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 £117+VAT.
Exam format: 40-minute ‘closed book’ multiple-choice exam. 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 37/50.
With Metadata Training you get more than just a certificate
Learn to put the theory into practice from our expert lecturers. They bring theory to life by drawing on their vast experience.
The specific structure of our courses prepares you successfully for the exam while you develop skills that you can apply straightaway in your role.
We keep our classes small to allow time for discussion and one on one interaction, giving you the specific support you need.
During our courses, we do more than just show you information. We have plenty of individual and small group case study exercises with worked solutions.
We supply everything
For classroom attendance, delicious lunches and refreshments are all on us. Share ideas with like-minded people over lunch in a relaxed environment to further develop your career.
Our course binders contain everything you need. Notes, case studies, and sample exams. If you attend remotely, you will get all digital materials.
Dr Mike Goodland has been working in IT for more than 20 years as a business analyst, consultant, trainer, author and university lecturer. He was instrumental in the development of business analysis and systems development methods for the UK government and his books on that method (SSADM) have sold more than 40,000 copies.
Richard has a wealth of experience gained in a variety of roles in blue-chip environments and the public sector, such as American Express and HM Treasury. This includes over 15 years managing programmes and projects across the world including 10 years of systems development. Richard is a very experienced PRINCE2™ Practitioner and an active Gateway™ Reviewer of Government IT projects.
Rod has been working within the IT field for over 30 years. In this time he has had roles from operator to Head of IT for an overseas bank. Since 2001 he has been working as a business analyst within the finance sector both in the UK as well as Europe and brings this wealth of practical experience along with his natural enthusiasm to his courses.
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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