Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by Jeff Sutherland

Gain the tools and knowledge you need to unleash the power of the popular agile methodology in your organization and take (and pass) the online exam to become a Certified Scrum Master.

Scrum principles and practices apply to many fields, industries, and organizations. You don’t need to work specifically in IT to benefit from this powerful methodology. This highly interactive, two-day training with Jeff Sutherland fully immerses you in agile principles, practices and the Scrum framework so you can successfully fill the roles of Scrum Master or Scrum team member. 

"I really liked the fact that Jeff shared his personal experiences which led him to create the scrum framework. This helps me to understand the scrum approach more in depth. For me this was very valuable." - Agile coach 

Is Certified Scrum Master (CSM) training right for me?

  • Yes - if you have a basic knowledge of Scrum
  • Yes - if you work in a Scrum team or support Scrum teams
  • Yes - if you want to improve your organization's overall effectiveness

What will I achieve by completing this training?

You will know:

  • The agile principles and mindset
  • How to use the Scrum framework and delight your customer
  • The three roles of Scrum and how they interact
  • The purpose of Scrum meetings and how to run them effectively
  • Feedback loops in Scrum, and how to keep learning
  • What product backlog creation and refinement implies
  • How to organize product backlogs
  • How to do agile planning and estimation; short term and long term
  • How to kick start a Scrum Team
  • How to create high performing teams

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Writing user stories
  • Estimation and planning
  • All aspects of a Sprint
  • Working on a Scrum Team

You will develop the skills to:

  • Effectively lead or participate as a Scrum Master or team member
  • Coach your team to improve in Scrum
  • Solve common organizational problems and pitfalls with Scrum


Certified Scrum Master Certificate:

This training qualifies you to take an online exam for Scrum Master certification (two year membership) 

The exam and Scrum Master certification are provided by our partner, Scrum Alliance. Read more about the partnership with Scrum Alliance here

What else should I know?

Participants will receive:


  • Basic understanding of Scrum (through independent reading, knowledge exchange with colleagues or completion of the Xebia Academy one-day Scrum Foundation training)

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