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Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with Jeff Sutherland

Train with the Co-Creator of Scrum

Join this certified Scrum Master training, developed and delivered by the co-creator of Scrum, Dr. Jeff Sutherland. Hear first hand his insights and strategies from decades of success launching high-performing Scrum teams in businesses around the globe. You’ll leave the class knowing how Scrum can accelerate any project. This training is for all levels of Scrum experience. There are no prerequisites. Gain the tools and knowledge you need to unleash the power of the popular Agile methodology in your organization and take (and pass) the online exam to become a Certified Scrum Master.

Training info

Course overview

This two-day course is dynamic and highly interactive. Class participants will start by organizing into Scrum teams. You’ll take part in a variety of games and exercises, that will allow you to experience the Scrum Master role first-hand. With the help of your instructors, you and your team will create a product backlog, prioritize it, and manage a burndown chart.

You will learn:

  • The Agile principles and mindset
  • How to use the Scrum framework and delight your customer
  • The three roles of Scrum and how they interact
  • The purpose of Scrum meetings and how to run them effectively
  • Feedback loops in Scrum, and how to keep learning
  • What product backlog creation and refinement implies
  • How to organize product backlogs
  • How to do agile planning and estimation; short term and long term
  • How to kick start a Scrum team
  • How to create high performing teams

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Writing user stories
  • Estimation and planning
  • All aspects of a Sprint
  • Working on a Scrum team

You will develop the skills to:

  • Effectively lead or participate as a Scrum master or team member
  • Coach your team to improve in Scrum
  • Solve common organizational problems and pitfalls with Scrum
Other course info

Scrum principles and practices apply to many fields, industries, and organizations. You don’t need to work specifically in IT to benefit from this powerful methodology. This highly interactive, two-day training with Jeff Sutherland fully immerses you in Agile principles, practices and the Scrum framework so you can successfully fill the roles of Scrum Master or Scrum team member.


There are no prerequisites to take this course.

However, IJI & Scrum Inc. recommend that you review Scrum Inc.’s free library of resources to familiarize yourself with Scrum terms and definitions

Browse ScrumLab Open

Please also read the current version of the Scrum Guide.

Exam details 


  • Certified Scrum Master Certification available
  • This training qualifies you to take an online exam for Scrum Master certification (two year membership)
  • The exam and Scrum Master certification are provided by our partner, Scrum Inc.
Customer reviews 

This was awesome! I learned a lot of valuable information and I am excited to take this back to my team and crush everything that comes our way. This was the best Scrum pump up.”
Chelsea Cyester
Scrum Master, Product Org, Billtrust

Jeff Sutherland is the master of creating high-performing teams. We send as many people as we can to Scrum Inc. courses.”
Scott Maxwell
Founder and Senior Managing Director, OpenView Venture Partners

It’s a wonderful class filled with a lot of good information and examples. 10 out of 10.”
Emily Mallard

Date: 2018-06-25 -- 2018-06-26
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
2 Days

Ordering for 3+ people?

Please contact [email protected] to receive group pricing.