While there are no formal prerequisites for a Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Scrum Product Owner course, students are expected to come to the class with a working knowledge of Scrum. This knowledge can be obtained by reading books, articles, and web info about Scrum. A recommended reading list is found below.
In addition to the articles you will find on this website, the following books will help you on your journey to Scrum.
- Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager’s Guide by Craig Larman
- Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
- Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber
- Agile Retrospectives by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen
- Agile Software Development by Alistair Cockburn
- Agile Software Development with Scrum by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle
- Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders by Jean Tabaka
- The Enterprise and Scrum by Ken Schwaber
- User Stories Applied for Agile Software Development by Mike Cohn