Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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A Certified Scrum Master helps project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project’s overall success. CSMs understand Scrum values, practices, and applications and provide a level of knowledge and expertise above and beyond that of typical project managers. CSMs act as “servant leaders,” helping the rest of the Scrum team work together and learn the Scrum framework. After taking this course, you will be prepared for certificaton exam, which is taken at local PearsonVue or Thompson Prometrix testing center. Users will receive certificate of completion upon passing the course with an 80% or better.

Awarding Body

ScrumAlliance &
London Institute of
Business & Technology

Content Duration

3:22 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around
Every 1st of Each Month

Study Mode

Distance Learning

  • After completing this course, you will be profitient in: Srum
  • Scrum Process
  • Project VisionScrum Framework
  • Creating a Prioritized Backlog

The course also includes the following:

  • Games & Exercises
  • Job Aids and Reference Materials
  • Video

PC & Mac System Requirements
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Browser Requirements
• Internet Explorer 9+, Google Chrome, Safari 3+, Firefox 3+. OpenSesame recommends using the newest browser versions whenever possible for improved security, performance and support.
• If your organization uses Internet Explorer, you must also add listed websites (where applicable) to trusted sites, make sure “Enable Protected Mode” is unchecked for trusted sites only and disable compatibility view for www.opensesame.com.

Hardware Requirements
• 256 Mb RAM minimum, a computer with speakers or headphones, internet bandwidth: 512 kb/s+ recommended, computer processor: 450 MHz minimum, graphics card and high-resolution monitor supporting SVGA and screen resolution of 1024×768 or larger.

Mobile-Ready Testing Recommendations
• If you are planning for learners to access courses on a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone, be sure to consider factors such as device screen size, device versions, operating system, mobile browser, LMS, etc., which will impact the learner’s experience. It is highly recommended that you thoroughly test all courses using these devices to ensure compatibility and optimize the learner experience.
• Turn off/disable popup blockers

$199

Please note that $199 gives you one month access to complete the course. For any other additional months, the fee would be $99 per month. You can take up to 6 months to complete the course.

ScrumAlliance needs the following requirements to fulfilled in order for the certification to be issued:

  • To earn your CSM certificate, you must take a CSM course from a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and demonstrate your progress through the ScrumAlliance CSM test.
  • Then attend an in-person, two-day (16 hour) CSM course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). After successfully completing the course, you will need to pass the CSM exam. To attain a passing score, you must correctly answer 24 of the 35 questions. You will be eligible for 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs) upon completion of this course.
  • After you pass the CSM exam, you will be asked to accept the License Agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile.

For more information on the certification, you please follow the ScrumAlliance website. You can find a list of certified in-class training sessions here.

How many students are there in a classroom?

This is a virtual online training course. However, you will gain access to a public chat room where you can ask any questions you may have on the course. Our representatives are available 24×7 to answer your questions.

When does the course start?

All the distance learning training programmes start on the 1st of each month and ends on the last day of the month. However, you are able to continue the course if required at a cost. For additional months, the cost would be $99/month.

Which certificate do I get?

In order to receive the Certifying Authority’s certificate, you have to sit and pass the exam. However, if you study the total number of hours indicated on the content on our Learning Management System, you will receive a certificate of completion from London Institute of Business & Technology.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It does not matter which industry you work in. Although, certain certificating authorities require you to have experience in respective fields in order to sit for the exam.

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