Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) Certification Training

The Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) course is a dynamic and interactive 16 hour workshop that delves into the heart of Scrum and Agile practices. This course is meticulously structured around the Scrum Guide, updated in November 2020, ensuring participants grasp the latest advancements in Scrum. Through a blend of discussion, hands-on exercises, and real-life case studies, attendees will learn the roles, events, and artifacts of Scrum, as well as the importance of Scrum values and principles for successful implementation.

 

Why Professional ScrumMaster?

Choosing the Professional Scrum Master certification signifies a commitment to excellence and a deep understanding of Scrum. This certification, recognized worldwide, not only validates your knowledge and skills but also enhances your ability to apply Scrum principles and practices effectively. It sets you apart in the job market, showing potential employers your dedication to professional growth and your ability to contribute significantly to a Scrum team's success.

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Enroll

Attend a PSM I Course: Participate in a 16 hour course taught by a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST).

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Attend CSM® training

Study and Prepare: Review the Scrum Guide and course materials; take advantage of online assessment simulations.

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Certification process

Take the Exam: Successfully pass the PSM I assessment with a score of 85% or higher.

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Receive your certificate

Achieve Certification: Upon passing, you'll receive the PSM-I certification. The certification has life-time validity. It does not require.

Upcoming Batches

Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I) | Aug 03 - 04 | Online

03 Aug - 04 Aug | 09:00 AM - 06:00 AM

Vineet Patni

- 23000+TAX

₹ 18000+TAX

Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I) | August 24 - 25 | Online

24 Aug - 25 Aug | 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Vineet Patni

- 23000+TAX

₹ 18000+TAX

Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I) | September 21 - 22 | Online

21 Sep - 22 Sep | 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Vineet Patni

- 23000+TAX

₹ 18000+TAX

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The PSM I certification is accredited by Scrum.org, a body dedicated to helping people and teams in solving complex problems.

  • Unlocking the path to becoming a certified Professional Scrum Master™ is now within reach, thanks to institutions offering this coveted certification at exceptionally competitive rates. Your journey towards PSM I certification emphasizes not only affordability but also the importance of patience and a meticulous thought process.

  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) is a basic Scrum certification designed to impart comprehensive knowledge of Scrum and the role of a Scrum Master. With a PSM I certification, individuals can demonstrate their understanding of the Scrum framework and enhance their career opportunities in the industry.

  • There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this PSM course. The PSM training course is designed to offer a deep understanding of Scrum Framework. A participant with no knowledge of Scrum can also attend this training and gain in-depth knowledge of Scrum.

  • Following are the steps to obtain PSM 1 certification:
    ~ Register with ScaleUp and pay for the course, which includes the PSM exam fees (two attempts).
    ~ Complete the training with accredited Professional Scrum Trainers (PST).
    ~ After the course, you will receive a password/key to access the exam.
    ~ Take the exam, and upon passing, you will receive your industry-recognized Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I) certification.

  • The PSM I Certification costs INR 22,420 all inclusive. This fee covers:
    ~ 2 days PSM training during weekends
    ~ 2 attempts for PSM exam (exam fees / certification cost included)
    ~ 2 practice tests of 160 questions.
    ~ Study materials
    Please note, the PSM certification has lifetime validity.

  • Training is not mandatory, individuals with adequate knowledge of Scrum methodology can opt to take the PSM certification exam directly from Scrum.org. However, those who undergo PSM training stand a better chance of passing the PSM I certification exam on their first attempt. Also, when participants undergo PSM training, they get 2 attempts for the PSM certification exam.

  • Payment can be made via debit or credit card, Google Pay, UPI, wallet, or net banking. Part payment / EMI options are also available. Initiate a chat for more details.

  • If you find that the certification does not meet your needs and you wish to withdraw, we offer a full refund of the course fee in accordance with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee policy. Please refer to our refund policy for further details.

  • PSM training provides valuable insights into understanding the rationale behind various Scrum accountabilities and processes. Scrum can not solve your team’s problems, but correct implementation of Scrum can expose your team’s problems. The PSM certification is a valuable asset for professionals seeking to enhance their understanding and application of Scrum. It not only provides professional growth opportunities but also significantly contributes to the success of organizations by fostering efficient and effective project management practices.

  • According to market research, the salary range for a Professional Scrum Master varies significantly. In India, the highest salary can reach INR 22L, while the lowest is around INR 6L, with an average base salary of approximately INR 14L. In the US, salaries range from $61,000 to $142,000.

  • Earning a PSM1 certification opens up numerous career opportunities, including roles such as IT Consultant, Scrum Master, Agile Coach or Consultant, and Change Agent within organizations. You will mentor and lead teams throughout projects, fostering effective Agile practices and driving successful outcomes.

  • You do not need to renew your PSM certification. It holds lifetime validity and does not expire.

  • The journey doesn't stop after PSM training. You have the opportunity to further develop your Scrum Master skills through additional certifications such as:
    ~ Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II)
    ~ Professional Scrum Master III (PSM III)
    ~ Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)
    Additionally, armed with your credentials, you can explore enhanced career opportunities within the Agile teams as a certified Scrum Master.

  • Exam Structure:
    ~ Duration: 60 minutes
    ~ Number of Questions: 80

    Passing Criteria:
    ~ Minimum Score Required: 85%

    Question Format:
    ~ Multiple Choice: Questions with checkboxes, indicating the number of correct answers.
    ~ Single Selection: Questions with radio buttons for selecting one correct answer.
    ~ True/False: Questions requiring a choice between true or false statements.

    Additional Features:
    ~ Review Option: Participants can mark questions for later review during the exam.
    ~ PSM is a web based exam, allowing candidates to take the exam using a PC, laptop, smartphone, or tablet for convenience and accessibility.

  • PSM certification is provided by Scrum.org, an organization dedicated to enhancing professionalism in Scrum training. Scrum.org equips leaders and professionals with comprehensive knowledge of Scrum principles and processes, empowering them to navigate their career paths effectively.

  • You cannot pause the exam as it must be completed within the allocated 60 minutes. However, if you encounter issues such as internet connectivity problems or accidentally closing the tab, you can contact support@scrum.org for help.

  • The Professional Scrum Master certification exam must be completed within a duration of 60 minutes.

  • Achieving an 85% score within a one-hour time frame demands focus and efficient time management during the assessment. However, with adequate preparation using appropriate training materials and course content, passing the exam becomes feasible. The difficulty level is moderate, and success is attainable with the correct knowledge and strategies.

  • Exam Procedure:
    Upon completing the PSM training, participants will receive an assessment password from Scrum.org for their first attempt. It is crucial to use this password and complete the assessment within 14 days of receipt.

    Validity of Exam Attempts:
    ~ First Attempt: Must be completed within 14 days of receiving the password.
    ~ Second Attempt: If the first attempt score is below 85%, participants are entitled to a second attempt at no additional cost. The password for the second attempt does not have an expiration date.

  • Preparing for PSM certification involves several key steps:
    ~ Gain a thorough understanding of the Scrum Framework and familiarize yourself with all the accountabilities and responsibilities outlined in the Scrum guide.
    ~ Enroll in an accredited PSM certification course, where you can access multiple practice assessments and evaluate your performance each time.
    ~ Engage with various Scrum forums to learn about exam patterns, topics, and gain real-world knowledge.
    ~ Ensure timely registration for the exam and approach it with confidence and readiness.

  • ScaleUp's PSM training sessions are conducted virtually by experienced Professional Scrum Trainers. However, if circumstances prevent you from attending the live sessions, you have the option to reschedule your training by contacting the ScaleUp Support team (contact@ScaleUpConsultants.com).

 

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