Certified Scrum Master Training

About CSM

The Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course is a 2-day immersive learning experience. As a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®), you’ll help the Scrum Team perform at their highest level. CSMs also protect the team from both internal and external distractions. Through the certification process, you will learn the Scrum framework and gain an understanding of team roles, events, and artifacts.


Important Info


April 16-17, 2020


Grand Rapids, MI


$995.00 (Early Bird until March 15, 2020), $1,195.00 (Regular March 15 - April 14, 2020)

NOTE: The possibility of state grant funding is available to participants. For partial course fee reimbursement options, please contact Anne Pentiak at West Michigan Works! at: apentiak@westmiworks.org

Included In Course

  • Attendee workbook
  • Two-year membership with Scrum Alliance
  • Course certificate of completion
  • 14-16 PDUS, and correspondingly 14-16 SEUs (Varies according to the CST)

NOTE: Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the certification.



  • A Certified Scrum Master (CSPM) certification
  • A CSPM digital badge to promote their accomplishment online
    • NOTE: The Certified Scrum Trainer determines your completion of the course and has the discretion in awarding certificates based on your engagement in the classroom. Finally, certificates expire two years from the date the certification is earned. Scrum Alliance certification renewal guidelines and fees apply.

About the Instructor

Bonsy Yelsangi is a Certified Scrum Trainer and an Agile Coach. Bonsy has over 17 years of experience in IT with 12 years as an Agile/Scrum trainer and coach. She has worked in industries including media, remote managed services, luxury real estate, aviation, automotive and private wealth management. Throughout her career, she has trained and coached a wide range of development teams, business departments, project managers and senior executives in Agile methodologies, serving as mentor, coach, facilitator, trainer, and change agent to guide companies through their Agile transformations. Bonsy is highly regarded in the Scrum community as a practitioner and trainer. She received her CST endorsement in front of the ScrumAlliance Trainer Approval Committee on her first attempt, which only 5% of CSTs have achieved. It is also worth noting that all of her CSM students have passed the CSM certification exam on the first attempt.