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SDC™: Scrum Developer Certified

Certification granted by ScrumStudy

Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) is an entry level certification for Scrum Team members and those who interact with any Scrum Team. The objective of this certification is to ensure that Scrum Team members know enough about Scrum to effectively contribute to a Scrum project. The courseware and preparation tools required for the certification exam will be available online on SCRUMstudy.com. An online proctored exam will be conducted at the end of the course.

Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework is structured in such a way that it supports products and services development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.
 

A key strength of Scrum lies in its use of cross-functional, self-organized, and empowered teams who divide their work into short and concentrated work cycles called Sprints. The focus of Scrum on value-driven delivery helps Scrum Teams deliver results as early in the project as possible.

 

Audience Profile

This is highly recommended for everyone in a company who works in a Scrum Team or anyone who interacts with any Scrum Team. This will also be very useful for those who are interested in understanding the basics of Scrum and how this method could be used effectively.

 

Prerequisites

 

There is no formal prerequisite for this certification.

 

What you will learn

  • Develop a professional working knowledge as a Scrum Developer fundamentals to lead projects

  • Get Scrum Fundamentals Certified

  • Access heavily discounted examination voucher for SCRUMstudy Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™)

  • Download 400+ pager Industry reference to Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™) guide

  • Understand the principles of the Agile Manifesto

  • Define Acceptance criteria, User Stories and create the resource burndown charts

  • Perform Developer role across large enterprise engagements

 

What is included 

  • E-copy of SBOK™ Guide

  • Video Tutorials

  • Study Guides

  • Glossary of Important Terms

  • SBOK™ MindMap

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice

  • 75 questions per exam

  • No negative marks for wrong answers

  • 90 minutes duration

  • Proctored online exam

  • Current pass rate: 98%

A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) provides guidelines for the successful implementation of Scrum-the most popular Agile product development and project delivery methodology. Scrum, as defined in the SBOK™ Guide, is applicable to the following:

  • Portfolios, programs, and/or projects in any industry

  • Products, services, or any other results to be delivered to stakeholders

  • Projects of any size or complexity

 

The SBOK™ Guide can be used as a reference and knowledge guide by both experienced Scrum and other product and service development practitioners, as well as by individuals with no prior experience or knowledge of Scrum or other project delivery methodology. The first chapter of the SBOK™ Guide describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK™ Guide and provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It contains a summary of Scrum principles, Scrum aspects and Scrum processes. Chapter 2 expands on the six Scrum principles which are the foundation on which the Scrum framework is based. Chapters 3 through 7 elaborate on the five Scrum aspects that must be addressed throughout any project: organization, business justification, quality, change, and risk. Chapters 8 through 12 cover the 19 Scrum processes involved in carrying out a Scrum project. These processes are part of the 5 Scrum phases: Initiate; Plan and Estimate; Implement; Review and Retrospect; and Release. These phases describe in detail the associated inputs and outputs of each process, as well as the various tools that may be used in each.

Maintaining Certification

To  maintain the certification status, Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certified professional will need to earn 25 re-certification credits every 3 years.

ScrumStudy Certifications

 

SMC™: Scrum Master Certified

Certification granted by ScrumStudy

Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitiates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.

Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework is structured in such a way that it supports products and services development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.
 

A key strength of Scrum lies in its use of cross-functional, self-organized, and empowered teams who divide their work into short and concentrated work cycles called Sprints. The focus of Scrum on value-driven delivery helps Scrum Teams deliver results as early in the project as possible.

 

Audience Profile

This course is appropriate for professionals interested in obtaining a working knowledge of Scrum and planning to become a Scrum master. This would include Scrum team members, Product Owners, Product Managers, Project Managers, Project Sponsors, programmers, designers, testers, software engineers, executives, business owners, business analysts, and more.

Prerequisites

There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SMC™ classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.)

What you will learn

  • An understanding of the principles in the Scrum framework.

  • A practical working knowledge of Scrum including roles, meetings, and artifacts.

  • To be comfortable with implementing Scrum in your organization.

  • To be prepared to take SMC™ exam upon completion of the course

 

What is included 

  • E-copy of SBOK™ Guide

  • Study Guides

  • Glossary of Important Terms

  • SBOK™ MindMap

  • Free Lifetime Primary Membership

  • One year Advanced Membership worth $120

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice

  • 100 questions per exam

  • No negative marks for wrong answers

  • 120 minutes duration

  • Proctored online exam

  • Current pass rate: 95%

A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) provides guidelines for the successful implementation of Scrum-the most popular Agile product development and project delivery methodology. Scrum, as defined in the SBOK™ Guide, is applicable to the following:

  • Portfolios, programs, and/or projects in any industry

  • Products, services, or any other results to be delivered to stakeholders

  • Projects of any size or complexity

 

The SBOK™ Guide can be used as a reference and knowledge guide by both experienced Scrum and other product and service development practitioners, as well as by individuals with no prior experience or knowledge of Scrum or other project delivery methodology. The first chapter of the SBOK™ Guide describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK™ Guide and provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It contains a summary of Scrum principles, Scrum aspects and Scrum processes. Chapter 2 expands on the six Scrum principles which are the foundation on which the Scrum framework is based. Chapters 3 through 7 elaborate on the five Scrum aspects that must be addressed throughout any project: organization, business justification, quality, change, and risk. Chapters 8 through 12 cover the 19 Scrum processes involved in carrying out a Scrum project. These processes are part of the 5 Scrum phases: Initiate; Plan and Estimate; Implement; Review and Retrospect; and Release. These phases describe in detail the associated inputs and outputs of each process, as well as the various tools that may be used in each.

Maintaining Certification

To maintain the certification status, Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

 

SAMC™: Scrum Agile Master Certified

Practitioner certification granted by ScrumStudy

Rapid changes in technology, market demands, and expectations have paved the way for the conceptualization and implementation of Agile methods and values in many organizations. Agile relies on adaptive planning and iterative development and delivery. It focuses primarily on the value of people in getting the job done effectively. SAMC™ Certified Professionals should appreciate the concepts of Agile development and have the ability to compare and choose the Agile methodology appropriate in a given situation. Applicants will be awarded the SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) certificate after successfully passing the certification exam..

Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework is structured in such a way that it supports products and services development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.
 

A key strength of Scrum lies in its use of cross-functional, self-organized, and empowered teams who divide their work into short and concentrated work cycles called Sprints. The focus of Scrum on value-driven delivery helps Scrum Teams deliver results as early in the project as possible.

 

Audience Profile

This course is appropriate for professionals interested in obtaining a working knowledge of Scrum and planning to become a Scrum master. This would include Scrum team members, Product Owners, Product Managers, Project Managers, Project Sponsors, programmers, designers, testers, software engineers, executives, business owners, business analysts, and more.

Prerequisites

There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SMC™ classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.)

What you will learn

  • An understanding of the Agile values principles

  • An understanding of the Agile methodologies with emphasis on Scrum and Kanban

  • Estimation, planning and backlog management

  • To be comfortable with implementing Scrum in your organization

  • To be prepared to take SMC™ exam upon completion of the course

 

Topics

  • Introduction: This session describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK™ Guide and provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It also provides a summary of Scrum principles, Scrum aspects, and Scrum processes.

  • Agile Overview: This session discusses the concept of Agile and the various Agile methodologies.

  • Scrum Overview: This session discusses the concept of Agile and the various Agile methodologies.

  • Domain of Agile Practices: This session describes Value-driven Delivery; Stakeholder Engagement; Team Performance Practices; Adaptive Planning; Problem Detection and Resolution; Continuous Improvement; and Agile Tools and Artifacts.

  • Estimation Exercise

  • Lean Kanban: This session deals with Lean Kanban and covers topics such as Introduction to Lean Kanban Software Development; Core Values; Understanding Lean Software Development; Understanding Kanban; Definition of Lean Kanban; and Implementing Lean Kanban.

  • Scrum: This session provides an understanding of Scrum. It includes topics such as Overview of Scrum; Brief History of Scrum; Why Use Scrum?; Scalability of Scrum; Scrum Principles; Scrum Aspects; Scrum Processes; and Scrum and Kanban.

  • Extreme Programming (XP): This session discusses topics related to XP such as Introduction to XP; Core Values; Roles; Practices; XP Release; XP Artifacts; Adopting XP; and XP Events.

  • Case Study - Create Product Backlog

  • Case Study - Release Planning Meeting

  • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM): This session deals with topics such as Introduction to DSDM, Core Values, and Practices.

  • Crystal Methodologies: This session covers topics such as Introduction to Crystal, Core Values, Roles, Practices, and Process.

  • Feature Driven Development (FDD): This session discusses topics such as Introduction to FDD, Core Values, Roles, Practices, and Process.

  • Comparison of Agile Methods: This session provides a comparison of all the Agile methodologies in a snapshot.

  • Best Fit Analysis: This tool can be used by organizations considering transitioning to an Agile methodology. It is a short questionnaire designed to find the methodology which best fits an organization’s specific business situation.

What is included 

  • E-copy of SBOK™ Guide

  • Study Guides

  • Glossary of Important Terms

  • SBOK™ MindMap

  • Free Lifetime Primary Membership

  • One year Advanced Membership worth $120

After the class, participants will receive a web address for an online, proctored SAMC™ examination. The exam can be taken at the time and place of the participant’s choosing. The exam contains one hundred multiple choice questions, and students have two hours to complete it. Passing the examination is the last step in becoming SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified. Assistance for accessing the exam is available through the helpful SCRUMstudy support team. Immediately after completing the examination, students will be informed of their results. Successful candidates are awarded the ‘SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified’ (SAMC™) certification from SCRUMstudy. They will receive a soft copy of the certificate by email and can request a physical copy of the certificate by mail.

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice

  • 100 questions per exam

  • No negative marks for wrong answers

  • 120 minutes duration

  • Proctored online exam

  • Current pass rate: 93%

 

 

A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) provides guidelines for the successful implementation of Scrum-the most popular Agile product development and project delivery methodology. Scrum, as defined in the SBOK™ Guide, is applicable to the following:

  • Portfolios, programs, and/or projects in any industry

  • Products, services, or any other results to be delivered to stakeholders

  • Projects of any size or complexity

 

The SBOK™ Guide can be used as a reference and knowledge guide by both experienced Scrum and other product and service development practitioners, as well as by individuals with no prior experience or knowledge of Scrum or other project delivery methodology. The first chapter of the SBOK™ Guide describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK™ Guide and provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It contains a summary of Scrum principles, Scrum aspects and Scrum processes. Chapter 2 expands on the six Scrum principles which are the foundation on which the Scrum framework is based. Chapters 3 through 7 elaborate on the five Scrum aspects that must be addressed throughout any project: organization, business justification, quality, change, and risk. Chapters 8 through 12 cover the 19 Scrum processes involved in carrying out a Scrum project. These processes are part of the 5 Scrum phases: Initiate; Plan and Estimate; Implement; Review and Retrospect; and Release. These phases describe in detail the associated inputs and outputs of each process, as well as the various tools that may be used in each.

Maintaining Certification

To maintain the certification status, SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

SPOC™: Scrum Product Owner Certified

Practitioner certification granted by ScrumStudy

The Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholder community to the Scrum Team. The Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements to the Scrum Team, defining Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met. The Product Owner must always maintain a dual view. He or she must understand and support the needs and interests of all stakeholders, while also understanding the needs and workings of the Scrum Team.

Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certificate by SCRUMstudy upon successfully passing the certification exam.

Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework is structured in such a way that it supports products and services development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.
 

A key strength of Scrum lies in its use of cross-functional, self-organized, and empowered teams who divide their work into short and concentrated work cycles called Sprints. The focus of Scrum on value-driven delivery helps Scrum Teams deliver results as early in the project as possible.

 

Audience Profile

This certification is for anyone who interfaces with stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum Team.

Prerequisites

There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, SDC™ or SMC™ Certified professionals will be able to better understand the concepts required for this certification exam. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SPOC™ classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.)

What you will learn

  • The concepts, advantages, and challenges of the Scrum methodology

  • The knowledge needed to be the Product Owner

  • How to deal with with the Project Stakeholders and take care of the business/value side of things

  • To prepare to pass the SPOC™ certification exam

What is included 

  • E-copy of SBOK™ Guide

  • Study Guides

  • Glossary of Important Terms

  • SBOK™ MindMap

  • Free Lifetime Primary Membership

  • One year Advanced Membership worth $120

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice

  • 140 questions per exam

  • No negative marks for wrong answers

  • 180 minutes duration

  • Proctored online exam.

  • Current pass rate: 93%

A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) provides guidelines for the successful implementation of Scrum-the most popular Agile product development and project delivery methodology. Scrum, as defined in the SBOK™ Guide, is applicable to the following:

  • Portfolios, programs, and/or projects in any industry

  • Products, services, or any other results to be delivered to stakeholders

  • Projects of any size or complexity

 

The SBOK™ Guide can be used as a reference and knowledge guide by both experienced Scrum and other product and service development practitioners, as well as by individuals with no prior experience or knowledge of Scrum or other project delivery methodology. The first chapter of the SBOK™ Guide describes the purpose and framework of the SBOK™ Guide and provides an introduction to the key concepts of Scrum. It contains a summary of Scrum principles, Scrum aspects and Scrum processes. Chapter 2 expands on the six Scrum principles which are the foundation on which the Scrum framework is based. Chapters 3 through 7 elaborate on the five Scrum aspects that must be addressed throughout any project: organization, business justification, quality, change, and risk. Chapters 8 through 12 cover the 19 Scrum processes involved in carrying out a Scrum project. These processes are part of the 5 Scrum phases: Initiate; Plan and Estimate; Implement; Review and Retrospect; and Release. These phases describe in detail the associated inputs and outputs of each process, as well as the various tools that may be used in each.

Maintaining Certification

To maintain the certification status, Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) professional will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.