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Certified Scrum Master® – [IBF Funding]

Our Certified ScrumMaster® course provides comprehensive education on the premier management technique used in Agile projects. Led by our highly sought-after international Certified Scrum Trainers, this course offers a dynamic learning experience that combines interactive scenarios, in-depth case study discussions, mini-project simulations, role plays, quizzes, and engaging games.

Participating in our course will give you practical knowledge and hands-on experience applying Scrum methodologies. Our expert trainers will guide you through real-life scenarios, enabling you to develop the skills to lead Agile teams and drive successful project outcomes effectively.

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This course is certified by Scrum Alliance

15+ Years of Experience

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Course Overview

​Embarking on the journey of becoming Agile is a lifelong endeavor. Scrum, a streamlined framework, strongly emphasizes teamwork, effective communication, and swift execution, particularly within complex projects. Scrum aligns seamlessly with Agile principles by empowering teams to self-organize and adapt rapidly. Integrating Scrum values and Agile principles into your work environment requires diligence, patience, and a steadfast commitment to continuous improvement.

Our two-day Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course offers an extensive and immersive training experience, covering both the theory and practice of Scrum. This course, led by highly sought-after International Certified Scrum Trainers, equips participants with a profound understanding of Scrum methodologies and their practical application.

A Scrum Master certification is a tangible testament to your knowledge and proficiency in successfully leading Agile teams. It demonstrates your ability to navigate the intricacies of Agile project management, fostering collaborative environments and delivering optimal outcomes.

Why AgileAsia?
  • Premier Training Provider specializing in Agile Training, with up to 70% fees subsidy + UTAP claimable courses.
  • Trained > 10,000 participants locally for the past two years, conducted by Top Scrum Alliance Certified Trainers from the UK and Australia with > 15 years of hands-on experience in the Agile landscape.
  • Fun and engaging activities-based learning, with lifelong online support for individual learners and transformation consultation sessions for corporate partners after course completion.

Discover an unmatched learning adventure that sets us apart, delivering a transformative experience you won’t find anywhere else. Gain a competitive edge with our exceptional training, unmatched by any other provider in the market.

Whats Special?

Key features of our Certified ScrumMaster® course include:

Interactive Scenarios: Engage in interactive exercises replicating real-world Agile challenges, allowing you to practice applying Scrum principles in a supportive learning environment.

Case Study Discussions: Analyze and discuss real-life case studies, uncovering best practices and strategies for overcoming common obstacles encountered in Agile projects.

Mini-Project Simulations: Experience the end-to-end Scrum process by working on mini-projects, providing valuable hands-on practice, and fostering a deeper understanding of Agile project management.

Role Plays: Participate in role-playing exercises that simulate various roles within a Scrum team, enhancing your ability to collaborate, communicate, and resolve conflicts effectively.

Quizzes and Games: Test your knowledge through quizzes and engaging games designed to reinforce key concepts and principles, making the learning experience enjoyable and effective.

Our Certified Scrum course and training in Singapore enable you to stay relevant and productive in a dynamic and constantly evolving world.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the Certified ScrumMaster training course, the students would be able to:

  • Expand career opportunities across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices.
  • Understand why and how Agile fits perfectly into a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous(VUCA) environment.
  • Understand the principles underlying Agile development and how to apply them in a team context.
  • Discover how documentation, governance, and reporting differ between a traditional and Agile way of working.
  • Understand and Appreciate the ScrumMaster role as Facilitator, Change Agent, and a Transformation catalyst
  • Practice Scrum Master services offered to Product Owner, Development Team and to Organisation and understand the challenges and best practices along the way
  • Practice application of Scrum theory and practice via a goal orientated simulated project

Benefits of ScrumMaster Certification

​Unlock a world of opportunities with Scrum Master Certification. Explore the benefits of embracing Agile practices and attaining the prestigious Scrum Master Certification:

Expand Your Career Horizons: Open doors to exciting career prospects across diverse industry sectors by adopting Agile practices. Organizations worldwide seek professionals with Scrum Master Certification to drive Agile transformations and achieve tremendous project success.

Demonstrate Core Scrum Knowledge: Showcase your mastery of Scrum principles and methodologies. Scrum Master Certification validates your deep understanding of the foundation and scope of the Scrum framework, positioning you as an expert in Agile project management.

Engage with a Vibrant Community: Join a thriving community of Scrum practitioners dedicated to continuous improvement. Your certification connects you with like-minded professionals, enabling you to participate in local user groups and vibrant online social networks and gain invaluable insights and support from experienced Agile enthusiasts.

Exclusive Membership Benefits: Alongside your Scrum Master Certification, enjoy a two-year membership with Scrum Alliance®, a premier global organization in Agile practices. Access local and international Gatherings at discounted rates, participate in workshops and events and stay updated with the latest industry trends and advancements.

Meet High Demand: Capitalize on the growing demand for Certified Scrum Masters. Leading Fortune 500 companies actively seek CSM professionals to enhance their Agile capabilities, ensuring they stay at the forefront of innovation and deliver exceptional results.

Leap and become a Certified Scrum Master today, unlocking a world of professional growth, networking opportunities, and a thriving career in Agile project management.

Curriculum

Intro to Lean, Agile and Scrum

Topics Covered:

  • Why Agile
  • History of Agile
  • Agile Mindset and Principles
  • Cultural Challenges
  • Agile Business Value / Benefits

Learning Outcome:

  • Explore & Assess Possible Problems in Traditional ways
  • Understand and appreciate the Agile approach
  • Develop a Solid Understanding and Appreciation of Agile Values and Principles
  • Develop a Solid Understanding and Appreciation of Scrum Theory and Mind-set
  • Understand why Small, Frequent Releases are critical for success
  • Understand how to address possible cultural challenges
Scrum Overview

Topics Covered:

  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Master Role in detail
  • Scrum Master Services
  • To Executives/Stakeholders
  • To Product Owner
  • To Development Team

Learning Outcome:

  • Understand and appreciate why Scrum Master is not a Project Management role
  • Explore & Assess Possible Problems
  • Zoom in on the Customer to better understand the Problem
  • Understand the ScrumMaster Role as a Facilitator, as an Agile Coach
  • Develop a Solid Understanding and Appreciation of Scrum Master role
Scrum Events and Core Competencies

Topics Covered:

  • Scrum Events
  • Scaling Scrum
  • Working with Multiple Scrum Teams
  • Working with Distributed Scrum Teams

Learning Outcome:

  • Understand Change Management challenges at all levels of the organizations
  • Understand Scrum Events challenges at all levels of the organizations

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Upcoming Schedule

Please Note:

  • Our classes are all live online classes that are conducted virtually
  • Participants in this virtual class conducted via Zoom are expected to have their internet-enabled computing devices (such as laptops or tablets) with power chargers readily available to access and download course materials. No physical copies of the course materials will be distributed.

Trainers

Stuart Mitchell

Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Team Coach (CTC) Stuart is one of the most experienced Agile Coaches and Trainers in the World. Over a 30-year career he has achieved significant landmarks; The UK’s Most Valuable Scrum Master in 2010, contributory author to Agile industry papers, Hong Kong University guest lecturer and the role of Global Head of Agile at HSBC Bank. He has an enormous amount of experience with a large number of Scrum teams and has effectively trained over 4500 people in the Scrum framework. Feedback on Stuart’s courses is consistently fantastic with many attendees stating ‘it’s the best course I’ve ever taken’. The course is highly interactive with recent real world stories and worked example throughout. Stuart’s students are not only fully equipped to pass the certification exam but also have a really enjoyable experience.

Grant Eligibility

This program has been certified under the IBF Standards and is qualified for subsidizing under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all qualification criteria being met.

Singapore Citizen Aged 40 and above Singapore Citizen Aged below 40 and All PRs Others
Course Fees S$2000.00 S$2000.00 S$2000.00
Funding 70% 50% 0%
Nett Fees S$600.00 S$1000.00 S$2000.00
GST S$180.00 S$180.00 S$180.00
Nett Fees + GST S$780.00 S$1180.00 S$2180.00

Please Note:

For all courses commencing after 01st Jan 2023:

Self-Sponsored Category (in the Finance and Banking Industries)

  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 70% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 50% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents – 50% Subsidy + 100% GST

Company-Sponsored Category (in the Finance and Banking Industries)

  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 70% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 50% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents – 50% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • HR needs to create a company account, register, and payment for the participants

For Individuals and Companies NOT in the Finance and Banking Industries

  • Full payment – 100% Course Fees + 100% GST

For the latest IBF subsidy scheme, please refer to IBF website https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/IBF-STS.aspx

– To qualify for the funding, a trainee MUST successfully complete the course (including achieving at least 75% attendance and passing all assessments)
– NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $500 per year) under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

What's Included

  • A copy of The Scrum Guide
  • A full set of course material
  • Complimentary 2-years Scrum Alliance Membership
  • CSM exam fee and one more free attempt

Prerequisites

Who Should Attend?

Scrum Master Certification can be taken by any professionals who are interested in intensifying their knowledge on Scrum. This course is ideal for but not limited to:

  • Software Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • Development team members
  • Testers
  • Anyone who wants to be successful using Scrum
  • Anyone involved in a Scrum Project
  • Those newly setting out on their Agile journey
  • Those who are already using Agile or Scrum but want to consolidate their knowledge or address questions arising from real-world experience.

Certification Process

Register from a REP Institute

AgileAsia and get in-person coaching by Certified Scrum Trainers®

Login with Scrum Alliance credentials

After the successful completion of the course, Scrum Alliance will send you the credentials. Login with them and create your own.

Use those credentials to take the exam

Answer at least 37 correctly out of 50 questions with-in a 60 minute time frame

CSM License Agreement

Once you pass the exam you will be asked to accept the CSM License Agreement which is valid for 2-years

Congratulations. You are a Certified ScrumMaster!
Maintain your CSM certification by renewing for every 2-years

Why Most Corporate Prefer Us?

At AgileAsia, we pride ourselves on being the go-to destination for all your corporate training needs. Discover why countless businesses choose us as their preferred training provider:

$122k
Certified scrum Master Bags/ Average per Annum
85%
of the professionals get a job after CSM
97%
of companies now use Agile development methods
Comprehensive Training Solutions

As a leading training provider in Singapore, we offer diverse professional certification courses, ensuring we can meet all your training requirements under one roof. We specialize in bridging the knowledge gap and equipping your workforce with the skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Trusted by 50+ Corporates

Our track record speaks for itself. With the trust of over 50 corporate clients, we have established ourselves as a reliable partner in delivering exceptional training solutions. We have successfully served businesses of all sizes and industries, earning their confidence through our commitment to excellence.

Expertise in Consulting and Coaching

Our team brings extensive experience in consulting, coaching, and serving corporate clients. We understand businesses’ unique challenges and objectives, allowing us to provide tailored training solutions that address your specific needs. With our expertise, we guide organizations toward sustainable growth and success.

Highly Qualified Instructors

Our courses are designed and delivered by highly qualified instructors with industry knowledge and practical experience. They possess the expertise to deliver engaging and impactful training sessions, ensuring your employees gain valuable insights and applicable skills.

Customized Solutions

We recognize that every organization is unique. That’s why we offer customized training solutions that align with your company’s goals, culture, and industry requirements. Our instructors work closely with you to tailor the training content and delivery methods, ensuring maximum relevance and effectiveness.

Join the ranks of satisfied corporate clients who have experienced the AgileAsia advantage. Elevate your workforce’s capabilities and drive your organization toward unprecedented success with our trusted training solutions.

Testimonials

Eugene Lee

Project Manager


Never have I attended such an engaging course and it makes my journey of Agile and Scrum journey much more fun and fulfilling. Trainer Stuart Mitchell has definitely take up the standard of teaching and coaching up many notches. Very insightful views from vast working experiences that Stu has. Highly recommended!

Edwin Anuruddha Chow

Event Manager


Dennis and team are just simply great to work with. They are prompt with their replies and clear with their instructions to ensure that learners get the best experience and learning journey with them. That's why I had chosen to go back to them for my CSPO course after taking my CSM course with them. I am looking forward to the post course gatherings and informal trainings which I heard they they organize after Covid.

Quah Kai Li

Senior Auditor


The class was conducted in the best way possible (online zoom classes)! Stu is really passionate and shares many tips on facilitation. Highly recommend to anyone!

Shibil Poulose

Senior Director at VISA Singapore


Thanks for the CSM course, I found it a rewarding experience. The course was well set out, easy to understand, and had an amazing trainer and coach (Stuart). It wasn’t just about certification, but also gave insights to a lot of engagement techniques and real world experiences. I would highly recommend this course.

Renganayaki Ramasamy

Junior Product Associate


The CSPO course that I took recently from Agile Asia was excellent. The instructor Mr.Sam had made us understand the responsibility of a PO very easily, with good hands-on practices and Q&A sessions after each topic. I would recommend this course for anyone, who would like to acquire Agile skills in a short period.

Abby Zhijun Wu

Software Engineers


Absolutely wonderful course - The 2-day program was concise yet informative, also very engaging. Highly recommend anyone looking to do Certified Scrum Master to go with Agile Asia. The payment was also fuss-free, and if you are Singaporean, Skillsfuture credits were easily utilized

Lydiawati

Junior Product Associate


Excellent course. The trainer was very interactive and provided very useful examples and facilitation techniques that are relatable in the working world. It was a good and enriching experience engaging with the trainer and other team members via the different platforms used throughout the course.

Terry Ng

Software Engineers


The program was concise and practical. I get to walk through the entire scrum process. Stu guided the team into role-playing for experiential learning! Much enjoyed! Word of caution: High energy and focus required throughout the course.

Ajay Kumar Venkatasubramanian

Junior Product Associate


One of the best providers in the agile training space. The facilitators Stu and Sam have been there are done Scrum in large organizations and bring a wealth of knowledge. They convey concepts so well during classes that even people without a prior background can assimilate the knowledge easily.

Herman Shah

Software Engineers


Attended CSM course by Stu Mitchell. Really enjoyed his lesson. Taught us how to be a good ScrumMaster. The techniques and case studies and engagement by the trainer, really showed the role is key in the scrum team. Definitely recommend.

Poh Sing Low

Software Engineers


This is an excellent training program conducted by a highly professional, knowledgeable and practicing trainer supported by a very motivated team. Stu Mitchell demonstrated in the real-life example of how to facilitate a Scrum team as a Scrum Master. His role plays often depict the real-life example

S. Davidson

Executive Director, JP Morgan (October 2017)


Thanks again for the course, I found it excellent and connected directly to all the challenges we talked through (especially as I am in large scale scrum delivery, plugging into multiple waterfall teams/cultures - not easy!).

R. Roach

CSM Trainer (TCS)


As a course participant you will definitely learn how to implement Scrum, but more importantly, exposure to Stuart’s passion will give you both critical insights into the underlying, non obvious, issues and tools and techniques you can use to immediately increase the odds that your orgnanization’s

A. Nath

Trainer (Oracle)


I cleared my Scrum Master certification examination with 100% mark. I am so grateful for your efforts! Stuart is an incredible trainer. I will highly recommend you to my friends and colleagues

C.Popescu

Senior Scientist at Oracle


I had some agile experience going into the training, and it was very helpful to learn what I do well. More importantly, I learned what I don’t do well and how to change that.

FAQ

CSM Training: Who should take this CSM course?

Scrum Master Certification can be taken by any professionals who are interested in intensifying their knowledge on Scrum. This course is ideal for:

  • Software Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • Development team members
  • Testers
  • All interested professionals on Scrum
CSM Training: What are the prerequisites for taking CSM training?

There are no prerequisites to attend CSM course. But, it is recommended to have basic knowledge of Scrum to understand the concepts quickly in the training.

CSM Training: Is online/virtual CSM training available?

Scrum Alliance has encouraged Training Providers to conduct classes virtually and has to meet the highest level of quality and rich learning experience guidelines. We are delighted that our live interactive virtual courses are considered as top 1 in the world.

CSM Training: How long does it take to complete the CSM training?

The Certified ScrumMaster course takes 2-days’ to complete which include both theoretical and practical sessions.

CSM Training: How to maintain the CSM certification?

To maintain the Certified ScrumMaster certification, you need to submit 14 SEUs and pay $100 for every 2 years.

CSM Exam: Scrum Alliance - Certified Scrum Master TEST FAQ’s

When can I take the CSM Exam?

At the end of the Course the Scrum Alliance will send an email with your login ID and a link to the Scrum Alliance website.

You will follow the link in that Scrum Alliance email to complete your membership registration, just complete the information highlighted in RED.

You will then need to accept the licensing agreement for pending Scrum Master registration…

Ticking that acceptance box will trigger the appearance of the TAKE THE CSM TEST button in your Scrum Alliance Dashboard.

YOU HAVE 90 DAYS TO TAKE AND PASS THE CSM TEST

If you are an existing Scrum Alliance member you will also receive an email but you will just accept the CSM licence agreement then you can TAKE THE TEST

Who is it set by?
The Test is set by the Scrum Alliance, ensuring standards are consistent all over the world.

Where do I take the test?
The test is ONLINE you should aim to have a very stable connection to the internet.

What type of exam are we talking about?
It is multiple choice – there are 4 choices but only ONE correct choice.

How many questions are there and what’s the pass rate?
There are 50 questions for everyone. The pass rate is 37 correct out of 50.

Are any questions scenario based?
Yes, but there is a mixture of questions. If you have the Scrum Guide printed and with added notes, you will be fine.

Will everyone get the same questions?
No. There is a pool of 150 questions, but all aspects of the course are covered in every CSM Test.

Is there a time limit?
YES! The time box is 60 minutes – so 50 questions in 60 minutes!

Will the test be moderated?
NO. The test is OPEN BOOK. But remember you only have 60 minutes for those 50 questions, if you look up everything in detail you will run out of time.

Is there going to be negative marking?
No.

Can I bookmark questions so I can come back to them later?
Yes. You can move back and forward through the test until you finally hit SUBMIT or run out of time. But answer every single question, even the ones you bookmark, before moving on.

What if my connection fails and I temporarily lose the connection to the CSM Test Portal?
Log back in IMMEDIATELY, the system will know you had not finished and offer you the option to RESUME your 1st attempt – take that option and you will pick up where you left off.

When will I know if I have passed?
Immediately! You get your pass rate and percentage rate.

If I get any questions wrong, am I told what the correct answer is?
NO. To protect the integrity of the Test, the Scrum Alliance will tell you which questions you did not answer correctly but you will not get the correct answer.

What happens if I don’t pass – maybe because I run out of time?
You have TWO CHANCES to pass, if re-taking…, do it AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

When I pass… What then?
· The Test Link is in an Exam portal – once you have passed you can close that down.
· Return to the Scrum Alliance website – www.scrumalliance.org – log back in if necessary.
· In the SA website you can find your Certificate in the dropdown certification dashboard – top right hand side.

CSM Exam: Can I retake the CSM exam if I fail?

Yes, you are allowed to take 2 attempts for free within 90 days you receive the welcome email from Scrum Alliance. You will be charged $25 for each additional attempt or after 90 days.

CSM Exam: Is it mandatory to take the CSM training in order to attempt the exam?

Yes, because Scrum Alliance believes that true learning with a CST or CEC requires in-person instruction.

CSM Certification: Why should you take CSM certification?

The popularity for CSM certification is increasing as the companies are looking for certified Scrum Masters where each team needs a dedicated person who can manage and perform different Agile projects. Holding a Scrum Master certification will show that you possess the required dedication that companies are looking for in Scrum Masters and open up new career opportunities.

CSM Certification: Who offers the CSM certification?

Certified ScrumMaster(CSM) is a designation offered by Scrum Alliance to those who have successfully completed a 2-day CSM course and demonstrates your expertise and skills in Scrum.

CSM Certification: How long does the CSM certification is valid?

CSM certification is valid only for 2 years and needs to be renewed after that.

PDUs and SEUs: What are PDUs and SEUs?

PDUs (Professional Development Units) and SEUs (Scrum Educational Units) are the credits offered by the Project Management Institute and Scrum Alliance, respectively. Successful completion of educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency helps you earn these PDUs and SEUs.

PDUs and SEUs: Where are PDUs and SEUs applicable?

PDUs and SEUs demonstrate your contribution to the Agile environment by providing credits for any professional achievement that you make in your career. Individuals who hold a credential from Scrum Alliance require to earn a certain number of SEUs for every 2 years to get certified. Similarly, an individual who holds a certification from PMI except the CAPM® needs to earn a certain number of PDUs for every 3 years.

IBG Certification: About IBF Certification for courses eligible for IBF Qualified (IBFQ)

Participants who successfully complete this course and fulfill the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role can apply to be conferred the IBF Qualified (IBFQ) certification status.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on

https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx

 

IBG Certification: About IBF Certification for courses eligible for IBF Advanced (Level 2/3)

Participants who successfully complete this course with at least 3 years of relevant financial services industry experience and fulfill the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role can apply to be conferred the IBF Advanced (Level 2/3) certification status.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on

https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx

IBG Certification: About IBF Certification

This course addresses the following Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) and proficiency level: • <TSC and its corresponding proficiency level>

Participants are encouraged to access the IBF MySkills Portfolio (https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/MySkills-Portfolio.aspx) to track their training progress and skills acquisition against the Skills Framework for Financial Services. You can apply for IBF Certification after fulfilling the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on

https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx

 

IBG Certification: Video on IBF Certification

Next Intake:

August 28, 2024 - August 29, 2024
Course Duration:2 Days (Virtual)

Funding is applicable only to those working in the banking and finance industries.

$780.00 - $2180.00

(Include GST)

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