PSM Certification Training Course

The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification training course envelopes the principles and process theory of the Scrum framework. The course covers the most recent updates to the certification exam and is a perfect blend of instructions and team-based exercises. Make your learning experience convenient with the live-online training format without compromising on the learning outcomes.

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PSM training program overview

The Professional Scrum Master Certification course focuses on providing you with the principles and processes of the Scrum framework. It introduces you to the tools and understanding to completely implement them at work. The course structure also includes aspects of team dynamics, improved planning, and decision making, client-customer relationship, encourage more visibility of the processes to enhance team motivation.

The course includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master I certification exam (PSM I).


Get a deep understanding of the core practices and values of SCRUM.


Courseware is aligned to The Professional Scrum competencies to help you clear PSM certification exam in your 1st attempt.


Competently use SCRUM in everyday work and Get certified as a PSM.

When you sign up for an instructor-led version (live-online or traditional classroom), you'll get

You will also get:

Brett Maytom

Brett Maytom


Helping tech-related companies increase their throughput by 600% or more using Dumb Scrum™

Brett has been in software development for the past 31 years and has several certifications including PST, PSM I, PSM II, SPS II, PSD, PSPO, CSM, MCT, MCSD, MCDBA, MCSE+I, CNE, and CCNA.

The course curriculum

The curriculum for this PSM I training course is 100% aligned to to clear your Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification. The following is a list of broad topics covered

  • Introduction
  • Waterfall vs. Agile
  • Agile manifesto
  • The principle of Scrum
  • User stories : definition, description, epics, themes, the iceberg effect
  • Product backlog, prioritization techniques
  • Sprint, Sprint backlog
  • The Scrum Rules of estimation
  • The Chart of effectiveness
  • Planning poker exercise
  • How to plan properly
  • Capacity handling
  • Scrum team
  • Professional Scrum Master
  • Product owner
  • Stakeholders
  • Users
  • Definition of done
  • Review meeting
  • Retrospective meeting
  • Planning meeting
  • Scrum stand-up meeting
  • Scrum of Scrums meeting
  • Sprint celebration meeting
  • Burn down chart
  • Sprint backlog
  • Product backlog
  • Product burndown chart
  • Task board
  • Visual board

Key facts you should review before signing up

All of our online live training courses will run as scheduled whether we have just one participant or a full house to make sure you can progress your career as planned. We’re 100% committed to your success. If you’re not satisfied with any aspect of our live-online training, just let us know within 24 hours of the start of the first day’s training via email and we’ll issue a full refund.

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Prerequisites for the PSM certification:

There are no prerequisites for attending the training or for sitting in the exam. Though exposure to software development or project management experience is recommended. Below are a few recommendations before you sit for your exam:

What does the certification exam entail

On successful completion of the training, participants would receive a password for the PSM I exam. The exam is conducted online by and the certification is maintained by them. The exam is open book and has a rigorous assessment process. Participants need to achieve a minimum pass percentage (85% for PSM) to be certified.

Exam details:

  • Number of questions: 80

  • Duration: 1 hour

  • Exam format: multiple choice

  • Passing Score: 85%

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Learner profile for the PSM I certification

The Professional Scrum Master training level 1 would be highly suitable for

  • Managers and Members of Scrum team members

  • IT professionals and leadership (developers, architects, testers)

  • Project Managers

  • A PMI credential holder who wants to maintain the credential

  • Professionals who are serious about their scrum career



We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we’re typically asked, along with our responses:

Don’t worry! You can take any number of attempts until you clear your exam and each attempt would be chargeable.

But if you are taking the 2nd attempt before two weeks from the first attempt then it is free.

Even though you have cleared your exam, you can make attempts to improve your score until you achieve 100%.

No, there is no limitation; you are free to give any number of attempts provided you are ready to pay for the attempts.

Have more questions?

If you want to learn more about our training program, have questions about the PSM certification, requirements, preparation, and exam, or want to schedule a customized group training at your location, email us at