Licensed Scrum Master (LSM)

The Licensed Scrum Master training was developed by the co-creator of Scrum, Dr. Jeff Sutherland.
We will share his insights and strategies from decades of successfully launching high-performing Scrum teams.

Course Content

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Implement Scrum, the most widely used Agile framework
  • Help your organization cope with inevitable market changes
  • Save time and money by reducing waste and impediments
  • Enable constant and effective communication and feedback
  • Reduce employee burnout and encourage sustainable pace

More Details

What is this training about?

The Licensed Scrum Master (LSM) training was developed by the co-creator of Scrum, Dr. Jeff Sutherland. In this course, we’ll share his insights and strategies from decades of success launching high-performing Scrum teams in businesses around the globe.

This course goes beyond the basics of Scrum and the Scrum Master role. This two-day course is dynamic and highly interactive. Class participants will start by organizing into Scrum team. You’ll take part in a variety of games and exercises, that will allow you to experience the Scrum Master role first-hand. With the help of your instructors, you and your team will create a product backlog, prioritize it, and manage a burndown chart.


At the end of the LSM training

You’ll leave the class knowing how Scrum can accelerate any project and will be able to:

  • implement Scrum, the most widely used Agile framework
  • reduce employee burnout and encourage sustainable pace
  • help your organization cope with inevitable market changes
  • save time and money by reducing waste and impediments
  • enable constant and effective communication and feedback


What makes this training so special?

This training is taught by two dynamic and experienced training professionals who have used Scrum successfully in their professional life as well as many other Lean-Agile principles and practices. This training is specific to the Swiss market (we speak German and French in addition to English). You get the answer to each of your questions and issues no matter what. If we cannot get the answer for you during the training session, we promise to answer you within a week-period once the session is finished. You will also be able to send additional questions to the trainers at no cost within a 30-day time period after the training.


How much does the LSM training cost?

This course is available at the price of CHF 1700, but special discounts apply:

  • Early bird registration
  • Returning customer
  • Referral program

Course fee includes access to the License Scrum Master exam. Students who successfully complete the course and pass the exam will earn their Licensed Scrum Master credential signed by the co-creator of Scrum, Dr. Jeff Sutherland.


Where does the training take place?

In general the training is held in Switzerland as a public course in conference rooms in Basel, Bern or Zurich. If your company is looking to get private courses for its employees in Switzerland, please get in contact with us to discuss possible options.

Have a look at our calendar for our public courses.


Topics covered

  • The Scrum Framework with an emphasis on the role of the Scrum Master.
  • How the Scrum Framework helps deliver products and services faster and with higher quality while also improving employee happiness and job satisfaction.
  • How to leverage lean principles to identify waste in a system, process, or organization.
  • Techniques and metrics Scrum Masters use to improve team happiness and performance.
  • The patterns and practices of high-performing Scrum teams.
  • How the Scrum Master role scales in an organization using Scrum@Scale.


Target audience

This training is open to all, there are no pre-requisites for this course.


What Attendees Get

The training registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the Licensed Scrum Master exam
  • Access to the ScrumLab powered by
  • Course certificate and digital badge
  • Lunch, beverages and finger foods

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam and related certification.

Printed Manual

You receive a printed and bound colored copy of the course manual.

Soft Copy

You will receive the manual and other course material in PDF format for personal use.


The official Licensed Scrum Master exam with is included in the price.


The certificate will be available for download in PDF format after passing the exam.

Digital Badge

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The digital badge will be available for download in PNG format after passing the exam.


Snacks and drinks during the breaks and lunch will be provided on both days of the training.

30 days Q&A

After completing the course you can reach out to us for 30 days to discuss about any questions you may have regarding the course content and material.

Exam Preparation

We offer a 1,5 hours online session to our course attendees after the course, where we discuss and review key Scrum topics which will help you to pass the exam.

Multilingual Delivery

This course is offered by defaut in English, but we can also deliver it in French.

Cool Games

We have implemented fun games into this course to drive the attendee engagement and practice what is covered.

The base price for this 2-days course is 1700 CHF, which includes:

  • Snacks, beverages and lunch on both days
  • The course material
  • Two tries on the official exam
  • Applicable taxes (V.A.T.)

Are there any prerequisites to attend the course?

No, anyone is welcome to attend the course, regardless of their backgrounds. Non-IT people are especially welcome, the course has been designed especially for them.

What if the course in cancelled?

Should we cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances, you are entitled to a full refund of the paid price.

What if I need to cancel my attendance?

Until 15 days before the course start a cancellation is possible via e-mail with no further fees.

After this period, following applies:

  • Change of participant – Free
  • Change to another course – 10% of course fee is charged in addition
  • Cancellation or Absence — No refund is possible

More details can be found on Section 4 of our General Terms and Conditions.

What is Licensed Scrum?

Licensed Scrum is the version of Scrum as taught by Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum. Most notably, Licensed Scrum focus on patterns to drive the efficiency of the teams – “twice the value in half the time” is the motto.

How long is the certificate valid?

The Licensed Scrum certificate is valid for a year. After the one year period, your Scrum knowledge will be reviewed via a short and simple exam and a nominal renewal fee of 50 USD paid to

When shall I arrive at the venue?

Best would be 15 minutes before the course start, but you can arrive a bit earlier to do some networking.

Who should I call in case I have issues?

You can reach us at +41 61 554 03 93

What our customers say

4.81 stars out of 5.0 (48 reviews)

I didn't really know what to expect from this course, I'm not a developer, I'm not a team leader, but I feel enriched, I learnt many interesting things that are matching my values in terms of team spirit and team cohesion.- Corporate HR & Legal IT Systems Project Manager
I really love the approach, driven through a methodology that brings both a structural way to organize work, but also flexibility, trust and delegation. Those points are keys to me to bring motivation, creativity and perpetual room for improvement, it's excellent!- Corporate IT Architect
Outside the ideology and the course content, you are teaching to people with passion and conviction, with an obvious great and deep experience in terms of project and team management.- Corporate IT Demand and Innovation Manager

Our Upcoming Training Courses

Currently we do not have any pre-planned, public classes. However, you are most welcome to reach us if you have questions or inquiries.

Alternatively, you can request an in-house training at your location on a date of your convenience. Four our other courses, please check our Training Calendar.

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