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There are no prerequisites for attending the course itself. A degree of course completion from our Certified Scrum Trainer makes you eligible for Scrum Alliance’s Online CSM Test.
To gain the CSM certification, candidates must:
You will then receive the official designation of Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) from Scrum Alliance, along with a two-year membership with Scrum Alliance.
If you are already a Scrum Alliance Member, the CSM Test will be available through a link from your dashboard. Once the test is complete, you will be asked to accept a license agreement and your CSM badge will appear on your profile.
The CSM Test fee is included in your course fee; however, if you fail the test a second time, you will need to pay a $25 exam fee to Scrum Alliance before taking the exam a third time. Scrum Alliance recommends that anyone who fails three times, must re-take the CSM course before attempting the exam a fourth time.
(Note: Scaling Scrum is a topic considered too advanced for the CSM assessment-based certification program)
Very good training. The trainer has explained the process step by step. Also, the reference material which provided during the training is very useful for future reference. The training environment also very good. After this training, I got a good understanding of about the scrum process and I start to implement in my projects now.Attended workshop in July 2018
The best professional training I have ever attended! A lot of positive energy and concepts from the trainer "Stuart Mitchell". Also, the facilities and arrangements were excellent.Attended workshop in July 2018
Overall the session was an eye opener for actual scrum practices.Attended workshop in May 2018
The trainer Shekar made us understand Agile concepts in a very practical manner. It was more like being in a workshop rather than a training session. The hands-on approach made the program more interesting. There was never a dull/theoretical or academic moment. The facilities and the training material were top notch. Would definitely recommend Sekhar and Knowledge Hut.Attended workshop in May 2018
Our CSM Training and certification is ideal for:
Team Leads or Team Members who are interested in learning more about Scrum and leading Agile projects.
The process that happens after a CSM Training is as below:
a. You will be registered by KnowledgeHut on the Scrum Alliance website on the last day of the training after the session is complete, provided you have attended both days of training for the total training hours.
b. You will then receive a Welcome Email from Scrum Alliance, with a Username and a link to register/create an account on the Scrum Alliance website.
c. Once the account is created, you can navigate to the Exam Link from their dashboard.
d. You will get two attempts within 90 calendar days after receiving the Welcome Email to pass the test at no cost. After two attempts or 90 calendar days, you will be charged $25 for each additional attempt.
e. Once the test is complete, you will be asked to accept a license agreement. You will then receive the official designation of Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) from Scrum Alliance, along with a two-year membership with Scrum Alliance. For more information check out Certifications in the course details.
There are no eligibility criteria for this course and can be taken by any professional who wants to deepen their understanding of Scrum. Your successful completion of our 2-day CSM course provided by our Certified Scrum Trainer makes you eligible for Scrum Alliance’s Online CSM Test.
No, there is no online/virtual course for CSM. Scrum Alliance believes that understanding Scrum requires a greater level of personal interaction than can be delivered in a virtual environment.
You will get 14-16 PDUs and SEUs (depending on the trainer).
SEUs are Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. SEUs are the mark of educational experience needed to earn the CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) certification.
PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. At present, Scrum Alliance members who hold a Certified Scrum Professional®, Certified Enterprise Coach and/or Certified Scrum Trainer credential need to earn SEUs to get recertified. PDUs are offered by the PMI®, and every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
No, the CSM test is not intended as a substitute for formal training.
No, your course fee includes the Scrum Alliance Certification Examination fee.
Becoming Agile is a continuous process and a CSM certification is a major milestone towards embracing Agility. Not only will you learn the roles and responsibilities of a Scrum Master but will know how to apply it in a variety of environments. It is a validation of your commitment to continued excellence and quality.
A Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) has been taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) the Scrum terminology, practices, and principles that will enable him or her to act as a ScrumMaster® or Scrum team member. This credential is a first step on the Agile path. To become a true, practicing Scrum professional requires enough experience and continuing education.
The Certified ScrumMaster® course offers training in the fundamentals essential for Scrum team members or a professional Scrum master.
The test consists of a combination of multiple-choice and true/false questions. It will take approximately 60 minutes to complete it. You’ll be required to demonstrate your understanding of key Scrum elements, including General Scrum knowledge, Scrum roles, Scrum meetings and Scrum artifacts. The CSM test has a passing score of 24 out of 35 questions. You will have two attempts within 90 days after you receive your welcome email to pass the test at no cost. After two attempts or 90 days, you will be charged $25 for each additional attempt.
CSM certification is provided by Scrum Alliance. KnowledgeHut offers CSM training delivered by experienced Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs).
Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund
After completing your CSM course, you will receive an email from Scrum Alliance that includes a link to create your login credentials. After receiving your membership email, you have 90 days to take and complete the test.
It is advisable that before attending the course, you should familiarize yourself with the resources available on the Scrum Alliance website. These Scrum resources will help you embrace the Scrum principles and practices and lead to greater success in the CSM exam.
According to Scrum Alliance, a CSM helps increase the likelihood a project’s overall success by applying Scrum principles and techniques. By understanding the values, practices and applications, you can act as a ‘servant leader’ rising above and beyond an average project manager and helping your organization achieve meaningful goals.
Both these certifications are very well recognised in the Agile space. The PSM exam is a very difficult one, as the questions are tricky and the pass mark is 85%. The CSM exam is reputed to be easier to pass.
In order to renew your certification, log in, go to your dashboard, and click on the "Renew Certification" option under the heading "Actions." The fee is $100 and covers two years extending from your current expiration date.
Through this membership you can join local user groups, online social networks, gain access to deep discounts on gatherings, and additional member-only resources. In addition, CSMs can use a specially designed logo to highlight their credentials.
To become a CST, you must:
Hold the Certified Scrum Product Owner® designation if you wish to train CSPO courses
The demand for CSM certified individuals has risen exponentially in the past few years and in a city like Chennai, which is an IT powerhouse, it is even more so. We recognize this and hence bring you a CSM training in Chennai aimed at giving you a thorough understanding of Scrum values, practices, and applications that when delivered will bring project success. The CSM is an intensive certification and with KnowledgeHut’s course on CSM certification in Chennai, you will get all the resources to be thoroughly prepared and attempt for a first time pass of the exam. The Certified Scrum Master training in Chennai will help you understand the fundamentals of the Scrum framework, including team roles, activities, and artifacts to get your project off on the right foot. The Certified Scrum Master certification Chennai chapter is being conducted by industry experts who themselves are CSM certified and are hence able to bring in their experiences and first-hand knowledge into the coaching. With state of the art facilities in terms of coaching aids and infrastructure, the CSM certification training in Chennai offers students and professionals the best of what the industry has to offer. Once you attend the training you will know how to remove impediments and smoothen processes, and thus assist the Product Owner and motivate the team to perform to their best. Moreover, the CSM certification cost in Chennai is included in the course fee. It gives you a number of takeaways including 14-16 PDUs, Scrum Alliance approved course material and a 2-year membership with Scrum.