with a personalized portal access (lms), using which the student can watch the recorded course sessions and take part in the objective tests, which will sure help to boost one's confidence levels as we progress through the course. Using the ‘lms’ portal, we can download the study materials and recordings of past live sessions and also attend the live instructor lead classes. I was so impressed by the professionalism and sound practical knowledge exhibited by our tutor. Even though once in a while, some participants experienced an issue with audio/video renderings, their technical staff was able to rectify them at once. I attended all live classes (eight in total) using a mobile 4G network, I never faced a single issue with live class delivery. I was already familiar with webex remote sessions and it is such a flawless medium to attend live sessions and to provide remote technical support. Even beyond the classes, the Simplilearn staff was so helpful in listening to all my queries and helped to resolve them immediately. I also received extensions to access the learning portal and even attended multiple live batch sessions. I will recommend ‘Simplilearn’ to all aspiring IT and Management professionals, who are aiming to get popular accreditations like PMP, Prince2, Agile Scrum, Cloud Architect, etc. to advance their careers.

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Harish Babu
Harish Babu Hamburg

Our instructor had an in-depth knowledge of the subject and explained each method with practical examples that we could relate to.

Hariprasad Srinivas
Hariprasad Srinivas Team Manager, Bangalore

Everything, the trainer, tools and technology used, the pace and accessibility was really good.

Brian Snook
Brian Snook Linux and VMware Systems Engineer, Gurjaani

I like that there are downloads attached to the course to review and anticipate what is coming up. There is a lot of good material and I look forward to reviewing it. It is accessible (WebEx easily installed on my Mac, the system quickly called my phone, and the audio is clear), the pace is good, and the examples have been clear.

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Anup Acharya
Anup Acharya Sr Product Specialist at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Kolkata

Simplilearn is a great place to learn new skills. I have completed my Agile Scrum Master certification from Simplilearn. The course content is good and very easy to understand. The certification helped me to get a job offer with a great hike. I highly recommend Simplilearn.

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Sarang Bezalwar
Sarang Bezalwar Test Manager at Doshaheen Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Pune

Course content at Simplilearn is very well structured and relevant for today's market condition. The support staff is very helpful in selecting the course and guiding the participant.

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Jacob George
Jacob George Product Dev at Communitech, Calgary

Simplilearn has been amazing with getting me certified in Agile. I can't wait to apply what I'm learning here. I would highly recommend Simplilearn to my friends and family.

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Vijendra Acharya
Vijendra Acharya Senior Project Manager at Kush Infosystems PVT. LTD., Mumbai

The training was a great experience. I am happy to take the training from Simplilearn. The course material and support they provided were great. The videos were also very good. Overall it was a good experience.

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Arabinda Mahapatra
Arabinda Mahapatra Project Associate at Indegene, Bangalore

While searching for a course in Scrum, I came across all the possible websites but none had the offerings of the profound course contents, simulated exams and good support like Simplilearn. I registered for Agile Scrum Master course which contained self-paced learning as well as live classes. The trainer was amazing. He has been working in project management area for more than 20 years, very patient and immensely knowledgeable. Simplilearn has the option for re-registering for a live class multiple times if you want or miss one. The great thing about them is the customer support they provide. Whether you have some queries related to payments or promotions or even the course contents, they respond on the same day. My next courses whatever they are - I’m simply learning for sure.

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Dhananjay Kumar
Dhananjay Kumar Agile Coach at NIIT, Bangalore

Real life/live scenario's were included in the training. The trainer's command on the subject is commendable.

FAQs

  • What is Agile Scrum Master Online Classroom Training?

    Agile Scrum Master Online Classroom Training is live online training conducted via live streaming of a class. The sessions are run by a Scrum Master certified trainer with more than 15 years of training and work experience in the domain. The class, attended by a global audience, enriches your learning experience for geographically diverse Scrum implementations.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the training?

    After the successful completion of the training and exam you will be awarded the Agile Scrum Master certificate from EXIN, the global body of accreditation for Agile Scrum Master. The actual certificate will be emailed to the participant 10 days after the declaration of result.

    As part of the course, you are required to submit an Agile project on JIRA. After successful completion and evaluation of the projects, you will be eligible to receive a JIRA project completion certificate from Simplilearn.
     

  • What is offered as part of the training?

    As part of the training, you will receive 16 hours of instructor-led training and 2 sample tests that you can use to prepare for the certification exam.

    A demo of a project will be provided in the class along with a few practical projects to be implemented on the free JIRA account.
     

  • How do I apply for the exam?

    You can book the exam online with our support team by clicking on the Help and Support tab at the bottom of the page.

  • How many questions are there in the Agile Scrum Master Certification exam?

    The EXIN Agile Scrum Master certification exam is an online test comprising of 40 questions, for a duration of 90 minutes. The minimum pass percentage is 65% (that is 26/40).

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend training are fairly basic:
    • Windows: any version newer than Windows XP SP3
    • Mac: any version newer than OSX 10.6
    • Internet speed: Preferably faster than 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers, microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to the others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • Are the training and course material effective?

    Absolutely. Our Agile ScrumMaster training course is designed to guarantee you’ll pass the exam on your first attempt. With a hands-on learning approach, the training not only gives you the confidence to pass the exam, but also helps you retain knowledge beyond the exam.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • Who are our faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

    We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

    We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • Is this live Scrum Master training or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    If you enroll for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi-Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.
     

  • What if I miss a session?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each class so you can review them as needed before the next session. 
     

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.