Professional Scrum Master Level 1 (PSM 1)

The Agile Scrum course is relevant for anyone who would like to progress towards Scrum Master, and for team members working in a Scrum environment. The course will give you a solid grounding in Scrum, its core principles and how best to apply it.

Our approach to Scrum training uses group discussion combined with practical hands-on exercises and case studies, helping to build your knowledge and preparing you for the exam.

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What does the course cover?

The course will cover Scrum key learning areas, including:

Why Agile

  • Agile and Scrum Benefits
  • Traditional waterfall method vs Agile projects
  • Benefits of an Agile approach

Agile History

  • The Origin of Scrum
  • The Case for Scrum
  • Scrum Processes
  • The Values and Principles of Scrum

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Project Team

Mastering Scrum Artifacts

  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Burndown Chart


  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Review
  • Daily Scrum Meetings
  • Sprint Retrospective

Applying Scrum

  • Scaling Scrum
  • Agile Development and Testing
  • Transition Strategies
  • Organisation and People

Is the course right for me?

The Professional Scrum Master course is targeted to Scrum Masters and anyone else responsible for the successful use and/or roll-out of Scrum.

Exam format

  • Multiple choice format
  • 80 questions
  • 68 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 85%
  • 60 minutes duration

Why study with Training Bytesize?

As experts in delivering project management training through a range of study styles, your success is key to our success. We understand how people learn, we know how to train people to pass exams, we employ the best trainers and specialise in small class sizes to help you get the best from your investment. So, if you’re looking to enhance your project management skills and ensure you pass first time, Training ByteSize is a name you can trust.

As a family run business, project and programme management training is in our blood, and so is innovation. Our founders have been part of the industry since the 1990’s, specifically founding Key Skills and developing the world’s first accredited e-learning course for PRINCE2.

Today we are proud to continue with world firsts; with second generation Victoria at the helm, she had led Training ByteSize to ensure were the first company to develop and deliver e-learning options for accredited courses including Business Analysis Foundation, ITIL4, and AgilePM.  When we say we’re experts in project management training, we really do mean it.

Roles a Scrum Master Plays

Service to the Product Owner

Sprint Planning Workflow
                    Sprint Planning Workflow Example

The Scrum Master serves the Product Owner in several ways, including:

  • Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible.
  • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management.
  • Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
  • Understanding product planning in an empirical environment.
  • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximise value.
  • Understanding and practising agility.
  • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.

Scrum Master Service to the Development Team

The Scrum Master serves the Development Team in several ways, including:

  • Coaching the Development Team in self-organisation and cross-functionality.
  • Helping the Development Team to create high-value products.
  • Removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress.
  • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.
  • Coaching the Development Team in organisational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood.Project Definition

Scrum Master Service to the Organisation

The Scrum Master serves the organisation in several ways, including:

  • Leading and coaching the organisation in its Scrum adoption;
  • Planning Scrum implementations within the organisation;
  • Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development;
  • Causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team; and,
  • Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation.


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  • Virtual

Professional Scrum Master Level 1 (PSM 1)

Are you looking to train a team of people?

We believe the learning experience should be enjoyable for both the person organising the course and the learner attending the course.

We will ensure that from the initial consultation of your requirements to the end result of the course, you and your learners will have had the best possible learning experience and we strive for the highest pass rates for your team.

Being a family run business, we are very different with our approach. Feedback that is echoed from our clients is how they chose us for their project management training because of our personal approach without the heavy ‘corporate approach’ that they are used to and don’t like.

Complete this short form with your training requirements and we’ll come back to you.

Professional Scrum Master Level 1 (PSM 1)

Our Virtual Course platform delivers accredited and certified training, led by leading subject matter experts, direct to your home, mobile, computer or office without the hassle of travelling or staying away. It is so easy to fit in an online class into your busy schedule; simply log in from home, the office, or even while you are travelling.

Students can ask questions using a headset, webcam or a chat window, and get their questions answered, just like in a traditional classroom. Questions can be lined up and answered at intervals, without interrupting the teacher’s flow of thought. There is no difference in the level of interaction – in fact distractions are significantly reduced because of this way of teaching. Our trainers have a minimum of 10 years training experience, plus have previously run and managed live projects, so have real-life experience they bring to the virtual session.

If you would like to find out more about this option please call our team or complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you.

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