Scrum Master Certified (SMC™)

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) is a certification for Scrum Masters and experienced practitioners needing or wanting more advanced instruction.


The objective of this certification is to confirm that the applicants have achieved suficient understanding of how to apply Scrum in projects, and how to tailor Scrum to a particular scenario.

Syllabus
  1. Agile Overview
    • The Rise of Agile
    • The Agile Manifesto
    • Principles the of Agile Manifesto
    • Declaration of Interdependence
    • Agile Methods
    • Agile vs. Traditional Project Management
  2. Scrum Overview
    • Scrum Principles
    • Scrum Aspects
    • Scrum Processes
    • Scrum Advantages
  3. Scrum Roles
    • Core Roles
      1. Product Owner
      2. Scrum Master
      3. Scrum Team
    • Non-core Roles
  1. Scrum Phases
    • Initiate
    • Plan and Estimate
    • Implement
    • Review and Retrospect
    • Release
  2. 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
Examination Format
  • Multiple choice
  • 100 questions
  • One mark awarded for every right answer
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 120 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam
Prerequisites
Preferably SDC™ certified.
Maintaining Certification - Recertification Units (RCUs)
40 RCUs.
Audience Profile
This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in working as a Scrum Master, or who is already a Scrum Master in his/her organization.