Expert Scrum Master Certified online


Expert Scrum Master (ESM™) certification is the next step for Scrum practitioners to further demonstrate their expertise in Scrum methodology. This will test your ability to manage complex Scrum projects and scale Scrum in complex projects involving big project teams, programs and portfolios. 

Successful candidates will be awarded the official Expert Scrum Master (ESM™) certificate by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.


You should fulfil the following criteria:

  • Should have three years of experience managing Scrum/Agile Projects
  • Should be SMC™, SAMC™ and/or SPOC™ certified.
  • Should submit 500 words write up about two of your Scrum/Agile projects.

What is included?

  • Videos, Case Studies
  • E-copy of SBOK Guide
  • Important terms and concepts
  • VMEdu Mobile App
  • 200 multiple choice questions
  • Proctored online exam
  • e-Certificate

Exam Format

  • Objective testing. Case study and scenario based
  • 240 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam
  • Open book exam (SBOK™ Guide only)

How to Apply

  1. Register on this site and apply for the ESM™ exam or attend a classroom training provided by Cadence  
  2. Apply for the exam by paying the training fee. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
  3. Access the online course, study and take the exam
    • Access the online course through the link you will receive after payment.
    • Download SBOK™ Guide online version.
    • Schedule the 4 hour proctored exam.
    • The application will be verified and the exam date & time will be confirmed.
    • Take the two hour proctored exam online.
    • If unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two free exam retakes.
  4. Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.
    1. Your name will be added to the official Certification Registry.
    2. You will receive a digital certification.

Training information

Online Training
Format: Open enrollment and in-house
Audience: This Certification is suitable for anyone who wants to handle complicated Scrum projects. Scrum Masters, Project Managers, Project Team Members, Product Owners, Project Sponsors
Cost: € 650,00. VAT (if applicable) not included
Maintaining Certification: To maintain the certification status, Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESM™) professionals will need to earn 60 re-certification credits every 2 years.

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