NUS Institute of Systems Science

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About the course

Scrum employs an iterative, incremental framework for project management. It offers flexible product development approaches to promote commitment among the team members. A flexible, holistic product development strategy is adopted so that a development team works as a cohesive unit to reach a common goal.

The Certified ScrumMaster course educates you on this premier management technique used in agile projects. It is taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer and consists of lectures, exercises, simulations, open discussions and Q & A sessions.

Key Takeaways

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts, fundamentals and best practices of using Scrum to build software
  • Learn essential techniques in managing agile development using Scrum
  • Prepare for the certification of ScrumMaster assessment conducted by Scrum Alliance

What Will Be Covered

  • Scrum fundamentals
  • Scrum roles
  • Scrum framework
  • Requirements definition and management
  • Project planning and estimation
  • Project tracking
  • Leading change
  • Scrum and the organisation
  • Distributed / multi-location Scrum
  • Managing Scrum
  • Scrum and development practices / tools


Lectures and workshops

Who should attend

IT professionals (such as project managers, team leaders, architects and software analysts/designers/developers), in managerial or technical roles who are getting ready to embark on agile software development using Scrum technique

Trust the experts

Pete Deemer

Paul Caleb 'Pete' Deemer is a well-known figure in the Agile community globally, and has spent the last 20+ years leading teams building products and services at companies in Silicon Valley and Asia. Pete is the co-author of The Scrum Primer, one of the most widely read introductions to Scrum, an...


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