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Scrum Master Certification and Exam [Online]

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In today's rapidly changing business environments Scrum has become one of the most sought-after project management methodologies. This 16-hour course focuses on showing how the Scrum processes can improve project speed, the working relationships with stakeholders, and overall success. The Scrum Master, Product Owner and the Scrum team form the three core roles in Scrum and the Scrum Master plays a vital role in every Scrum project by facilitating self-organized and collaborative teams. This course uses examples and case studies to help each student stay focused and learn how to apply Scrum to their next project.

Participants will be awarded a "Scrum Master Certified" (SMC) certificate from SCRUMstudy on successful completion of the exam. The course fee includes the certification exam fee. The exam consists of 100 questions and has a 2-hour time limit.


  • To provide an understanding of the principles in the Scrum framework
  • To provide a practical working knowledge of Scrum including roles, meetings, and artifacts.
  • To prepare participants to be comfortable with implementing Scrum in their organizations.
  • To prepare participants to take SMC™ exam upon completion of the course.


Project or Program Managers looking to transition to the role of a Scrum Master or anyone who interfaces with business stakeholders or works as a Scrum Master in a Scrum project.


Although there is no formal pre-requisite for this course, it is assumed that participants already have some training or experience in basic project management concepts.


Participants will also receive online study material including:

  • Streaming Videos and Case Studies
  • Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide), which is the definitive guide for Scrum
  • Important terms and concepts
  • VMEdu Mobile App


  • The Scrum framework
  • Scrum roles
  • Scrum processes
  • Scrum artifacts
  • Transitioning to Scrum
  • Scaling Scrum
  • Implementing Scrum in a distributed environment
  • Applying Scrum
  • Mock product development within a real-life scenario
  • How to use a Scrum Board
  • How to use the Expectations Backlog
  • Discussion / Wrap-up

course info

Course ID: VM7003A
Course Level: Intermediate
Duration: 16 hours + exam

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PMI Talent TriangleThe following table provides the breakdown of the professional development units (PDUs) for this course aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM.

  Tech. Ldrshp. Strat. & Bus.
PMP 14 1 1
PgMP 14 1 1
PfMP 0 1 1
PMI-ACP 14 1 1
PMI-SP 0 1 1
PMI-RMP 0 1 1
PMI-PBA 14 1 1

The three columns in the above table are Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic & Business Management.

Other Credits

Other professional (re)certification credits are available, including:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) earn 16 CDUs (Category 2B)
  • Scrum Alliance Certifications earn 16 SEUs (Category C1)
  • Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQEs) earn 2 RUs
  • CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) earn 16 Learning Credits
  • CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) earn 16 Learning Credits