Registered Scrum Master® (RSM)

Registered Scrum Master Badge
Agile Education Program

Certification  RSM

Length  16 hours

Delivery Channel  


This course provides the knowledge and hands on learning experience to practice the skills to be an effective Scrum Master. 

The Registered Scrum Master​​​​​​​​​​​​​​® (RSM) course is critical for serving as an effective Scrum Master on a Scrum Team during a successful Scrum transformation. You will learn what the real Scrum Framework is, how it operates, and how to effectively support your Scrum team and your organization as an Agile leader, Scrum expert, and change agent.

  • Practice being an effective Scrum Master with an interactive role-based simulation.
  • Enable a team to deliver complex products while improving quality and effectiveness.
  • Learn techniques to identify, strategize on, and tackle team obstacles.
  • Differentiate with the only Scrum Master credential endorsed by Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum.

The Registered Scrum Master​​​​​​​​​​​​​​® (RSM) credential formally recognizes your knowledge of lean principles, Scrum Master techniques, patterns of high-performing teams, and how the Scrum Master role scales in an organization. This is the only Scrum Master credential in the market endorsed by Jeff Sutherland, co-creator of Scrum and inventor of Scrum@Scale®. This credential will help differentiate you from other Scrum practitioners to employers, stakeholders, and peers.

Achieve the globally recognized Registered Scrum Master​​​​​​​​​​​​​​® (RSM) designation from the Agile Education® Organization by Scrum Inc.® by successfully completing this training and the online exam taken after this workshop (you will receive the links directly from the Agile Education® Organization after successfully completing the class).

Additional benefits of successfully completing this course include:

  • Eligibility to be featured in the International Registry of Agile Professionals™.
  • Authorization to use the Registered Scrum Master® badge to promote the merit of your achievement.
  • Updated learning material year over year that aligns with the current official Scrum Guide to ensure your Scrum education continuously evolves.
  • Invitation to an annual webinar and access to the on-demand recording.

Click here to see the official Agile Education® Organization page about this course.

Note: This course is available to be completed in four half days or two full days.


This course is strongly recommended for Scrum Masters or Project Managers responsible for working with a delivery team to create meaningful solutions, delivering value to their customers, and optimizing the way in which teams work and operate.

This course is recommended for:

  • Professionals in any industry wanting to become Scrum Masters or servant-leaders to their team.
  • Job seekers wishing to work for an agile organization.
  • Professionals interested in being “agile.”
  • Traditional Project Managers looking to transform their careers.
  • SAFe® Practitioners that want to expand their capabilities and create the potential to explore Scrum@Scale®, a scaling framework based on true Scrum.
  • Product Managers, PMPs, PMI-ACP, Team Leaders or professionals wishing to begin their journey toward becoming or supporting a Scrum Master within their organization.
  • Managers and leaders wanting to support Scrum Masters, understand the patterns of high-performing teams, and learn how true Scrum can deliver considerably more value at a reduced effort and cost.

This course is especially effective if you are already a Scrum Master or Project Manager and:

  • You are considering using or improving Scrum. This is a great opportunity to learn about the best circumstances to use Scrum, common challenges, what results to expect, how to help a team deliver and improve, when not to use it, and the expectations surrounding the Scrum Master role.
  • If you have already been doing Agile or Scrum, this course is a valuable reminder of the expectations and details of the Scrum Master role, the Agile Mindset, how to serve as an effective Scrum Master on a team, and how to support the team, the Product Owner, and the organization in improvement and problem-solving practices.

By successfully completing this class and associated exam, you will:

  • Learn how to be an effective agile leader on an adaptive product team and deliver on a product vision.
  • Enable a team to follow the Scrum process to deliver great products and continuously improve quality.
  • Identify, strategize on, and remove obstacles that prevent teams from achieving high-performance.
  • Describe Scrum to others including the roles, meetings, artifacts & principles, and benefits & pitfalls.
  • Identify the environments in which the application of Scrum would lead to excellent results.
  • Apply tools and techniques to the role of Scrum Master for a Scrum team.
  • Work with a team to enable business and technical innovation.
  • Work to coach the organization towards Agility.
  • Fulfil the requirements of the Scrum IncAgile Education® Organization Registered Scrum Master​​​​​​​​​​​​​​® (RSM) designation.

The above list is in addition to the core learning objectives from The Agile Education Program®, which include:

  • The Scrum Framework with an emphasis on the role of the Scrum Master.
  • How the Scrum Framework helps deliver products and services faster and with higher quality while cutting cost and improving employee happiness and job satisfaction.
  • How to leverage lean principles to identify waste in a system, process, or organization.
  • Techniques and metrics Scrum Masters use to improve team happiness and performance.
  • The patterns and practices of high-performing Scrum teams.
  • How the Scrum Master role can create opportunity to scale Agility in an organization.

No prerequisite formal training or certification required, however prior experience with or observing an Agile team would be beneficial.

Here are some recommended learning suggestions for before the class:

  • “The Agile Manifesto” –
  • “The Official Scrum Guide” by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber –
  • “Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great” by Diana Larsen
  • "The Great ScrumMaster" by Zuzi Sochova
Part 1 - Agility, Scrum Framework & Product Backlogs

Welcome, Logistics & Expectations

Agile Manifesto

Why Scrum?

Scrum Framework

  • Process
  • Roles
  • Events
  • Artifacts

Scrum Simulation: Feedback & Delivering Value

  • Roles and Process
  • Sprint 1 Execution
  • Backlog Refinement
  • Sprint 2 Execution
  • Product Increment
  • Debrief
Day 2 - Scrum at Work, Empiricism, Practices, and Improvement

Scrum Values

Scrum Patterns

Planning & Forecasting

Improvement Techniques

Tackling Impediments & Problem Solving

Scrum Teams

  • Distributed
  • High Performance

Scaling & Descaling

Definition of Done

Challenges (Examples)


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