PeopleCert SCRUM Master I
Training Duration:-14 hours
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 effective Scrum Masters, product owners, and development teams
The purposes of different events, artifacts, and rules in Scrum
How multilevel planning can help your team develop long-term goals and create more realistic strategies to achieve those goals
How to identify the attributes of the product backlog and understand how it can evolve as your product and environment changes
The techniques for managing technical debt
The purpose and steps involved in Scrum events such as product backlog grooming, sprint planning, execution, daily Scrum, review, and retrospective
Through the above learning objectives, candidates will demonstrate relevant knowledge skills in the following areas:
- Introduction to Agile Project Management
- Scrum as an Agile Framework
- The Scrum Framework & Team
- Scrum Artifacts
- Scrum Planning
- Scrum Events
- Information Radiators
- Scale Scrum
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.
An advanced level of skills and knowledge is covered in the next level of the PeopleCert Scrum qualification scheme provided by PeopleCert.
The PeopleCert SCRUM Master I Certification Exam is designed to validate a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of Scrum basics as detailed above as well as how to be able to apply this knowledge through tools and practices in a modern enterprise.
The PeopleCert SCRUM Master I exam focuses on the following two (2) categories in the cognitive domain of Bloom’s taxonomy1 which is a reference for different levels of learning:
Entry Criteria/Training Requirements
For this examination, there are no formal entry criteria or training requirements.
In order to be eligible for the PeopleCert Scrum Master I level examination a candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic Scrum terms, principles, processes, practices and tools and it is recommended that the candidate has received Accredited Training by a PeopleCert accredited training partner.
The following details the examination format for the PeopleCert SCRUM Master I exam:
Delivery Computer (web proctored or classroom)
- Type 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
- Each question is awarded one (1) mark
- Duration 1 hour (60 minutes)
- For non-native speakers or candidates with a disability, an additional 30 minutes of extra time is allowed.
- Pass Mark 70% (28 marks out of 40)
- Physical or Online Proctoring
- Not an Open Book Exam
- No materials are allowed in the examination room
- Prerequisites None
- Certification validity Perpetual
The tests are derived from a regularly updated question test bank (QTB) based on the test specification detailed below. Questions are used interchangeably among test sets. The overall difficulty level of each test is the same with any other test. A candidate is never assigned the same test in the case of multiple examination attempts.
Q1. Does the Course requires any prerequisite or prequalification?
Ans. No there is no prerequisite/Prequalification required for the course.
Q2. Is it an Open Book Exam?
Ans. No its not an open book exam, hence no extra material is allowed during the exam.
Q3. Does the training material provided by the Training providers are sufficient?
Ans. Gazelles shall provide all the training material required to pass the exam along with mock papers and extra resources for preparation.