What is CSM?

Certified Scrum Master® (CSM®) is a designation offered by Scrum Alliance. CSM® training prepares you for the critical role of the Scrum Master by understanding the Scrum framework, its artifacts, Scrum roles, responsibilities of the Scrum Master and Scrum ceremonies. Being a Certified Scrum Master, you will be able to:
  • Ensure that the team follows Scrum ceremonies and values.
  • Coach the team on Scrum and take them through the change.
  • Establish an environment where the team can be effective.
  • Ensure that goals are understood by everyone in the Scrum Team.
  • Facilitate Scrum events whenever required.
  • Find methods to effectively manage the product backlog. Removal of impediments that boost team productivity and performance.
  • Help the Development Team to create high-value products.
  • Guide the team through Scrum’s accounts, events, artifacts, and steer projects in the right direction.


There is no prerequisite for Certified Scrum Master certification. However, the following are the professionals who are more seen doing the Certified Scrum Master (CSM®) program frequently:

  • Individuals who want to start their Agile and Scrum Journey.
  • Professionals who want to get started with Scrum Master Role.
  • Experienced Scrum Master wanted to validate their Scrum Learning.
  • Project Manager who wishes to understand Agile ways of working.