Scrum Preparation Course (Classroom & Asynchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of InfoComm Technology

Short Course / 2.5 days lessons and 2 days e-learning / TGS-2023018016

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Scrum is a widely-used Agile framework for software development and project management. The course is designed to teach the principles and practices of Scrum to individuals and teams. 

The course includes a combination of lectures, discussions, group activities, and simulations to give attendees a hands-on experience with Scrum. Upon completion of the course, attendees should have a deep understanding of Scrum and be able to apply its principles and practices in their work. 

The Scrum Preparation Course prepares participants towards the Professional Scrum Master™ I (PSM) Certification.

Learning Outcomes

Participants gain knowledge and learn to apply agile management principles and different techniques to deal with uncertainty and a fast-changing business environment.

Participants have the option to pursue Professional Scrum Master™ I (PSM) certification post-course, at participants’ own expense.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 2.5 days workshop (including 1h assessment) and self-paced e-learning (16 hours)
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom & Asynchronous e-learning
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Scrum events
  • Scrum Lifecycle
  • Scrum in practice

Trainer's Profile

Suresh Kumar Moorkath

Suresh Kumar Moorkath graduated his Master’s in Information Systems (M.Sc.,) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He has been a full-time lecturer with the Polytechnic since 2000. He specialises in teaching Design, Project Management and IT related modules. Additionally, he is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM).


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Entry Requirements

  • Basic digital literacy
  • Background from Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics preferred
  • Recommended that applicants have some familiarity with Agile concepts and principles but this is not compulsory.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 13 Jan 2023 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024.


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
  • Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course fee$2180.00
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$254.00
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$254.00
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 and above$254.00
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore Citizen Aged Below 40$654.00
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$654.00