Professional Scrum Master (PSM): Course Overview

ALC’s Professional Scrum Master course is based on the syllabus as set down by, the international curator of the Scrum agile process.

The course covers Scrum fundamentals and key principles including the framework, mechanics, and roles of Scrum. The course also teaches how to use Scrum, how to optimise value, productivity and the total cost of ownership of software products.

Participants learn through instruction and team-based exercises, and are challenged to think on their feet to better understand what to do when they return to their workplaces.

This course is designed for:

Assessment certification is the premium certification and requires a minimum score on a rigorous assessment. The Professional Scrum Master course has two associated assessments with two levels of certification: PSM I and PSM II.

If you complete the Professional Scrum Master course you will receive a password to take the PSM I online assessment one time within a 14-day period following the course. If you score 85% or better you will receive the industry-recognized “PSM I” certification and your name will be posted on the Professional Scrum Master I certification list.

The cost of the first attempt is included in the price of the PSM class. Subsequent attempts have to be separately purchased. Participants who pass PSM I are also eligible for the PSM II certification test at a discounted price.