How To Become An Scrum Master – (Step By Step Guide)

How To Become An Scrum Master

How To Become An Scrum Master

Want to know How To Become An Scrum Master then this article is absolutely for you. In this article we share we share with you step by step guide to become and scrum master.

A scrum master is a person who is in charge of facilitating the entire agile project, including scheduling meetings, maximizing team capabilities, resolving bottlenecks, and much more.

If you’re someone who wants to get the role of a scrum master in an agile environment in a safe organization, then you need to learn about the Scrum framework from ground zero.

And irrespective of your career background, you can start your journey of becoming a Scrum Master from today only.

But to do that you’ll require some help along the way and that’s what this article is about. Here are some tips that will help you on your journey to becoming a scrum master.

A step-By-Step Guide To Becoming A Scrum Master:-

I am sharing in this post a complete guide to become a Scrum Master in 2022. You can learn step by step process,

So read this article till the end and don’t forget to leave a valuable comment in this post comment section.

1. Have the Right Mindset:

While embarking on any kind of journey or learning any kind of skill, it’s obvious that you’re going to face many challenges and obstacles along the way. And that is why you need the right mindset that will help you move forward despite the challenges.

And if you lack such a growth mindset and quit, cry, or whine while facing a challenge. Then the journey of becoming a Scrum Master is not for you.

So, Accept the fact that you’ll face hundreds of challenges along the way and remember that Obstacle is the way.

2. Focus On The Basics:

When you start learning about scrum, agile and safe framework. You’ll get excited and might fall into the biggest trap that will slow you down.

And that trap is moving too fast, not focusing on the basics, and trying to learn the advanced concepts too fast.

So, when you’re starting to learn about Scrum, focus on the basics. Get yourself familiar with the principles and frameworks of Scrum. If you master the basics, you’ll eventually master the advanced concepts easily.

You can get help from our online scrum master course and certification called Efficient Scrum Master (ESM) where you’ll learn everything you need to lay the groundwork for scrum concepts.

ESM is a detailed programme that will help you get the basics of Scrum right and it will not only teach you the theoretical concepts but also help you get the much needed practical knowledge by providing you projects to work on and practice your skill.

It’s a complete hands-on experience that will help you in your journey to becoming a Scrum Master.

So, Don’t overthink it. Just join the ESM certification and take the first step to becoming a Scrum Master.

3. Get Your Scrum Certification:

No matter how much knowledge you acquire about Scrum methodologies, your skills won’t be recognized if they are not backed with a certification.

A SAfe Scrum Master Certification (SSM) is essential as it not only provides you with the theoretical knowledge of the Scrum and Agile disciplines but it also equips you with the much-needed practical knowledge that will help you become market ready.

You can get your own Scrum Certification by learning from our online certification called Efficient Scrum Master (ESM). Here, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Scrum, Agile and safe methodologies, and not only that you’ll also work on projects that will help you gain essential practical knowledge that you’ll require to become market ready.

4. Complete The Evaluation Exam:-

Once you have enrolled in an online certification program. You need to practice every day and hone your skills for an online evaluation exam. It will be a multiple choice exam that you need to take after you finish the training. You will get your ESM Certification training If you meet the following criteria:

  • 85% Attendance in all the 4 Stages
  • 100% Completion of all Assignment
  • Clear the Exam with 75% of Marks

5. Renew Your Certification:

Your Scrum Master certificate must be renewed every 2 years. This will keep you up to date on the latest scrum methodology updates and will hone your skills as an individual.

Final Word:

If you’re someone who is looking to skyrocket their career growth by becoming a Scrum Master. Then you should definitely go and enroll yourself into our Scrum Master Certification called the Efficient Scrum Master (ESM)

Here, You’ll not only learn theoretical knowledge but also gain the much-needed practical experience you require to become a Scrum Master.

FAQ of How can I learn Scrum from zero and become a Scrum Master?

Can you become a Scrum Master with no experience?

Yes. It is possible to become a Scrum Master with no previous experience but before that, you need to practice Scrum methodologies in different roles because companies not only look for theoretical knowledge from the applicants but also look for any previous practical experience in Scrum methodologies.

What should I learn to become a Scrum Master?

Here are the three steps you need to take in order to become a certified Scrum Master:

Become familiar with Scrum itself, particularly its lifecycle and framework.
Take the two-day Efficient Scrum Master (ESM) course
Pass the ESM certification exam by getting at least 75% in it

Can a fresher become a Scrum Master?

Yes. A fresher can apply for positions such as Iteration Manager or Scrum Master if he has completed his Scrum Master training, but it isn’t guaranteed that he’ll get the job. But if you have more than a year of experience working as a scrum master, you can progress to the Scrum Master appended position easily.

How much does it cost to become a Scrum Master?

Scrum Master training and certifications can cost you between $500 to $2,000, which includes the cost of the exam. Individuals need to renew their Scrum Master Certification every two years with a $100 recertification fee.

How many questions are there in the Scrum Master evaluation exam?

The evaluation exam has 50 questions. And you will have one hour to complete the exam. The passing score is 75% or 38 correct answers. In ESM, there are currently four versions of the exam:

Scrum Master Foundation
Advanced Scrum Master
Scrum Master Practitioner
Scrum Master Trainer

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