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Physical Resources

SBOK  Guide

A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK® Guide), which is the definitive guide for Scrum (340 pages)

A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK® Guide) provides guidelines for the successful implementation of Scrum—the most popular Agile product development and project delivery methodology.

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Scrum Master Certified (SMC<sup>®</sup>) Student Workbook (77 pages)

Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) Student Workbook (77 pages)

A comprehensive workbook covering areas concerned with Scrum Master Certification as defined in the SBOK® Guide. The workbook covers topics such as Agile overview, Scrum overview, Scrum roles, Scrum Phases, and how to scale Scrum.

Scrum Master Certified (SMC<sup>®</sup>) Case Study Booklet (13 pages)

Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) Case Study Booklet (13 pages)

This includes a real-life scenario and relevant questions around a new product development using Scrum. This helps candidates with the practical understanding of the concepts of Scrum.

Scrum Process Chart (2 pages)

Scrum Process Chart (2 pages)

This contains some of the most important concepts in Scrum. It is a ready reference for a candidate who wants to revise important concepts

Scrum Estimation Cards (8 pages)

Scrum Estimation Cards (8 pages)

Estimation cards for classroom exercises help candidates understand how to estimate different tasks in a Scrum project.

Online Resources

High Quality Videos

High Quality Videos

We have 28 high quality, interactive, and engaging online videos for each chapter and knowledge area. All course videos are prepared and presented by industry experts.

Terms and Definitions  (186)

Terms and Definitions (186)

It is a glossary of important terms and concepts for each chapter and knowledge area. These terms can also be used as a collection of flashcards for practice and review.

Illustrative Case Study

Illustrative Case Study

An interesting and illustrative case study based on a real-life scenario is provided to ensure that theoretical concepts can be applied to practical situations. This is fun to solve and provides great insights at the same time.

Crossword

Crossword

An engaging and challenging crossword is provided to ensure a fun-filled learning experience.

Reference Material

Reference Material

Additional reference materials such as role guides are provided to enhance your learning experience.

Mobile App

Mobile App

You can access courses in all formats anytime, anywhere through VMEdu®'s innovative mobile app and enjoy the same learning experience that you get online.

Progress Tracking

Progress Tracking

You can track your progress online or through mobile app for each course and each chapter and continue from where you left off.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

We provide knowledge area-wise analyses of exam results with justifications for each question. This helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses and improve your performance.

Collaborate and Learn

Collaborate and Learn

Our learning platform allows team members to discuss with each other and learn collaboratively.

SCRUMstudy course methodology is designed by experts with extensive experience in the field of professional training and education. It combines our extensive knowledge of Scrum/Agile with innovative methods of course delivery to provide a practical understanding of Scrum/Agile concepts. We provide flexible learning through online, mobile and physical classes. Our courses are based on a comprehensive guide—A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK® Guide).  

Here are five reasons why SCRUMstudy training methodology is the best way to learn:

  • Theoretical concepts taught through instructor-led discussions using PowerPoint presentations, videos, examples, chapter test questions and more
  • Comprehensive case studies where all participants work in teams to apply the theoretical concepts to a real-life situation.
  • Understand how Scrum can be effectively used for your company and how to maximize your ROI by delivering projects using Scrum.
  • Understand how to self-study in the future using SCRUMstudy online study resources and mobile apps; and constantly improve your project delivery.
  • Multi-modal learning through:
    • Instructions from faculty
    • Peer to peer interactions
    • Self-study both during and after the class
    • Sample case studies which help you apply the theoretical concepts to real life scenarios
    • Multiple tests—Chapter tests at the end of each chapter and live proctored certification exams, to gauge your learning.

Course Description

Following is a brief description of topics covered in SMC® training.

Introduction: This chapter describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK® Guide.

Overview of Agile: This chapter provides an overview of Agile which includes Agile Manifesto; Agile Principles; What has Changed with Agile; Declaration of Interdependence; and Agile Methods—Lean Kanban, Extreme Programming, Crystal Methods, Dynamic Systems Development Method, Feature Driven Development, Test Driven Development, Adaptive Software Development, Agile Unified Process, and Domain Driven Development.

Scrum Overview: This chapter provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It contains a summary of Scrum principles, aspects, and processes.

Scrum Roles (Organization Aspect): This chapter talks about role guides; the core and non-core roles associated with a Scrum project; Scrum in projects, programs, and portfolio; and responsibilities relevant to the Organization aspect.

Initiate: The Initiate phase includes processes related to initiation of a project—Create Project Vision; Identify Scrum Master and Stakeholder(s); Form Scrum Team; Develop Epic(s); Create Prioritized Product Backlog; and Conduct Release Planning.

Plan & Estimate: The Plan and Estimate phase consists of processes related to planning and estimating tasks which include Create User Stories; Approve, Estimate and Commit User Stories; Create Tasks; Estimate Tasks; and Create Sprint Backlog.

Implement: The Implement phase consists of processes related to execution of tasks and creation of a project’s product. These processes include Create Deliverables; Conduct Daily Standup; and Groom Prioritized Product Backlog.

Review and Retrospect: The Review and Retrospect phase is concerned with reviewing the deliverables created, and determining ways to improve practices and methods used for project execution. The processes related to this phase include Demonstrate and Validate Sprint; and Retrospect Sprint.

Release: The Release phase emphasizes delivering the Accepted Deliverables to the customer and identifying, documenting, and internalizing the lessons learned during the project. The processes related to this phase include Ship Deliverables, and Retrospect Project.

Scaling Scrum: This chapter talks about Scalability of Scrum; Scrum in Programs and Portfolios; Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meetings; Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement; and Importance of Executive Support.

After the class, participants will receive a web address for an online proctored examination. The exam can be taken at the time and place of the participant’s choosing. The exam contains one hundred multiple choice questions, and students have two hours to complete it. Passing the examination is the last step in becoming Scrum Master Certified. Assistance with accessing the exam is available through the helpful SCRUMstudy support team. Immediately after completing the exam, students will be informed of their results. Successful candidates are awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) certification from SCRUMstudy. They will receive a soft copy of the certificate by email and a physical copy of the certificate by mail.

Exam Format

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