Certified course realized by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) of ScrumAlliance.
This practical training, punctuated by the Certified Scrum Master® certification delivered by the Scrum Alliance, is intended for all members of a product or project team: Project Managers, Team Leaders, Development Managers, Product Managers, Software Architects, Information Systems Architects, Testers, Information Systems Director, Technical Managers, CTO… Through several workshops and games, it prepares all members of a Scrum Team to work efficiently in an project or product environment and strongly collaborative. The Certified Scrum Master® training provides a strong understanding of the Scrum framework and supports attendees for beginning to implement the tools and skills required to implement Scrum in their projects and in their organizations.

From a technical point of view, this training prepare to pass the examen of Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM). Few days after the training, trainees will receive by email a link to validate their learning via the Internet. If they succeed the exam, students could download their certification and certification number from the Scrum Alliance’s website. A two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance is also offered.


Based on a serial of workshops and games, the two-day training allows to attendees from practical exercises, examples, lessons learned and case studies from real life:
  • Planning, Initiating and Leading a Scrum project
  • Establishing Agile Realease Planning with UserStories and Story Points
  • Empowering Teams
  • Leading and motivating teams through Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Retrospectives ceremonies
  • Identifying, involving and making collaborate a various stakeholders in the Scrum
  • Creating an environment favorable to creativity and performance
  • Allow quick adaptations to changing
  • Optimize ROI
  • Increase visibility on projects
  • Reduce risk
  • Avoid the delays and costs associated
  • Simple to set up

indicative Program

Day 1

  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Change and Complex Projects
  • History of Scrum
  • Science of Scrum
    • Workshop: Cognitive Noises
    • Transparency, Inspect and Adapt
    • Scrum - A Simple Framework
    • ScrumMaster and Facilitation
    • Workshop: Improve the Individual and Team Performance
    • Workshop: Penny Game - or - Why Scrum works basically?
  • Scrum in Practice
    • Workshop: ScrumGame®
    • Definition of Done
    • Business Value Management
    • Estimating
    • Workshop: The Planning Poker
    • BurnDownChart
    • Earned Value Chart
    • BurnUpChart
    • Prioritizing and Optimizing
  • Retrospective
    • Post-Mortem and Retrospective
    • Workshop:  the Art of retrospective
    • Workshop:  Timeline

Day 2

  • Scrum Roles
    • Workshop: Understanding self-organization
    • The Scrum Team
    • ScrumMaster role
    • 2 workshops on the ScrumMaster role
    • ProductOwner role
    • Team role
    • Howto improve the Team Motivation?
    • Howto empower your Team?
    • Howto transform a Group of individuals in a Performant Team (Technics)
    • Collaborate with a Scrum Team
    • Workshop: Daily Scrum from Hell
    • The Scrum Anti-Patterns
    • ScrumMaster behaviour in front of some situations
  • Creating and Managing the Product Backlog
    • Workshop: The Product Backlog
    • Write User Stories and their Acceptance tests (ATDD)
    • Workshop: Create a Project
    • Minimum Marketable Feature (MMF)
    • Minimum Valuable Product (MVP)
    • Workshop:  User Stories Refactoring
  • Planning and Estimating
    • Workshop: Scrum from Hell
  • Scrum Of Scrums: Organize large projects with Scrum (CPO, PO, APO, ScrumMasters, Guilde, etc)
  • Conclusion

Recommended Books

You will find below the recommended books  that can support you in the understanding of Scrum:

  • "Scrum : Management de projet Agile", by Kenneth S. Rubin, Pearson edition (in french language)
  • "Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process », by Kenneth S. Rubin
  • "Agile Estimating And Planning" by Mike Cohn
  • "User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development", by Mike Cohn
  • "Agile Retrospective: Making Good Teams Great », by Esther Derby, Diana Larsen

To go further, the following books is recommended:


2 training days accredit:

  • 16 SEU at the Scrum Alliance
  • 14 PDU of B Category at PMI (Project Management Institute)

Application Lifecycle Management : "Microsoft® uses the CSM assessment to validate knowledge as part of its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies."

Individual Coaching

To more effectively put the training in action, we offer coaching assistance by our Trainers / Coaches to implement what has been taught in your specific environment.

Customized Training

To best meet your training needs, we design training solutions tailored to your unique context.


Beyond formal training sessions, our coaches are available to support a collective action, a team intervention or any other group facilitation.


Patrice Petit, Dr.

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Class Information

Reference: CSM
Languages: Français ou Anglais
Theory: 30% - Practice: 70%
Requisite: You have to read a book on Scrum. For accessing to our list of recommended books, click here.
Attendee: This certifiant course is for any member of a product team Product Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, developers, Manager who wanting to progress in his/her Scrum understanding.
Session: Maximum of 20 attendees