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Certified ScrumMaster®


Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified ScrumMaster

All CSM courses are taught by Trainers approved by the Scrum Alliance. Taking a CSM course, passing the CSM test, and accepting the license agreement designates you as a Certified ScrumMaster, which indicates that you have been introduced to and understand the basic concepts you need to perform as a ScrumMaster or team member on a Scrum team. This course also satisfies two elements of the CSD track: Scrum Introduction and Elective.

Certified Scrum MasterScrum is the best known and most frequently used Agile approach, allowing for effective product development. It lets you see what's really happening, get fast feedback and adapt your practices to get most of your product with every short increment.

Scrum changes the way of managing software development. Moving away from the traditional, formal management, it emphasizes self-organization of the development team and responding to the customers needs and changes in the environment. Therefore, Scrum Team no longer needs typical project manager, and this place is filled with two new roles - Scrum Master and Product Owner.

Two-day Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training prepares participants for fulfilling ScrumMaster role. Through interactive exercises they learn Scrum principles and how to efficiently apply them to lead and empower Agile team. Certified Scrum Trainer presents advanced Scrum topics, such as multi-team organizations and explains how to handle challenges the Scrum project encounters.


  • Help the team members by:
    • Making sure they've all skills and tools necessary to perform their work
    • Supporting them in self-organization and development
    • Protecting them from external and internal impediments
    • Suggesting tools and methods that would improve their productivity
    • Facilitating the meetings, discussion and conflict
    • Showing common Agile practices
    • Explaining how to plan and monitor progress in Sprint
    • Asking the right questions, so that they can continuously improve their process.
  • Support Product Owners by:
    • Identify real Product Owner
    • Explaining his or her role
    • Showing the methods of working with Stakeholders and team
    • Explaining how she or he can benefit from iterative approach
    • Helping in focusing on most important work to maximize ROI of developed product
    • Making sure their Product Backlog is always in good shape
  • Work with organization by:
    • Showing the benefits of Agile approach
    • Ensuring the transparency of product and process
    • Explaining Scrum, Agile values and its consequences for the whole organization
    • Improve the whole system by focusing on customer value.

16-17 Jan 2017


Berlin, Germany


Ahoy! Berlin
Wattstrasse 11
Berlin, Germany 13355


1200 EUR + VAT


Discounted seats available. Contact ProCognita for more information.



This Course is delivered in English by Tomasz de Jastrzebiec Wykowski, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST).


Wattstraße 11, 13355 Berlin, Germany

Certification and Exam

Upon completion of the course, attendees are eligible to take the Certified ScrumMaster exam, the successful completion of which results in the designation of "Certified ScrumMaster" from the Scrum Alliance.

The training fee includes cost of exam, certification and two years membership in Scrum Alliance.


The scope of the training is always adjusted to the knowledge and expectations of the participants.Most often it covers the following topics, presented in the form of exercises and discussions in small groups, and short lectures:

  • Introduction and gathering of expectations
  • Iterative approach simulation
  • Agile Manifesto and Agile Mindset
  • Introduction to Scrum
    • Empirical Process Control and Scrum Pillars
  • Scrum Process - Sprint Planning and Execution
  • Scrum Roles and Responsibilities
    • Ideal Product Owner exercise
    • ScrumMaster role
    • Development Team. Self-organization exercise
  • Agile Requirements Management: Product Backlog and User Stories
    • Communication exercise
    • Creation of User Story and Acceptance Criteria exercises
    • Managing Product Backlog - prioritization and refinement
  • Retrospectives
    • Timeline exercise
  • Agile planning and estimating
    • Agile Estimating. Planning Poker exercise
    • Release planning
    • Adapting to change
    • Measuring and reporting progress. Velocity and Burn-down charts
  • What does "Done" mean?
    • Creating Definition-of-Done exercise
  • Engineering practices and Technical Debt
  • Scrum in Organization. Common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
  • (optionally) Scrum Lego simulation
  • Q & A

Certified ScrumMaster training is intended for people interested in broadening their knowledge about Scrum, especially ScrumMasters, Product Owners and Development Team members.

Basic knowledge about Agile and software project management is recommended, but not a must.