Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Demonstrate your in-depth knowledge and experience in Scrum
Certified Scrum Professionals have demonstrated experience, documented training, and proven knowledge in the art of Scrum. CSPs challenge their Scrum teams to improve the way Scrum and other Agile methods are implemented for every project.
If you are an active CSM, CSPO, or CSD who has reached that next level of experience and expertise in the art of Scrum, elevate your career even further by earning the CSP credential.
What are the benefits of a Scrum Professional certification?
In today's competitive job market, the CSP credential can set you apart as a more advanced Scrum practitioner. Going the extra mile to earn your CSP shows you are committed to continuous improvement. The coursework and dedication needed to earn the CSP sharpen your skills and help you become a better practitioner of Scrum.
As a CSP, you will also gain access to local user groups, online social networks, and other exclusive resources for CSPs.
In addition, CSPs receive a profile page on the Scrum Alliance website and will have access to a specially designed logo to highlight their credentials.
Requirements for Scrum Professional certification
Two ways to get CSP certified. Pick one!
Because every Scrum practitioner is unique, you now have a choice in how you can satisfy the requirements for the CSP credential. In 2013, we introduced an alternative method to our CSP exam process
. It's currently a pilot program based on a professional development approach called Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
The chart below compares the two processes:
The CSP is valid for two years. Renewal of your CSP certification automatically incorporates lower-level certifications, such as CSM, CSPO, and CSD.
What do you do after you receive your CSP certificate?
Incorporating Scrum principles and practices into your world of work takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Demonstrate your expertise and strengthen your skills by:
Sharing your experience with the Scrum Alliance community by contributing an article to our website
Attending Scrum Alliance Gatherings
Participating in online LinkedIn groups
Continuing your professional development
You can let others know about your accomplishments with a CSP certificate, CSP logos, and an active, editable profile on the Scrum Alliance website
Become a CSP today
Are you ready to have your Scrum expertise recognized? Start earning the CSP credential today.
If you have additional questions, please visit the FAQ
page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org