Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    The Agile ScrumMaster 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: E-commerce Website Functionality Creation
    Participants will learn how the three Agile roles (Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Scrum Team) complement each other in a real-time project on JIRA. This demo of an e-commerce website will let users understand and create backlogs, user stories, tasks, epics, and sub-tasks. It will also show them how to manage multiple releases.

    Project 2: 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 ScrumMaster, 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 ScrumMaster, 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 07:05
      • 0.1 Course Overview07:05
    • Lesson 01 - Agile Way of Thinking 14:17
      • 1.1 Agile Way of Thinking14:17
      • 1.2 Scenario-1 Agile Way of Thinking
      • 1.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 02 - Other Agile Frameworks 19:56
      • 2.1 Other Agile Frameworks19:56
      • 2.2 Scenario-2 Other Agile Frameworks
      • 2.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 03 - Scrum Events and Artifacts 14:33
      • 3.1 Scrum Events and Artifacts14:33
      • 3.2 Scenario-3 Scrum Events and Artifacts
      • 3.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 04 - Scrum Roles 12:03
      • 4.1 Scrum Roles12:03
      • 4.2 Scenario-4 Scrum Roles
      • 4.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 05 - Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control 31:29
      • 5.1 Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control31:29
      • 5.2 Scenario-5 Agile Estimating, Planning, Monitoring and Control
      • 5.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 06 - Agile on Complex Projects 29:04
      • 6.1 Agile on Complex Projects29:04
      • 6.2 Scenario-6 Agile on Complex Projects
      • 6.3 Quiz
    • Lesson 07 - Adopting Agile 41:37
      • 7.1 Adopting Agile21:40
      • 7.2 Agile Adoption guidance to Individuals19:57
      • 7.3 Agile Adoption Guidance for Teams
      • 7.4 Agile Adoption Guidance for Organization
      • 7.5 Scenario-7 Adopting Agile
      • 7.6 Quiz
    • What’s next? 04:52
      • The Next Step04:52
    • Agile and Scrum simulations
      • GAME 1 Standup Meeting
      • GAME 2 Planning Poker
    • Course Feedback
      • Course Feedback
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How will I become an ASM® certified professional?

    You can obtain a formal Agile ScrumMaster 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 ScrumMaster 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 voucher from Simplilearn?

    Your exam voucher fee is included in the price of this course. However, you must procure the exam voucher within six months from the date of course purchase.In the event that an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.
     

  • Does the course fee include in examination fees as well?

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

  • How do I schedule my exam?

    For assistance in scheduling your exam, reach out to the sales consultant (inside sales manager) or raise a request to the support team of Simplilearn.  
     

  • 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. If the event that an exam price does go 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 its 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 the 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 three attempts 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?

    It is valid for two years, after which you will have to renew it for a fee of $100.

  • 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.

    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 at UNICON International, Columbus

    I have done my Agile Scrum Master certification from Simplilearn. The trainer had excellent knowledge and patiently answered all our queries. The content was good and explained well. Thank you Simplilearn.

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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.

    Lena May
    Lena May Technical Project Consultant, Houston

    I have enrolled in Agile Scrum Master certification from Simplilearn. The trainer was very knowledgeable. Their online learning portal is very easy to use. The customer support service was friendly.

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    Minara Begum
    Minara Begum Software Quality Assurance Analyst at Mayo Clinic, New York City

    I have enrolled in Agile Scrum Master course from SimpliLearn course. Their customer support service was extremely helpful. The course content, as well as the instructor, were very good. Overall learning experience met my expectations. I am sure that the certification will help me to get ahead in life.

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    Alphia Stephens
    Alphia Stephens Engagement Manager at Moser Consulting, Baltimore

    I have completed my course from Simplilearn. The course material was presented in such a way that it was easy to understand. We could also relate them to real world scenarios. The downloaded e-books helped me a lot since I was able to mark the content as and when I was going through them. Great class structure.

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    Shawnte Howard-Macon
    Shawnte Howard-Macon Personal Manager at Lady Tay Management, Houston

    Great session, the trainer was great and the training was interactive. Loved the examples which really brought the lessons to life. Keep it going!

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    Diann Meiller
    Diann Meiller Sr Engagement Consultant, Houston

    I really appreciate the multiple formats that you offer with the online learning, downloads, and the WebEx interactive sessions. It's really helping me grasp the material more quickly. The trainer made sure we have the concepts down. He provided great pointers regarding the exam. I really appreciate his training style.

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    Lorrenzo Campari
    Lorrenzo Campari Houston

    The course is detailed and informative. The aspects covered in the course were significant in terms of practical application. I have definitely created a strong foundation and I am able to apply the methodology at work.

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    Ruchita Mahajan
    Ruchita Mahajan Houston

    The information was crisp and to the point. The learning has been beneficial as the importance was given to the vital aspects of Scrum terminologies and its practical application. I am confident in my new approach to Scrum implementation across geographies in my organization.

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    Kevin Mrachek
    Kevin Mrachek Houston

    My role in the new organization demands my expertise in facilitating daily scrums and after taking up this course I am able to execute the task with confidence and ease. I have gained a lot of knowledge in this area and I quite impressed with the depth of understanding I have gained through this course.

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    Jennifer Obal
    Jennifer Obal Houston

    I cleared the exam in my first attempt and the certification in Scrum Master has helped me land several job interviews and I have cleared the interviews with confidence, portraying a deep sense of understanding in Agile Scrum Master. I am glad I took up this course.

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    Karan Masrani
    Karan Masrani Houston

    I am now able to efficiently track and manage my team spread across several geographies. I am comfortable with expediting the process of managing several teams and I am confident in implementing the agile scrum at my workplace.

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    FAQs

    • What is ASM 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.
       

    • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

      Yes, the exam fee is included in the course fee.

    • 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 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.

    • Till when can I purchase 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 of 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.

    • 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.