Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) Course Overview
Overview: Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals have practical, working knowledge of
The scrum that equips them to implement and work in a Scrum environment. The purpose of the exam is
to confirm the applicants have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply Scrum in the
projects and to tailor Scrum to a particular scenario.
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, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed.
Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) certification by
SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.
This certification is appropriate for anyone interested in working as a
Scrum Master or for someone who is already a Scrum master in his organization. Scrum Master is an
important role in any Scrum team and need not be a technology expert to be effective. Moreover,
although Scrum is popular in the IT industry, it can be used effectively across different industries.
The SBOK Guide, on which the SMC course is based, can be used as an effective guide for
Prerequisites: There is no formal prerequisite for this certification.
👉Delegates will readily be able to recognize, define, and work with the concepts, advantages, and challenges of the Scrum Framework.
👉Delegates will develop an understanding of the other roles in Scrum.
👉Delegates will gain knowledge and the ability to anticipate issues related to the practical implementation of Scrum.
👉Delegates will be armed with the proper tools to address, resolve, and take the lead on Scrum issues in their organizations.
The following Agile methods are briefly discussed in the SMC course.
1. Lean Kanban
2. Extreme Programming (XP)
3. Crystal Methods
4. Dynamic Systems Development Methods (DSDM)
5. Feature Driven Development (FDD)
6. Test-Driven Development (TDD)
7. Adaptive Software Development (ASD)
8. Scrum and Agile Methodologies
9. Importance of Agile
10. Scrum Terminologies – Daily Scrum and Review
11. Roles Involved in Scrum Distributed Scrum get access immediately.
- Schedule a meeting with the Center Director and Lead Instructor for more information
Certification Exam Format
100 questions per exam
One mark was awarded for every right answer
No negative marks for wrong answers
120 minutes duration
Proctored online exam.
Current Pass Rate: 95%
Reference book: A Guide to Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) 4th edition by SCRUMstudy.
Expected Outcome: The participants will be prepared to take the SMC™ certification exam and pass.
Also, they will be able to apply the concepts in their day-to-day job.
● Agile and Scrum Overview
○ Agile Overview
○ Agile Manifesto
○ Agile Principles
○ Agile Methods
○ Scrum Overview
○ Scrum Advantages
● Scrum Roles
○ Core Roles
○ Non-core Roles
○ Product Owner
○ Scrum Master
○ Scrum Team
● Scrum Project Phases
○ Plan and Estimate
○ Review and Retrospect
○ Inputs, Tools, and Outputs for each process in
● Scaling Scrum
○ Scalability of Scrum
○ Scrum in Programs and Portfolios
○ Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meeting
○ Transition to Scrum
○ Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
○ Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement
○ Importance of Executive Support