EXIN Agile Scrum Master is a certification that looks to confirm both skills and knowledge of the Agile framework and Scrum methodology.
Agile Scrum is about working together to successfully reach a goal. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas. Scrum practices include establishing cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or Sprint. This certification focuses on adopting Agile or Scrum in the workplace and taking on the role of Scrum Master.
The Agile way of thinking is best known in the field of software development but the principles are increasingly being applied in other types of projects. Scrum is the most used Agile methodology and is suitable for all professionals looking to keep their knowledge up to date with the latest developments in the fields of IT and Project Management, particularly those leading or participating in projects. In particular, the certification is suitable for professionals working in the areas of: Project Management; Software development; IT Service Management; and Business Management.
This exam is part of the EXIN qualification program and has been developed in cooperation with international experts in the field.
The candidate needs to be familiar with all Basic Concepts from the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation course. Please refer to the Preparation Guide of the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation for details. The preparation guide is freely available on the foundation page
e-Competence Framework (e-CF)
The mapping of this certificate against the e-Competence Framework.
A.2. Service Level Management
A.5. Architecture Design
B.2. Component Integration
D.3. Education and Training Provision
D.9. Personnel Development
E.2. Project and Portfolio Management
E.3. Risk Management
E.5. Process Improvement
Legend for coverage:
General - The competence is covered at the level indicated
Partial - The competence is covered to some extent
Superficial - Relevant knowledge is covered to some extent
The competence level is available in the framework
The competence level is not available in the framework
The training EXIN Agile Scrum Master at an EXIN accredited training provider is mandatory.
Knowledge of Scrum terminology, for instance through the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation exam is strongly recommended.
Exam duration: 90 minutes
Number of questions: 40
Pass mark: 65% (26 out of 40)
Open book/notes: no
Electronic equipment permitted: no
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