Professional Scrum Master Certification (PSM® I)

The Professional Scrum Master® (PSM® I) Certification from Scrum.Org is one of the most valuable agile certifications in the market. The Institute was founded by Ken Schwaber, an Agile pioneer and agile manifesto signatory, as well as cofounder of Scrum.

Being certified as PSM I demonstrates agile and scrum knowledge better than any other certificate. It is a valuable addition to a professional’s resumes that hightens clients' trust and confidence in the effective management of agile projects.  The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) assessments allow professionals to validate their understanding of agile and Scrum practices and values, and their ability to react to challenging situations.

The greater the depth and extent of knowledge needed to earn a certificate, the greater its value.  By this measure, the PSM assessments are significantly more valuable than available alternatives for Scrum.

Microsoft® uses the PSM I assessment to validate knowledge as part of its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies.

Why choose PSM Certification?

  • Certification offered by Institute was created by the founders of Scrum
  • PSM assess genuine knowledge on Scrum, without having training as a mandatory prerequisite
  • The course includes free downloadable guide and training material
  • The training material is standardized and thus does not vary by trainer or training course
  • Comprehensive assessment on Scrum expertise
  • PSM does not require recertification

About the PSM Exam

The PSM exam is online, with the following specifications:

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Format of the questions: multiple choice, multiple answer, true/false Passing score: 85%
  • Open-book: yes

Results are provided immediately after the exam, and the digital certificate is issued by in a few days.

Learn more about the PSM Certification Exam here

Is it necessary to take a PSM Prep Course?

No, a prep course is not mandatory for pursuing the PSM Certification, unlike other similar certifications.  However, receiving training and coaching from certified professional trainers for PSM saves you time in your preparation for the test and enhances your chances for success. It helps you better understand the methodology so that you can really start to use it..

See more information about our PSM Prep Course

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