CSM – Certified Scrum Master


Scrum, an Agile framework has been picking up momentum in creating innovation and improving productivity across organizations. A high-performing Scrum team always contributes to the success of an Agile project and the Scrum Master is the main person responsible for steering the project in the right direction. The Certified ScrumMaster course boosts your confidence in implementing the Scrum framework effectively in organizations.

Organizational benefits

Today, most of the IT as well as non-IT industry majors are hiring candidates who are familiar with the Scrum framework. The Certified ScrumMaster® can upscale an organization in the following ways:

  • Guide the team members throughout the product development
  • Help the team deliver quality products
  • Participate in the team activities with ease and also learn how to own a task
  • Resolve the impediments and enhance the team’s collaboration
  • Act as a change agent and enable a culture in which teams can flourish
  • Become a servant leader for Scrum teams that are involved in developing high-end products

Individual benefits

Scrum framework believes in ‘self-organization’. Making a career in Scrum as a Scrum Master will help an individual to-

  • Gain a high degree of proficiency in executing Scrum
  • Contribute in creating a healthy work environment
  • Earn the skills that make an individual immune to internal and external distractions
  • Become self-motivated to escalate the performance of the team
  • Get more job opportunities in IT as well as non-IT organizations with a good pay

CSM® certification- Adding value to your career

As a Certified ScrumMaster, you will be known as a part of an elite group engaged with Scrum Alliance. The members of Scrum Alliance are meant to be Scrum specialists, guiding the project teams to success. Here is why CSM® certification should be a part of your skill set:

  • Based on the recent salary survey by Ziprecruiter, the average annual salary for the Certified ScrumMaster is $116,659 a year.
  • CSM® certification enables you to work across major companies like IBM, Tata Consultancy Services, CapGemini, Honeywell, BOSCH, Accenture, Deloitte and many more in several job roles, such as:
    • Scrum Master
    • Delivery Lead
    • Agile Scrum Master
    • Program Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Agile Coach
    • Automation Engineer
    • Project Lead




·       Step 1: It takes only 2 min to register Here at AgileWaters, a Global best in Providing valuable certifications with value.

·       Step 2: Take the 2-day CSM course and get instructed by Certified Scrum Trainers® (CSTs).

·       Step 3: SA will send you a link to create login credentials on successful completion of course.

·       Step 4: Click on the link received from Scrum Alliance and create your own login credentials.

·       Step 5: Take the 1hr online CSM® test which comprises of 50 MCQs by using those credentials.

·       Step 6: Score a minimum of  74% to pass the CSM® test, after completing the course.

·       Step 7: Once the test is cleared, you will be requested to accept a license agreement.

·       Step 8: After accepting it, you will receive CSM designation & a 2-year membership from SA.

·       Step 9: You have to renew the certification once every two years.


Why CSM?

Scrum Master is a Change Agent. They belong to the facilitation and coaching profession. As per Business Insider, Change Management jobs are in the top 3 most demanding jobs in the IT industry. Getting a CSM certificate increases your chances of hiring by 80%.



1. Learn Fundamentals

Understand the foundation of Agile and Scrum concepts and help Scrum teams in using Scrum effectively.

2. Terminologies and Concepts

Acquire knowledge of Scrum terminologies, various concepts, and the complete Scrum process.

3. Scrum Roles

Understand various roles involved in Scrum and the scope of the Scrum Master role in Scrum.

4. Core Competencies

Learn key Scrum Master core competencies and protect the team from internal and external distractions.

5. Scrum Ceremonies

Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Definition of Done.

6. Facilitate Teams

Facilitate the Development Team, Product Owner, and the organization while responding to change.

7. Improve Transparency

Inspect and adapt and increase transparency in each of the Scrum events and make the team’s work visible.

8. Acts as a Servant Leader

Learn to help the team members work collaboratively and follow every Scrum process involved in it.


There is no set of eligibility requirements to attend this ScrumMaster Certification course and it can be taken by any professional who wants to deepen their understanding of Scrum.

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