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Frequently Asked Questions

What class is best for me?

Scrum Master by Scrum Inc.– This course is an introduction to the Scrum framework and is ideal for anyone interested in learning how to get started with Scrum. The first part of the class covers the basics, while the second half focuses on the Scrum Master role.

Scrum Product Owner by Scrum Inc. – Our course views the scrum framework through a business lens. In addition to the basic principles, this class focuses on vision, leadership, and business value. Learn how to build and prioritize a backlog, incorporate ROI estimates, and utilize customer feedback. Although not required, it is helpful to take the a Scrum Master course first. For information on Leadership Workshops, Capabilities Assessment, and other coaching and consulting offerings see our Consulting and Coaching page. For information on online and on-demand training opportunities visit our ScrumLab page.

What should I know before class?

Please visit our Class Prep page for complete details.

Should I send my whole team? Yes! When a team shares the classroom experience they build a common foundation for discussing and implementing Scrum. Call us at (617) 294-6598 to learn about the benefits of our Team Training program.

Are there discounts? Yes. We offer group discounts with our Team Training Program. Please email us (training-support@scruminc.com) or call us at (617) 294-6598. We also offer hardship discounts for students and job seekers. Please contact us for further information.

Do you accept Purchase Orders? Yes! Please contact us for our W-9 and other necessary information.

What forms of payment do you accept?  We accept all major credit cards and PayPal. Invoicing is available by request only.

What is the Scrum Master by Scrum Inc. Exam like? The test consists of a combination of multiple-choice and true/false questions. It will take approximately 60 minutes to complete it. You’ll be required to demonstrate your understanding of key Scrum elements, including:

  • General Scrum Knowledge
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Meetings
  • Scrum Artifacts

All of the topics on the exam will be covered during class. The cost of the test is included in the cost of the course. The exam is pass/fail and there are two free attempts paid by the trainer. The third attempt costs $25. The exam must be taken within 30 days of attending the course. Candidates must complete all course sessions and miss no more than 2 hours of class to receive credential.

Can I receive PMI/PDU credits for this course? Yes, PMPs can receive 16 PDUs for our courses, and 1 PDU for every hour spent taking our online courses.

Scrum Inc. is not a pre-approved PMI education provider, but your time spent at our courses can be claimed as PDUs. To learn how to claim your PDUs, visit the How to Submit PDUs for Courses & Training page on the PMI website. The bold text under Step #3 explains how to claim credit for classes and training offered by third-party providers.

Which hotels do you recommend in the Boston area?

Recommended hotels in the Boston area: Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill , Boston Marriott Cambridge, AC Hotel by Marriott: Boston Cambridge, Porter Square Hotel

Do I need a computer for class? For our live-online training, you must have a computer, stable internet connection, access to Zoom and Mural.

What time does the course begin? All course schedules are listed on the course registration page. Please check the specific course that you are interested in attending. For participants seeking credential, you cannot miss more than 2 hours of the course.

How should I dress? Most attendees wear business casual, jeans are fine.

Oops, I registered twice by accident! Don’t worry, as long as you didn’t pay twice, we will delete your duplicate registration. If you paid twice, please let us know and a refund will be processed in full.

What is your cancellation policy? You may cancel your registration and receive a full refund if you cancel two-weeks before the start date of the class. Thereafter, we will happily transfer your registration to another date or give you credit to register for a future class.

Can I transfer my registration? Yes, we can move you to another class. You can also transfer your registration to another person. Please contact us to transfer.

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