Scrum Master is an important role in the Scrum framework who keeps the agility intact within the team. Scrum master plays two roles within the team one is with the development team and the other is with the Product Owner and the stakeholders. With the development team, the Scrum Master is a person who facilitates the sprint ceremonies, resolves the impediments of the dev team, and continuously monitors and improves agility within the team. While SM is also a person who gives meaningful insights to the PO and the stakeholders.
Professional Scrum Master – PSM and Certified Scrum master – CSM are two certifications that Scrum masters can obtain if you are looking to understand more about scrum, become a scrum master in your organization, or even are looking at implementing Agile / Scrum in your team.
This Blog aims at explaining the key differences between both certifications keeping in mind various attributes.
CSM and PSM are certifications to validate your scrum knowledge or to learn scrum and both are in a lot of demand lately because of agile adoption within the organizations.
Now the actual question is to ask yourself what is that you really need the certification for? If you are looking for a certification to maybe clear your interview/growth in your organization or to start your agile journey, then maybe CSM is best suited for you as it is pretty simple, instructor-led but comes with a renewal every two years. If you want to understand Agile / Scrum in-depth and grow along the lines of an agile coach or practitioner, maybe PSM suits you better as the assessment is more of validating your knowledge and comes with lifetime validity.
We hope we have given you enough attributes and helped you make a decision on which is better for you. With this, our blog on “ 8 Differences Between CSM and PSM” comes to an end.
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Agile Consultant, Benzne