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Scrum Master Certification Pathway

This Certification Pathway teaches in-demand skills employers often include in job postings. Strengthen your knowledge with the critical skills that a Scrum Master needs to be a beneficial partner and contributor to a successful Scrum adoption.

Can help prepare for 2 industry certification exams¹:

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) II

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Included Skills Pathways

Training begins with exploring the foundational and basic facilitation skills. Next, dive into the Advanced Skills Pathway where subtle nuances not called out in the Fundamentals Pathway, like conflict resolution and trust building are examined.

Skills Pathway 1: Scrum Master Fundamentals

    • Successfully use the established Scrum core values to make desirable team decisions.
    • Effectively navigate primary Scrum events by applying the correct Agile principles, strategies and practices.
    • Productively serve and collaborate with Product Owners and developers.
    • Ensure the Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog help the Scrum Team create high-value increments.

Skills Pathway 2: Scrum Master Advanced

    • Successfully apply appropriate coaching strategies.
    • Support the Product Owner with Scrum strategies and tactics.
    • Identify metrics that support the empirical process and enable continuous improvement.
    • Mitigate dependencies and optimize a multi-team workflow.

Help prepare for TWO industry certification exams

Successfully completing this Certification Pathway can help you prepare to take the Professional Scrum Master I and Professional Scrum Master II certification exams.

Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn® * , when you’ve successfully completed your course with a score of 85% or higher.

* LinkedIn is a registered trademark of LinkedIn Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.


Frequently asked questions

Employees can immediately access and begin learning after completing your purchase.

After purchasing your training, you can register employees through our License Management System or have them sign in via SSO options. Contact us today to learn more.

A skill module teaches a single skill in four to eight hours.

  • A one-hour skill module teaches a single skill in about one hour.

A Skills Pathway is a series of skills that can be learned over a period of time.

Prebuilt Pathway: A series of two or more existing skill modules that’s ready to launch today.

  • Training Pathway: A series of two or more one-hour skill modules that does not prepare employees for a certification exam or help them earn recertification credits.
  • Certification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees prepare for a third-party certification exam.
  • Recertification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees earn recertification credits for a specific agency such as SHRM® and HRCI®.

Tailored Skills Pathway: Select multiple existing skill modules to create this Pathway. Skill modules and assessments can be modified slightly to accommodate the needs of your business.

Custom Skills Pathway: Our team will build completely new skill modules and assessments for your business and workforce.

Other learning you may be interested in

Scrum Master Fundamentals
Scrum Master Advanced
Scrum Product Owner Certification Pathway