International Scrum Master™
(ISM™)

Scope: Project

Released June 2014, Last Updated January 2019, Version 1.15

Training - Free Practice Exam - Free Enroll Now - $45 USD

About the ISM™ Program

As an International Scrum Master™, you will enable your Scrum Team to realize its full potential. Once you complete this program, you will acquire necessary skills to run your Scrum Team using the Agile/Scrum Framework that is a simple set of core values, principles and practices. You will also learn about team roles, events, artifacts, rules, and how to apply them in your daily job.

Once you complete this program, you will acquire necessary skills to run modern development projects effectively and smoothly. You will also learn about the advanced values, principles and practices of Scrum which is a stepping stone if you choose to become an ISPO later in your career.

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Curriculum of the ISM™ Program

Fundamentals of Scrum

Origins of Scrum - Learn what necessitated Scrum and what makes it essential today.
Scrum Values and Principles - Learn guiding principles and tenets of Scrum.
Scrum Activities - Discover how to apply Scrum practices such as daily stand ups.
Understanding User Stories - Learn how to interpret user stories that are created by your product owner.
Turning User Stories into Software - Learn how to make your code meet the acceptance criteria of the user story.
Using Scrum in International Teams - Find out how to effectively operate in an international Scrum Team.

Specific Responsibilities of the Scrum Master

Coaching Your Scrum Team - Learn how to mentor your team on best Scrum practices.
Blocking External Interferences - Learn how to maintain the focus of your team in the face of constant randomizations.
Removing Internal Blockers - Find out how you can make your team more self-sufficient.
Serving as a Leader - Learn how to share power and put the needs of your team first.
Managing Change - Discover how to embrace change and guide your team.
Competencies of Scrum Master - Learn most important virtues of being a great Scrum Master.

ISM™ Certification Data Sheet

  • Program Cost: $45 USD
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Type of questions: Multiple choice
  • Passing score: 70%
  • Open book: Yes, with links to related content in the book.
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Language of the exam: English
  • Language of the certificate: English
  • Duration of the exam: No restrictions. Typically takes 1 hour.
  • Validity: Lifetime
  • Repeats allowed if failed: Yes, up to 3 times.
  • Stress Free: Money-back guarantee if you can't prove you've learned Scrum within 30 days

Build

Scrum is how software is built today.

Learn principles and dynamics of modern teams by mastering Scrum Framework and how to apply it in your daily job (or interviews) via our free book.

Function

Scrum is needed to function in an agile environment.

Acquire essential skills to effectively operate in a diverse Scrum Team and work with other stakeholders such as Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner.

Prove

Employers look for proof.

Prove your competency in core Scrum principles as a Scrum Team Member with our official certificate.

Be noticed

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Be relevant

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Communicate

Scrum is the universal language of tech companies.

Learn the common language that decision makers (e.g. Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Executive, Team Manager, etc.) speak.

And you can have it all. Today.

We used agile principles to simplify unnecessarily complex certification programs that are offered by our profit driven competitors.

Our simple and yet effective training program teaches you everything you need to learn at your own pace, at the comfort of your own home, today!

International Scrum Master™ certification by International Scrum Assembly offers by far the highest return on investment compared to anything else you can do today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long do your Scrum certification programs take to complete? How much time do I have to spend to get my certificate?

It is entirely up to you! Once you register; you will study the material we provided, you will take our exam, you will pass it after which you get your official Scrum certificate. For some of our students, this process takes one to three days, while for others it takes less than a day. It takes only a few hours for some of our students --those who are familiar with the Scrum Framework and ready to take the exam. So, it is totally up to you; how quick you would like to proceed based on your current knowledge and available time to pursue your Scrum certification. You have the total freedom to move at your own pace.

What happens if I fail the exam?

Henry Ford said “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently”. In case you fail the exam, we will first provide you with actionable feedback that helps you identify your knowledge gaps and corresponding sections in the training material. We will then re-activate your exam, for free, so that you can take your exam again when you are ready.

Do you have money-back guarantee?

Yes! We have 30 days money back guarantee. If you fail exams, or if you change your mind for whatever reason, you can cancel order and receive a full refund. Please keep in mind that processing refunds may take up to 5 business days.

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