Scrum Master Certification (SMC™)

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals are facilitators who ensure that the
Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project
successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to
everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensure that
Scrum processes are being followed. Successful candidates will be awarded the
Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the
certification exam.


There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to
complete the Scrum Fundamental Certification (SFC™) before applying for the
Scrum Developer Certification. 

Audience Profile

This is highly recommended for everyone in a company who works in a Scrum Team
or anyone who interacts with any Scrum Team. This will also be very useful for those
who are interested in understanding the basics of Scrum and how this method could
be used effectively.

Course Objectives

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

Exam Details

 Multiple Choice
 100 questions per exam
 One mark awarded for every right answer
 No negative marks for wrong answers
 120 minutes duration
 Proctored online exam.

What’s Included

 Certification exam fee.
 Complimentary copy of the SBOK™ Guide.
 Free Lifetime Primary Membership.
 One-year Advanced Membership worth $120. PMI approved PDUs.

Key Benefits

 High quality hands-on training using role-plays and case-studies.
 Course fee includes certification exam fee.
 Free Lifetime Primary Membership of ScrumStudy.
 One year Advanced Membership of Scrum Study worth $120.

Course Syllabus

  1. Agile Overview
    a. The Rise of Agile
    b. The Agile Manifesto
    c. Principles of the Agile Manifesto
    d. Declaration of Interdependence
    e. Agile Methods
    f. Agile vs. Traditional Project Management
  2. Scrum Overview
    a. Scrum Principles
    b. Scrum Aspects
    c. Scrum Processes
    d. Scrum Advantages
  3. Scrum Roles
    a. Core Roles
    1. Product Owner
    2. Scrum Master
    3.Scrum Team
    b. Non Core Roles
  4. Scrum Phases
    a. Initiate
    b. Plan and Estimate
    c. Implement
    d. Review and Retrospect
    e. Release
  5. Scaling Scrum
    a. Scalability of Scrum
    b. Scrum in Programs and Portfolios
    c. Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meeting
    d. Scalability of Scrum
    e. Transition to Scrum
    f. Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
    g. Maintaining Stakeholder involvemen
    h. Importance of Executive support

    Maintaining Certification
    To maintain the certification status, Scrum Mater Certified (SMC™) professional will need to earn 40re-certification credits (RCU) every 3 years.