NICF- Certified ScrumMaster

Overview

Scrum employs an iterative, incremental framework for project management. It offers flexible product development approaches to promote commitment among the team members. A flexible, holistic product development strategy is adopted so that a development team works as a cohesive unit to reach a common goal.

The Certified ScrumMaster course educates you on this premier management technique used in agile projects. It is taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer and consists of lectures, exercises, simulations, open discussions and Q & A sessions.

This course is not recommended for those who have already attended NICF - Business Analysis for Agile Practitioner course or Certified Scrum Product Owner course.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 19.5 PDUs (PM: 19.5) that can be used to maintain your PMP® credential. Note that for the purpose of PDU reporting by those with PMP® credentials, the PMI REP Provider Number of ISS is “2339”.

  • NICF- Certified ScrumMaster
  • NICF- Certified ScrumMaster

Enquiry

Please contact Ms. Wong Swee Lee at tel: 65162020 or email for more details.

Facts

Class Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

PDU: 19.5

PDU and PD hours are available for this course

In Collaboration with...

PMI-REP (with registration mark) for web
The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. 

This course is part of the Project Management Series offered by NUS-ISS.

Course Details

  • Key Takeaways
  • Who Should Attend
  • What Will Be Covered
  • Fees & Funding
  • Exams & Certificate
  • Preparing for Your Course

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts, fundamentals and best practices of using Scrum to build software
  • Learn essential techniques in managing agile development using Scrum               
  • Prepare for the certification of ScrumMaster assessment conducted by Scrum Alliance

 

This course is for:

  • IT professionals (such as project managers, team leaders, architects and software analysts/designers/developers), in managerial or technical roles who are getting ready to embark on agile software development using Scrum technique
  • Scrum fundamentals            
  • Scrum roles            
  • Scrum framework           
  • Requirements definition and management            
  • Project planning and estimation            
  • Project tracking        
  • Leading change            
  • Scrum and the organisation            
  • Distributed / multi-location Scrum            
  • Managing Scrum            
  • Scrum and development practices / tools

Format

Lectures and workshops

Self-sponsored

Course fees and exam fees are payable as follows:

(a) Course Fees

International Students

S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy 
(i.e. S’porean aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2

Full course fee

S$2930

S$2930

S$2930

S$2930

WDA grant

-

(S$2051)

(S$2051)

(S$2051)

Nett course fee

S$2930

S$879

S$879

S$879

7% GST on nett course fee

S$205.10

S$61.53

S$61.53

S$61.53

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$3135.10

S$940.53

S$940.53

S$940.53

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#

-

-

(S$586)

(S$732.50)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

S$3135.10

S$940.53

S$354.53

S$208.03


(b) Exam Fees

International Students/S'poreans/PRs

Exam fee 

S$72.50

7% GST on fee

S$5.08

Total fee payable S$77.58 

Company-sponsored

(a) Course Fees

International Students

S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy 
(i.e. S’porean aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3

Notes

Full course fee

S$2930

S$2930

S$2930

S$2930

S$2930

WDA grant

-

(S$2051)

(S$2051)

(S$2051)

(S$2051)

Nett course fee

S$2930

S$879

S$879

S$879

S$879

7% GST on nett course fee

S$205.10

S$61.53

S$61.53

S$61.53

S$61.53

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$3135.10

S$940.53

S$940.53

S$940.53

S$940.53

Fee payable to NUS-ISS

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#

-

-

(S$586)

(S$732.50)

(S$586)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

-

-

S$354.53

S$208.03

S$354.53

Actual financial outlay by company

 

(b) Exam Fees

International Students/S'poreans/PRs

Exam fee 

S$72.50

7% GST on fee

S$5.08

Total fee payable

S$77.58

 

Various Funding Schemes

1Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


2
Workfare Training Support (WTS)

  • Singaporeans aged 35 and above and earn not more than $1,900 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.


3
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

  • SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees. For more details, click on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.


Course participant is eligible for only one funding scheme.

#Application for additional funding under the various schemes are to be claimed by the company after completion of course. Claims are submitted via WDA Skillsconnect. You may wish to refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 for more information.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by WDA. Absentee payroll and up to 70% WDA funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.wda.gov.sg for full details


Certificate of Completion

The ISS Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the course.

WSQ Assessment

  • Broad Schedule of Assessment: During the course
  • Passing Criteria: Generally achieve above 50%
  • Assessment Method: Workshops and quiz

Upon passing the assessment, Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued to certify that the participant has passed the following Competency Units:

  • IT-GS-501S-1 Coordinate and maintain work teams

Participants may need to attend additional coaching sessions and re-assessments if they do not pass the required competency units. ISS reserves the right not to disclose any information on the course assessment process.

Post-course Assessment

The post course ScrumMaster Certification is conducted by Scrum Alliance via an online assessment. After completing your CSM course, you’ll receive an email from the Scrum Alliance that includes a link to create your login credentials. After receiving your membership email, you have 90 days to take and complete the test. The test consists of a combination of multiple-choice and true or false questions. It will take approximately 60 minutes to complete. The CSM test has a passing score of 24 out of 35 questions. You will have two attempts within 90 days after you receive your membership email to pass the test at no additional cost. After the two attempts or 90 days, a fee of US$25 will be charged for each additional attempt.

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WIFI Access

WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.

Venue

Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119615 

In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.

Course Confirmation

All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.

General Enquiry

Please feel free to write to isstraining@nus.edu.sg or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.

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