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Scaled Scrum Master Certified Online


SSMC™ is an advanced-level certification for professionals who are working as or are interested to work as Chief Scrum Masters, Program Scrum Masters, or Portfolio Scrum Masters.

Scaled Scrum Master Certified (SSMC)

Large projects require multiple Scrum Teams to work in parallel. The Chief Scrum Master is responsible for coordinating activities of multiple Scrum Teams to develop potentially shippable product increments/deliverables. The Chief Scrum Master fosters collaboration and coaches others with the implementation of Scrum for a smooth delivery of the project’s products. Apart from clearing impediments and ensuring a conducive project environment for the Scrum Teams, the Chief Scrum Master collaborates with the Chief Product Owner, other Scrum Masters and Product Owners in activities such as developing the list of components and resources needed in common for all teams throughout the project.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scaled Scrum Master Certified (SSMC) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.

Please note that you will have 6 months access to the course material and the exam must be taken within this timeframe (exam included within cost of course).


It is mandatory to complete the SMC™ certification before applying for the SSMC™ certification.

Maintaining Certification - Recertification Units (RCUs)

50 RCUs every 3 years.

Audience Profile

This is highly recommended for anyone who is interested to work as Chief Scrum Masters, Program Scrum Masters, or Portfolio Scrum Masters.

What's Included

Examination Format

• Multiple choice

• 70 questions

• One mark awarded for every correct answer

• No negative marks for incorrect answers

• 90 minutes duration

• Proctored online exam

More Information

Learning Objective:

The objective of this certification is to confirm that the applicants have sufficient expertise to coordinate and facilitate the working of multiple Scrum Teams at projects, programs and portfolios levels.

Course content:

1. Agile Overview

• The Rise of Agile

• The Agile Manifesto

• Principles of the Agile Manifesto

• Declaration of Interdependence

• Agile Methods

• Agile vs. Traditional Project Management

2. Scrum Overview

• Scrum Principles

• Scrum Aspects

• Scrum Processes

• Scrum Advantages

3. Scrum Roles

• Core Roles

o Product Owner

o Scrum Master

o Scrum Team

• Non-core Roles

4. Scrum Phases

• Initiate

• Plan and Estimate

• Implement

• Review and Retrospect

• Release

5. Scaling Scrum

• Scalability of Scrum

• Scrum in Programs and Portfolios

• Scrum of Scrums (SoS) Meeting

• Transition to Scrum

• Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum

• Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement

• Importance of Executive Support

6. Scaling Scrum for Large Projects

• Create Large Project Components

• Conduct and Coordinate Sprints

• Prepare Large Project Release

• Impact of Large Projects to Fundamental Scrum Processes

7. Scaling Scrum for the Enterprise

• Create Program or Portfolio Components

• Review and Update Scrum Guidance Body

• Create and Groom Program or Portfolio Backlog

• Coordinate Program or Portfolio Components

• Retrospect Program or Portfolio Releases

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