How to prepare for Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) Assessment

I got asked a lot on how to prepare for Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) Assessment, it is really easy if you are doing it right.

  1. Have a good understand of Scrum, especially the principles, the best is to practise, be Scrum Master or Product Owner or as part of the Development Team, real-life working experience in Scrum Team for 4 ~5 years is desired, if that is not possible, consider to take a Professional Scrum Master or Professional Scrum Foundations Course
  2. Read Scrum Guide by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, read it by heart and at least 4 or 5 times, I have personally read it at least 40 times and still found that there are a lot of things I miss during the read, it almost feels like it is new every time I read it.
  3. Do Scrum Open till you got 100% multiple times 

The above Should be good enough for a pass, but if you are still not feeling confident, do the followings:

  1. Read Nexus Guide as some questions is related to scaling scrum 
  2. Do All open assessments including Nexus Open, Product Owner Open and Developer Open until you scores 100% on all of them multiple time and some questions is related to each specific area
  3. Read books