Scrum Master Certified (SMC) Professional Certification

2 Days | 1.4 CEUs


Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) professionals have a practical, working knowledge of Scrum that equips them to implement and work in a Scrum environment. The purpose of the exam is to confirm the applicants have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply Scrum in the projects and to tailor Scrum in a particular scenario.

SMC® professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed. Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) certification by SCRUMstudy™ after passing the certification exam

At the end of this course the delegate will be prepared for the SMC® exam

What You Will Learn:

At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the principles in the Scrum framework.
  • Demonstrate a practical working knowledge of Scrum including roles, meetings, and artifacts.
  • Implement Scrum in an organization.

Course Outline:

The two-day live course has four key modules:

1. Agile and Scrum Overview

  • Agile Overview
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles
  • Scrum Methods
  • Scrum Overview
  • Scrum Advantages

2. Scrum Roles

  • Core Roles
  • Non-core Roles
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Scrum Team

3. Scrum Project Phases

  • Initiate
  • Plan and Estimate
  • Implement
  • Review and Retrospect
  • Release
  • Inputs, Tools, and Outputs for each process in each phase

4. Scaling Scrum

  • Scalability of Scrum
  • Scrum in Programs and Portfolios
  • Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meeting
  • Transition to Scrum
  • Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
  • Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement
  • Importance of Executive Support


There are no prerequisites for this course.


To earn the SMC certificate, students must successfully complete a post-course online proctored exam. The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions and must be completed in 120 minutes or less. The exam fee is included in the course cost. Students are entitled to one additional complimentary exam attempt if they do not pass on their first attempt.


IISE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

Registration Fee

Member: $795 Non-Member: $1,145

Course Schedule

No courses scheduled, contact James Swisher for availability