I have my Scrum Master certification—now what?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Several hundred thousand people have taken Scrum Master certification courses with the expectation they will be prepared to lead a Scrum team. As an agile consultant and instructor, I am often asked, “I just received my Scrum Master certification, now what do I do?”.

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How to build a career in agile and scrum post certified scrum master 

iZenBridge

Now, you have successfully completed Certified Scrum master classroom training. Two days of classroom training is sufficient to become familiar with Scrum and Agile framework. This blog is in the context of the prospects after the Certified Scrum Master. I am a Scrum Master.

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17 Scrum Master Interview Questions to Find the Right Hire

ProjectManager.com

The scrum master is a key member of the scrum team, but also a somewhat misunderstood one, which can make the hiring process problematic. Put simply, the scrum master is the person responsible for promoting and supporting scrum. How Does Agile and Scrum Differ, If They Do?

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The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020

Agilemania

The post The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020 appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum CertificationWith the ever-changing IT market, its expectations, and demands, it is imperative for organizations to practice agile methods and principles.

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Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

Which Agile Certification program should you follow? Classifying the Agile Certification Providers. Major Project Management organizations with Agile Certification programs These include the PMI and other national and international project management professional associations.

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

In a recent blog The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019 , we explored the results from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset to identify the take-up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK.

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CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

Moira Alexander

What is the CSM certification? Agile practices are being rapidly adopted in project and product management across many industries, and the Scrum master is an important leadership role in agile development. The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) qualification, available through the Scrum Alliance, is an entry-level certification aimed at providing professionals with an awareness of the methodologies and values of Scrum, including team performance, accountability, and iterative progress.

How to Earn 60 PDUs for Free and Maintain Your PMP®Certification

iZenBridge

I often get several queries related to PDUs for PMP® certification, how do we earn sixty PMP® PDUs? If you are looking to know the ways of earning PDUs, you may refer to this blog – “ Ways to earn PDUs for PMIs certification ”. PMI-ACP® Certification. PMI-PBA® Certification.

SCRUM Project Management Methodology Explained

Azendoo

One of the more popular methods used by some of the fastest growing startups as well as large corporations is the Scrum methodology. Scrum has become one of the most widely used project management methodologies in business today. A Quick Explanation of Scrum. Scrum in Action.

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Certification Proliferation and Confusion

Leading Answers

Don’t even get me started on Agile certifications which have splintered and multiplied faster than the brooms in Fantasia’s Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Becoming a Certified Scrum Master might sound impressive, but for many people, it merely required attending a two-day class.

Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

Once you earn these leadership PDUs, you can apply them to PMP® certification or any other PMIs certification renewal. In this blog, I am sharing tips to earn PDUs for all PMIs certificates under the Leadership category. PMP® Certification. PMI-ACP® Certification.

What Is a Scrum Master? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

ProjectManager.com

A Scrum Master might sound like a character in a role-playing game, but it’s a serious job that’s rooted in leadership. The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring a true Scrum process over the course of a project. What Is a Scrum Master? Scrum Master Role.

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I failed again – I talked about why agile but they wanted “how to Scrum”

Agilemania

The post I failed again – I talked about why agile but they wanted “how to Scrum” appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum CertificationI was invited to share my knowledge on agile to the management team today in fast-moving consumer goods at FMCG (a popular beer company).

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

Project Management certifications, or a certified professional are not essential to an organization’s core structure, but their involvement makes a difference in ten folds. Why Are Project Management Certifications Important? The 5 Best Project Management Certifications of 2019.

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Best Agile Certification And Scrum Training Review

PM by PM

Top Agile Certifications I wanted to get an Agile Certification this year. After I did a quick search on the Internet, I found that there are number of certification bodies. But I wanted to get the best agile certification. Project Management agile review scrum

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CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

Moira Alexander

What is the CSM certification? Agile practices are being rapidly adopted in project and product management across many industries, and the Scrum master is an important leadership role in agile development. The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) qualification, available through the Scrum Alliance, is an entry-level certification aimed at providing professionals with an awareness of the methodologies and values of Scrum, including team performance, accountability, and iterative progress.

Certifications, Digital Credentials, and Endorsements

Agile Coach

I started running my Lean Change Agent workshop in 2014 and have never offered a certification. I provided a Certificate of Completion because I have never believed that anyone should be ‘certified’ in anything for attending a 2-day course. Lamest blog post title ever.

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Want to become an Agile Project Manager? Training and Certifications to consider

Virtual Project Consulting

Important Training and Certifications to consider. Agile Project Management Agile Agile certification agile project manager Agile training PMI scrumWant to become an Agile Project Manager?

Scrum Master vs Project Manager vs Product Owner and More

PM Basics

Scrum Master vs. Project Manager vs. Product Owner? However, in real life, project managers lead scrum teams. Scrum Masters do need project management tools and techniques. Who is a Scrum Master? Scrum Master is a specific role prescribed in one framework – Scrum.

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9 Ways to Identify the “Perfect” Scrum Master

Agile Advice

Is there such a thing as a perfect Scrum Master? However, we can make a case for skills that contribute to becoming a perfect Scrum Master. In 2017, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland updated the Scrum Values document, and in a video that same year discussed the changes they were making. They talked at length about the Scrum Master role. In short, the Scrum Master (SM) serves the Product Owner, the Development Team, and the Organization. Preamble.

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Top 5 Project Management Certifications To Become A Great Project Manager!

The Lazy Project Manager

There are many certification courses for project manager you should do. We here bring the great options in project management certification. Here you can know the various options available in certification and how to continue in your post. PMP certification prerequisites.

Dr. Harold Kerzner Q&A: How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum

The IIL Blog

This past November as part of IIL’s IPM Day online conference , Dr. Harold Kerzner delivered a keynote on “ How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum. This appears to be true for continuous improvements in Agile and Scrum activities. AGILE AND SCRUM.

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

Certification. It’s a great plus for a project manager to have a formal qualification and receive a certificate demonstrating their proficiency. Project Management Institute suggests the following variants of certifications for PMs: .

Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

Learn more about Betsy Kauffman’s Agile & Scrum conference presentation “Developing Predictable Agile Roadmaps” Learn More. By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi. What is an Agile Product Roadmap?

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Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

So, here I am, once again, writing the dreaded guide about Prince2 methodology and certification. Believe me, getting the Prince2 Foundation level certificate is not as hard as having to write the entire post again…. Prince2 Certification from Experts’ Point of View: Let’s start with Colin Bentley this time. I call newbies, the misguided project managers because there are tons of certifications to choose from. The only problem is that these certifications are not easy.

Should the AGILE MANIFESTO Require Certification – Before All Others?

Agile Advice

It is not Scrum or Kanban or SAFe – those are wonderful tools. Like many of you, I have learned and received certifications – in Scrum, Product Owner, CAL1, and Kanban’s TKP, too. So why is there no Manifesto certification?

The 11 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2019

Teamweek

A certificate in project management is a great way to sharpen your skills and bring valuable credentials to your employer, while also increasing your own earning power in the process. There are certificates for project managers at every level of professional development.

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Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

The Scrum Master career path is easier to enter. Let’s review the pros and cons of Project Manager vs Scrum Master. Therefore, even an entry-level project manager might need some level of experience and certifications. Scrum Master Career Path.

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Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

Prince2

Dr Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber actually invented a rugby-inspired management process named Scrum back in 1995. Like a rugby scrum, its short meetings offer a chance for project team members to reset and regroup. PRINCE2’s 2017 update and the PRINCE2 Agile course make it easier than ever to play PRINCE2 and Scrum on the same team. That’s why one method is to use Scrum but add some stabilising processes from PRINCE2, like the Risk Register or Lessons Log.

Waterfall vs agile or knowledge vs values

Agilemania

Agile and Scrum CertificationPeople often compare waterfall vs agile and argue one is better than other. Discussions also happen around simple requirement vs complex requirement and if simple then. The post Waterfall vs agile or knowledge vs values appeared first on Agilemania.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

There are a few project management methods which exemplify this approach, probably the most globally rec ognised being the PRINCE2® project certification. SCRUM breaks the development down into manageable ‘chunks’, with each ‘chunk’ given a finite timeframe in which to deliver.

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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

Scrum is also the framework of agile for completing complex projects. The scrum master is a facilitator of an agile team. Many organizations take CSM training and certifying their skills in practicing Scrum. This page is a comparison between Agile and Scrum and outlines the main difference between them. Scrum: An iterative software model that follows a set of roles, responsibilities, and meetings that do not change with time. What is Scrum?

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Enough of Scrum Already

DigitalPM

The conversation goes on in the Scrum and Agile circles about how far a team can stray from the hard and fast “ Rules of Scrum” before becoming a “Scrum Outcast” and … earning the derision and scorn of the “True Believers.” The Rules Of Scrum.

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Agile for Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

The daily stand-up is used in Scrum, one of the most popular frameworks for implementing Agile. Take Agile and Scrum Fundamentals on-demand from IIL Register Today! Introduction to Agile and Scrum – 2 hours on demand. Agile and Scrum Fundamentals – 6 hours on demand.

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The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute of Learning

For example, in Scrum, the Scrum Master is a servant leader of the Scrum Team. The Scrum Master should be a servant leader and a grateful leader, not a delegative leader or a directive leader.

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Everything You Need to Know About the PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

With that information in hand, if you were to ask us how important the majority professional certifications are today, we’d have to say: Not very. An exception to that rule would be Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

Agile Certification Options for Software Developers

Wrike

Why pursue Agile certification? Whatever the case may be, it’s important to note that you don’t necessarily need a certification to thrive on an Agile team. Agile Certification Institute. You must earn 45 knowledge points every 4 years to maintain certification.

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Sprint to Success with Scrum for Dummies (Book Review)

Wrike

Scrum is an offshoot of this strategy, and it’s summed up quite nicely by Mark C. Layton in Scrum for Dummies. Read this book review to get a quick look into one of the top project management books tackling Scrum and Agile. Summary and Book Review of Scrum for Dummies.

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Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

So, let’s take a look at the most widely used Agile methodology, Scrum. Scrum. Scrum does things in much the same way as I have documented below, but within the framework and terminology of the Scrum methodology.

Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. Did they move from software development into a Scrum Master role?

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