SMCTM - Scrum Master Certified

Our Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) course for anyone who is seeking a recognised, international Scrum Master Certification. This course is ideal if you want to become a Scrum Master (no experience needed), or if you already work in a Scrum Master role and would like to add to your certifications.

We cover the essential tools you need to be an effective Scrum Master, and include training, course and support materials, and your exam and certification costs in one inclusive price.

  • Course Benefits
  • Course Content
  • What is Scrum
  • About this Certification
  • Exam Format

SMCTM Exam Preparation Course Benefits

  • International Scrum Master Certification

    Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) is a globally recognised and respected scrum master certification. It is widely accepted by large, multi-national companies. Holding an SMCTM certification informs prospective employers that you have the skill and competence to implement scrum processes in their organisation.
  • All Costs Included

    Our price for Scrum Master Certified (SCMTM) includes course materials, access to our learning portal with study and support materials, and your exam and certification costs.
  • Confidence to Implement Scrum Processes

    The combination of theoretical and practical learning during our Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) course ensures that you will gain confidence in your ability to both understand and apply Scrum processes within any project environment.
  • Comprehensive Scrum Framework Foundation

    Our certified scrum trainers will take you through each scrum knowledge area you need to become a capable scrum master. We begin with an overview of Agile project management and the Scrum framework. Next, we focus on the Scrum organisation and roles within a Scrum team. Once these elements are covered, we'll take you through each aspect of Scrum project phases and processes, and finish by showing you the scalability of Scrum.
  • Enhanced Career Opportunities

    Holding an established Scrum Master certification will open new paths for your project management career. It shows that your skills are both relevant and versatile.
  • Opportunity for Progression

    Once you have achieved your Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) and built a few years of experience managing scrum or agile projects, you'll be ready to progress to the Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESMCTM) level and increase your Scrum portfolio of qualifications.
  • Approved PDUs

    16 PMI Approved PDUs.

Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) Course Content

Module 1: Agile and Scrum Overview

  • Introduction to Agile and Scrum
  • SBOKTM Guide Framework
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles and Methods
  • Scrum Advantages

Module 2: Scrum Organisation and Roles

  • Core Roles
  • Non-core Roles
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Scrum Team
  • Popular HR Theories and relevance to Scrum

Module 3: Business Justification

Module 4: Quality, Change, and Risk Management

Module 5: Scrum Project Phases and Processes

  • Initiate: project vision, stakeholders, backlog, release, planning
  • Plan and Estimate: user stories, tasks, sprint, backlog
  • Implement: deliverables, daily standup, product backlog
  • Review and Retrospect: scrum of scrums, demonstrate and validate sprint, retrospect
  • Release: ship, retrospect
  • Inputs, Tools, Outputs, and Phase Data Flow Diagrams for each process in each phase

Module 6: 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

Module 7: Exam Preparation

  • Tips and guidelines for passing your exam first time

What is Scrum?

Scrum is the most popular form of Agile project management.

What is Agile?

Agile is an iterative approach to project management. It enables you to divide a project into time-divided sections and react promptly to change. Agile is used for projects with end results that are difficult to define, or where there is a high likelihood of changing requirements. Although Agile originated within the IT sector, there has been a rapid expansion into other industries in the last few years.

There are a number of subsets (forms) within Agile, including Crystal, Extreme Programming and Test Driven Development. However, Scrum is by far the most widely used of all the forms of Agile.

What does a Scrum Master do?

A Scrum Master's top priority is to establish and maintain a productive, effective work environment for the Scrum Team and Scrum Product Owner, so that each project can be completed successfully. They are the key enablers, overseeing application of the scrum process to the project, helping to overcome any obstacles that crop up, and protecting the team from distractions.

Every Scrum Master must have a confident and complete understanding of scrum processes. By becoming Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM), you will gain the skills you need, and achieve an internationally recognised Scrum Master certification.

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Why Choose Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) Training?


The Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) certificate is awarded by SCRUMstudy, an established global provider of Scrum and Agile certifications. This certification is based on the comprehensive Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOKTM) Guide, which you can download free of charge.

LearningPrime is an Authorised Training Partner (A.T.P.) with SCRUMstudy. We have chosen to offer SCRUMstudy certifications because of the organisation's international reputation for excellence, and the broad range of multinational companies recognising SCRUMstudy certifications.



About SCRUMstudy Certification


  • This robust certification is widely accepted by Fortune500 companies, such as Apple, IBM, HP and Dell
  • SCRUMstudy is the most popular and widely accepted Global Accreditation Body for Scrum and Agile certifications
  • SCRUMstudy certifies more than 5,000 students per month
  • SCRUMstudy offers progression to Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESCMTM)

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Exam Format


  • Multiple choice
  • 100 questions per exam
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 120 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam
  • Current pass rate: 95%

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180 days of access to high-quality, self-paced learning content designed by industry experts.

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