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Substantial Salary Increase ✔
Based on the latest data from ZipRecruiter, the US median salary for certified scrum masters is $118,353. Compare that to project managers who make $78,035.
Simply put, scrum masters make $40,318 more than project managers. That's too much money to leave on the table!
Abundance of Career Opportunities ✔
According to Google Trends, the interest for Scrum to manage projects has been steadily increasing compared to the PMP® and PRINCE2 credentials.
Honestly, jump on this opportunity right now. About 3 years ago, Scrum surpassed the PMP credential in worldwide search volume.
Increased Career Stability ✔
LinkedIn showered the scrum master role with accolades: top 10 most promising jobs, career advancement score of 8 of 10 and year-over-year growth of 67%!
Scrum master can move up to agile coach, QA director, development manager or other senior leadership roles.
More Flexibility ✔
An MBA will definitely advance your career but the financial and time commitment is way too much. Lumen Minds offers an expert-guided online self-learning course.
Classroom or virtual courses follow a strict schedule. In contrast, you can take an online course whenever it's convenient for you.
Incredible Return on Investment (ROI) ✔
The median salary in the US is $78,035 for project managers, $87,147 for IT managers and $118,353 for certified scrum masters.
For a $395 USD investment, Lumen Minds will help you pass your scrum certification exam. A potential salary bump of up to 51.67% is an incredible ROI!
Endless Networking Opportunities ✔
Join and network with more than 750,000 SCRUMstudy certification holders around the world who share your passion with Scrum.
Be part of a very active LinkedIn group with 106,000+ members to share case studies and pick up new tips, tricks, tools and techniques!
Don’t let these life-changing benefits pass you by ...
Become a Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professional and open the door to
bigger and better things!
SCRUMstudy's extensive experience in managing Scrum/Agile certifications has made it an established and reputable brand in the industry. They authored the SBOK Guide as a comprehensive guide to deliver successful projects using Scrum. As a SCRUMstudy Authorized Training Provider, Lumen Minds will help you pass the exam to become a Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professional.
After managing agile transformation projects for financial and technology multinationals (e.g., Microsoft, HP, CIBC), we found an immediate need to coach our teams in agile mindset and scrum framework. Whether tasked with ensuring the top spot in online and mobile banking, or relocating mission-critical data centers, we rely on scrum teams to get things done fast.
That's when we ran into major issues ... the agile and scrum training landscape is way too overwhelming. You don't even know where to begin. So, we went on a mission to find a cost-effective and time-efficient way to train our teams.
As a result, we founded Lumen Minds and partnered with SCRUMstudy to come up with the best and simplest solution. With our expert-guided online self-learning approach, you'll get everything you need to become a Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professional. It gives you the flexibility to learn when it's convenient for you while having access to an expert if you have any questions.
Outside of Lumen Minds, you can read our two best selling books, Agile Project Management for Mobile Application Development and Sample Exam Questions: PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)®. You can also attend our courses at Ryerson University, Northeastern University and Conestoga College.
Lumen Minds uses a unique expert-guided online self-learning approach to help you pass the scrum master certification exam.
The Agile Manifesto outlines the original and official agile values and principles. The term agile describes a mindset that subscribes to the Agile Manifesto. Scrum is a popular agile framework.
Scrum is an agile framework for developing and maintaining complex products.
What's a scrum master?
A scrum master coaches the development team and a process owner in implementing a Scrum framework by removing obstacles, optimizing productivity and eliminating disruptions.
LinkedIn listed scrum master as one of the Top 10 most promising jobs. It has a year-over-year growth of 67%. ZipRecruiter and Neuvoo reported a median salary of $118,353. Experienced scrum masters earn as high as $161,987.
How do you become a scrum master certified professional?
You need to take a scrum master course and then pass a scrum master certification exam.
Scrum master training usually lasts two days and it can be in the classroom, virtual (instructor-led) or online (self-paced). The certification cost varies widely with price ranging from $450 to $1,495 USD. The certification exam is typically included as part of the course.
There are several scrum master certification providers with varying offers and confusing choices. Become a Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professional with SCRUMstudy.
Free and cheap scrum master certification courses are not worth the paper they are written on. Earn a certification that your prospective employers will recognize and your peers will value.
What’s the best scrum master certification?
There are four general factors that you need to consider: provider, recognition, format and cost.
Choose a provider with credible presence and substantial reach such as the number of their training partners or locations, and the number of professionals who hold their certifications.
SCRUMstudy is the largest certification accreditation body with 2,100+ partners worldwide. They have 750,000+ students from 7,500+ companies such as Apple, IBM and HP in 150+ countries. Certifies 5,000+ students per month which is more than any other certification body. Cost is between $450 and $895 USD.
Three general formats for delivery include classroom, virtual (instructor-led) and online (self-paced). Classroom-based certifications are more expensive. You also need to take time off to travel to take the class. Online format costs less and provides flexibility. Virtual format (e.g., live instructor online or hybrid) sits somewhere in the middle.
Prospective employers do not make a distinction how you earned your credential.
Online scrum master certification provides the best value in terms of cost, effort and flexibility.
*We have a 95% pass rate on the first try. If you do not pass, we'll help you prepare for your next attempt and also provide you with up to two additional exam vouchers. We will give you a 100% refund if you fail after three attempts. Additionally, if you are not happy with our course at all, just let us know within three calendar days and we'll return your money.
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