ScrumMaster I


Duration Two Days


Course Description

The purpose of this qualification level is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge, understanding and application of the Scrum framework and be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a Scrum Team.




This certification is the first level of the PeopleCert SCRUM qualification scheme provided by PeopleCert and is aimed at anyone who wishes to become an efficient member of a Scrum environment and requires candidates to have and demonstrate a solid knowledge and understanding of the Scrum terms, principles, tools and practices, as well as demonstrate their application skills of how to use tools efficiently and effectively. The certification can also cater for candidates seeking personal certification.

This certification will provide all the required level of knowledge to its holders and will certify that they have a solid understanding of Scrum using various tools

Learning Objectives

At this qualification level, candidates will be introduced to basic concepts, terms, principles and tools used for Scrum as well as why Scrum is needed in modern enterprises, the Scrum methodology, people and culture implications as well as the practices, processes, and technology used for adapting Scrum within an organization.
Holders of the PeopleCert SCRUM Master I certification, will be able to demonstrate their knowledge, understanding and practical application of:

  • The definition and purpose of Agile
  • The three pillars of Scrum: inspection, adaptation, and transparency
  • The five Scrum values: commitment, focus, openness, respect, and courage
  • The characteristics of an effective Scrum Master, Product Owner, and developer
  • The purposes of different Artifacts and Events in Scrum


Introduction to Agile Project Management

  • What Is Agile?
  • Agile Methodologies

An Introduction to Scrum

  • What Is Scrum?
  • The Scrum Guide

The Scrum Team

  • The Scrum Team
  • Roles and Accountabilities
  • The Scrum Master
  • Teams and Work Environment

Scrum Artifacts

  • Artifacts in Scrum
  • The Product Backlog
  • The sprint backlog

Scrum Events

  • Scrum Events
  • The sprint basics
  • Sprint planning
  • Sprint execution
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective

Releasing the Increment

  • Releasing the Increment

Exam Format

The following table details the examination format for the PeopleCert SCRUM Master I exam:

  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • 1 hour
  • 70% pass mark (28 of 40)
  • Proctored