Overview

Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESMC) certification is the next step for Scrum practitioners to further demonstrate their expertise in Scrum methodology. This will test your ability to manage complex Scrum projects and scale Scrum in complex projects involving big project teams, programs and portfolios.

Applicants will be awarded the Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESMC) certificate by SCRUMstudy upon successfully passing the certification exam.

CertificationPrerequisite ExperiencePrerequisite Education
ESMC3 Years managing SCRUM/AGILE projectsShould be SMC®, SAMC, and SPOC® Certified
Target AudienceRCUs required for maintaining certification*RCUs offered **
Experienced Scrum Professional60 Recertification units every 3 years. More60

*Recertification units (RCUs) required to maintain the certification
**RCUs earned can be used towards recertification requirement for other earned VMEdu® certifications. More

Exam Format

  • Multiple Choice
  • 200 questions per exam
  • 240 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam

Audience Profile

This Certification is suitable for anyone who is an expert in the SCRUM team and wants to handle complicated Scrum projects as an Expert Scrum Master Certified.

Prerequisites

To become an ESMC certified professional you should fulfil the following criteria:

  • Should have three years of experience managing Scrum/Agile Projects
  • Should be SMC®, SAMC and SPOC® certified.
  • Should submit 500 words write up about two Scrum/Agile projects.
  • You can also attend a 2-day ESMC classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy A.T.P.

How to Apply

  • Buy the course and certification exam provided by PredictONCertifications (Authorized Training Partner of SCRUMstudy.com).
  • Apply for the exam provided by SCRUMstudy™  in partneship with PredictONCertifications. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
  • Access the online course and take the exam
    1. Get access to online course on ‘Expert Scrum Master Certified’.
    2. Get a copy of SBOK® Guide online version.
    3. Schedule the four hour proctored exam.
    4. SCRUMstudy verifies the application: confirms the exam date and time.
    5. Take the four hour proctored exam online.
  • Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.
    1. Your name will be added to the SCRUMstudy Certification Registry.
    2. You can add the certificate to your LinkedIn profile.
    3. If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two Free Exam Retakes.

Maintaining Certification

To maintain the certification status, Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESMC) professionals will need to earn 60 re-certification units every 3 years.

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