Virtual Certified ScrumMaster®

With people unable to attend in-person courses The Scrum Alliance® is allowing Certified Scrum Trainers to deliver virtual courses.

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How it Works
Virtual training with Mountain Goat Software takes the best qualities of our live Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner classes, and delivers them in an engaging, online format. No matter where you are in the world, you can now get certified at home.

All courses include pre-recorded self-study videos designed and recorded by Mike Cohn.

The live classes will be facilitated by the instructor who is listed next to the course dates.

All the benefits of the Certified ScrumMaster course, delivered in an engaging, virtual format


Self-study videos to watch when it's convenient before the course.


Engaging discussion sessions with break out rooms, instructor facilitation, and regular breaks.


Lifetime access to all course materials so you can refer to them after the class.


Online quizzes to track your progress.


Access everything from your online course dashboard


6 months live group Q&A after the course.

About the course

This is a blended course including:

  • Daily live discussions and group exercises facilitated via Zoom 
  • About four hours of recorded video to watch before the course, freeing live sessions to be interactive and free of lengthy lecture 
  • Short quizzes built into the pre-recorded videos to help you retain the information
  • Sample exam to help you prepare for the test

Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll have everything you need to take the CSM exam, and once you pass, you’ll be a Certified ScrumMaster.


CSM BadgeAfter successfully completing the course, you will need to take the 50 question CSM test and answer 37 out of the 50 questions correctly within the 60 minute time limit.

After you pass the CSM test, you will be asked to accept the CSM License Agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile

As a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®, you’ll help the Scrum Team perform at their highest level. CSMs also protect the team from both internal and external distractions. Through the certification process, you will learn the Scrum framework and gain an understanding of team roles, events, and artifacts

  • Expand your career opportunities across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices
  • Demonstrate your attainment of core Scrum knowledge
  • Learn the foundation of Scrum and the scope of the role
  • Engage with Agile practitioners committed to continuous improvement


In addition to fulfilling the role of Scrum Master, all NEW Scrum Alliance certification holders receive a complimentary two-year membership with their INITIAL certification. Join local user groups and online social networks, gain access to deep discounts on Gatherings, and more.

SEUs: This course qualifies as 16 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) toward the 70 required to become a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).

Project Management Institute (PMI):

This course counts as 15 of the 21 contact hours needed of Agile Project Management Training to be eligible for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification.

This course also counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Maintain your CSM certification by earning Scrum Education Units® (SEUs) and renewing your certification every two years. Learn more


Managers, programmers, Scrum Masters, product owners, testers, analysts, product managers and anyone who is interested in working on or with a Scrum team.


Important: To qualify for your certification, in addition to passing the exam, you will need to be available for the live discussion classes, as well as have enough time to work your way through the self-study videos available before the course.

Daily Live Class Attendance
During these sessions there will be live discussions and group exercises facilitated by your instructor via Zoom. Zoom is an easy to use online meeting and video conferencing software and you’ll receive full instructions about how to join your online class after you register. 

Self-Study Videos
Our Virtual Certified ScrumMaster course includes about an hour of recorded video to be watched in advance of each of the four live sessions. This approximately four hours of video are released a week before the course and allow us to make the live sessions much more interactive. And you benefit by being able to watch these videos when it’s convenient for you

PLUS: 6 Months of Q&A Support with Mike Cohn and Others

This is the ONLY Certified ScrumMaster course that comes with 6 FREE monthly Q&A calls with Mike Cohn, as well as an online forum where you can ask questions, meet other Scrum Masters and get support.

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