Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) Course (Weekend)

$1,495 excl. GST - Buy online for $1,345.50 excl. GST

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™)

PM-Partners group Scrum Master Certified course is a collaborative learning experience, including round tables, group discussions, team activities and role-plays. This workshop also prepares candidates for Scrum Master Certification (SMC™) examination.

About this course

Due to popular demand, we are now offering SMC™ weekend training. If your busy work schedule prevents you from taking the necessary time away to complete training, then why not use your weekends to further your career development.

Course Objective

  • To assist participants in taking up the role of Scrum Master.
  • To gain an overview of the Agile principles – the Agile Manifesto.
  • To gain an understanding of how Scrum differs from traditional project management methods.
  • Gain an understanding of Scrum core team roles and how they interface with non-core team roles.
  • Learn how to conduct effective Scrum planning meetings to set the foundation for successful Sprints.
  • Learn the importance of conducting effective Daily Stand-ups.
  • Appreciate the importance of time-boxed meetings / activities.
  • Learn how to facilitate and understand the benefits of the Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective Meetings.
  • Learn the importance of transparency through artefacts, meetings and information radiators such as Burndown Charts and Scrumboards.
  • Learn how to scale Scrum in programs and portfolios.
  • Learn tips on how to transition your organisation to Scrum.
  • Prepare participants for Scrum Master Certified certification exam.

How this course is delivered

Course Content Summary

  • Agile values and principles
  • The 6 Scrum principles
  • The 5 Scrum aspects
  • Scrum core team roles – scrum master, product owner, scrum team member
  • Scrum non-core roles
  • Scrum project phases and processes
  • Scrum artefacts and tools
  • The prioritised product backlog
  • Sprint planning
  • Definition of ‘done’ and acceptance criteria
  • Scrum sprints
  • Daily stand-ups and scrum of scrums
  • Sprint review and retrospective
  • Scaling Scrum
  • Exam format and timings, practice questions

Outcomes & Certification

Learning Outcomes

  • Able to explain the Agile method and how Scrum relates to Agile.
  • Able to explain how Scrum differs from traditional Project Management methods.
  • Able to explain the 6 principles and 5 aspects of that underpin a Scrum project and how they apply throughout the life of a project.
  • Able to understanding the responsibilities of core and non-core team roles.
  • Able to work effectively as a Scrum Master by having an in-depth understanding of the role and tools and techniques used.
  • Able to facilitate effective Scrum meetings – Sprint Planning Meeting, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review and Retrospective Meetings.
  • Able to use information radiators such as Burndown Charts and Scrumboards for effective risk management and decision making.

Examination & Certification

The Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) Certification exam is a 2 hour online multiple-choice exam to be undertaken within 6 months after completing the 2 day training course.  The exams are administered by SCRUMStudy. The cost of the exam is included in the course fee.

Scrum Master Certified Assessment Details:

  • All candidates should have completed their pre-course work
  • Attended the Scrum Master Certified workshop
  • Be familiar with Scrum’s Principles, Aspects and Processes
  • After completing your workshop with PM-Partners group we recommend you schedule and take your exam at your earliest convenience

Online Assessment / Exam Details:

  • 2 hour exam
  • 100 multiple choice questions
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • Proctored online exam
  • Current pass rate: 95%
  • Cost of exams included in your PM-Partners course fee
  • 2 free retakes are included in your fee

Certification Details:

  • 40 re-certification units are required every 2 years
  • You will be emailed a copy of your certificate on successful completion of the exam

For further information on the certification process, please contact us.

Course Prerequisites


There are no pre-requisites.  We do request that participants complete their pre-course work.


Where is the training venue located?

Sydney courses are held at 10 Barrack St, Sydney.

Melbourne courses are held at 500 Collins St, Melbourne.

I require an invoice before payment is processed – can I still book this course online?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.

Is this a certified course?

Yes. The exam for this course is to be undertaken online within 6 months of completing the 2-day training course. Upon passing the exam you will be certified. PM-Partners will provide you with the details and log-ins during the course.

Is the exam fee included?

Yes. The exam fee is included in the course cost.

Course Dates

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New Weekend Courses 17/03/18
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New Weekend Courses 24/03/18
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New Weekend Courses 23/06/18
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