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Scrum Master Exam Prep Course

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16 hours – On-site or Virtual with live certified trainer

There being so many Scrum Master courses and certifications in the market, Global Lynx, in partnership with Carmel Rush, Inc., offers a unique training program that will equip you with everything you need to become a Scrum Master, not only in theory, but also in practice.

Beyond what is covered in most traditional Scrum programs, this Scrum course offers a pragmatic approach to the topics covered, at the highest level of delivery quality, being built on the experience that Carmel Rush has obtained throughout many years of practice in the Project Management field, and the many years of experience that Global Lynx has in the IT consulting and training fields.

About Scrum and the Scrum Master

Scrum is the most popular Agile framework. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective method designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project.

Scrum Masters 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.

Every implementation of Scrum is different.

Teams and organizations apply Scrum within their context, but the fundamental framework always remains the same.

Goal of this course

The goal of this course is to prepare the student to:

  • Retake the Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) exam (e.g. 2nd try)
  • Take the Professional ScrumMaster (PSM 1) exam (1st or subsequent tries)

Learning objectives

Students are expected to build a body of knowledge of the Scrum framework, including its roles, events, and artifacts. Incorporating Scrum principles and practices takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Scrum is a framework, not a prescriptive methodology.

The Learning Objectives for this course are based on:

  • The Scrum Guide
  • Agile Manifesto, 4 values and 12 principles
  • Scrum values

Specific Learning Objectives fall into the following categories:

  • 1 Lean, Agile, and Scrum
  • 2 Agile Facilitation
  • 3 Agile Coaching
  • 4 Service to the Development Team
  • 5 Service to the Product Owner
  • 6 Service to the Organization

Ancillary topics may also be presented.


About the trainer – Jack J. Caine

Jack J. Caine

Jack has trained, mentored, coached and facilitated at some of the most well-known Fortune 500 companies including Motorola, Cisco, Barclays, AmerisourceBergen, ISO Verisk Analytics, and Walmart.

Jack is the editor of “Jack’s Agile Notebook”, an open-source reference of over 1300 slides on lean-agile-leadership open to the community. Jack is a prolific writer of articles and creator of courseware and is the co-author of a paper on mob programming (published by the Scrum Alliance).

Besides holding multiple Agile certifications—both as a trainer and as a practitioner—Jack has experience in training all roles and levels of an organization. He has developed a deep knowledge in scaling and de-scaling SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, XP, among others. He also has wide experience delivering training in small and large groups in both on-site and virtual environments.

Payment methods:

  • Check
  • Wire transfer
  • Credit card (via PayPal)

For more information about this training course (schedules, locations, costs, etc.) or any of the other IT training courses we offer, please contact us. We will be happy to assist you!

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