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Certified Scrum Master - CSM®

Get your Scrum Alliance Scrum Master Certification CSM®

Become a certified Scrum Master by registering for one of our internationally accredited Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) courses.

You will receive 16 hours of highly interactive and immersive training, delivered by world-renowned Scrum Trainer, that will challenge and develop your knowledge in the principles, values, roles and rules of the Scrum Framework and the Agile manifesto.

Upon completing the training, there will be an online exam which will credit you with an internationally recognised Certified ScrumMaster® certificate (CSM®) from Scrum Alliance.

Cost: R13 750,00 Excl VAT

Who should attend

If you are interested in becoming an internationally Certified Scrum Master, this is where you want to start.

Anyone looking to increase their knowledge and understanding of the Scrum framework and the agile way of working, especially if you are looking to help a team adopt more agile practices.

The CSM course is beneficial to all team members and roles across the organisation, from team leaders and project managers to product owners and business analysts

CSM Course Outcomes:

The Certified Scrum Master Course is an entry-level course into the world of agile thinking and execution. You will gain a good understanding of Scrum and how it can apply to your team and organisation, and learn about the role of the Scrum Master, and the values, practices and principles that need to be mastered to become an effective servant leader.

What you will learn

You will cover the following areas:

Scrum Roles

Scrum Events and Artifact Transparency

Sprint and Increment

Sprint Planning

Daily Scrum

Sprint Review

Sprint Retrospective

Product Backlog

Sprint Backlog

Definition of “Done”

Scrum Master Core Competencies

Service to the Development Team

Service to the Product Owner

Service to the Organization

Course Requirements

We offer Scrum Master certification on-line

You will be required to attend the full 16-hour course (over 4 days)

After successfully completing the course, you will need to take the CSM certification exam. The exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions, and you will need to answer at least 37 correctly within the 60-minute time limit.

After you pass the CSM test, you will be asked to accept the CSM License Agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile

Your internationally recognised certificate will be valid for 2 years from acceptance of the CSM License

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About the trainer

Iain Mckenna - Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)

Iain is an accredited Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) from the UK and has not only trained many people in Scrum but has extensive experience in actually applying the Scrum framework in a large variety of industries including media and telecoms, finance, education, health care, retail, leisure and gaming.

Iain also has significant experience of scaling Scrum in organisations with over 500 software development staff members as well as using Scrum in non-software environments including health care and education. In 2016, Iain won the award “Most Popular SCRUM Professional” at the Agile Awards in the UK. This award is determined by public voting.

Frequently Asked Questions

Scrum is a framework that drives people, teams, and organisations towards adaptive solutions for complex problems while delivering products of the highest value. Scrum aims to improve your product management capabilities and work techniques so you can continuously improve the product, the team, and the working environment.

The Scrum framework consists of Scrum Team and their associated roles, events, artifacts, and rules.

View the scrum guide

Certified Scrum Master is an entry-level course designed to teach the Scrum framework, and the agile manifesto. A Certified Scrum Master will be accountable for implementing the Scrum framework in an organisation, acting as facilitator, coach, mentor, and trainer in a servant-leader role.

The Certified Scrum Master course lasts 16 hours and is designed to give a general understanding of the Scrum Master Role. After the course, you will be required to complete the 60-minute CSM exam.

A Scrum Master Certification can empower your creditability if you are planning on working in a professional scrum master role, whichever industry you are in. If you are planning to work the scrum master role, a Scrum Master certification is definitely worth it.

Please see more here on how to become a great Scrum Master

Experience plays a key role in being an effective Scrum Master. The best way to build your experience is to work hands on with and learn from experienced Scrum Masters at work in other Agile organisations.

The Scrum Master Certification from Kaizania costs R12,500.00, excluding VAT.

Agile consist of 4 values and 12 principals and is a mindset that drives behaviour for software development. Scrum is the most common and well-known agile framework and often the reason why it gets mentioned together with agile. As a framework Scrum is a structure/guidance of way of working to enhance product development in a complex environment. You can read more about the differences here

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