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Rapid changes in technology, market demands, and expectations have paved the way for the conceptualization and implementation of Agile methods and values in many organizations. Agile relies on adaptive planning and iterative development and delivery. It focuses primarily on the value of people in getting the job done effectively. SAMC™ Certified Professionals should appreciate the concepts of Agile development and have the ability to compare and choose the Agile methodology appropriate in a given situation.

This course includes two certification exams:

  • SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC™)
    • To be administered at the conclusion of Day 3 of class
  • SCRUMstudy Scrum Master Certification (SMC™)
    • To be administered at the conclusion of Day 5 of class

 Exam Format (for both exams)

  • Multiple choice
  • 100 questions per exam
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 120 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam
  • Current pass rate: 93%

Upon successful completion of the exam:

  • Applicants will be awarded the SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) and SCRUMstudy Scrum Master Certification (SMC™) certificate by SCRUMstudy.
  • Applicant’s name will be added to the SCRUMstudy Certification Registry.
  • The certificate can be added to applicant’s LinkedIn profile.
  • If applicant is unable to pass the exam the first time, a maximum of two Free Exam Retakes are available.

Maintaining Certification

To maintain the certification status, SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.


Project Managers and Team leaders will learn fundamental concepts, basic execution strategies, and will prepare for both exams which are delivered in-class during this course. It is strongly recommended that your organization plans to or already has adopted Scrum/Agile in before you take this bootcamp style course. 

Please note that this is a bootcamp course: the Agile Master Certification exam is taken in-class on the third day of class and the Scrum Master Certification exam is taken in-class on the fifth day.  For more information on the exams, please see the "Introduction" above.


There are no specific prerequisites for this course.  However, in order to derive the best value from the course, participants should have work experience that has exposed them to some aspects of the system development process.

View the Agile Master and Scrum Master Certification Training Course Outline

Agile Master Certification (SAMC: SCRUMStudy Agile Master Certification)

Days One-Three

1. Introduction

2. Agile Overview
AGILE Defined
Why use Agile?
Adaptive Project Management
The Agile Manifesto
Declaration of Interdependence
Difference between Waterfall and Agile

3. Domains of Agile Practices
I. Value-Driven Delivery
II. Stakeholder Engagement
III. Team Performance Practices
IV. Adaptive Planning
V. Problem Detection and Resolution
VI. Continuous Improvement
Agile Tools and Artifacts

4. Lean Kanban Software Development
Core Values
Understanding Lean Software Development
Understanding Kanban software development
Definition of Lean Kanban
Implementing Lean Kanban

5. Scrum
Overview of Scrum
Why Use Scrum?
Scalability of Scrum
Scrum Principles
Scrum Aspects
Scrum Processes
Scrum and Kanban

6. Extreme Programming (XP)
Core Values
XP release
XP Artifacts
Adopting XP
XP Events

7. Test-Driven Development (TDD)
The Process

8. Dynamic Systems Development Methods (DSDM)
Core Values

9. Crystal
Core Values
The Process .

10. Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Core Values Roles
The Process

11. Comparison of Agile Methods

12. Best Fit Analysis Tool

13. Blitz Planning.

14. Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meeting
Transition to Scrum
Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement
Importance of Executive Support
Questions Backlog and Expectations Log Review

Agile Master Certification administered in-class.

Scrum Master Certification (SMC)

Days Four and Five

Agile and Scrum Overview
Agile Overview
The Need for Agile
Adaptive Project Management
Agile Manifesto
Agile Principles
What has changed?
Agile Methods
Scrum Overview
Scrum Principles
Scrum Aspects Scrum Processes
Scrum Summary
Scrum Roles
Core Roles
Core Role: Product Owner
Core Role: Scrum Master
Core Role: Scrum Team
Non-core Roles
Scrum Project Phases
Initiate Phase
Plan and Estimate Phase
Implement Phase
Review and Retrospect Phase
Release Phase
Scaling Scrum
Scalability of Scrum
Scrum in Programs and Portfolios

Scrum Master Certification administered in-class.

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