Academic framework

It indicates the level of academic knowledge in agile management.

Levels of academic knowledge based on APs (Authority Points):

  • Level 1: Technician < 120 APs. It credits the knowledge to conduct a reliable professional performacen in projects managed using a scrum framework. 
  • Level 2: Expert< 200 APs. It credits the additional knowledge of flexibility in implementing and working with agile techniques. 
  • Level 3: Authority => 200 APs. It credits an advanced and specialized knowledge in agile management practices and frameworks, proportional to the certified level. 


Approval: Courses and exams made using online platforms without checking the student's identity nor monitoring the test. The veracity of the certificate's holder identity, as well as the proper conduction of the activity, are based on the student's good faith. 

Certification: The identity of the student has been verified at a training centre.  


scrum manager certificationCertification levels

The core exam I (Scrum Master) certifies 150 APs of knowledge, and the knowledge about the Scrum Master's role.

The core exam II (Scrum Level Essentials) certifies 75 aditional knowledge APs.

These can be increased by taking specialization courses, or additional training activities.

Not updating the certified knowledge causes a yearly 20% decrease of the number of APs. 


To learn and obtain the core approval or certification: 

  • At the online courses (in spanish) in the Open Knowledge plaftorm of Scrum Manager. They include the approval exam.
  • Self-training: by using the study material available at Scrum Manager's BoK. It is possible to get the approval or certification by taking the corresponding exam separately:
  • At on-site or web-monitored courses(1)Calendar of upcoming courses at Scrum Manager centres. It is also possible to request courses for groups or in-company training. These courses include the optiona certificatión exam.


Certified training path of Scrum Manager


scrum manager certification academicl frame

Enrichment courses:


Professional framework

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