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2 days
 £995 plus VAT
Next available dates:
Mon 28 Mar
Central London / Remote attendance
Delicious lunches and refreshments (classroom)
Class size: maximum 12
Exam not included in price

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Overview

The purpose of the ABC SM qualification is to measure whether a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of Agile Principles and the Scrum Guide, and a grasp of some fundamental techniques sufficient to start helping teams and organizations adopt Scrum

The Scrum Master is accountable for establishing Scrum as defined in the Scrum Guide. They do this by helping everyone understand Scrum theory and practice, both within the Scrum Team and the organization.

In this two-day certification course, you will learn through instruction and team-based exercises and will be challenged to think, as part of a Team, to better understand what to do when you return to your workplaces.

What will you learn?

  • recall, recognize and demonstrate understanding of the concepts, roles, events, artefacts and expanded guidance outlined in the syllabus, including terms used, process steps and roles involved.

Demonstrate this understanding in the context of helping:

  • Scrum Teams: Coaching the team members in self-management and cross-functionality; Helping the Scrum Team focus on creating high-value Increments that meet the Definition of Done.
  • Product Owners: Helping find techniques for effective Product Goal definition and Product Backlog management; Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items; Helping establish empirical product planning for a complex environment; and, Facilitating stakeholder collaboration as requested or needed.
  • The wider organisation: Leading, training, and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption; Planning and advising Scrum implementations within the organization; Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact an empirical approach for complex work; Removing barriers between stakeholders and Scrum Teams.

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals wishing to build their competence as a Scrum Master either in preparation for taking on that role or as somebody already fulfilling the role who wants to ensure that they are serving their team and their organization in the right way.
  • Individuals involved in using the Scrum framework or responsible for managing those that do will also benefit from the full and correct understanding of Scrum that is demonstrated by this qualification.

What is included in the course price?

  • 2 full days of training
  • 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) PDUs
  • All materials and case studies with answer pointers
  • Refreshments each day (classroom training only)

Delivery

If you attend face-to-face in a classroom or remotely:

  • 2 day courses are full days from 9:30am – 5:30pm on weekdays
  • Day 1 –Understanding Scrum –Lecture and exercises
  • Day 2 –Scrum Master context –Simulation
  • Seating will be spaced out appropriately to ensure the social distancing measures. Measures are put in place to ensure safety of all classroom attendees.
  • You will need a computer, a microphone and a camera for an engaging course interaction (remote attendance).

Exam

You can take the exam at the end of the course or at a convenient time.

If you attend remotely, you can take the exam from your home using an online proctor (invigilator) – we book a day with the exam provider and then you finalise the specific date and time with the remote proctor. The price does not include the exam cost. The exam fee is £117+VAT.

Exam format: 40-minute ‘closed book’ multiple-choice exam. 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 37/50.

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Excellent courses. I have taken agile pm and ba. Well run, informative, no one failed. Excellent venues. You can also do courses over the weekend which meant I didn't have to use up work time. I've got a new job because of the courses. Thank you

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