Scrum Master Certified (SMC™)

Course duration, academic hours: 16
Total (excl. VAT) 800
Lecturer: Aldis Ērglis Uldis Kuplis


11. September, 2023 - 13. September, 2023
Uldis Kuplis
Total (excl. VAT)

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Training schedule:
11.09.2023 09:00-16:15
13.09.2023 09:00-16:15
Course target

The training course will help you to prepare Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) exam.

SMC™ professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensure that Scrum processes are being followed. Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.


This course is focusing on Scrum Masters and people with similar responsibilities, but the course is great for anyone interested in Scrum framework and Agile methodology. For people with less experience, it will provide a solid foundation for understanding how to apply Scrum and Agile correctly.
For experienced people, it will provide an opportunity to peek deeper into the foundations of Agile and fine-tune understanding of the Scrum framework. Even very experienced people will walk out of the class with new insights and reflections.

At Course Completion

After successful course completion, participants are able to:

  • Manage scrum environment
  • Manage the roles in development team
  • Manage product backlog items
  • Plan and manage sprints
  • Plan and mange releases

There is no formal prerequisites.

Training materials

Student book
Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide).

Certification Exam

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) exam is included in the course’s price.

Course outline

1. Scrum framework:

  • Agile Principles
  • Brief History of Scrum
  • Heart of Scrum
  • Scrum Overview
  • Scrum environment

2. Roles in Scrum project:

  • Overview of the roles
  • Mixing the roles

3. Scrum definitions:

  • Definition of DONE (DoD)
  • Why (DoD)
  • Advantage of (DoD)
  • How to create a definition of DONE
  • Definition of READY

4. The ScrumMaster:

  • Responsibilities and mindset
  • How to react in different scenarios
  • Scrum Master’s impediment list

5. The Product Owner:

  • Description and responsibilities
  • Character of a good Product Owner
  • Product Owner team

6. The Development team:

  • Composition and cross-functionality
  • Responsibilities of the Team Member Organizing
  • What to do with dysfunctional Team Members
  • Distributed Teams

7. Product backlog:

  • Product Backlog Items (PBIs), User stories and other choices on the Product Backlog
  • Backlog Meetings
  • INVEST in your Product Backlog
  • Estimating your PBI’s
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Test scenarios (BDD)

8. The Sprint:

  • Responsibilities in the sprint
  • Updating progress
  • Burndown chart

 9. Sprint Planning:

  • Switching from the what to the how
  • Team’s commitment to the Sprint Backlog
  • Zero level planning

10. Daily Scrum:

  • Who can say what
  • Why is it important the team feels ownership

11. Sprint Review:

  • Pupose of meeting
  • A review not a demo

12. Retrospective:

  • Purpose of Retrospective
  • Techniques for Retrospective

13. Agile Contract:

  • Traditional Contract
  • Agile Contract

14. Release Planning:

  • Allocating Sprints
  • Tracking progress – the Release Burndown
  • What to expect

15. Scaling:

  • From one team to many
  • Coordination between teams (Integration Scrum)
  • Multi Product Backlogs or one Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning from one Product Backlog for many Teams

If you want to get more information about this course, contact us by phone +371 67505091 or send us an e-mail at