CSM Certification Training in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Become an exceptional Scrum Master with real-time Scrum activities and simulations

  • Get trained by a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Ally (REA)
  • Globally renowned Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs)
  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs in just 2 days 
  • Experiential learning with Case studies, Scrum Activities, Role plays, & Simulations 
  • Progressive learning and support to further your Scrum knowledge 

BECOME AN EXPERT SCRUM MASTER

Scrum, an Agile framework has been picking up momentum in creating innovation and improving productivity across organizations. A high-performing Scrum team always contributes to the success of an Agile project and the Scrum Master is the main person responsible for steering the project in the right direction. The Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) course boosts your confidence in implementing the Scrum framework effectively in organizations.

WHY YOU SHOULD GO FOR THE CSM CERTIFICATION


As a Certified ScrumMaster, you will be known as being part of an elite group engaged with Scrum Alliance. The members of Scrum Alliance are meant to be Scrum specialists, guiding the project teams to success. Here is why CSM certification should be a part of your skill set:

    • Based on the recent salary survey by Ziprecruiter, the average annual salary for the Certified ScrumMaster is $ 109,448 a year.
    • CSM certification enables you to work across major companies like IBM, Tata Consultancy Services, CapGemini, Honeywell, BOSCH, Accenture, Deloitte and many more in several job roles, such as:
      • Scrum Master
      • Delivery Lead
      • Agile Scrum Master
      • Program Manager
      • Project Manager
      • Agile Coach
      • Automation Engineer
      • Project Lead
      • Learn more about scrum master salary information.

    Today, most of the IT as well as non-IT industry majors are hiring candidates who are familiar with the Scrum framework. A Certified ScrumMaster can upscale an organization in the following ways:  

    • Guide team members through the product development
    • Help the team deliver quality products
    • Participate in the team activities with ease and also learn how to own a task
    • Resolve the impediments and enhance the team’s collaboration
    • Act as a change agent and enable a culture in which teams can flourish
    • Become a servant leader for Scrum teams that are involved in developing high-end products

    Scrum framework believes in ‘self-organization’. Making a career in Scrum as a Scrum Master will help an individual to-

    • Gain a high degree of proficiency in executing Scrum.
    • Contribute in creating a healthy work environment.
    • Earn the skills that make an individual immune to internal and external distractions.
    • Become self-motivated to escalate the performance of the team.
    • Get more job opportunities in IT as well as non-IT organizations with a good pay.

    Process to become a Certified Scrum Master

    Steps to become a CSM

    • Step 1: Follow an easy and hassle-free approach to register on KnowledgeHut, a Global REA of Scrum Alliance (SA).

    • Step 2: Take the 2-day CSM course and get instructed by Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs).

    • Step 3: SA will send you a link to create login credentials on successful completion of course.

    • Step 4: Click on the link received from Scrum Alliance and create your own login credentials.

    • Step 5: Take the 1 hour online CSM test which comprises of 50 MCQs by using those credentials.

    • Step 6: Score a minimum of  74% to pass the CSM® test, after completing the course.

    • Step 7: Once the test is cleared, you will be requested to accept a license agreement.

    • Step 8: After accepting it, you will receive CSM designation & a 2-year membership from SA. Also, refer to our getting started guide: How To Become A Certified Scrum Master.
    • Step 9: You have to renew the certification once every two years.

    What You Will Learn in this CSM Workshop

    Prerequisites

    There is no set of eligibility requirements to attend this Scrum Master Certification course and it can be taken by freshers or professionals who want to:  

    • Further their career in project management. 
    • Deepen their understanding of Scrum. 

    Our experienced CSTs deliver training in such a way that is suitable for both novice and experienced professionals. But, it is recommended that you have basic knowledge of using Scrum in a real-world context, in order to get the most from the training. You can do this by following the 1-day Agile and Scrum foundation training by KnowledgeHut. 

    Who Usually Attend CSM Training

    • Software Engineers
    • Product Managers
    • Project Managers
    • Team Leaders
    • Business Analysts
    • Development team members
    • Testers
    • Anyone who would like to build a career as a Scrum Master

    KnowledgeHut Experience

    EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS

    Learn from real-world simulations, in-class activities and the rich experience of industry expert trainers.

    ELITE PANEL OF CSTs

    Interact with accredited CSTs who also have years of experience as active Scrum practitioners across domains.

    MENTORSHIP BY INDUSTRY EXPERTS

    Get real-world tips and time-tested techniques from highly qualified mentors with extensive industry experience.

    GATEWAY TO SCRUM COMMUNITIES

    Get access to a wider community of active Scrum professionals and enhance your practical knowledge.

    CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND SUPPORT

    Avail continuous support through monthly webinars, e-books, and conferences and keep pace with the industry.

    POST-CLASS CAREER SUPPORT

    Get access to latest resources like tutorials, articles, interview QnAs, and case studies created by experts.

    GLOBAL REA

    We are a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Ally (REA), having trained over 250,000 Agile professionals. 

    100% SUCCESS GUARANTEED

    Crack your exam in the very first attempt with our 100% Success Rate and 100% Money-Back Guarantee!

    CSM Course Curriculum from Scrum Alliance

    Get familiar with the 12 principles and 4 values stated in the Agile Manifesto through our popular in-class activity- “Draw and demonstrate”. Herein, you will be asked to form groups and illustrate all 12 principles pictorially.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Explain the 12 principles and 4 values listed in the Agile Manifesto.
    • Demonstrate the benefits of “responding to change” in Agile over “following a plan” in traditional project management.
    • Describe how the Scrum values (courage, focus, commitment, respect, openness) relate to the Scrum artifacts, events, and roles.
    • List and explain the three pillars in Scrum ― Transparency, Inspection, Adaptation.
    • Explain the differences between framework and methodology and understand why Scrum is called a framework.
    • List 5 ways to develop an Agile mindset.
    • Illustrate 2 differences between Agile and Scrum and explain why these two terms cannot be used interchangeably.

    Topics covered

    • Agile Manifesto
    • 12 Principles
    • 4 values
    • Scrum Foundations (5 Scrum Values)

    Learn more about the three roles in Scrum with role-based activities. Each group will play a simulation game called “candy catch” that will have three iterations. The Scrum Master and Product Owner (chosen by group members) will coordinate and help the team achieve the highest target within the shortest time.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Conduct a retrospective to list 3 techniques to improve the performance and turnaround time.
    • Explain the roles and responsibilities of a Scrum Master and a Product Owner.
    • List 3 differences between a Scrum Master and a Product Owner and understand why these two roles should not overlap.
    • Discuss how a product owner acts as a bridge between the development team and the stakeholders.
    • Understand why a Scrum Master is not an active participant but a facilitator in the Scrum events and ceremonies.
    • List 3 demerits of having a development team of less than 3 members or greater than 10 members.

    Topics covered

    • Scrum Master roles and challenges
    • Product Owner roles and responsibilities
    • Development team roles and responsibilities

    Take part in the Scrum Paper Plane game and learn how the 5 Scrum ceremonies work. There will be 3 sprints, each lasting 15 minutes. You need to prepare the user stories that will cover the features and functionalities along with acceptance criteria.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Explain the “why” and “how” of sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review, and retrospective.
    • Understand why the scope and duration of a sprint are fixed.
    • List 3 ways to avoid sprint backlog spillover.
    • Define sprint goals and discuss 5 benefits of having a sprint goal.
    • Understand how the Scrum Master and the Product Owner should coordinate with the team and list 5 points to improve such communications.
    • Discuss 3 damaging impacts of sprint cancellation and how to avoid it.
    • List 10 sprint anti-patterns (E.g. sprint cancellation, variable sprint length) and understand how these impact the delivery and turnaround time.

    Topics covered

    • Sprint planning
    • Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Review
    • Sprint Retrospective

    Experience how scrum works in real projects with our simulation game “Crime Teller”. The activity will be divided into 3 sprints, wherein the participants will actively employ Product backlog refinement among other scrum artifacts to solve a given “crime” story.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • List and demonstrate 5 salient features of a well-formed product backlog (E.g. estimated, prioritized).
    • Discuss 2 responsibilities of the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and the Development team in creating and maintaining a product backlog.
    • The objective of having a product backlog and best approaches to product backlog refinement.
    • Analyze and discuss the ideal time and capacity to be dedicated to product backlog refinement.
    • Demonstrate 3 activities (E.g. budget and timeline, release schedule) that take place during a sprint review.
    • List 5 sprint review anti-patterns (E.g. delayed   acceptance) and their negative impacts

    Topics covered

    • Product Backlog
    • Sprint Backlog
    • Product Increment

    Learn about Scrum life cycle by taking part in the “coin game”. The participants will be linking ceremonies to create effective sprint goals. This module will focus on the common challenges in sprint execution and enable team members to improvise.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Explain the difference between resolution meetings and daily standups.
    • Explain the benefits of collaborations with product owners.
    • List 3 demerits of over collaboration of the product owners.
    • Demonstrate 3 ways to break the barriers and collaborate
    • Demonstrate creation of sprint burndown chart
    • Explain 3 approaches to increase efficiency in the team

    Topics covered

    • Sprint Execution Planning
    • Flow management
    • Resolution meetings
    • Communication (Taskboard, Sprint burndown chart using story points, hours effort)

    Play the “Marshmellow Tower” game and learn more about daily scrum and sprint retrospective in real scrum projects. The tallest tower built with the minimum raw materials and in the shortest time frame will win. Acceptance criteria will be defined by the instructor.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Explain the importance of 15-minute timebox for daily scrum meetings.
    • List 3 differences between traditional meetings and daily stand-ups.
    • Describe 2 roles played by the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and the Development team in daily scrum.
    • List the 3 critical questions pertaining to the daily scrum agenda.
    • List 2 responsibilities of the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and the Development team during the sprint retrospective.

    Topics covered

    • Activities in daily scrum
    • Activities in sprint retrospective

    Familiarise yourself with Definition of Done (DoD) and Acceptance Criteria with the “Crazy Juggler” game wherein you need to pass a fixed number of balls to non-adjacent team members within a certain time frame and collect them in a paper bag once marked as “done”.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Explain Definition of Done at three levels ― user story (e.g. writing code), sprint, and release (e.g. preparing release notes).
    • List 3 benefits of Definition of Done and explain why it can evolve over a certain period of time.
    • Prepare a checklist (with a minimum of 7 entries) of an ideal DoD.
    • Mention 3 risks associated with an ill-formed DoD.
    • List 5 characteristics of good acceptance criteria.
    • Understand who all should be involved in drafting the acceptance criteria.
    • List 3 negative impacts of not following the acceptance criteria.

    Topics covered

    • Definition of Done for a feature (user story or product backlog item)
    • Definition of Done for a sprint
    • Definition of Done for a release
    • Definition of Done vs. Acceptance criteria
    • Done vs. Done-Done.

    Acquaint yourself with the Definition of Ready with our Lego blocks game wherein the attendees will be asked to build a city out of Lego building blocks. The “definition of ready” checklist for the final deliverable will be determined by the instructor.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Create an ultimate checklist of Definition of Done.
    • List 3 negative impacts of an ill-formed Definition of Done.
    • Identify at least 3 benefits of a shared Definition of Done for multiple teams working on the same product backlog.
    • List 2 ways to improve Definition of Done.
    • Clearly understand the differences between “done” and “done done”.

    Topics covered

    • Definition of Ready for user story
    • Definition of Ready for sprint

    Play the self-organization game “Human Knots” by forming teams of 5-6. Groups where team members can untie themselves first win. The time frame for this activity will be decided by your instructor. Each team will have a Scrum Master and Product Owner chosen by group members.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Define and understand the steps involved in release planning.
    • List 3 benefits of a well-organized release planning.
    • List 3 outputs of release planning.

    Topics covered

    • Definition of release planning
    • Who takes part in release planning
    • Steps in Release planning
    • Output of Release Planning

    Acquaint yourself with the Sprint Burndown Chart concepts by taking part in the ball point game. There will be 5 iterations and the number of points being expected at the end of the release will be communicated to the team.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Define and understand sprint burndown chart.
    • List 3 primary reasons to use a burndown chart.
    • Learn how to create and calculate a burndown chart.
    • Explain how to adjust upcoming sprints based on the burndown.
    • List 3 critical information obtained from a burndown chart.
    • List 5 merits and 2 demerits of using a burndown chart.
    • Understand 5 common errors that lead to misleading information in burndown charts.

    Topics covered

    • Definition
    • Why and when to use a sprint burndown chart
    • Information obtained from sprint burndown chart

    Take part in the ball point game and understand the in-depth concepts of release burn-up charts and why Scrum teams use them. There will be 5 iterations and once the sprint is completed, the team will put a mark on the release burn-up as to how many points are completed.


    What you will learn

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Understand the importance of having a release goal (based on historical data and agreement).
    • Demonstrate the importance of release burn-up in understanding the current status.
    • List 2 differences between burndown and burn-up charts.
    • Explain how to adjust release planning (if needed) based on the burn down.
    • Tell one primary advantage of a burnup chart over a burndown chart.  

    Topics covered

    • Definition
    • Features
    • How to create a release burn-up chart (steps)

    Topics covered

    • What is product planning
    • What is product vision
    • How to create a product backlog
    • Product Roadmap 
    • Minimum Releasable features (or) Minimum Marketable Features 
    • Minimum Viable Products

    Be a part of the Lego Building Blocks game wherein participants will be asked to write user stories for every activity involved. The game will entail 3 iterations and attendees will prepare user stories that will cover the features and functionalities along with acceptance criteria. 


    What you will learn 

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • Define and explain user stories and understand the importance of user stories in real-time projects.
    • Explain the 3 Cs in user stories.
    • Discuss the importance of acceptance criteria and list 3 scenarios that might arise when the acceptance criteria are not met.

    Topics covered

    • What are user stories?
    • Structure/format of user stories
    • INVEST criteria

    Learn more about the “what” and “how” of Agile estimation with our in-class Agile board game “Scrumble”. In an interactive setting, this game will let you analyze the common challenges faced by Scrum team members during implementing different estimation techniques in Agile.


    What you will learn 

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • List and demonstrate 5 benefits of Agile estimation.
    • Understand the 7 popular Agile estimation techniques and decide which one is the best for your project.
    • Discuss 3 benefits of Relative Estimation and Planning Poker.
    • List and explain 3 common mistakes made while using Relative Estimation and their negative impacts.
    • Discuss in detail the 5 critical steps in Planning Poker. 

    Topics covered

    • Definition
    • Benefits of Agile Estimation
    • Agile estimation techniques

    Know everything about planning poker from our popular poker card estimation game. Team members/estimators have to privately select one card and the value on each card would represent the story point. Once all cards are revealed, the values need to be discussed.


    What you will learn 

    At the end of this activity, you will be able to-

    • List 5 benefits of planning poker estimation technique.
    • Decide the best sequence for the values (story points) on cards for your real-time projects.
    • Discuss in detail the 5 critical steps in Planning Poker. 
    • List 3 points to heed for employing planning poker for distributed teams.

    Topics covered

    • Definition
    • Benefits
    • Participants
    • How to play planning poker
    • Planning Poker rules

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    JOURNEY OF A CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER PROFESSIONAL


    FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions on CSM® Training

    Here is why you should choose KnowledgeHut to help you get CSM certified: 

    • Global Registered Education Provider of Scrum Alliance 
    • 250,000+ professionals trained on Agile and Scrum 
    • Renowned CSTs approved by Scrum Alliance 
    • 24/7 support 
    • Best-in-class workshop experience 
    • 100% Money-Back Guarantee 

    Looking to know everything about CSM certification training with KnowledgeHut? Check out this blog! 

    Our enthusiastic and dedicated trainers bring with them decades of experience practicing Scrum and Agile at scale in organizations across the world in a wide range of industries.

    As highly skilled professionals with vast experience in delivering courses, our instructors invest their time in understanding the various challenges involved in enterprises and know what is required to succeed in the fast-paced and dynamic world. They make it a point to keep themselves up to date on developments and trends in their respective fields and work hard at transferring their learnings to you in a way that helps you build expertise in your field and get ahead in your career. 

    The venue will be listed on the KnowledgeHut website under the selected workshop on our Schedules page. If it is not, then you may reach out to our Support Team on support@knowledgehut.com. 

    We provide a hard copy of the courseware for our classroom participants. 

    Our CSM training is live and is available in both Live Instructor-Led Virtual and Classroom Training formats. Please check our Schedules page for more details. 


    We offer a variety of discounts with the dates and time that fits your requirements. The larger the group*, the larger the overall discount. Our discounts vary depending on various factors such as size of the group, training location, etc.


    The process of enrolling for CSM classroom training is simple. The payment can be made through different options by using a debit/credit card which includes MasterCard, Visa Card, American Express or through PayPal. Acknowledgment will be issued automatically via email to the candidates once payment is done. 

    To ask further questions, please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have! 

    With our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee policy, you are assured of the highest standards of quality. At KnowledgeHut, we strive to ensure that your learning experience with us is beyond reproach. However, if for any reason your expectations are not met, we will refund the course fee in accordance with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee policy

    KnowledgeHut has trained over 250,000+ Agile professionals with a 100% success rate. Our goal is to have you succeed in your CSM exam in the very first attempt too. Until you achieve your goal, you’ll receive comprehensive exam prep support every step of the way. However, if you do not clear the CSM exam, we will refund 100% of your money as per the following: 

    1. If you attempt your CSM exam on the last day of training and do not pass it on the first or second attempt (both taken on the same day), we shall refund your course fee within 7 working days. 
    2. You must initiate a refund request by writing to us via email within 7 days of purchase. 

    CSM Training and Certification FAQs

    Career Opportunities as a Certified Scrum Master

    Certainly! Scrum Master has become one of the hottest jobs in the markets as organizations across different sectors are on the lookout for qualified Scrum Masters who can manage and lead teams to successfully drive various agile projects within schedule. LinkedIn reported it as one of the top 10 most promising careers in 2019 and the demand has continued to climb. Scrum Master certification in Los Angeles will boost your project management profession. 

    It is, indeed! A CSM certification will prove to potential recruiters that you got what it takes to manage and lead Scrum Teams to generate high-quality products without needless delays. Los Angeles has a growing demand for qualified Scrum Masters. A CSM certification in Los Angeles will give you access to a variety of job prospects and increase your income potential. 

    The average CSM salary in Los Angeles is $97k per year with a total pay of $122k per year.  The additional cash compensation for Scrum Masters in Los Angeles is estimated to be $25k per year (Glassdoor). 

    To become a certified Scrum Master, you must take a CSM course, which is a requirement specified by Scrum Alliance. To be a successful Scrum Master, you'll need a comprehensive understanding of Scrum principles and practices which is the intention behind making the CSM Course mandatory for all candidates, irrespective of one’s experience.  There are no CSM prerequisites to enrol for this entry-level CSM certification. 

    By obtaining your Scrum Master certification in Los Angeles, you'll have the knowledge and abilities required to work with your scrum team more effectively and achieve your company goals. A CSM certification in Los Angeles will enable you to: 

    • Become a servant leader for Scrum teams creating high-quality products. 
    • Be a change agent and promote a culture where teams can flourish. 
    • Enhance team collaborations and resolve impediments  
    • Participate in team activities with ease and learn how to own a task. 
    • Improved interpersonal and communication skills. 
    • Act as a facilitator by encouraging self-organization in teams 
    • Easily guide Scrum teams through the many stages of product development 

    Scrum Masters are in great demand in Los Angeles for their collaborative and leadership abilities. Below is a list of top companies providing CSM jobs in Los Angeles (Glassdoor) 

    • SetSchedule 
    • Farmers Insurance Group 
    • Experian 
    • AT&T 
    • Infosys 
    • Bank of America 
    • Deloitte 
    • Elevance Health 
    • NortonLifeLock 

    Scrum Masters are highly sought after by various service-based organizations in Los Angeles. Some service-based businesses looking for qualified Scrum Masters are:  

    • Akraya Inc. 
    • Vision IT Solutions Inc 
    • SetSchedule 
    • Elyon International 
    • Mattel 
    • Experian 
    • AT&T 
    • Bank of America 
    • Farmers Insurance Group 
    • Elevance Health 

    Product-based firms are excellent environments for talent and creativity. Several product-based businesses seeking qualified Scrum Masters include: 

    • Warner Bros. 
    • Paramount Pictures 
    • T. H. Lehman 
    • Akraya 
    • Fox Corporation 
    • Deloitte 
    • Integrated Digital Solutions   

    Aspiring professionals can take up several Agile project management courses to build skills and advance their careers. Here is a list of some prominent Agile management courses to consider: 

    • CSPO®  
    • Leading SAFe®  
    • SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)  
    • SAFe® POPM   
    • Professional Scrum Master™ I (PSM I) 
    • Professional Scrum Master ™ level II (PSM II)  
    • Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM®) 
    • PMI-ACP 
    • SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master 
    • SAFe® 5 DevOps Certification 
    • Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner℠ (A-CSPO℠) 
    • For more information, do check out our list of Top Agile management courses available in Los Angeles. 

    CSM Certification Details

    The CSM certification is open to all aspiring Scrum Masters, regardless of their level of expertise. There are no CSM certification requirements to take up this entry-level certification. 

    To become a Scrum Master in Los Angeles, you can follow these simple certification steps: 

    • Join a Scrum Master Course in Los Angeles 
    • Get coached and mentored by Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs). 
    • Complete training and earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs  
    • Create your login account with Scrum Alliance  
    • Take the CSM exam and clear it by scoring a minimum of 74% 
    • Accept the license agreement from Scrum Alliance 
    • Congratulations! You are now a Scrum Master certified by Scrum Alliance. 

    The process to get CSM certified is uniform worldwide. You must first complete the 2-day Scrum Master program delivered by Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs), apply for and pass the CSM exam, and accept the Scrum Alliance license agreement. You must remember to renew your CSM certificate once every two years after you acquire it to keep it active. 

    Preparing for the CSM certification in Los Angeles isn’t that difficult. However, implementing Scrum practices is hard. To prepare well for the CSM exam, one must ensure to fully comprehend the Scrum framework and its practices. The following are some points to keep in mind as you get ready for the CSM certification in Los Angeles: 

    • Create an effective study strategy to cover the CSM syllabus 
    • Thoroughly understand the Scrum Guide 
    • gain practical experience through Scrum activities  
    • Practice well with the help of simulations. 

    KnowledgeHut offers effective CSM training in Los Angeles to help you ace the CSM exam and develop excellent Scrum Master abilities for the workplace. 

    The CSM curriculum is quite easy and enjoyable to grasp, however, you would also need to dedicate time to study for it. How much Scrum knowledge you already possess will determine your time for study. Certified ScrumMaster Training in Los Angeles will give you the necessary preparation for the CSM exam and help you to successfully implement Scrum techniques in your organization. 

    The best CSM Course in Los Angeles is one that is dedicated to not only helping you to clear the CSM exam on the first try but one that is also committed to seeing you flourish in your role as a Scrum Master. While selecting your training provider, it would benefit you to ensure that your training provider is: 

    • A Scrum Alliance Registered Education Ally (REA) like KnowledgeHut 
    • Offers hands-on practical learning through Scrum activities, case studies & role plays 
    • Provides post-career guidance to help you overcome challenges in your newly acquired role. 

    There are two different costs included in getting the CSM certification, the CSM exam cost, and the CSM course cost. To view details of our CSM certification cost in Los Angeles, please visit our schedule page. We include the CSM exam fees in our training fees. 

    KnowledgeHut offers both live-instructor-led virtual training courses and in-person sessions. All candidates will undergo our CSM training in an experiential learning setting, regardless of location or trainer. 

    The CSM certification cost in Los Angeles varies according to location and training provider. KnowledgeHut, a global Scrum Alliance Registered Education Ally (REA), offers all applicants an experiential learning Scrum experience. Please visit our schedule page to view details of the CSM Certification course costs. We include the CSM exam cost in our CSM training charges.  

    Absolutely! You will receive the widely esteemed CSM certification from Scrum Alliance once you have successfully completed the Scrum Master training in Los Angeles and passed the CSM exam. This credential will be valuable to you globally and recognized across industries. 

    The CSM Certification is a globally recognized credential that will get you noticed by prospective employers just not just in Los Angeles but worldwide too. As the demand for skilled leaders capable of managing and leading various Agile projects is on the rise, a CSM certification will open various job prospects for you in Los Angeles and keep you ahead of the competition as a Scrum Master. 

    A CSM certification will demonstrate your professionalism in keeping pace with the current industry standards and continuous self-improvement. Scrum Masters are in demand in Los Angeles and are well-paid for their collaborative talents. A CSM certification will increase your employment possibilities and make your resume stand out to top recruiters. 

    After completing the Scrum Master course in Los Angeles and clearing the CSM exam, you will receive the Certified Scrum Master Certification from the Scrum Alliance which is an internationally recognized credential. 

    After earning the CSM certification and gaining a year of experience as a Scrum practitioner, you could consider the Scrum Alliance's Advanced Certified Scrum Master Certification (A-CSM) to further develop your abilities.     

    All our trainers at KnowledgeHut are Certified Scrum Trainers® (CSTs), Licensed by Scrum Alliance to teach the official Scrum Alliance curriculum.  As professional Scrum Masters, software developers, and product managers, they display immense talent in leading, applying, and coaching Scrum practices. 

    Hear From Our Scrum Trainees

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    The course was AWESOME!! I look forward to taking more classes through Knowledgehut. Eric was a great teacher!

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    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in March 2020
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    Vivek was an excellent instructor and the training event went very well. It was instrumental in helping me clear the certification exam.

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    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in January 2020
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    The course was good. Overall, it was a beneficial learning experience. Thanks, KH!

    Priyatharshan Gopalan

    thatsan
    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in January 2020
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    The course was everything I expected and more! The real-life examples the instructor gave, made it very easy for us to understand the topics.

    Rashawn Hannah

    Deliverables Specialist
    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in January 2020
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    Daniel was a great instructor. He was very friendly and answered all kinds of questions, de-bunked myths and inaccuracies. I would recommend this class to all scrum aspirants. I'm sure I'll pass the scrummaster test as I feel like I know the material well.

    Beth Cadman

    Media Relations Tech Manager
    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in December 2019
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    Jimi was a phenomenal teacher.He kept the entire class entertained and engaged with lots of hands-on group activities. I thoroughly enjoyed the Certified ScrumMaster workshop. 

    Jennifer Dungan

    Dallas TX
    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in December 2019
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    The training gave a comprehensive and expansive review of what being a ScrumMaster was all about. Lizzy, the trainer provided many real-world examples for all the topics in the curriculum. 

    Michael Schlagenhauf

    Sr Principal SW Eng
    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in December 2019
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    Lizzy Morris is an outstanding teacher. She brings extensive experience to bear and is comfortable dealing at all levels of an organization, from the individual contributor to the executive level. Although she taught the basics in the class I took, I was able to get useful advice for overcoming organizational obstacles in my own company for adopting scrum practices.

    Thomas Law

    PMO Manager at Cummins Inc. from Indianapolis, IN, United States
    Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in December 2019

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