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.
Demonstrate this understanding in the context of helping:
If you attend face-to-face in a classroom or remotely:
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 £120+VAT. Please note that there is an additional proctor fee of £15.50 if the exam is taken remotely.
Exam format: 40-minute ‘closed book’ multiple-choice exam. 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 37/50.
Pick the date that works best for you, whether it's next week or in six months
Enrol and study in two or three days either virtually or in person
Take your exam as soon as the week after you study, and receive your certification in two weeks
Align your team members with a common process and upskill your staff with in house training.
Choose from an already existing public course or design your own bespoke course for your specific goals and needs and change the way that your staff work, not only increasing their theoretical knowledge but their practical skill set too.
Using examples from your recent projects, your team members can find out how to make potential improvements within business analysis and agile project management with our blend of training and consultancy from industry experts.
When you nurture your internal talent, you foster an environment of trust and a belief in your team’s abilities.
Alun Davies-Baker is an Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) and a certified Agile Business Consortium DSDM Trainer-Coach. He is an innovative professional, with 20 years of experience in senior leadership and consulting roles, across global and UK organisations and enterprise projects. Alun aligns creative thinking with extensive business process and application knowledge to facilitate collaboration and deliver successful outcomes.
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Yes, we offer corporate discounts. Email as at email@example.com with your training requirements and we can provide a corporate discount for you.
Yes, we are accredited by the APMG and Agile Business Consortium.
Yes, you can cancel a course but in order to do so without penalty, we require 10 working days notice. For more information on our cancellation policy, see our terms and conditions.
We recommend you do some pre-reading as this will help you to get the most out of the course. We will send you the required material one week before the course start.
Yes if you enrol in our Business Analyst Apprenticeship - a programme who helps you or your team progress in your role and not just get certified.
Currently via remote online learning with a live trainer using Zoom and Miro virtual boards.
No, the course assumes you have no experience on the topics of the course. Anyone can attend the course.
No, none of our courses requires you to have IT skills.
If a candidate fails an exam, a resit fee is to be paid, and our trainers will give a free feedback and recap session.
You can pay via our website with a card or bank transfer by selecting ‘Pay By Bank Transfer’ at the checkout. We accept Visa, Visa Electron, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro.
Payment by cheque, credit card, debit card or bank transfer is required no later than 10 Working Days before the course start date. Special arrangements may be separately agreed in the case of late bookings. Please refer to our terms and conditions.
Many delegates report increased confidence in their skills after the training. We believe the importance of confidence is often underrated in organisations. The truth is to progress your career in the right direction you need confidence. It is no surprise many of our learners report an increase in confidence and job satisfaction. Moreover, the certification gives you recognition and if you are already working as a business analyst it will formalise your knowledge. As a result your employers, stakeholders or clients will trust you that you can deliver quality work in an efficient way.
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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