Scrum Master Certified (SMC) Certification Training: Self Paced Online Training

Key Highlights

Benefits of taking this course

What you will learn

Agile Project Management is gaining significant adoption across projects of diverse types and sizes. More and more organizations are adopting agile for their projects, and as such, Scrum Master Certified™ professionals have become essential for successful implementation of scrum techniques.
Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professionals stand to earn better than their peers with a median salary in excess of US$ 110K!
Scrum concepts are relevant for projects across different parts of the world making certified professionals sought after everywhere. Across industries, the demand for Scrum Master Certified™ managers with relevant skills is already quite high, and is further consistently expanding.
Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) online training offers you liberty to access the course modules anywhere, anytime. The training throws light on the concepts of the scrum methodology along with its advantages and challenges. Through this SMC training you could anticipate the issues that are related to the pragmatic implementation of Scrum in the organization and would, hence, come up as a better professional along the path.

Who should join Scrum Master Certified (SMC) certification course

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Who can join Scrum Master Certified (SMC) Certification Training

There isn’t any specific prerequisite to appear in the Scrum Master Certification exam. However, being Scrum Developer Certified (SDC) certified would add an advantage to your resume; this entry level certification would help the team members in understanding their work in the project using the agile methodology efficiently.

Course content

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Overview of Adaptive Project Management and comparison with Waterfall
  • History of Agile and Overview of the various methods of Agile Product Development
  • Overview of SCRUM, characteristics of SCRUM methodology
  • Advantages of using SCRUM
  • Overview of SCRUM roles
  • Product Owner- Roles and Responsibilities
  • Scrum Master- Roles and Responsibilities
  • Development Team- Roles and Responsibilities End of chapter quiz
  • Overview of SCRUM process flow
  • SCRUM Pre-project Meeting: overview, Product Vision development
  • Product Backlog: overview, developing the Backlog
  • User Stories: overview, layout, developing User Stories
  • Release Planning: overview and guidelines
  • Overview of Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Objective definition and task estimation
  • Sprint Backlog: overview, developing the Backlog
  • Estimation of tasks: planning estimation game
  • Product Backlog Grooming: overview, need, grooming process
  • Acceptance Criteria for User Stories
  • Daily Stand-up Meetings: overview, attendees
  • Rules for conducting Daily Stand-ups.
  • Sprint Burn Down Chart- description, relevance and advantages
  • Sprint Review Meeting: overview, attendees, rules
  • Sprint Retrospective Meeting: overview, attendees, rules
  • SCRUM for large projects: implementation challenges
  • Chief Product Owner: responsibilities and roles in large projects
  • Transition to SCRUM: resistance to change, implementation considerations
  • Mapping traditional roles to SCRUM
  • Distributed teams in SCRUM
  • Maintaining stakeholder involvement

Scrum Master Certified (SMC) Certification FAQs

SMC® is a sought after credential for managing projects that follow agile methodology. This certification confirms that the person holding the same has good understanding of Scrum methodologies, and can help apply the same in the organization he/she works for.
The certification also indicates that the person can do the job better, and hence adds uo to one’s earning potential.
Both PMP® and SMC® are certifications in the Project Management domain, but are not related. PMP® certification is administered by Project Management Institute (PMI), while SMC® is administered by SCRUMstudy. Both PMP® and SMC® are reputed credentials and the decision to attempt one certification vs the other is better made based on the need of the organization and the type of projects that you work on.
If you attend the Scrum Master Certification online training from EdyWood, you will be eligible to earn 16 PMI pre-approved PDUs that can be used for fulfilling the PMP® certification pre-requisites.

Though agile principles are generic and applicable in multiple industries and scenarios, the application of Scrum is direct fit in the software industry, and hence is mostly popular in software development projects.

You must attend two days training program by a SCRUMstudy Authorized Training Partner, post which you can answer the certification examination online from your home using your own laptop / desktop having a microphone and a webcam connected.

You can get more details on SMC® certification at the SCRUM study website.

  • 100 Multiple-choice questions
  • No negative marking for wrong answers
  • 2 hours duration
  • No in-between breaks allowed
  • Online proctored exam
  • Immediate Results

SBOK stands for SCRUM Body of Knowledge® – a comprehensive guide that provides the outline and the strategies to deliver projects successfully using Scrum methodology.

To get recertified, Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professionals will be required to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

  • If you follow this training religiously and carry out some dedicated self-study along with, you will be ready to appear for the Scrum Master Certification® exam by the end of the online training course.

There are no specific pre-requisites for appearing for the Scrum Master Certification® exam. However, it is advisable that you are Scrum Developer Certified (SDC®) which is an entry level certification for team members, working on projects that follow agile methodology.

Besides, you can also choose to pursue other internationally recognized project management certifications like PMP or PRINCE2 as well.

General FAQs

Online classroom training for courses is conducted via live streaming by a certified trainer with over 15 years of work experience. The class is attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

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.

All of our highly qualified trainers are TOGAF 9 certified with more than 14 years of experience in implementing TOGAF framework.

All of our highly qualified trainers are ITIL-certified, with more than 15 years of experience in training and working in the IT domain. Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a 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.

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

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 Edywood.

The tools you’ll need to attend training are:

  • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
  • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
  • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
  • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

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.

Online Classroom:

  • Attend one complete batch.
  • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

Online Self learning:

  • Complete 85% of the course.
  • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

For assistance in scheduling your exam, reach us through our email or contact sales consultant via call. Our EdyWood team will help you

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 EdyWood.

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.

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

After successful completion of the training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate. Once you clear the exam you will then receive the certification from The Open Group.

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